Holiday guests staying at the Disney timeshare at Aulani, a Disney Vacation Club resort on Oahu are invited to enjoy a choice of Christmas holiday dining options including  a lavish banquet, an al fresco feast or a family buffet with all the trimmings and a dash of aloha spirit!

Disney Vacations Aulani Resort Swimming Pool

Disney Vacations Aulani Resort Swimming Pool

If you are spending your Christmas holiday at this beautiful Disney timeshare resort you and your family are invited to share a holiday celebration sure to become a favorite family memory!

Following are the dining options you and your family are invited to enjoy at Aulani, a Disney timeshare resort on Christmas Day at Aulani.


The Kalona Ballro/om will be transformed for the occasion into a holiday Hawaiian paradise.  The Aulani  chefs will treat you to an unforgettable culinary buffet adventure while local musicians regale you in song and favorite Disney Characters stop by for greetings, hugs and one-of-a-kind holiday photos!

First Seating: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Second Seating: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Attire: Casual attire is recommended

Following you will find some of the tasty treats the Chef’s will be preparing for everyone in the family to enjoy:

Chilled Starters

An assortment of salads which include  – Island hand-picked green salad mixture served with papaya seed and Maui onion dressings, layered heirloom tomatoes, basil leaves and fresh mozzarella sprinkled with sea salt and fresh ground peppers and pinach salad with dried cranberries, candied walnuts and bacon dressing. Also on the menu is a pasta and asparagus salad with white balsamic vinaigrette, shrimp avocado salad and a tofu, O’ahu watercress and pipikaula (Hawaiian-style corned beef). There will also be a selection of seasonal and tropical fruits and assorted berries.

Chef’s Entrées

Bamboo rice with red bell peppers, roasted baby carrots and Romanesco broccoli and white rose mashed potato

Pan-seared mahi mahi with chestnut butter and breast of chicken with pineapple mango salsa

Carving Station

Prime rib of beef served with natural juices and atomic horseradish sauce

Baked ham served with Dijon marmalade accompanied by creamed spinach casserole

Artisanal rolls and sweet butter

From the Pastry Shop

An assortment of cakes, tarts, puddings and cobblers that include:

Gingerbread spiced roll cake, chocolate cream tart, a no-sugar-added cranberry cheesecake, eggnog mousse parfait, cream puffs, gingerbread spiced bread pudding, apple cobbler, chocolate molten cake, brownies along with an assortment of holiday cookies, Stollen and Rice Krispy treats!

Aulani has not forgotten the little ones in the family and have a special Keiki Buffet planned which offers cheese pizza and pepperoni pizza made with tomato sauce, graham cracker chicken strips with BBQ sauce, celery and carrot sticks served with ranch dipping sauce, strawberry and marshmallow brochettes and mini Christmas cupcakes and assorted Christmas cookies.

Christmas Dining at ʻAMAʻAMA:

Time: 4:30 PM to 10:00 PM

ʻAMAʻAMA Christmas Entrée – In addition to the full daily menu, the  Chef is proud to feature a special Christmas Dinner menu of slow-roasted dry-rubbed Prime Rib which is served with truffle potato puree, asparagus, roasted maitake mushrooms, roasted garlic, bone marrow butter and au jus.

Makahiki – The Bounty of the Islands – Christmas Dinner Buffet

Christmas dinner served from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM


Red quinoa and baby kale salad with feta cheese and citrus vinaigrette, a baby spinach salad with gorgonzola cheese, Fuji apples, roasted beets and shallot-sherry vinaigrette, wedge salad with vine ripe tomatoes, smoked bacon, cucumber and blue cheese dressing, a traditional Caesar salad with white anchovies, Reggiano parmesan and classic Caesar dressing, Atlantic salmon and local watercress with fried tofu and miso vinaigrette and a Kahuku corn crab chowder.

Selection of Seasonal Seafood on Ice

Goose point oysters, poached prawns, Jonah crab claws, green tip mussels

Sushi: California rolls, Spicy tuna rolls, Vegetable maki rolls, Unagi rolls

Poke: Island-style shoyu poke, Shrimp poke, Tako poke

Sashimi: Tuna, Salmon, Nairagi


Steamed red snow crab legs with drawn butter

Aulani pizzas – artichoke, spinach and sundried tomato, pepperoni, cheese, barbeque chicken

Asian-style fresh island catch

Fusilli pasta with Italian sausage and tomatoes, penne pasta with garlic shrimp alfredo

Braised beef short ribs, roasted pork loin with fennel-apple compote

Vegetable lo mein, char siu fried rice, teriyaki chicken with scallions and ginger

Shrimp and assorted vegetable tempura

Carving Station

Prime rib of beef with Hawaiian salt crust, herb au jus, horseradish cream

Hawaiian-glazed ham with poha berry chutney

Seasonal Vegetable Selection

Sautéed broccoli, roasted vegetable ratatouille

Truffle mashed potatoes, wok-braised bok choy in black bean sauce


Enjoy an array of chocolate brownies, cinnamon bread pudding, molten chocolate cake, Yuzu tart, a no-sugar-added mango cheesecake, pineapple cobbler, a selection of freshly baked cookies, Rice Krispy treats, coconut cake, tapioca pudding, cookies and cream cups and assorted berries with whipped cream and sliced seasonal fruit.

The Keiki Corner (For Guests ages 9 and under)

Features fried chicken wings, mashed potatoes, corn on the cob, Mickey macaroni with cheese sauce and Smormallows


The Aulani, a Disney Vacation Club resort Christmas Day Dinner is currently available only for Guests of the Aulani Resort.


Syed Sarmad, Principal Broker for Advantage Vacation