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, November 28 and ends in the evening of Monday, December 6. So we are moving straight from Thanksgiving into Hanukkah this year!
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.
Plano Lighting for Chanukah hosted by Chabad of Plano and Collin County
Date: Monday, November 29 5.30 pm
Location: The Shops at Willow Bend, outside in the Restaurant District.
Featuring: Menorah lighting, dreidels and latkes, live music, a juggling show, greetings from the Mayor of Plano, John Muns and thousands of chocolate gelt coins dropped from a firetruck.
Everyone is welcome!
Annual Community Chanukah Celebration hosted by Chabad of Frisco
Date: Sunday, December 5 at 4pm
Location: Simpson Plaza across from Frisco City Hall. 6101 Frisco Square Boulevard, Frisco 75034
All are welcome to enjoy a Giant Menorah lighting, a live Jewish Klezmer band, Chanukah donuts, Hot latkes, dreidels, gelt, crafts for kids, a trackless train ride and a bounce house.
Galleria Dallas Chanukah Celebration
Date: November 28, 5 pm
Hosted by the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum
Location: Galleria Dallas’ menorah is located on Level 1 near Tiffany & Co.
Galleria Dallas, 13350 Dallas Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75240
Mark Zilbermann, board chair of the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, will deliver remarks before he lights the first candle of the menorah. Sufganiyot– jelly doughnuts – from Jarams and other free treats will be served.
One candle on the menorah will be lit every evening through Dec. 6.
Date: Thursday, December 2 5 pm
Location: On the Green at Watters Creek Mall
Hosted by Chabad of Allen & McKinney