January Happenings at Waikiki and Embassy Suites Waikiki
January is the perfect time to travel to Waikiki, Hawaii. There are so many exciting events, music concerts and parades are happening there – Asian Lunar New Year Celebration, Pro Bowl games, Hawaiian entertainment, just to name a few. Asian Lunar New Year in Waikiki Enjoy a spectacular day with the street festival and parade celebrating the Asian Lunar New Year in the heart of Chinatown, Honolulu. It is the whole-day fun multi-block street festival featuring live entertainment, foods and crafts. Parade starts at 3:30 pm with marching units, including Chinese lion and dragon dances. The parade is on Hotel Street. Seating is free, but come early to save your spot, between Richard and River Streets. Bring money to purchase food, crafts and to feed the lions and dragons. Street festival from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. It is also free. In 2008, this parade was rated by CNN as one of the top 5 in the world. Beer & Wine Garden Party in Waikiki Hang out with NFL football players, cheerleaders, and team mascosts at the Pro Bowl block party in Waikiki. At The Royal Grove, they will be having Beer & Wine Garden party open to the public. Royal Hawaiian Center is hosting a packed lineup of entertainment, dining, shopping, and convenient parking, along with the only Beer & Wine Garden in Waikiki at the Official NFL Pro Bowl Block Party Saturday, January 25 from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. on Kalakaua Avenue. Check out fun photos fon their website, I'm sure you would love to there! Hawaiian Music Concerts at the Royal Hawaiian Center Enjoy free local Hawaiian music concerts in the heart of Waikiki. Many local musicians take to the stage for the Royal Hawaiian Center’s Pau Hana Jam. You can see the performance of Sean Naauao, Kuuipo Kumukani, Malu, Kawika Trask and Friends and many others. Enjoy the relaxing music of Hawaii and embrace the spirit of the land! 2014 Pro Bowl Games And how about some 2014 Pro Bowl games? According to their website and gohawaii website, this year's Pro Bowl is different. The stars are realigned...and unconferenced. The event is going to be all about giving the fans match-ups they've never seen before. So watch the all-stars get drafted and the lines removed between AFC and NFC. Watch unexpected teams and memorable match-ups. This is the Pro Bowl Unconferenced. Official NFL On Location 2014 Pro Bowl ticket packages are available for individuals, large groups and corporate events or incentive trips. Visyan Performance Another great event in January is Visyan Heritage Month: Heroes from the Visayas. Every last Sunday of the month the Filipino Community Center hosts FilCom Sundays, which include cultural performances and educational activities. On January 26 from 3:30-7:30PM, come join the Congress of Visayan Organizations (COVO) celebrate Visayan Heritage Month. If you have a chance to visit Waikiki in January, don't miss all these great events and plan your stay at the Embassy Suites Waikiki. It is the only all-suite resort on Oahu, featuring spacious 1 or 2 bedroom suites. In the morning, indulge in the free full cooked-to-order breakfast and in the evening enjoy a nightly poolside reception with the live Hawaiian entertainment. Being close to all exciting activities, Embassy Suites Waikiki provides everything you need for a great memorable stay! Please check their website for January Waikiki hotel specials and promotions.