Family-friendly listings for dates and times for Menorah lightings, Hanukkah events and fun in Dallas, Plano, Frisco and beyond.
This year Hanukkah begins on the evening of Sunday, December 2, 2018.
Hanukkah is a time for family, friends, joy, and of course, light. 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.
Jam with Gila, Chanukah Music & Movement
Wednesday, November 28, 10amLocation: Tiferet Israel, Dallas Cost: $10 Register at Nafshiwellness.org
Sunday, December 2, 1pm – 5.30pm
Location: JCC Dallas, 7900 Northaven Rd, Dallas, TX 75230
The J’s Hanukkah Hoopla is the ultimate holiday experience for the whole family! Patrons will get the opportunity to explore all of our local and unique vendors as well as partake in family activities and delicious food. The event culminates with the community menorah lighting with Chabad of Dallas.
There’s no better way to celebrate! They’ll have a DJ, face painting, a balloon artist, trackless train, PJ Library Dallas Story Walk, children’s crafts and more.
Chanukah on Ice! Cat in the Hat
Location: Dr Pepper Star Center Plano 4020 W Plano Parkway, Plano, TX 75093
Cost: $10 Skater/$7 Non Skater
Fifth Annual Community Chanukah Celebration hosted by Chabad of Frisco
Sunday, December 2, 4.30 – 6.30
Location: The Simpson Plaza outside Frisco City Hall. 6101 Frisco Square 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!
Public Menorah Lighting – Celebrate the Festival of Lights
Sunday, December 2, 5pm – 8pm
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 One between Nordstrom and Macy’s
They will be featuring face painters, magicians, lego-dreidels, Chanukah treats, a special appearance by Akiba Academy’s 3rd Grade Choir, and more!
Let’s get LIT this Chanuka!
Community Menorah Lighting
Monday, December 3, 6pm – 9pm
Hosted by Chabad of Plano/Collin County
Location: Shops at Willow Bend, Dillard’s Food Court
Thursday, December 6, 6pm – 8pm
Location: Play Street Museum, Plano, 5964 W. Parker Rd, Plano, 75093
Join the Hanukkah celebration at Play Street Museum Plano on Thursday, December 6th from 6:00-8:00. Tickets available for $11 – reservations recommended.
Enjoy brisket, potato latkes, carrots from Eatzi’s and of course jelly donuts!