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Hawaii's Best LGBTQ Holiday Events

With Its Vast Cultural Diversity, Hawaii Has Some of the Best Holiday Gay Events For New Year's, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Super Bowl, Mardi Gras, Valentine's Day, President's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, 4th of July, Labor Day and Halloween!

Each Holiday The LGBTQ Community in Hawaii Is Sure To Find Hawaii Gay Events To Their Liking Within The Islands!

Explore The Most Current Calendar of Upcoming LGBT Holiday Events in Hawaii Including The Best Holiday Gay Events Waikiki Has To Offer Right Here at Gay Island Guide!

2019 Halloween

10/31/2019: CarnEvil: Halloween Party & Costume Contest

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Gay Island Guide, ‘Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach and 94.7 KUMU Presents... CarnEvil: Waikiki‘s Largest Halloween Party and Costume Contest With A Night Of Halloween Excitement Including 2 Floors of Fun, 3 DJ’s (DJ Kuya, DJ Anit and DJ Vaughn), Other Entertainers, Drink Specials and Waikiki‘s Largest Costume Contest With Over $5,000 In Cash and Prizes! 

Reserve A VIP Package with Bottle Service or Get Early Bird Pre Sale Tickets Now!

10/31/2019 Scarlet Honolulu

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Open for a special night of fun! 

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco De Mayo: Tapa's Celebrates 15th Anniversary

This Cinco de Mayo, Tapa's Waikiki Celebrates Their 15th Anniversary of Serving Hawaii's LGBTQ+ Community. Join the Celebration Saturday, May 5th From 7pm to 2am with A Taste of Tapa's, Drink Specials, Tequila Specials and More!

21 & Over | FREE COVER | 7pm - 2am

Cinco De Mayo: My Bar Kona

My Bar Kona Has You Covered This CINCO DE MAYO! Thowing Kona's EPIC No COVER Amazing DRINK SPECIALS and DANCE Party of the WEEKEND! Come out for some Tequila SHOTS, YUMMY Margarita's, or a nice COLD Cerveza! 

21 & Over | No Cover | 9pm - 2am

Cinco De Mayo: Scarlet Honolulu with Jiggly Caliente

Ru Paul Drag Race, Jiggly Caliente Returns to Honolulu to Celebrate Cinco De Mayo and The Release of Her New Album at Scarlet Honolulu.

21 & Over | Minimal Cover | 10pm - 2am

Cinco De May: DIVA's

Feel Like Taking Back to the Old School?  Diva's Brings It Back For One Spciy Night and Performance at Hula's Bar & Lei Stand.

21 & Over | Minimal Cover | 10pm - 2am

Easter Events

Wed, 3/28 - Hilo: Spring Queening

Celebrate the Start of Spring with A Great Drag Show in the Heart of Hilo Town on Hawaii Island at Hilo Town Tavern. Pink Presents: Spring Queening Featuring Top Local Drag Performances. 

21 & Over | $10 | 7pm

Fri, 3/30- Tapa's Waikiki: Good Friday Dinner Special

In Addition to Their Regular Dinner Menu, Tapas Restaurant and Lanai Bar Will Feature A Good Friday Dinner Special: Grilled Marinated Ono, Spanakopita and Greek Salad.

5pm to 8pm

HOT SPOT! Fri, 3/30 - HEAT Easter Edition

Gay Island Guide Presents HEAT: A Special Easter Edition Featuring DJ Vaughn, Gogo Dancer, Jello Shots, Drink Specials and More!

No Cover | 21 & Older | 10pm to 2am

Tapa's Waikiki - 407 Seaside Avenue

Sun, 4/1: Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach Easter Brunch

One of Hawaii's Most LGBT Friendly Hotels in the Heart of Waikiki Presents A Special Easter Sunday Brunch Buffet at the Lanai Restaurant Complete With A Easter Basket Treat Filling Station.  

$55 Adults $22 Kids | 9am to 130pm

Reservations Call: (808) 237-1234

Sun, 4/1 - Tapa's Waikiki: Easter Brunch Special

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In Addition to Their Normal Sunday Brunch Menu, Tapa's Restaurant and Lanai Bar Will Feature An Easter Special: Spiral Ham, Spinach Mushroom Quiche, Hot Cross Buns and Fruit.

