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Fun Ways to Celebrate Hanukkah in Atlanta

Hanukkah 2023 begins at sundown on Dec. 7 and ends Dec. 15. There are celebrations all around the city.

Hanukkah celebrations are happening throughout Atlanta
Hanukkah celebrations are happening throughout the city. (Dad Grass on Unsplash)

Atlantic Station

Chabad Intown and Atlantic Station plan a grand menorah lighting from 6 until 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 13. Celebrate with activities, traditional food and beverages and music. You can expect holiday-themed activities on the Atlantic Green, traditional Hanukkah food and beverages, live music, giveaways and much more. RSVP on the Atlantic Station website.

The Breman

The Breman Museum presents Hanukkah with Chutzpah Dec. 18 from noon until 2 p.m. Sandy Berman, co-curator of History with Chutzpah, will host a tour starting at noon. You’ll see Sam Greenblatt’s 125-year-old bagel, possibly the oldest bagel in the world, along with hundreds of artifacts, photographs and videos.

Ponce City Market

Ponce City Market and Chabad Intown plan a menorah lighting on Dec. 14 from 6 until 7:30 p.m. There will be food and drinks, activities for the kids and music on The Yard at Ponce City Market. 

Virginia Highland

Virginia Highland plans its menorah lighting Dec. 12 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.  Enjoy music, entertainment, dreidels, doughnuts, hot latkes and crafts for the kids.

If you can’t make one of these events, stock up on sufganiyot to eat at home after you light your own menorah.

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