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Ring in the Most Wonderful Time of the Year with Outrigger Resorts’ Hot Holiday Happenings

RELEASE NUMBER 81|18

WAIKIKI, HONOLULU, HAWAIIOutrigger Resorts is proving it is the place to be this holiday season with a packed schedule of holiday festivities at its premier beachfront locations, Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort and Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort. Kicking off on Oct. 31, guests and locals alike are invited to embrace the start of the holiday season with a series of events and special offerings available through the beginning of Jan. 2019. From new festive experiences such as a pumpkin carving contest to returning traditions like Santa’s exciting arrival on Waikiki Beach via outrigger canoe, and of course, delicious holiday menu items and musical performances, Outrigger’s end-of-year entertainment makes it easy for families and friends to embrace the most wonderful time of the year in the heart of Waikiki Beach.

“As a family-oriented brand grounded in authentic local experiences, Outrigger is eager to once again offer the very best seasonal festivities for nearby and traveling families alike seeking a traditional Hawaiian holiday experience on Waikiki Beach,” said Kelly Hoen, area general manager of Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort and Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort. “We curated a packed schedule of events from October through December, so guests can weave in some holiday happenings with an authentic Hawaiian flair as part of their stay no matter which month they arrive.”

Whether guests are searching for Santa on Oahu or doing some window shopping at the impressive International marketplace, or even looking to treat the family to a tropical holiday dinner overlooking Waikiki Beach, Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort and Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort have a festive line-up for guests celebrating the merriment of the season Hawaiian-style this year.

Thanksgiving Offerings

Thanksgiving Dinner at The Reef Bar & Market Grill – Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort
Guests are welcome to dine on a decadent Thanksgiving meal such as a traditionally roasted turkey with mashed potatoes and loaded stuffing; fresh opah with lemon butter, kabocha puree, and spinach with pork belly; or grilled ribeye with a roasted garlic demi glaze, horseradish crust, mashed potatoes and asparagus. Vegans can enjoy a stuffed Kabocha filled with lentils, quinoa, spinach and cranberries with a mint sage drizzle. Traditional desserts and assorted fruits will complete the delicious meal.
*Price per person Adults $69 | Children $30 ages 5-12 yrs., 4 yrs. and younger free

Thanksgiving Day Performance at Kani Ka Pila Grille Thursday, Nov. 22, from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort
Kawika Kahiapo expresses his love for the islands, its people, `ohana, and Ke Akua (God) through music.

Christmas/Holiday Offerings

Tree Lighting Ceremony – Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.
Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort
Join locals and travelers alike as Outrigger hosts its annual tree lighting ceremony marking its official start to the Christmas season.

Santa’s Arrival by Canoe on Waikiki Beach – Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at 9:00 a.m.
Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort
Crowds will gather on the shores of Waikiki as Santa sails on an outrigger canoe to the beach fronting Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort to meet travelers and kama‘aina looking to make it on the nice list this year.

Breakfast with Santa at The Reef Bar & Market Grill – Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, at 8 a.m.-10 a.m.
Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort
What child – or adult – would not enjoy having breakfast with Santa? Catch him at Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort and create your family’s Hawaiian Christmas memories.
*Price per person Adults $38 | Children 5-11 yrs. $15 | Children under 4 yrs. FREE (includes tax & tip)

Coaches vs. Cancer Fundraiser at The Reef Bar & Market Grill – Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort
In the spirit of giving this holiday season, help raise money for a great cause as you wine and dine on delicious bites with popular members of the National Association of Basketball Coaches. Proceeds from the event benefit the American Cancer Society.
*Price per person $50  

Christmas Eve Dinner at The Reef Bar & Market Grill – Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort
Guests can enjoy an array of offerings this Christmas Eve with a menu curated especially for the holiday. Select from options such as a pineapple honey-glazed ham with herb roasted fingerling potatoes and crispy brussels sprouts, lemon herb seared shrimp and scallops with maui onion rice and pea and yellow squash puree, or a vegan option is saffron risotto with grilled vegetables and red pepper coulis. Enjoy a peppermint patty or eggnog crème brulee for dessert.
*Price per person Adults $79 | Children $35 ages 5-12 yrs., 4yrs. and younger free

Christmas Day Dinner at The Reef Bar & Market Grill – Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort
The Reef Bar & Market Grill has also planned an extravagant spread for Christmas Day to satisfy every palette. From prime rib with herb jus and mashed potatoes to king crab legs atop lemon tarragon risotto and shaved asparagus. There’s even a vegan mushroom wellington and puff pastry served with a vegetable medley – there’s a fresh meal option available for everyone this Christmas. Guests can also satisfy their sweet tooth with a Hawaiian snowball or peppermint yule log.
*Price per person Adults $79 | Children $35 5-12 yrs., 4 yrs. and younger free

Christmas Day Performance at Kani Ka Pila Grille Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort
Robi Kahakalau (Hawaiian Style Band) and Roddy Lopez (Pandanus Club) share their music of the holidays, Hawaiian-style!
*Free for Kani Ka Pila Grille guests

New Year’s Eve Offerings

New Year’s Eve Dinner at The Reef Bar & Market Grill – Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. and on
Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort
Enjoy a carefully planned meal from an exclusive menu to ensure you’re ending 2018 off right. Guests will have a choice of four entrees including roasted chicken and pork belly angel hair pasta in a white wine cream sauce, seared filet mignon topped with truffle butter and served with mashed potatoes, Tristan lobster tails with tarragon butter sauce and potato au gratin, or vegan scallops alongside sautéed ali‘i mushrooms and pea puree with roasted macadamia nuts. Cap the night off with guava champagne mousse or exploding bon bons.
*Price per person Adults $99 | Children $45 ages 12 and under

New Year’s Eve VIP Show Package at Voyager 47 Club Lounge with Sheila E. headlining at BLUE NOTE – Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at 8:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.
Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort
GRAMMY® Award-nominated, world-class drummer Sheila E. will be performing LIVE at Blue Note. 8:00 p.m. VIP package includes ticket and post-show reception with a fireworks viewing. 11:00 p.m. package includes ticket, pre-show reception and meet and greet with Sheila E.
*Tickets range from $65-$250. View all shows: http://bit.ly/2zUcCAQ

New Year’s Day Breakfast Buffet at The Reef Bar & Market Grill – Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, from 7:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Extended breakfast buffet including fresh fruit, assorted pastries, cereals, fried rice, breakfast potatoes, sausage, bacon, crepes and more! Even includes an omelet station with a hearty selection of fillings.
Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort
*Price per person Adults $28 | Children $12 ages 5-12 yrs., 4 yrs. and younger free

New Year’s Day Performance at Kani Ka Pila Grille Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort
Robi Kahakalau (Hawaiian Style Band) and Roddy Lopez (Pandanus Club) share their music of the holidays, Hawaiian-style!
*Free for Kani Ka Pila Grille guests

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