Hanukkah 2023 begins at sundown on Thursday, December 7th, and ends at sundown on Friday, December 15th. See below for a list of activities celebrating Hanukkah in the Milwaukee community.

This Hanukkah event list provided courtesy of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.

Sunday, December 9 – 5:15pm – 8:00pm

CBINT Hanukkah Celebration and Dinner

Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid (6880 North Green Bay Avenue, Glendale)

Join CBINT for our annual Hanukkah Gala celebration, including family activities, evening Minyan, delicious dinner, candle lighting and welcoming our new members.  Festivities begin at 5:15 pm. Buy your tickets here.  

Monday, December 11 – 4:30pm – 6:00pm

JCC Community Wide Hanukkah

Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center (JCC) (6255 N Santa Monica Blvd – Whitefish Bay)

We are bringing the Community Wide Hanukkah celebration back this year to the halls of the JCC! In partnership with our local synagogues and Jewish organizations, we will have a variety of projects, crafts, activities, food, entertainment, and more!

Thursday, December 7 – 7:00pm – 11:00pm

NextGen Hanukkah Celebration. This year’s theme is Hanukah Hoedown and will include rides on a mechanical bull, a full Kosher BBQ meal (veggie options available), line dancing, a menorah lighting, photo booth, games, raffle prizes ad so much more

Buy you tickets here.

Wednesday, December 6 – 6:15pm – 8:30pm

JCC Hanukkah with the Admirals

Looking for at-home activities to celebrate Hanukkah in Milwaukee?

Visit the PJ Library for ideas on activities to do at home with your children.


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