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Bill Graham 2013 Menorah Day Festival & Klezmer Music | Union Square

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Sunday, December 1, 2013 - 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Union Square Park | Geary and Powell, San Francisco, CA



San Francisco 2013 Hanukkah Festival: 25-Foot-Tall Menorah | Union Square

Bill Graham 2013 Menorah Day Festival & Klezmer Music | Union SquareCelebrate Hanukkah 2013 with the 39th annual lighting of the 25 foot tall mahogany Bill Graham Menorah in Union Square.

Lighting ceremonies take place from November 27, 2013 through December 4, 2013 at approximately 5 pm on most days (Friday is at 3:30 pm and Saturday is at 7:30 pm). This San Francisco tradition, the brainchild of rock and roll concert promoter Bill Graham, begun in 1975.

Bill Graham 2013 Menorah Day Festival & Klezmer Music | Union Square“Bill Graham Menorah Day” in Union Square is a full day festival that features arts, crafts and activities for kids, plus Jewish music, all capped off with the lighting of a giant 25-foot tall mahogany menorah in the middle of the square on Sunday, December 1, 2013.

Starting at 2 pm, there will be crafts and kids’ activities with a special appearance by Frog. Stay for the lighting ceremony of the fifth candle of Chanukah and a musical performance by the Glenn Hartman Klezmer Trio.

Participating in the lighting will be long time Bill Graham colleagues Ray Etzler, Danny Scher, David Mayeri, Bonnie Simmons, Brian Auger and Morty Wiggins.

Bill Graham Menorah Day Festival
Sunday, December 1, 2013 | Starts at 2 pm*. Lighting at 4:30 pm.
Union Square, San Francisco
FREE

*What is the start time? 2pm or 3pm? Please note that there is a conflicting start time on the official website. In different places on the website it says that the festival begins at 3pm, and elsewhere it says 2pm.


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Cost: FREE

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