The parade starts PROMPTLY at 9 am on Saturday, December 2. End time is dependent on the amount of participants. Plan for an end time of around 11 am. Streets will open as the end of the parade passes
From Windward Mall / Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center to Castle High School. The bulk of the parade travels along Kamehameha Hwy but does include some portions of Haiku Rd at the start and Kaneohe Bay Drive at the end.
Street closures along Kamehameha Hwy begin at 8:30 am. Certain streets remain open throughout the parade so people can get around the parade:
Long time parade spectators will often park at the local shopping centers and businesses whose lots are open. They also parallel park along surface streets.
IMPORTANT: you must adhere to signs and warnings! Do not park in tow zones, fire lanes, etc. We want you to have a great experience and then be able to get home safely in your properly parked vehicle, so please read and follow posted signs. Do not leave valuables in your car. Secure your car before you walk away.
This is Windward Oahu so be prepared for anything! The Kaneohe Christmas Parade is a rain or shine event. It is chilly in the morning and warms up nicely through the day so layer up. A rain jacket and umbrella are good things to have along with dark glasses, a hat and sunscreen
This year we have five announcer stations along the route with some stellar emcees to keep you informed of who is coming down the street:
First of all, LEAVE EARLY. Seriously. People will be out on the sidewalks setting up to watch the parade and Kamehameha Hwy will be busy.
The coveted Kaneohe Christmas Parade t-shirt is the main source of funding for our yearly event. We thank you in advance for your purchase and support. Shirts are available for purchase at:
To guarantee your shirt for the parade on Saturday 12/2, please visit the physical locations. We cannot guarantee delivery by Parade Day for online purchases.
We wold love to see the Kaneohe Christms Parade through your eyes! So if you capture pictures/videos of your parade experience before, during and after Parade Day, please tag us so we can like and share!
Should we repost your pictures and videos, we will be sure to properly credit you. Mahalo nui!
The Kaneohe Christmas Parade is ALWAYS the First Saturday in December at 9 am. Next year in 2024 we will be celebrating 60 years of Christmas fun. If you are interested in participating, drop us an email at email@example.com. We cannot wait to have you join us again!