Best Hanukkah Happenings in Westchester

Light the menorah and play the dreidel game at the best Hanukkah happenings in Westchester.

Best Hanukkah Happenings in Westchester

Celebrate Hanukkah at the best Hanukkah happenings in Westchester.

Psst … While you are celebrating Hanukkah now,  after that, you might be planning your child’s bat or bat mitzvah. If you are looking for a meaningful mitzvah project we have some suggestions. There’s also a bounty of information on the @13: A Moving Traditions Podcasts.

Hanukkah Village

Kick-off the holiday with one of Westchester’s best Hanukkah happenings at Ridge Hill. Welcome to magical Hanukkah Town complete with rides, music, and entertainment. There are crafts, refreshments, and even a gelt drop! After that, take a holiday train ride with Judah Macabee. In addition, there’s a Kosher food truck, glitter tattoos, and latkes. Have fun and enjoy the Menorah lighting at the end of the day. The event takes place from 1–4 pm on Dec. 22. Admission is free and reservations are not required.
Ridge Hill Shopping Center, 1 Ridge Hill Blvd., Yonkers. 914–207–2900. ridgehill.com.


This  Shabbat program brings families together for a meal, music, and activities. This event offers a special Hanukkah Happenings theme! Attend the event from 5:30–6:45 pm. on Dec. 9. This program is for ages 5 and under. In addition, it’s free! Reservations are required, please mail [email protected]
Jefferson Valley Mall, 650 Lee Blvd., Yorktown Heights. 914–245–4688. jeffersonvalleymall.com. 

Joyous Hanukkah

Looking for a great Hanukkah happening in Westchester? Your entire family can get festive with live music and kids crafts. After that enter the make-a-menorah contest. In addition, there’s a raffle. Make sure to stop by the cooking and tasting demo. The event is scheduled from 11:15 am–2 pm on Dec. 15. And it’s free. Reservations are not required.
Temple Beth Abraham, 25 Leroy Ave., Tarrytown. 914–631–1770. tba-ny.org.

Menorah Lighting

Kids have fun at this Hanukkah Menorah Lighting. The event includes delicious latkes. There’s also doughnuts and hot cider. After that, participate in the chocolate gelt drop. The free fun starts at 4:30 pm on Dec. 22. Reservations are not required.
Bedford Village Green. 914–666–6065. chabadbedford.com.