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 Thursday, December 10, 2020 and ends on Friday, Dec 18, 2020
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.
The Start of Fire’n’Ice Chanukah hosted by Chabad of Plano and Collin County
Date: December 10, 5.30pm
Location: The District at The Shops at Willow Bend, 2045 Dallas Parkway, Plano, TX 75093
Featuring: an ice Menorah and a Fire Show. Free to attend.
Annual Community Chanukah Celebration hosted by Chabad of Frisco
Date: Sunday, December 13, 4.00pm – 5.30pm
Location: The Simpson Plaza at Frisco Square, 8843 Coleman Blvd, Frisco 75034
Featuring: A giant Menorah lighting, Festive Live Music, Drinks, Hot Latkes, Donuts, Childrens Crafts, Dreidals & Chocolate Gelt for Kids, Balloon Artists
It’s an Outdoor Event and socially distanced for safety – so bundle up!
There will be family seated pods and contactless distribution of goody bags and crafts.
Public Menorah Display – Celebrate the Festival of Lights
Date: December 9-18
Hosted by Chabad of Dallas
Location: Northpark Center, 8687 N Central Expy, Dallas, TX 75225
The Menorah display will be taking place on Level One between Neiman Marcus and Dillards
Chanukah at Klyde Warren Park
Date: Thursday, December 10 from 6pm – 7.30pm
Location: Klyde Warren Park, Dallas, TX
Hosted by The Intown Chabad, Chabad of Dallas and the Friendship Circle Dallas
Ring in the Chanukah festivities this year with a safe, socially distant Menorah Lighting outside at Klyde Warren Park.
Featuring: DJ Haze Chanukah Beats (BYO blanket or lawn chair), pre-packaged Chanukah Sweets & Treats and an Interactive Chanukah Art Installation
Grand Menorah Lighting at Watters Creek, Allen
Date: Thursday, December 14, 4.30 Festivities start, 5pm Menorah Lighting
Location: The Green, 970 Garden Park Dr, Allen 75013
Join them on the Green at Watters Creek as we celebrate the holiday of Chanukah with the lighting of the Menorah.
To Go Chanukah bags for everyone includes: Dreidels, donuts, chocolate coins, arts & crafts, and more.
Incredible magic show by the one and only Rick Morrill.
Hosted by Chabad of Allen & McKinney
be.thelight – Menorah Lighting at JCC Dallas/Chabad of Dallas
Date: Sunday, December 13, 5pm
Location: JCC Dallas, 7900 Northaven Road, Dallas, TX 75230
Join in the JCC parking lot for the lighting of the tallest Hanukkah menorah in North Texas! This event is socially distanced, masks are required and participants will remain in their vehicles.
You have two options for celebrating:
1. Join the car parade at Chabad of Dallas: Meet at 3:30 pm to decorate your car and leave for the J as a car parade at 4 pm
2. Meet at the JCC parking lot
Join them at 5 pm for music and the Hanukkah menorah lighting will begin at 5:30 pm.