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Hanukkah Celebrations and Menorah Lighting For LA Families 2022!

Menorah Lighting and Hannukah Events in and near Los Angeles!

Hanukkah is the festival of lights, which starts on December 18, 2022, this year, and lasts for eight nights till December 26, 2022. Hanukkah is celebrated all around Los Angeles for families and kids. Here, we've found an awesome list of Menorah Lighting and Hanukkah Celebrations in and around Los Angeles to enjoy with your family for the eight nights of Hanukkah.

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Hanukkah Festival

Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90049

Celebrate Hanukkah at Skirball Cultural Center on December 18, 2022 from 2 pm to 5:30 pm. Beloved klezmer rockers Mostly Kosher headline this year’s festival with support from Dublab DJ Callie Ryan and dance leaders Bruce Bierman and Gilberto Melendez. Plus, the Skirball Storytellers bring the Hanukkah story to life with a theatrical performance featuring music and puppetry. Share a plate (or two) of latkes and jelly doughnuts, strike a pose in a holiday-themed photo booth, and light up the night with a handcrafted torch-making activity. At sundown, enjoy a joyous community candle lighting.

Chanukah Celebration

The Original Farmers Market

6333 W. Third St.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

The giant menorah on the Plaza will be lit every evening throughout the holiday. On December 18, 2022, Celebrate the ‘Festival of Lights’ with special performances and arts & crafts for the little ones at the Original Farmers Market.

Menorah Lighting

1300 block of Third Street Promenade

Santa Monica, CA

You can enjoy eight nights of menorah lighting during Hanukkah on Third Street Promenade from December 18, 2022, through December 26, 2022, at 6:00 pm each night. The lighting of the menorah will begin at sundown and take place on the 1400 block of Third Street Promenade (located between Santa Monica Blvd and Broadway).

Menorah Lighting Ceremony

The Grove LA

189 The Grove Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90036

Join The Grove for a Hanukkah celebration as they light a candle on the menorah near the Fountain. The festive event will include a musical performance from Nissim Black, magical snowfall, Chanukah treats & surprises, blessings from Rabbi Fogelman and special guest appearances by Montana Tucker & Holocaust Survivor, Joseph Alexander. This event is happening on December 20, 2022, from 5:30 pm to 7 pm.

Hanukkah Celebration

Westfield Century City

10250 Santa Monica Blvd.

Los Angeles CA 90067

Celebrate Hanukkah at Westfield Century City with a festive and interactive mural in collaboration with a local Los Angeles artist from December 18, 2022 through December 26, 2022 on Level 1.

Menorah Lighting Celebration

Beverly Cañon Gardens

Maybourne Hotel Beverly Hills

241 North Canon Drive

Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Join the City of Beverly Hills and Celebrate Hanukkah With your Family and Friends at the JEM Community Center of Beverly Hills. This event is taking place on December 18th between 4:30 pm and 6:30 pm. Free Admission. RSVP Online.

Hanukkah on the Canals Parade

1422 Electric Ave.

Venice, CA 90291

You are invited to the Open Temple in Venice for an annual Hanukkah on the Canals Parade. Enjoy music performed by Open Temple Band, dreidels, and donuts. This event is taking place on December 11th from 3 pm to 6 pm. This event is Free.

Dor Chadash: James & Jelly Dougnuts!

2551 Motor Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90064

Join your Sinai Temple community for a donut-filled Hanukkah celebration, featuring music, Hanukkah projects and jelly doughnuts! This event is taking place on December 16th between 2:30 and 4 pm. You need to RSVP online.

A Celebration of Hanukkah at Ivy Station

8840 National Boulevard

Culver City, CA 90232

Celebrate Hanukkah in Culver City with a free giant menorah lighting, music, food, chocolate gelt, dreidels, arts and crafts, and a free raffle in the park at Ivy Station! The event is free, with free validated parking. You need to register online. This event is taking place on December 21st from 5 pm to 7 pm.

Nightly Menorah Lightings with Chabad of Malibu

29169 Heathercliff Rd.

Malibu, CA 90265

Enjoy menorah lighting and special prayers every night of Chanukah including whole food shopping. This event is happening from Dec 18th to December 16th from 5 pm to 6 pm. This event is free and open to all ages.

Chanukah Community Celebration

Kol Tikvah

20400 Ventura Blvd.

Woodland Hills, CA 91364

Join Kol Tikvah Community for Latkes, Donuts, and fun! Festivities begin at 5:30 on December 16th with a special Chanukah Shabbat Service, featuring the house band Kol Play. Bring your family chanukiah and candles for the community candle-lighting. Then the celebration continues with a latke dinner, Chanukah crafts and activities, and Donuts! RSVP is required for dinner

Palisades Unity Menorah Lighting

Palisades Village

1035 N Swarthmore Ave.

Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

Join Chabad & Caruso on December 18th as they celebrate the 35th Annual Palisades Menorah Lighting in the Palisades Village. Festivities will be held right outside the Bay Theater on Swarthmore starting at 5 pm with a live performance by the Beat Buds, Chanukah crafts, treats & more! Menorah Lighting Ceremony will be at 6:00 pm.

Glow in the Dark Hanukkah

350 Via Las Brisas

Newbury Park, CA

Chabad of Newbury Park's annual Chanukah Celebration will take place Sunday, Dec 18th, at the Village at Dos Vientos from 4:00- 6:00 p.m. The event features glow-in-the-Dark Menorah Lighting, a live musical performance, Illusionist Robert Baxt, latkes, donuts, Chanukah crafts, and the great Gelt drop. Free admission.

Hanukkah at Pretend City

Pretend City Children's Museum

29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618

Spin the dreidel and light the Menorah as Pretend City celebrates Hanukah! Let your little ones learn about this holiday through fun activities, traditions, games, and art! You will have full days of fun singing songs and getting in the holiday spirit! The event is free with your museum admission. This event is on December 18th from 10 am to 4 pm.

Menorah Lighting Celebration

Palisades Village

15225 Palisades Village Lane

Pacific Palisades, CA

Join Palisades Village for a menorah lighting to celebrate the first of eight nights of Chanukah! The festive event will include live musical entertainment, activities for kids, traditional Chanukah refreshments, and special appearances from celebrity supporters followed by blessings from Rabbi Zuche. This event is hosted by The Chabad Jewish Community Center of Pacific Palisades. Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022 - 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Hanukkah in the Foothills

10438 Oro Vista Ave,

Sunland, CA 91040

Hanukkah in the Foothills in an annual event that occurs in Sunland-Tujunga. This is a FREE community event. This event is free for all and is happening on Monday, December 19th at 5pm.

For more Hanukkah Celebrations and Menorah Lightings, please see our Hanukkah Events Calendar.

Hanukkah this year starts on Sunday, December 18, 2022, and ends on Monday, December 26, 2022.

Hanukkah Calendar for 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028, and 2029

In 2023 Hanukkah starts on Thursday, December 7, 2023, through Friday, December 15, 2023

In 2024, Hanukkah starts on Wednesday, December 25, 2024, through Thursday, January 2, 2025

In 2025, Hanukkah starts on Sunday, December 14, 2025, through Monday, December 22, 2025

In 2026, Hanukkah starts on Friday, December 4, 2026, through Saturday, December 12, 2026

In 2027, Hanukkah starts on Friday, December 24, 2027 through Saturday, January 1, 2028

In 2028, Hanukkah starts on Tuesday, December 12, 2028 through Wednesday, December 20, 2028

In 2029, Hanukkah starts on Saturday, December 1, 2029 through Sunday, December 9, 2029.

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