Chanukah Celebrations  in Union Square


CChanukah in Union Square

Chanukah Union Square

Hannukah Union Square Park

Menorah in Union Square

Chanukah Festival of Lights

Chanukah & Macy's

Chanukah Festival of Lights

December 12, 2017 to December 19, 2017

A local miracle happened in San Francisco in 1975 when community leaders joined together to create the first big menorah public celebration of Chanukah outside of Israel. Today that spark of innovation has spread to annual Chanukah celebrations in over 500 cities worldwide including; Berlin, Paris, Buenos Aires, Brisbane and Ho Chi Minh City. In San Francisco the legacy of innovation to spread the light continues.


Union Square Menorah Lighting Schedule


First Candle Lighting Ceremony

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 | 5:00pm

Union Square Park | San Francisco

Second Candle Lighting Ceremony

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 | 5:00pm

Union Square Park | San Francisco

Third Candle Lighting Ceremony

Thursday, December 14, 2017 | 5:00pm

Union Square Park | San Francisco

Fourth Candle Lighting Ceremony

Friday, December 15, 2017 | 3:00pm

Union Square Park | San Francisco

Fifth Candle Lighting Ceremony

Saturday, December 16, 2017 | 7:00pm

Union Square Park | San Francisco

Bill Graham Menorah Day & Sixth Candle Lighting Ceremony

Sunday, December 17, 2017

2:00pm - Dreidel House & Kids Crafts Activities Begin

3:30pm - Music by Jerry's Kosher Deli, featuring Greg Anton, Jordan Feinstein, Byron Rynes, and AJ Rivlin — playing their delectable mix of Jerry/Grateful Dead/ Reggae/Bob Marleyand Jewish Music

5:00pm - 6th Union Square Candle Lighting Ceremony

Participating in the Lighting: Long Time Bill Graham Colleagues & Lori Starr Executive Director of The Contemporary Jewish Museum.

Union Square Park | San Francisco

Seventh Candle Lighting Ceremony

Monday, December 18, 2017 | 5:00pm

5:00pm - 7:00pm Chanukah Under the Dome, Level 4 of Westfield Mall Live Music, Sufganiyot, Festivities for All Ages

Westfield San Francisco Centre | San Francisco

Eigth Candle Lighting Ceremony

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 | 5:00pm

THE GRAND FINALE!

Union Square Park | San Francisco

CHanukah Festival of Lights

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