This year, the first day of Hanukkah starts on December 7, 2023, and continues through December 15, 2023. This wonderful eight-night holiday is being celebrated all around Los Angeles. We’ve collected some incredible Menorah lighting ceremonies for you to attend all around the city and beyond!
Celebrate Hanukkah at Fashion Island with an evening of festive singing, menorah lighting, and holiday traditions along with the Chabad Jewish Center. Full details here!
📅When: Sunday, December 7, 2023 at 5:30 p.m.
📍Location: Fashion Island, 401 Newport Center Dr., Newport Beach, CA
This years Playa Vista Hanukkah Menorah Lighting at RUNWAY is in wonderful collaboration with Rabbi Ed Harris of the Playa Vista Jewish Community. Full details here!
When: Sunday, December 18, 2022 – 5 to 5:30 P.M.
Location: Runway Playa Vista, 12775 W Millennium, Playa Vista, CA
Join the community as they light the Menorah in front of Chabad the first night of Chanukkah. There will be crafts for the kids, a graffiti artist, and a fire truck Chocolate Gelt Drop! Details here.
When: Sunday, December 18, 2022 – 4:30 PM
Location: Chabad of Marina Del Rey, 2929 Washington Blvd., Marina Del Rey, CA
Join Chabad of Beverly Hills and Two Rodeo for their annual Hanukkah Celebration and Menorah Lighting. Expect live music, food, and much more. Details here!
When: Tuesday, December 20, 2022 – 8 to 9:30 P.M.
Location: Beverly Gardens Park, 9439 Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210
This festive event will include live musical entertainment, activities for kids, fireworks, traditional Chanukah refreshments and special remarks by city officials followed by blessings from the Rabbi. Details here!
When: Wednesday, December 21, 2022 – 4:30 to 7:30 P.M.
Location: The Commons at Calabasas, 4799 Commons Way, Calabasas, CA
Expect fun for the whole family. There will be music, games and activities, latkes and donuts, and a giant menorah lighting. Details here!
When: Wednesday, December 21, 2022 – 5 P.M.
Location: Manhattan Village, 3200 N Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA
8. The Grove
One of the biggest celebrations happens during Chanukah at The Grove. 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. Get the full details here!
When: Tuesday, December 20, 2022 – 5:30 to 7:00 P.M.
Location: The Grove, 189 The Grove Dr., Los Angeles, CA
Celebrate Chanukah with Chabad of the Valley. Join Encino Courtyard for a ceremony of the kindling of the Menorah. Enjoy kosher refreshments and traditional Chanukah bites, music, and crafting! Details here.
When: Wednesday, December 21, 2022 – 5 to 7:00 P.M.
Location: Encino Courtyard, 17401 Ventura Blvd, Encino, CA
10. Santa Monica
Happening every 8 nights, join local synagogues and the community to celebrate the Festival of Lights. Lighting the menorah will begin shortly after sundown each evening. Shalom! Get the full details here!
📅When: Thursday, December 12 through Thursday, December 19, 2023
📍Location: 1300 Third Street Promenade (between Arizona Ave and Santa Monica Blvd)