Events & Activities
STAY, PLAY & DISCOVER on OAHU
As a guest, you can experience a variety of amazing marine activities outside your doorstep including: kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, guided Eco-Tours, snorkel/sandbar boat excursions and a private boat charter. For additional entertainment we offer a Monday Night Dinner, Wednesday Dinner Buffet with live Hawaiian music, a Friday evening Fire knife performance and Hula dance and a memorable Saturday Reef-Snorkel-Sandbar Cruise. Our friendly staff can arrange golf, horseback riding, hikes and eco-tours as well as cultural shows through our local partners at Polynesian Cultural Center, Kualoa Ranch, Macadamia Nut Farm and Ko’olau Golf Club.
The resort offers many on-site recreational activities, including:
- Pool and Hot Tub
- Floating Sun Lounge
- Yoga & Meditation Class (complimentary)
- Instructional SUP and Kayak Class (complimentary)
- Standup Paddle Boarding (fee)
- Monday’s Aloha Night Island Grill (fee)
- Wednesday’s Dinner Buffet with Live Hawaiian Music (fee)
- Friday’s Pau Hana Dinner with a Spectacular Fire Knife Performance (fee)
- Wednesday Boat Excursion - Manta Ray and Turtle Adventure (fee)
- Saturday Sandbar Boat Excursion & Reef Snorkel Adventure (fee)
- Private Boat Charter (fee)
- On Call Massage Services (fee)
Stay on the Windward Coast of Oahu and experience Hawaiian culture, tropical beauty, spectacular places, great activities and world renowned Hawaiian beaches. Windward Oahu has it all within a close proximity to Paradise Bay Resort. Here is a list of our favorite land and water activities on the Windward Coast:
Great Hikes, Biking, Shopping, Luau, Golf, Horseback, ATV, Surf, Sportfishing, Windsurfing, Kayaking, Kiteboarding, Diving, Snorkeling, Sailing, Boat Excursions, Paragliding and more.
Check out some of Oahu's top activities and places to explore:
- Valley of the Temples
- Heeia Park Eco Tours
- Heeia Pier Excursions
- Koolau Golf Club
- Kualoa Ranch Activities
- Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden and Hike
- Polynesian Cultural Center (Oahu's #1 Paid Attraction)
- Macadamia Nut Farm Tour
- Historic Kailua Town
- Haleiwa Town
- Sea Life Park and Chiefs Luau
One of the best ways to explore our island is on foot! Take a hike on Oahu and reward yourself with panoramic ocean views and lush mountain scenery. On the eastern tip of Oahu is the Makapuu Lighthouse Trail, which features breathtaking views of the indigo Pacific Ocean. You can also go on guided educational hiking tours. Waimea Valley on the North Shore offers valley hikes every Saturday perfect for families. Discover stunning views as guides help you identify native and exotic plants, showcase the valley’s indigenous birds and lead you to various streams including the beautiful Waimea Waterfall.
Ask our concierge staff to recommend hiking trails around the area.
Oahu is home to world famous Waikiki Beach, the legendary North Shore and other amazing off-the-beaten-path beaches. Explore some of beaches on the North Shore and along the Windward (East) coast: Kailua Beach, Lanikai, Kahana Bay and Malaekahana state recreation area and beach-Sunset Beach, Ehukai Beach(Banzi Pipeline) and Waimea Beach and Falls.
Oahu is called the "Heart of Hawaii" so it's the appropriate home to Hawaii's widest range of popular activities and famous sights from the big city Waikiki and the famous North Shore to the tropical Windward Coast. There are so many things to do that you'll never be able to do them all in just one visit: Golf, Shop, Luau, Surf, Windsurf, Kiteboard, Dive, Snorkel, Deep Sea Fishing, Skydive, Glider Ride, Helicopter tours, Sailing, Boat Excursions, Parasailing, Shark Tours, Bike, Hike and more.
We've chosen our top things to do on the island of Oahu, Hawaii:
- Attend a Luau
- Learn to Catch a Wave off Kailua Beach
- Drive to the North Shore – Surfing Capital of the World
- See Waikiki and Oahu from the Top of Diamond Head
- Honor America at Pearl Harbor and the Arizona Memorial
- Shop in Waikiki and Ala Moana Shopping Center
- Get a Taste of Honolulu with Hawaii Food Tours
- See Oahu from the Air with a helicopter ride
- Listen to Some Live Hawaiian Music
- Find Places Where the TV Series and Movies such as LOST and Hawaii 5-O Were Filmed
Calendar of Events
Plan your trip during one of Oahu’s many special events. Experience one-of-a-kind festivals, cultural performances, stage shows, musical events and sports competitions throughout the year on Oahu.
