Christmas Events

1st Annual Community Wreath Decorating Contest

Let your Holiday spirit show and decorate a Christmas Wreath for your chance to win! Wreaths will be placed in local businesses around town and voted on by the public. Winners will be announced at the Christmas Tree Lighting on December 2nd!


November 1st – December 1st

Wreath Submissions:

Request your Wreath Submission Form by contacting the chamber via 808-637-4558, emailing or pick one up at the North Shore Chamber of Commerce Office.

Wreaths can be dropped off at the chamber office from November 1st – November 17th. All submissions must be at the chamber office by the end of business hours on November 17th.


Wreaths will be dropped off at local businesses around Haleiwa on November 16th – 18th. Voting will begin on November 18th.

The public (including Haleiwa visitors) will visit businesses in Haleiwa to cast their vote on their favorite wreaths from November 18th – December 1st.


The top 3 wreaths will be displayed on December 2nd at the 1st Annual Tree Lighting Festival. All other Wreaths will be auctioned off at the North Shore Chamber of Commerce Christmas Ball on December 3rd.

1st Place: 1 night hotel stay & dinner for 2
2nd Place: Dinner for 2 at Mayas Tapas
3rd Place: $30.00 Gift Certificate

Light Up Haleiwa Contest


November 25th – December 9th

Annual North Shore Christmas Ball & Auction


December 2nd

6:00 PM


Waimea Valley

Join us in celebrating our Kama’aina of the Year, Bill Martin!
Come in your holiday or formal wear and enjoy an amazing night with wonderful company. Dinner will be prepared by the wonderful Ke Nui Kitchen. We will be enjoying blues and Christmas music by KC and the Flat 5 Blues Band with special guest star Joyce Miller and Ginai. The Christmas Ball will also feature our annual Silent Auction with beautiful generously donated items.
Tables as well as individual tickets for members and non-members are available, with dinner included in your ticked/table price.

1st Annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting Festival


December 3rd

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM


North Shore Marketplace

Sponsored by:

Maya’s Tapa’s & Wine

North Shore 20th Anniversary Christmas Parade & Bridge Lighting

This is our most popular event in the community! With over 45 entrants, including marching bands, parade horses, floats, beauty queens, dignitaries and car clubs, it’s fun for the whole family.


December 9th

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM


Parade starts at Weed Circle & Ends at Haleiwa Beach Park

Bridge Lighting is at Anahulu Bridge

Parade Entries:

All types of entries relating to the spirit of Christmas are encouraged to participate.

All entries must have at least 1 sign & lots of lights and music (Christmas related music)!

All entries must complete the application, pay the entry fee to help cover the insurance and other costs, and attend the mandatory safety/organization meeting (TBA).