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Hanukkah Events in Orange County

Hanukkah Events in Orange County

Chanukah (Hanukkah) begins on December 24th through January 1st. There are a lot of fun family Hanukkah events happening this year in Orange County. Chag Sameach!


Hooray for Chanukah
Pretend City
29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618

December 24th – December 30th
11am to 3pm

Spin the dreidel and light the Menorah! We’re celebrating Chanukah at Pretend City! Let your little ones learn about this holiday through fun activities, traditions, games, and art! We will have a full day of fun singing songs and getting in the holiday spirit!

Saturday, December 24 (A.M. Activity): Dreidel, Dreidel
Monday, December 26(P.M. Activity): Menorah Lighting (OPEN FULL DAY FOR Chanukah Event)
Tuesday, December 27 (P.M. Activity): Star of David
Wednesday, December 28 (Art Studio): Chanukah Art
Thursday, December 29 (P.M. Activity): Tzedakah Box
Friday, December 30 (A.M. Activity): Chanukah Story Time


Menorah Lighting Ceremony
Fashion Island
401 Newport Center Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Dec 28th

The Annual Menorah Lighting Ceremony will be on Wednesday, December 28 at 5:30PM with Rabbi Mintz.


Chanukah Dinner
Temple Bat Yahm
1011 Camelback St
Newport Beach, California

Friday, December 30th

Tickets: $27 adults, $17 children (6-12), free for children under the age of 5
Available by calling 949-644-1999 by December 28th

5:30pm Candle Lighting
6:00pm Service (bring your own menorah)
7:00pm Dinner and Dancing


Bella Terra
at the amphitheater
7777 Edinger Avenue
Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Monday, December 26th

Cost: Free

Menorah Lighting
Live Music
Gifts for the kids
Arts and Crafts
Ventriloquist Show


Westminster Mall
Front of Target lower level
1025 Westminster Mall
Westminster, CA 92683

Wednesday, December 28th 6pm

Cost: Free

Menorah lighting
Live Music
Gifts for the kids


Channukah Candle Lighting, BBQ & Games
North County Chabad Center
19045 Yorba Linda Blvd. Yorba Linda, CA 92886

Sunday, December 25th

Have a great time lighting the biggest Menorah of OC, Great BBQ Dinner & lots of fun


Temple Beth Sholom
Orange Circle
S Glassell St & Plaza Sq
Orange, CA 92866

Menorah lighting, Hanukkah songs and sufyganiot (jelly donuts) –
Nightly @ 6:00 beginning Dec. 24


Public Menorah Lightings & Celebrations

Monday, December 26th
Town Green in Ladera Ranch


December 27th
5:00 PM
La Paz and Chrisanta
Four Corners with Chabad of Mission Viejo Chabad Mission Viejo


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