Refer to our events calendar for upcoming concerts, sports events and entertainment at the Paradise Bay Resort and on the island of Oahu. Our resort provides you with easy access to an array of entertainment venues so can take part in all the island happenings. For non-stop action during your vacation, refer to our calendar of events.
At the end of each day, return to the Paradise Bay Resort to enjoy the outdoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi, relax on our floating dock or on your lanai patio, as well as a peaceful night’s sleep in our beautifully appointed accommodations.
Windward Mall Farmers Market – Every Wednesdays 2:30pm-7:00pm and Sundays 9:45am-2:00 pm, Windward Mall hosts local farmers market featuring fresh local produce, flowers, culinary treats and a variety of local made products. http://www.windwardmall.com/event/farmers-market-every-wednesday/
Cool Kailua Nights - Oct. 11 –4:30pm-9:30pm- Celebrate the best of Kailua’s food, fun and spirit at this October street festival and wellness fair. The October festivities include a variety of great food, exciting local entertainment, carnival rides, a dunking booth, giveaways & more! www.coolkailuanights.com
BayFest – Oct. 17, 18 and 19 - Windward Oahu’s premier music and family festival, returns to Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH), Kaneohe Bay for its 23rd year of headline entertainment, carnival rides and games, fireworks, military displays and fun for the entire island. The gates will be open to the public on Friday from 5:00 pm – 1:00 am; Saturday from Noon to 1:00 am; and Sunday from Noon – 10:00 pm. http://bayfesthawaii.com/
Open Cockpit Day - Oct. 18 – 10:00 am – 4:00 pm- Pacific Aviation Museum -Climb into the cockpit of one our historic aircraft, talk story with pilots, and snap a photograph with an aviator in period attire. Activities for the whole family take place throughout the Museum http://www.pacificaviationmuseum.org/
Lyon in the Sun – Oct. 19 - 1:30pm-4:30pm- A day of festive fun and learning on the grounds of Manoa’s 193-acre Lyon Arboretum. https://www.facebook.com/uhlyonarboretum
Windward Mall Farmers Market – Every Wednesday 2:30pm-7:00pm and Sunday 9:45am-2:00 pm, Windward Mall hosts local farmers market featuring fresh local produce, flowers, culinary treats and a variety of local made products. http://www.windwardmall.com/event/farmers-market-every-wednesday/
First Friday Street Festival: Honolulu District – Nov. 7 – 5:00pm-9:00pm, Galleries and other arts venues open their doors this evening for artist receptions, live music, and refreshments. These events are free and open to everyone! Gallery walk maps are available at various locations in the area. http://www.artsatmarks.com/
Veterans Day Sunset Ceremony - Nov. 11 – 4:30pm-5:30pm, As an official Regional Site for the observance of Veterans Day by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, this year's ceremony aboard the retired USS Missouri will pay tribute to the sacrifice of all our nation’s veterans – past and present. Free and open to public. http://www.ussmissouri.org/
The Color Vibe – Nov. 11 – 9:00am-11:00am, Grab your friends, family and neighbors for the most COLORFUL 5k you've ever been a part of! #VIBErant color are tossed on you as you run, walk or even skip your way through our color stations and finish off with a HUGE dance party full of color throws, a DJ and a ton of fun! For a limited time, kids 12 and under are free with a paid adult! email@example.com
Makahiki Maoli Festival – Nov. 22 – 9:00am-4:30pm, The festival will mark the end of the traditional Hawaiian year – Makahiki – and celebrates our values, language, arts, education, and activities. The Festival features traditional Hawaiian Makahiki games, native artisans, crafters, demonstrations, exhibits, entertainment, and hula. The event is free and open to the public at Kapiolani Park Bandstand. http://www.mmfoahu.org/
Wiki Wiki One Day Vintage Collectables & Hawaiiana Show – Nov. 23- 10:30am-4:30pm
Sunday 10:30 am to 4:30 pm, Early entry at 9 am, General Admission $4.50. The three times yearly Wiki Wiki One Day Vintage Collectibles & Hawaiiana Show is an all vintage (20 yrs & older) collectibles and antiques show and sale. Shop ninety two tables with vendors from Oahu, Outer Islands, and Mainland U.S. http://www.ukulele.com/
Holiday Craft Fair at the Hawaiian Mission Houses – Nov. 29 – 8:30am-3:00pm, Visit Oahu's oldest and finest Holiday Craft Fair to get your one-of-a-kind and Island-made crafts! Free Admission. firstname.lastname@example.org
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