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Hanukkah in Queens

Celebrations and Menorah Lightings


Hanukkah (also spelled Chanukah) is from sunset, November 27, to sunset, December 5, in 2013. There are Hanukkah celebrations happening throughout Queens, and here are a few of the bigger events. Have a great holiday!

Chanukah Party in Astoria
Hot latkes, desserts, menorah lighting, dreidl games, and more at Astoria Center of Israel.

  • December 1, 2013, 3 p.m.
  • $10/$12; $5 children 6-12; children under 5 free
  • Astoria Center of Israel, 27-35 Crescent St, Astoria, NY, 11102, 718-278-2680.

Chanukah Family Fun Festival in Forest Hills
Juggling plus face painting, donuts, inflatables, menorah lightings, and snacks for sale.

Public Menorah Lighting in Long Island City
Celebrate with juggling, latkes, jelly donuts, and more at this public menorah lighting.

  • November 27, 2013, 6 p.m.
  • Chabad of LIC, Vernon Blvd Btwn 50th Ave Long Island City, NY 11101

Hanukkah Performance at Flushing Town Hall
Celebrate Hanukkah with storyteller Robin Bady and rock violinist Deni Bonet.

  • Hanukkah Oh Hanukkah! - December 1, 2013
  • Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing, 718-463-7700

Is your synagogue celebrating Hanukkah with a public event? Please email me the details at queens@aboutguide.com.

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