Hanukkah begins at sundown on December 7 and ends at nightfall on December 15.
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Chanukah at the Landing: December 7, 5:45 pm, at The Landing, Renton. In a world so dark, let’s make light. There is nothing quite like the glow of the Menorah to make the world seem bright again. Join us as we light up Renton. Firetruck gelt drop, Fun Man Band comedy show, Chanukah character stilt walker, giant Menorah lighting, Chanukah treats, swag, music, and more.
Kids Dreidel Workshop: December 3, 4 pm, at Home Depot, Aurora Village.
Public Menorah Lighting: December 10, 4:30 pm, at Shoreline City Hall. Giant, nine-foot Menorah, holiday swag, children’s craft, raffle and gifts, doughnuts and hot latkes, live music, grand gelt drop by Shoreline Fire Department ladder truck.
Chanukah Wine & Cheese Tasting: December 14, 7 pm.
Hanukkah Party: December 8, 6 pm – 7 pm, at CBH.
Latkepalooza: December 14, 7 pm – 11 pm. Join Jconnect, the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle, and The Tribe at Temple De Hirsch Sinai for a joyous and bright Hanukkah party! With a latke bar, DJ, and bar with alcoholic and non-alcoholic options, it’s the place to be for the last night of Hanukkah. Wear your most fun and festive Hanukkah apparel. We’ll kick off with a candle lighting, then party into the night! Tickets: $25/person until December 8, $36 afterward.
(All events at the Stroum JCC unless otherwise indicated.)
Six13 Hanukkah Concerts: Two shows December 3, 1 pm and 4:30 pm, at the J and livestreamed. Join the J and Seattle Hebrew Academy for an amazing a cappella Hanukkah concert from the Six13s. Plus, Hanukkah crafts and a Six13-led beatbox workshop before the show, and opening performances by SHA and Early Childhood School students. Juxtaposing traditional and contemporary music, Six13 is anchored by a strong Jewish identity, fueled by soulful harmonies, intricate arrangements, and their signature dynamic, full-band-like sound.
Community Hanukkah Dinner: December 8, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Celebrate the Second Night of Hanukkah with a delicious Shabbat dinner and Hanukkah party! Dinner includes traditional latkes, kugel, and more from Nourish Catering. We’ll also light the menorah, sing holiday songs, enjoy Hanukkah stories and crafts, snack on chocolate gelt, take photos in the selfie station, and more. Join us in shining a light on antisemitism to dispel the darkness this Hanukkah. Open to families of all ages. In partnership with OneTable, Shine a Light, and the Holocaust Center for Humanity. Thank you to our catering partner, Nourish Catering. $75 family price (two adults and up to three children), $25 for individuals. Tickets.
Helping Hands: Through December 8. Join the J’s Mitzvah Corps and Jewish Family Service to spread light to families in need by donating gifts and household items. Visit the lobby for more information.
Hanukkah Cookie Decorating: December 10, 3 pm-4:30 pm. Stop by the Stroum JCC for a classic Hanukkah tradition, decorating Hanukkah-shaped cookies! There will be different colors of icing, tasty toppings, and Hanukkah storytime. $10.
Hanukkah Concert at the Royal Room: December 12, 7 pm – 10 pm, at the Royal Room in Seattle. Join the J Culture Club for a curated Hanukkah concert with three great bands, The Music of John Zorn’s Masada, The Klein Party, and the Kesselgarden Klezmer Duo. Advance tickets only available online. Seating first-come, first-served; arrive early to guarantee a seat.
Hands-on Hanukkah: December 14, 3 pm – 6 pm. The Stroum JCC is bringing Hanukkah to you! Join us at the J for Hanukkah crafts and holiday fun.
Diwali & Hanukkah Festivals of Light: December 9, 5 pm – 10 pm. Join StandWithUs Northwest, WASITRAC, BAPS Temple Redmond, Kent Hindu Temple, and members of the Indian diaspora for a spectacular community celebration honoring the seasonal festivals of light: Diwali, Hanukkah, and Christmas. Seattle-area residents of diverse backgrounds are coming together to celebrate Diwali & Hanukkah, the festivals of light. People from all ethnic backgrounds and cultures are invited to share in the joy of the season, to learn about different traditions, and to get to know each other better.
(All events at Temple Beth El unless otherwise indicated.)
Community Latke Fry (Sponsored by Sisterhood): December 3, 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm.
Shabbat Hanukkah Dinner: December 8, 5 pm – 6:30 pm.