National Menorah Lighting

Thu Dec 7, 2023
4:00pm ET
Age: All ages
Price: Free

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. Ticket holders get hot latkes and donuts 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 10 at 5pm.

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