Make precious family memories this Chanukah at these Menorah Lightings, Craft Events and other celebrations around metro Denver. From unique to traditional, there are activities to suit every family. Start a new tradition with your kids this year at one of these awesome Chanukah Celebrations!

Where: The Home Depot – Lone Tree
When: Sunday, December 15 | 2pm

Don’t miss this special event at The Home Depot Park Meadows. Children can build and decorate their own unique, wooden Menorah.

They’ll also receive a free worker’s apron. Families can spend the afternoon building and enjoying Chanukah refreshments courtesy of the Denver Jewish Center.

Where: Boulder JCC
When: Sunday, December 15 | 4pm

Your entire family will love this interactive musical celebration with Jeff and Paige!

Get excited about the traditions of Chanukah at this family friendly show featuring costumes, songs and storytelling.

Where: JCC Denver
When: Sunday, December 22 | 10am

Get ready to celebrate the first night of Hanukkah with your very own Menorah.

Kids will participate in a scavenger hunt around the JCC to search for the materials they need to create their own Menorah to take home. There will be additional activities as well!

Where: Big Bear Ice Arena
When: Sunday, December 22 | 3:30pm

Your little Frozen fanatics will never forget celebrating Chanukah with Elsa at Frozen Chanukah on Ice!

Skate together as you enjoy the holiday music or take a break and enjoy chocolate Chanukah coins, hot latkes and jelly donuts. There will be face painting and jumping castles too, making it an event everyone will love.

Where: Hebrew Educational Alliance
When: Sunday, December 22 | 5:30pm

The Hebrew Educational Alliance will be hosting a wonderful evening for the entire family.

Start with Happy Hour and a musical candle lighting while the children work on various activities. After you can enjoy a delicious dinner and an all ages concert.

Where: Colorado State Capitol
When: Monday, December 23 | 5pm

Join the community for this unforgettable event. Start on the West Steps of the State Capitol to enjoy the lighting of the giant Menorah with State Representatives.

Stay for the fun including a live DJ, epic fire-show, Superhero breakdancers and more. There will be plenty of treats as well like chocolate Chanukah coins, BBQ and doughnuts with Rockies Mascot Dinger.

Where: Pearl Street Mall
When: Monday, December 23 | 5:30pm

Come see the lighting of Boulder County’s largest Menorah! This community event will be fun for all ages.

Enjoy a performance by Steve Brodsky and treat yourself to favorites like hot latkes, fresh souvganyot, hot cocoa and coffee. Chanukah gelt will (literally) fall from the sky courtesy of the Boulder Fire Department’s ladder truck.

Where: Defy Denver (Spider Monkey)
When: Monday, December 23 | 5:30pm

Jump, swing, climb and leap this Chanukah with a family celebration at Defy!

Start a special new tradition of family fun this year!

Where: Rodef Shalom
When: Monday, December 23 | 5:30pm

Celebrate Chanukah at this exciting event!

The Chanukah Glow Party will start with a light dinner and latke bar. Children will have a blast decorating their own cookies, spinning the dreidel and dancing. Let your Chanukah light GLOW at this fun event!

Where: Family Sports Center
When: Wednesday, December 25 | 12pm

Enjoy an extra special afternoon at Family Sports Center and Lollipop Park!

At the Jewish Community Extravaganza, your family can ice skate, play laser tag and take part in Chanukah activities. Lollipop Park will be open as well so your little ones can enjoy rides like the mini ferris wheel, carousel and train. Kosher food available for purchase.

Where: The Orchard Town Center
When: Sunday, December 29 | 4pm

Celebrate the final night of Chanukah at The Orchard’s Grand Menorah Lighting Celebration.

Enjoy your favorite Chanukah treats and live music as a family at this community event.

Where: Louisville Ice Rink
When: Sunday, December 29 | 4pm

Gather your family and friends and hit the ice for Chanukah on Ice! Skate to Chanukah music and watch the lighting of the community Menorah for the 8th Night of Chanukah.

Participants who mention Chanukah on Ice can enjoy free skating (rentals available for an additional fee). Don’t forget to grab a yummy sufganiyot while you’re there.

Where: Infinity Park at Glendale
When: Sunday, December 29 | 4pm

Light Up Denver is an unforgettable event happening at Infinity Park to mark the 8th Night of Chanukah. Watch as gelt rains from the sky at Infinity Park from a helicopter!

They’ll also have a Menorah lighting ceremony with community leaders, latke, donuts and a musical performance from the Hebrew School of the Arts. All are welcome to this amazing free event.

We hope this list has given you some great ideas on how to celebrate Chanukah. If you’re looking for more family fun around the Denver Metro, check out some of our other guides: