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What to do this New Year’s Eve on Maui

December 29, 2018, 2:00 PM HST
* Updated September 17, 9:58 AM
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Maui is gearing up for the arrival of the New Year and is celebrating in many different ways. Below we’ve compiled a list of New Year’s Eve events for you, your family and friends here on Maui.

New Year’s Eve Buffet at Ka’anapali Beach Hotel 

Ka’anapali Beach Hotel’s New Year’s Eve buffet dinner. PC: KBH.

Ka’anapali Beach Hotel will host a New Year’s Eve buffet from 5 to 9 p.m.

Tickets are $75 per person and include a glass of champagne. Children ages 6 to 12 are $45 and children 5 and under are free.

The full menu is available online.


For more information and to purchase tickets, visit:



New Year’s Eve DTH Speakeasy Celebration

Down the Hatch hosts a Speakeasy-themed New Year’s Eve party. PC: DTH.

Down the Hatch, voted the best bar on Maui in 2017 & 2018, will be hosting a speakeasy-themed celebration for the New Year.


Guests are invited to dress up in their best 1920’s attire to celebrate the New Year with a champagne toast, bubble drop, two full bars, and a live DJ.

The event begins at 8:30 p.m. and ends at 2 a.m.

VIP tickets are $30 and include a DTH Speakeasy Password, Special VIP Access, Specialty DTH NYE T-shirt, Champagne Toast, & Re-entry.

For tickets and more information, please visit:


New Year’s Eve Fleetwood’s on Front St. Celebration

Fleetwood’ on Front Street is hosting a NYE Party with Mick Fleetwood & guests on Monday, December 31, 2018. PC: Fleetwood’s on Front St.

Mick Fleetwood & The Island Rumours Band with special guests will host a New Year’s Eve celebration at Fleetwood’s on Front St.

Later in the evening, DJ ILLZ, a Maui based DJ and turntablist, will perform a rooftop dance set.

Tickets are available for purchase online.


Public Aerial Fireworks 

This year, there are two public aerial fireworks displays:  one from an offshore barge at the Grand Wailea Resort; and the other at the Four Seasons Resort Lānaʻi.

Both shows begin at approximately 11:59 p.m. on New Year’s Eve.

For information regarding Maui’s New Year’s Eve fireworks sales, visit MauiNewYear.

During New Year’s Eve, please drink responsibly and practice safe driving habits. For Maui residents, AAA Hawaiʻi will be offering a Tipsy Tow Service, a free towing service during New Year’s Eve to assist potentially intoxicated drivers.

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