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November 15, 2018

Hanukkah in Bay Ridge or Nearby in Brooklyn 2018


Hanukkah is December 2nd – 10th


Sufganigot – (jelly donuts)-  Leske’s Bakery  7612 – 5th Avenue. (Call ahead  718-680-2323 so they set aside what you need), Weiss Bakery 5011 13th Avenue (closes early on Friday/closed Saturday),  Tasty Pastry 8216 – 13th Avenue and Chiffon Kosher Bakery 430 Avenue P.  Some people like the frozen ones from Costco or Trader Joes (and then put olive oil over them before they bake them)


LatkesFresh Direct, Breadberry Supermarket  1630 – 60th Street, Cherry Hill Market 2284  – 86th Street,  Pomegranate Grocery 1507 Coney Island Ave


Buy Hanukkah Decorations in Bay Ridge – DII on 87th/4th, TJ Maxx on 86th Street, Rite Aid on 93rd and 3rd Avenue, CVS, Amazing Savings, Net Cost on 18th Avenue,  Century on 86th Street, World Market and Bed, Bay and Beyond on 30th Street and 3rd Avenue.  Target has a large selection now!



See Free Bay Ridge Xmas Events here



Sunday, December 2nd



  • Marks JCH Bensonhurst has a fun Chanukah Day. 7802 Bay Parkway. Free Puppet Show for Kids 10:00 – 11:00 am – sign up here




  • Light the Menorah Party for Kids at the Shorefront Y. 3300 Coney Island Avenue.  3:00 pm – 5:00 pm.  Games, holiday treats, create your own menorah, share laughs, craft and dance. Free.


  • The Worlds Largest Menorah is lit at Grand Army Plaza – the concert begins at 4:30 pm – first night of Hanukkah. Every night: hot latkes and gifts for children


1st Night of Chanukah, Sunday, December 2 LIVE KICKOFF CONCERT begins at 4:30 pm

2nd Night of Chanukah, Monday, December 3 at 6:00 pm

3rd Night Of Chanukah, Tuesday, December 4 at 6:00 pm

4th Night Of Chanukah, Wednesday, December 5 at 6:00 pm

5th Night Of Chanukah, Thursday, December 6 at 6:00 pm

6th Night Of Chanukah, Friday, December 7, at 3:30 pm

7th Night Of Chanukah, Saturday, December 8 at 7:00 pm

8th Night Of Chanukah, Sunday, December 9 at 6:00 pm















  • Coney Island Chanukah Party – 1:30 – 3:30 pm – $20 per family








Monday, December 3rd








  • Menorah Lighting Celebration in Borough Park, Brooklyn. Free





  • Chanukah at Barclay Center – Tickets $27 and up – buy here






  • Latke Festival at the Brooklyn Museum  6:00 PM – 8:30 PM EST  – $75.00 – tickets here






Tuesday, December 4th









Wednesday, December 5th


  • Chabbad of Bay Ridge Menorah Car Parade – 6:00 pm.  Chabbad of Bay Ridge is at 373 Bay Ridge Avenue.







Thursday, December 6th




Friday, December 7th



Saturday, December 8th






Sunday, December 9th



  • Chanukah Party at the Bay Ridge Jewish Center 3:00 – 5:00 pm. $7.00 for non-members. $5 for members


We are thrilled to invite everyone to our Chanukah celebration on Sunday, December 9 at 3 – 5:00 PM here at Bay Ridge Jewish Center – 405 81st Street in Brooklyn!


We’ll have latkes & other delicious snacks, arts & crafts, candle lighting, plus a chance to do good deeds through a blood drive, stem cell & organ donor registration, coat drive, and toy drive!


– Families: $10 per member family, $15 per non-member family
– Individuals: $5 per member, $7 per non-member






  • Hanukkah from Scratch at Brooklyn Society of Ethical Culture 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm $36.00 for a family of four.  $18.00 additional peeps 


  • Chabbad of Bay Ridge Menorah Lighting – 373 Bay Ridge Avenue 6:30 pm



  • Hanukkah sing along and latke eating at Congregation Beth Elohim  274 Garfield Place in Brooklyn



  • Chabbad Park Slope Celebration and Menorah Lighting. 3:00 – 5:00 pm.  Free  Join the Chabad Park Slope at the corner of 4th St and 5th Ave to light the Menorah with some treats and with some fun activities in stores between 3-4pm. Stores participating:


Some of what you’ll enjoy at the Chanukah Village:

* Paint a Menorah canvas at Pinot’s Palette
* Donut decorating at the 826NYC and the Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company
* Kosher wine tasting at Good Wine
* Chanukah story time at Ground Floor Gallery
* Chanukah activity at the Down to Earth Markets



Monday, December 10th






See Free Bay Ridge Xmas Events here



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