2017 Hanukkah Has Arrived!


Starting today, December 12 and continuing through Wednesday, December 20, 2017, Chanukah, which is the Jewish eight day “festival of lights,” is celebrated throughout San Diego with menorah lightings, prayers and delicious, traditional foods.

Here is a schedule for what is happening around San Diego and North County!  Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty wishes you a wonderful Happy Hanukkah!

San Diego: December 17, 2017:  Let There Be Light: Celebrating Hanukkah and Kwanzaa

Time – 11:00-4:00pm

Where: San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, Suite 3, San Diego.

Make and Take Dreidel, Make and Take Mkeka Mat, Make and Take Kwanzaa Jewelry. Performers include Rev. Alyce Smith-Cooper and the San Diego Jewish Men’s Choir.

Del Mar:  December 17, 2017:  Menorah Lighting and Song

Time – 6:00-7:00pm

Location: 12925 El Camino Real, J-28,  Del Mar Highlands Town Center

Join the Congregation Beth AM for a traditional lighting ceremony, choral performances and refreshments.

Encinitas:  December 14, 2017:  Lighting the Way:  Jewish Meditation Chanukah Workshop

Time: 7:00-9:00pm

Where: 441 Saxony Road, at The Hive at Leichtag Commons.  

Learn about Jewish meditation practices on light, light the menorah, practice a holiday theme writing meditation and enjoy snacks.

Carlsbad:  December 13, 2017:  Chanukah Celebration & Menorah Lighting at The Forum

Time: 4:00-6:00pm

Where: 1923 Calle Barcelona, in the Anthropologie Court 

Lighting of the Menorah, complimentary refreshments and games for children.


Vista:  December 17, 2017, Chanukah Wonderland for Families

Time: 10:30am-12:30pm 

Where: Chabad Jewish Center in Oceanside/Vista, 1930 Sunset Dr., Vista.

Open to children of all ages, this Chanukah party includes children’s performances, festive sing a long, decorate your own doughnuts, hot latkes, face painting, dreidel and festive games, Menorah Lighting (bring your own light or light one of theirs, toddler playzone and sensory area.  Free and open to everyone!






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