Menorah Lightings & Hanukkah Celebrations in Houston

While there are tons of Christmas-related events happening around Houston this month, it's not the only holiday we are celebrating. Here are several Menorah lightings and Hanukkah (or Chanukah, or Hannukah) celebrations around the greater Houston area for the whole family.

Bellaire Chanukah Festival - Bellaire
December 25
Come for the festivities, stay for the massive Chinese buffet. The kids will love the massive inflatables, and there are dance and musical performances to enjoy as well.

Giant Menorah Lighting Celebration - Sugar Land
December 26
Meet Judah the Dreidel Man at the Chabad of Sugar Land's Menorah lighting. There are tons of Hanukkah treats, music, dancing, and live performances.

Pearland Menorah Lighting - Pearland
December 26
At Pearland's Menorah Lighting you can expect music, doughnuts, latkes, and Chocolate Gelt.

Menorah Lighting on Market Street - The Woodlands
December 26
There is a carnival for families and kids of all ages at this Menorah lighting.

Menorah Lighting - The Galleria
December 27
Sen. John Whitmire is the guest of honor at the Gallerie'a festive Menorah Lighting. There are seasonal treats and a short presentation on Hanukkah.

Chanukah Wonderland - West Houston
December 27
Memorial City Mall plays host to this Hanukkah celebration, so you can bet on lots of ice skating fun at its indoor rink. There are seasonal treats, crafts, and a meet-and-greet with Judah the Maccabee.

Katy Menorah Lighting - Katy
December 28
Katy's Menorah lighting is at LaCenterra's open green space, and you'll find crafts, treats, music, and more.

Chanukah Concert and Menorah Lighting - Galveston
December 28
Israeli performer Yoel Sharabi headlines this Chanukah concert and celebration down in Galveston. There are seasonal treats for purchase as well.

Wacky Waxy Chanukah Carnival - Uptown
December 29
Make your own candle at this Chanukah celebration. Uptown's event even features the city's only Menorah parade, which runs from the Chabad of Uptown to Houston City Hall.

Menorah Lighting at Houston City Hall - Downtown Houston
December 29
The 21st annual event features Chanukah treats, performances, and presentations.

Photo courtesy of Market Street

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