National Menorah Lighting

Sun Nov 28, 2021
4:00pm ET
All ages
Free
The Ellipse
, Washington, DC 20502

One of the most prominent public Hanukkah programs in the world is the annual lighting ceremony of the National Menorah on the Ellipse, just across from the White House in Washington, DC.

Ticket holders get hot latkes and donuts (safely pre-packaged) as well as free dreidels and menorah kits. The US Navy Band performs.

General admission tickets are FREE and available to the general public but must be ordered in advance, online, starting November 16.

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** Please keep your family and others safe by wearing masks and social distancing. If an activity appears too crowded, try using the "nearby" search feature on our activity calendar to find something else to do.
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