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Free and cheap Hanukkah events in South Florida

Hanukkah fairs and other events enhance the holiday with fun and yummy food in South Florida. 

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Miami-Dade County

Chanukah Celebration at Village of Key Biscayne

Menorah lighting, fire show, face painting latkes, doughnuts and more. Sunday, Dec. 18 at 5 p.m., Village Green, 450 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. Free, RSVP here

Pre-Hanukkah Party

Performance of Jewish music by Six13 a cappella vocal band along with music, food trucks, photo booth and giveaways. Saturday, Dec. 17 at 7:30 p.m., Dr. Paul Vogel Community Park, 7920 West Dr., North Bay Village. Free, RSVP here.


Hanukkah fair & menorah lighting

Chanukah Fair on Las Olas 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. December 18 at Las Olas Oceanside Park, 3000 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale 33316. Menorah lighting is 6 p.m. Entry is free. Fees for rides for kids are $25 for 3 and older and $15 for 2 and younger. Parking fees apply. Features: Hanukkah fair with rides in Fort Lauderdale

Menorah parade

Las Olas Chabad Jewish Center, 1302 E. Las Olas, Fort Lauderdale presenting a vehicle parade 6 p.m. December 21 with a route that includes east on Las Olas Boulevard to A1A, north to Sunrise Boulevard, west to Federal Highway, south to Broward Boulevard, west to Northwest 7th Avenue, south to Southwest Second Street, to Las Olas Boulevard. Information is online.

Boat parade

Chanuka boat parade 4:30 p.m. December 22 in Fort Lauderdale. Information on route is not yet released. Event is presented by Las Olas Chabad Jewish Center, 1302 E. Las Olas, Fort Lauderdale, website

greater Palm Beach

December 18

Hanukkah festivities at The Square, 700 S Rosemary Avenue, West Palm Beach, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. December 18, presented by Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County and the Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches. Information is online.

December 18

Festivities for menorah lighting 5:30 p.m. December 18 at Old School Square, 95 Northeast First Avenue, Delray Beach, FL.  Includes entertainment, food, and activities. Information is on Facebook.

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