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Menorah Lightings And Hanukkah Celebrations Around Columbus

Hanukkah, the eight-day “festival of lights,” is just around the corner, and Columbus is gearing up for a season of joyous celebrations. Here’s a roundup of can’t-miss events happening in the city to make your Hanukkah brighter than ever.

Menorah Lighting at Easton Town Center

When: December 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Easton Town Center, Town Square
About: Join Easton and Chabad of Columbus for a dazzling Menorah Lighting at Town Square. This family-friendly event promises an enchanting evening filled with raffle prizes, music, refreshments, and more. Immerse yourself in the holiday spirit, and find out more about this event and other festive happenings at Easton.
Website: Event Details

Jewish Heritage Night with the Columbus Blue Jackets

When: December 10 at 12 p.m.
Where: Columbus Blue Jackets Game
About: Cheer on the Blue Jackets, participate in the menorah lighting, and enjoy a postgame slapshot on the ice. Tickets include a Hebrew CBJ Beanie and kosher food.
Website: Purchase Tickets

Hanukkah Celebration at Franklin Park Conservatory

When: December 11 at 5 p.m.
Where: Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
About: An evening of children’s crafts, activities, and entertainment, culminating in a public menorah lighting at 7 p.m., as part of Conservatory Aglow.
Website: Get Tickets

Maccabee Landing Dreidel Drop & Chanukah Candy Cannon

When: December 7 at 4:30 p.m.
Where: Bevelhymer Park Yellow Zone, Westerville, OH
About: Free event featuring a Hanukkah Hero skydiving to light the first candle, RSVP to join the festive fun.
Website: RSVP

The Ohio State House Menorah Lighting and Party for Young Jewish Professionals

When: December 12 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Ohio Statehouse, Museum Gallery
About: Witness the Statehouse Menorah lighting followed by a Chanukah Party inside the Museum Gallery.
Website: Event Details

Bexley Menorah Lighting

When: December 10 at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Drexel Circle
About: Join in for donuts, dreidels, dancing, and apple cider at the Bexley Menorah Lighting.
Website: Event Details

Ice Skating & Menorah Lighting at Chiller Easton

When: December 11 at 4:30 p.m.
Where: Chiller Easton
About: Enjoy ice skating, Chanukah music, crafts, donuts, and more at the Fire & Ice event. Register for the fun.
Website: Register

Friday Nights of Lights

When: December 8 at 4:30 p.m.
Where: Lori Schottenstein Chabad Center, New Albany
About: Grand Menorah lighting followed by a family-friendly three-course meal.
Website: Register

Chanukah Winter Wonderland

When: December 13 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Kitchen of Life, 2525 E. Main Street
About: Featuring Chanukah Cookie Decorating and Whimsical Chanukah Crafts, step into a winter wonderland.
Website: Event Details

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