Hanukkah in Milwaukee :: Community Activities


Hanukkah 2020 begins at sundown on Thursday, December 10th, and ends at sundown on Friday, December 18th. See below for a list of activities celebrating Hanukkah in the Milwaukee community.

The holidays will look a little different this year, and Hanukkah is no exception. Many Milwaukee Hanukkah events from last year are not taking place, but we hope you find a way to celebrate safely. Chag Sameach!

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

Hanukkah Activities in the Milwaukee Community


Wednesday, Dec. 9
5 pm – 7 pm, Ozaukee Skateland (7084 Sycamore Drive, Cedarburg)
Chanukah Skating Party and Dinner

The Grand Chanukah Skating Party & Dinner will be at Ozaukee Skateland from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Celebrate Hanukkah in Milwaukee with a Huge Hot Dog Bar that includes more than 20 choices of toppings! Latkes, prizes and Chanukahgelt. Special Menorah lighting at the Center of the Rink. Skaters: $15.00, Non-Skaters $10.00. For more information, contact Peltz Center for Jewish Life (262-242-2235)

Thursday, Dec. 10
5 pm-6 pm, Grand Menorah Lighting hosted by the Shul Center and the Friendship Circle
Friendship Circle of Wisconsin (8649 N. Port Washington Road, Fox Point)

Friday, Dec. 11
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Chabad-Lubavich of WI (3109 N Lake Drive, Milwaukee)
Lubavich of Wisconsin Chanukah Menorah Parade- All are welcome!

For more information, contact Chabad-Lubavich of WI (414-961-6100)

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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