Houston is celebrating BIG all month. Here are several Menorah lightings and Hanukkah (or Chanukah) celebrations around the greater Houston area for the entire family happening this week!
The Woodlands Market Street
FREE – Make your way to The Woodlands Market Street for the lighting of a nine-foot, seven-branched Menorah. 4pm to 6pm.
Lotsa Latkes at Congregation Beth Yeshurun
FREE – Celebrate Chanukah with special art projects, delicious food, and special guest performance from Acrodunk at Congregation Beth Yeshurun. Tickets start at $8. 5:30pm to 7pm.
Glow in the Dark Chanukah: Post Oak Menorah Lighting
FREE – The Annual Post Oak Menorah Lighting hosts the Glow in the Dark Chanukah celebration with crafts for the kids, refreshments, vendors, and the lighting of a giant menorah. The event will be taking place on the intersection of San Felipe Blvd and S. Post Oak Ln.
Giant Menorah Lighting Celebration at Sugar Land Town Square
FREE – Bring the whole family to Sugar Land’s Town Square to light the giant menorah and enjoy a greeting by dignitaries, arts and crafts for children, Israeli food, performances, music, and dancing.
Tuesday, Dec. 4
9th Annual Chanukah Extravaganza at Evelyn’s Park
The Bellaire Jewish Center hosts their family-friendly 9th Annual Chanukah Extravaganza at Evelyn’s Park. Activities include a latke bar, all-you-can-eat BBQ, face painting, bounce houses, a community menorah lighting and more. Tickets start at $12 for adults; $8 for children; and $36 per family. 4:44pm.
Wednesday, Dec. 5
Menorah Lighting at The Galleria
FREE – Enjoy the 8th annual lighting of the 12-foot high menorah, created by I. Cohen, at The Galleria. There will be a children’s choir, dreidels, sufganiyah (Israeli doughnuts), and Chanukah gelt (chocolate coins). 6:30pm to 7:15pm.
Sunday, Dec. 9
Menorah Lighting at Houston City Hall
FREE – The 23rd Annual Menorah Lighting at Houston City Hall will include addresses by Dignitaries and elected officials, music, dreidels, sufganiyot, Chanukah gelt and more on the eighth night of Chanukah. 7pm.