9am to 1pm

Sun, 4/1 - Sheraton Waikiki: Kai Market Easter Dinner

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Celebrate Easter with a Family Feast and An Ocean View!

$75 Adult $55 Child (6-12) | 5:30pm to 9:30pm

Reservations Call: (808) 921-4600

St. Patrick's Day Events

Fri, 3/16 - HEAT: St Patricks Day Edition

HEAT - Waikiki's Hottest Friday Night Nightclub Experience, Presents A Special St. Patrick's Day Edition Featuring DJ Kuya, Red Bull Drink Specials, GoGo Dancer and More!

Located at Tapas Waikiki 407 Seaside Avenue

21 & Over | No Cover | 10pm to 2am

Sat, 3/17: Lambda Law St. Patrick's Day Drag Brunch

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Join Lambda Law Student Association at UH Manoa for a Special St. Patrick's Day Drag Brunch Featuring Top Drag Queens Marina Del Rey, Bucky Stun Gunz, Jerica Benton and Lala Benet! 

Plus, a Waffle Station Buffet, Drinks and more! 100% of Proceeds Benefits Activities and Programs for LGBTQ+ Law Students.

10am to 1pm | UH Manoa Law School Courtyard | $25

Sat, 3/17: St. Patrick's Day with Trinity Taylor

Scarlet Honolulu Presents National Drag Queen Sensation Trinity Taylor for a Special St. Patrick's Day Party and Performance!

Located at 80 South Pauahi St.

21 & Over | $15 Cover | 10pm to 2am

Super Bowl Events


Who's Taking Home The Super Bowl LII Trophy? Are You An Eagles or Patriots Fan? Come Show Your Team Colors and Get Some EPIC Prizes Throughout The Game! Only @ My Bar KONA! 

Tapa's Waikiki

Come and Join The Hawaii Super Bowl Football Fever and Fun at Tapa's As Usual, Tailgate Food Will Be Served. NO CHARGE, NO COVER!

Bend The Knee at Tapa's. . . or Not. 

Wang Chung's Karaoke Bar

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The Philadelphia Eagles take on the New England Patriots for Super Bowl 52 in a rematch from Super Bowl 39. Enjoy the Game and Fun at Waikiki's Best Super Bowl Party with a Local Style Buffet ($20 Suggested Donation) and Drink Specials Including Super Bowl Liters of any Draft Beer, Ale or IPA for $8. Wear Your Team Gear! NO COVER!

New Years Events

12/31 SCARLET: NYE 2018

Ring In The New Year with RuPaul's Drag Race Farah Moan at Honolulu's Hottest Nightclub Scarlet Honolulu. Sunday, December 31 9pm to 2am | Minimal Cover | 21 & Older | VIP Bottle Service Areas Available

12/31 HEAT: NYE 2018

HEAT Presents the Hottest New Years Celebration in Waikiki at Tapa's Waikiki! Featuring International DJ Vaughn, Champagne Toast and More! Sunday, December 31st 9pm to 2am | No Cover | 21 & Older

12/31 HULA's: Crisco Disco

Enjoy The Oldies? Well, Take A Step Back in Time at Hula's Bar & Lei Stand with Crisco Disco. Sunday, December 31st 9pm to 2am | Minimal Cover | 21 & Older | Tables Available For Purchase

12/31 MYBAR KONA: NYE 2018

My Bar Kona Presents the Largest and Best New Years 2018 Party on the Big Island of Hawaii! Featuring Top Island DJ, Drinks and A Cash Balloon Drop at Midnight!

9pm to 2am | Minimal Cover | 21 & Older 

12/22 HEAT: Christmas Edition

HEAT at Tapa's Restaurant & Lanai Bar Celebrates the Christmas Holiday with Sexy Santa Gogo's, Top DJ's, FREE Pupus and More! Friday, December 22nd 9pm to 2am | FREE Cover | 21 & Older

12/24 HULA's: Hunky Santa

Hula's Bar and Lei Stand Presents Their Annual Hunky Santa on Christmas Eve in Waikiki. Proceeds Benefit the Life Foundation of Hawaii.

Sunday, December 24th 6pm to 9pm | Donation Cover | 21 & Older