Pre-Chanukah Events

southwest: 3rd annual pre-chanukah event
Free event! Free Raffle! Come do your Chanukah shopping with many local vendors, while your children enjoy the free activities and snacks!!

Sunday, November 22 at 1:00-3:00pm
at Torah Day School of Houston, 10900 Fondren Road, Houston, TX
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The acclaimed Living Legacy Olive Press workshop will make two demonstrations. Children will pit olives to get them ready to press into oil for the Menorah. Join in this fun, hands-on activity!

Thursday, December 3 at 5:00 and 7:00pm
at The Children’s Museum, 1500 Binz St, Houston, TX

galleria: Chanukah in the Sky - YJP
Join YJP Houston - Houston Young Jewish Professionals in their 20s and 30s for an elegant evening delicacies, music, drinks, and stunning views of the city from the private rooftop lounge at the new SkyHouse at River Oaks.

Saturday, December 5 at 8:30pm
at SkyHouse River Oaks, 2031 Westcreek Ln., Houston, TX 77027
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Sunday, December 6

citywide / downtown: Chanukah Fest 2015
20th Anniversary Menorah Lighting at Houston City Hall Chanukah Fest attendees will be treated to a live outdoor concert by 8th Day Band plus even more entertainment by Judah the Maccabee Live Statues, Dreidel Mascot, LED Juggler, balloon artists, face painters, a dance crew & much more. A large array of activities and booths, arts and crafts, Houston Rockets Fan Zone, raffle, and a dazzling food quarter. Admission is FREE. At 5:30pm, a ceremony to light the Houston City Hall Menora for the 20th time begins and concludes with a Spectacular Fireworks Show!.

2:00pm at Houston City Hall, 901 Bagby St
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Monday, December 7

bellaire: Chanukah at the Circus
Grand Chanukah at the Circus and Public Menorah Lighting in Bellaire Town Square Park with the Mayor of Bellaire Fun for the whole family.

5:00pm at Bellaire Civic Center, 7008 S. Rice Ave., Bellaire
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West university: Buffalo market HEB
Menorah Lighting & Chanukah celebration with holiday goodies and giveaways! Produced by HEB in partnership with Chabad at Rice and Chabad of Uptown.

6:00pm at 5225 Buffalo Speedway, Houston, TX 77005

clear lake: Chanukah in Outer Space Baybrook mall
Join the Bay Area Jewish community for the exciting annual Hanukkah celebration at the Baybrook Mall! This year's event is called "Chanukah in Outer Space" and will feature the lighting of a special Space Menorah, entertainment, delicious doughnuts, latkes and chocolate 'gelt'! Free raffle & prizes!

6:30pm at Baybrook Mall 500 Baybrook Mall Friendswood, TX 77546
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Sugar Land: City Hall Menorah Lighting
Giant Menorah Lighting with Sugar Land Dignitaries Doughnuts, Music, Prizes for Children. Fire Juggler. A fun event for the whole family.

7:00pm at Sugar Land City Hall, 2700 Town Center Blvd North

Tuesday, December 8

uptown: Chanukah on Fire
Second Annual Post Oak Menorah Lighting in cooperation with the Uptown Houston District. Amazing Fire Show by Darryl Cleveland! Giant Menorah Lighting! | Inflatable & Crafts for Kids | Refreshments & Gifts for Sale

6:30pm at Post Oak Blvd & Uptown Park Blvd
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Wednesday, December 9

the Galleria: Menorah Lighting
Join us as we light exquisite handcrafted masterpiece Menorah by artist I. Cohen.

5:30pm at The Galleria (by fountain bet. Macys and Nordstrom)

galveston: Chanukah on the Strand
Enjoy a joyous celebration of the festival of lights at Saengerferst Park on the historic Galveston Strand. The outdoor event will feature music, the lighting of a uniquely designed Menorah, traditional Hanukka refreshments, prizes and more.

7:00pm at Saengerfest Park, 2302 Strand St Galveston, TX 77550
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Thursday, December 10

the woodlands: Menorah Lighting on Market Street
Join us for a grand Chanukah party as we kindle the 3rd candle for the first time on Market Street The Woodlands!

5:00pm at 9595 Six Pines Drive, The Woodlands 773806
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medical center: Aishel House Gala Benefit
Kindling of giant Menorah. Cocktail Dinner with Entertainment and Award Ceremony. RSVP Required.

6:00pm at the Centennial Gardens, 1500 Hermann Drive, Houston, TX
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katy: Chanukah Central Green Located in LaCenterra
Music, Jelly Doughnuts, Crafts for kids and Menorah Lighting

6:30pm at 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd, Katy, TX 77494

Friday, December 11

west houston: Chanukah Shabbat Dinner

4:45 pm Menorah Lighting & Shabbat services | Dinner at 6:30 pm
at Chai Center, 14133 Memorial Dr
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uptown: Chanukah Shabbat Dinner

6:30 pm Menorah Lighting & Shabbat services | Dinner at 6:30 pm
at Chabad of Uptown, 4311 Bettis Dr
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sugar land: Chanukah Shabbat Dinner

6:30pm at Chabad of Sugar Land, 4501 Cartwright Road Suite 770 • Missouri City, TX 77459

Saturday, December 12

the rockets: Toyota Center Hoops & Hanukkah
On Court Menorah Lighting - 3rd quarter & Post game • Exclusive Meet and Greet (First 350 tickets purchased!)

7:00pm at Toyota Center, 1510 Polk St, Houston, TX 77002
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Sunday, December 13

special needs: Chanukah Bowl
For children and adults with Special needs and families as well

1:30pm at Palace Lanes - 4191 Bellaire Blvd
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Kindling of Pearland's largest Menorah, Doughnuts, Chocolate Gelt and Dreidels. Fun surprises and lively Chanukah music! Prizes!

5:30pm at Pearland Town Center Corner of Hwy 288 & FM 518, Pearland, TX, 77584
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