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Menorah Candle Lightings in Rockland County and Nearby

Menorah Candle Lightings in Rockland County and Nearby

Attend a menorah candle lighting ceremony in Rockland County


Hanukkah is from sundown on Dec. 18 to Dec. 26 this year, and there are many menorah candle lightings planned in Rockland County. Celebrate the holiday at these menorah candle lighting ceremonies in Rockland County and nearby, many of which include music, food and other festive activities. 

Menorah Candle Lightings in Rockland County and Nearby 

Nyack Chanukah Extravaganza

Gazebo at Cedar and Main Street, Nyack

Sunday, December 18, 4pm

All ages

Free

Kick off the 8 nights of Chanukah with a menorah lighting, music, latkas, donuts and fire juggler! 

Six13 Family Concert

CSI Nyack, 300 North Broadway, Upper Nyack

Sunday, December 18, 4pm

All ages

Tickets start at $18

Celebrate the start of Chanukah with CSI Nyack and Six13: A Cappella at this fundraising concert. 

Menorah Lighting

Suffern Village Hall, 61 Washington Avenue, Suffern

Sunday, December 18, 6-7pm

All ages

Free

Gather on the lawn to light the menorah for the first night of Chanukah. 

Hanukkah Menorah Lighting Celebration

Stew Leonard's Paramus, 700 Paramus Park, Paramus

Monday, December 19, 5:30-7pm

All ages

Free

Join Stew Leonard’s Paramus store for their first annual menorah lighting ceremony! The menorah lighting celebration starts in front of the Stew Leonard's Paramus store with Rabbi Jim Stoloff of Temple Avodat Shalom. The Rabbi will discuss the meaning of Hanukkah, sing songs, and say the prayers for lighting the candles. The Paramus High School Choir will also perform some classic Hanukkah favorites for your enjoyment. Following the menorah lighting, there will be a celebration inside the store’s upstairs party room with complimentary potato latkes, sufganiyot, apple cider donuts and hot chocolate.



Piermont Menorah Lighting

Piermont Village Hall, 478 Piermont Ave., Piermont

Monday, December 19, 6pm

All ages

Free

Celebrate the 2nd night of Chanukah with menorah lighting, donuts, and music!

Menorah Lighting at BTC

Bergen Town Center, Route 4 East & Forest Avenue, Paramus

Tuesday, December 20, 6pm

All ages

Free

Join Bergen Town Center for their annual menorah lighting event! A lighting ceremony will take place across from Whole Foods led by Rabbi Moshe Grossbaum. A meaningful Hanukkah celebration awaits you!

Pearl River Menorah Lighting

Braunsdorf Park, Intersection of Main Street and Central Avenue, Pearl River

Wednesday, December 21, 6pm

All ages

Free

Celebrate the 4th night of Chanukah with the lighting of the menorah, music, and donuts!

Rutherford Menorah Lighting & Gelt Drop

Congregation Beth El of Rutherford NJ, 185 Montross Ave., Rutherford

Wednesday, December 21, 6pm

All ages

Free

Celebrate the 4th night of Chanukah with a menorah lighting, music, latkes, donuts, and a gelt drop from a fire truck!

Tailgate and Menorah Lighting with Chabad of the Meadowlands

MetLife Stadium, 1 MetLife Stadium Drive, East Rutherford

Thursday, December 22, 7pm

All ages

Free

Be there for the menorah lighting on the 5th night of Chanukah.

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Shara Levine, originally from Brooklyn, is the Events Manager for NYMetroParents. As a lifelong New Yorker, and mom of four raising her kids on Long Island, Shara knows her hometown well and brings her love of all things fun to NYMetroParents by sharing the best in kid friendly events, festival, concerts, and performances in NYC, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, Westchester, and Rockland. When not helping parents plan their family's day out, Shara enjoys making random Seinfeld references and going on late-night Target runs. 

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