Family Fun Chanukah Events

Giant menorahs, Chanukah stories, and latke fry-offs – there are so many ways to celebrate during this time of year. Enjoy this year’s Festival of Lights with other Long Island families at some of the below events:

Chanukah Song and Story Time
Wednesday, December 21st | 5:45-6:30pm
This Wednesday evening, bring the little ones to The Dolphin Bookshop & Cafe in Port Washington to join the rabbis and cantor of RSNS for holiday songs and stories. Sip hot cider and enjoy Linda’s latkes, the event is free and open for all. Perfect for those with young, elementary aged children in the home!


Menorah Lighting 2016
Saturday, December 24th | 5pm
Head to Long Beach to enjoy music, dancing, treats and a Menorah lighting with City Officials and members of local Synagogues and Temples! The Menorah in Kennedy Plaza will be lit each night of Chanukah beginning December 24th.

The Chanukah Experience
Sunday, December 25th | 3pm
This Sunday, the Chabad of Merrick-Bellmore-Wantagh is hosting the Chanukah Experience with none other than a Potato Latke Fry-Off, The Great Menorah Parade & Menorah Lighting, and Children’s Chanukah Performance & Fire Juggling Show! Suggested donation is $18 per family, RSVP here

Chanukah Bowling Event
Sunday, December 25th | 4-6pm
Join the Chabad of Mid-Suffolk for a night of family bowling at Bowlmor Lanes in Commack. Price is $12 per person and includes unlimited bowling, shoe rental, latkes and donuts, and of course – a bowling pin menorah ceremony!

Laser Tag/Festival of Lights
Thursday, December 29th | 7-9pm
Hosted by Sid Jacobson JCC, what better way is there to celebrate Chanukah, the festival of lights, than at Q-Zar? Perfect for kids in grades 6 through 12 – enjoy an evening of laser tag, arcade games, and everyone’s favorite fried Chanukah treats, Sufganiyot!

For all those who are celebrating, we hope you have a Happy Chanukah!


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