The first in a month full of exciting holidays like Christmas for kids and New Year's Eve for kids, Hanukkah kicks off the holiday spirit! Use the family time to see a massive menorah lighting (woohoo!) or explore our list of top-notch winter activities for kids—there's something for everyone! Other super cool stuff to do this season includes a visit to our favorite kids' ice skating spots or reading new holiday books for kids as a family!
What is Hanukkah?
Hanukkah is an eight-day Jewish holiday that commemorates the rededication of Jerusalem's Holy Temple after the Jewish victory over the Syrian-Greeks in 168 B.C.E.
When is Hanukkah?
Hanukkah begins at sundown on Sunday, December 24, 2016 and ends on the evening of Sunday, Jan 1, 2017.