Hanukkah Guide: Family-Friendly events for the Festival of Lights

Hanukkah Guide: Family-Friendly events for the Festival of Lights

Family-friendly listings for dates and times for Menorah lightings, Chanukah events and fun in Dallas, Plano, Frisco and beyond.

This year Hanukkah/ or as some spell it “Chanukah” – begins on the evening of Sunday, December 22, 2019 and ends on Mon, Dec 30, 2019

Hanukkah is a time for family, friends, joy, and of course, light. It’s also called the Festival of Lights. We are sharing this list of events taking place in the area and hope your family enjoys eight days of celebrating miracles and connecting to one another.

Chanukah on Ice! Cat in the Hat

Location: Dr. Pepper Star Center Plano 4020 W Plano Parkway, Plano, TX 75093

DATA of Plano’s annual Chanukah celebration is taking to the ice! Parents and children alike will enjoy unlimited skating, delicious Chanukah treats, music, games and loads of fun together with your Jewish community.

Activities will be available for non-skaters as well!

Cost: $8 Skater/($32 per family) online, $10 per skater ($40 per family) at the door

Chanukah on ice

Sixth Annual Community Chanukah Celebration hosted by Chabad of Frisco

Sunday, December 22, 4.00pm – 5.30pm

Location: Frisco Square, 8843 Coleman Blvd, Frisco 75034

Featuring: A giant Menorah lighting, Festive Music, Drinks, Hot Latkes, Donuts, Childrens Craft, Dreidals & Chocolate Gelt for Kids, Balloon Twister, Glitter Art, Photobooth, Bounce House. It’s an Outdoor Event – so bundle up!

Chanukah Frisco

Public Menorah Lighting – Celebrate the Festival of Lights

Sunday, December 22, 5pm to start

Hosted by Chabad of Dallas

Location: Northpark Center, 8687 N Central Expy, Dallas, TX 75225

Bring Chanukah in with a BLAST! Join Chabad as they celebrate the very first night of Chanukah at Dallas’ beloved Northpark Center.

The Menorah Lighting will be taking place on Level Two between Nordstrom and Macy’s

They will be featuring latkes, Dreidels, doughnuts and more!

Let’s get LIT this Chanukah!

Menorah Lighting at the Galleria

Sunday, December 22

Location: Congregation Shaare Tefilla

Community Menorah Lighting

Monday, December 23, 6.15pm

Hosted by Chabad of Plano/Collin County

Location: Shops at Willow Bend, near Dillard’s

Hanukkah Concert and Menorah Lighting

Tuesday, December 24, 5.30 FREE Menorah Lighting with Chabad of Dallas and Concert at 6.30pm

$10 concert tickets online.

Allen/McKinney Menorah Lighting

Thursday, December 26, 4.30 Festivities start, 5pm Menorah Lighting

Featuring Lively Music, Latkes & Donuts, Hot Chocolate, Arts & Crafts and Glow in the Dark necklaces

Hosted by Chabad of Allen & McKinney

Location: The Green, 970 Garden Park Dr, Allen 75013

Hanukkah Celebration

Friday, December 27, 6.30pm – 8pm

Location: Play Street Museum, Plano, 5964 W. Parker Rd, Plano, 75093

Join the Hanukkah celebration at Play Street Museum Plano and enjoy stories, games, crafts and traditional treats like Brisket, Carrots and potato latkes from Eatzi’s. We hear they’ll also have jelly donut holes! 

Tickets available for $15 – reservations recommended for all ages over 1, including parents and grandparents.


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