The Best Hanukkah Celebrations Across the United States

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It’s easy to find Christmas events and parties throughout the United States, but when you’re looking for Hanukkah festivities it can be a lot more challenging. Don’t worry, we’ve come across a bunch of Hanukkah events that are well worth the travel. Check them out below.

Latke Festival

Who doesn’t love latkes? You can taste the best latkes New York City chefs have to offer at the 11th annual Latke Festival. There’s everything from sweet and savory short rib latkes, latke niçoise, sliced and spiced pastrami latkes to plantain, sweet potato, and tortilla latkes. The event will take place at the Brooklyn Museum on December 16 from 6:30 p.m – 8:30 p.m.

Pop-Up Glowing Hanukkah Party

For this party, throw on all your brightest glittery and glow-in-the-dark clothes. The event is hosted by the Jewish Community Center of San Fransico on the first night of Hanukkah, December 22 from 3 p.m to 6 p.m. This event is meant for the whole family and you can sing, eat doughnuts, and shop for Hanukkah gifts.

Hanukkah at the Museum of Fine Arts

The Jewish Arts Collaborative and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston Massachusetts present Hannuakah at the MFA, which takes place on December 18 after 4:30 p.m. You can make your own doughnuts, create your own arts and crafts, listen to live performances and folk songs, and participate in modern dance. At the end of the evening, watch the menorah be lit.