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2019 Chanukah & 25-Foot-Tall Menorah: 4th Night | Union Square

Wednesday, December 25, 2019 - 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Union Square Park | Geary and Powell, San Francisco, CA


San Francisco 2019 Chanukah Festival: 25-Foot-Tall Menorah | Union Square

Celebrate Chanukah 2019 with the 45th annual lighting of the 25-foot tall mahogany Bill Graham Menorah in Union Square. This San Francisco tradition, the brainchild of rock and roll concert promoter Bill Graham, begun in 1975.

Lighting ceremonies take place from December 22nd-29th, at approximately 4:30 pm.

Chanukah 2019: Bill Graham Menorah Project
December 22-29, 2019 | Lighting Ceremony at 4:30 pm
Union Square, San Francisco
FREE

2019 Schedule

  • Sunday, Dec 22nd — 1st Union Square Candle Lighting Ceremony at 4:30 pm – Local Dignitaries Long-Time Bill Graham Colleagues Musical performances by: Jerry’s Kosher Deli plus Very Special Guests TBA Starting at 3:00 PM Kids Crafts Activities
  • Monday, Dec 23rd — 2nd Union Square Candle Lighting Ceremony at *5:00 pm
  • Tuesday, Dec 24th — 24th Union Square Candle Lighting Ceremony at *5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, Dec 25th — 4th Union Square Candle Lighting Ceremony at *5:00 pm
  • Thursday, Dec 26th — 5th Union Square Candle Lighting Ceremony at *5:00 pm
  • Friday, Dec 27th — 6th Union Square Candle Lighting Ceremony at *3:00 pm
  • Saturday Dec 28th — 7th Union Square Candle Lighting Ceremony at 8:00 pm
  • Sunday, Dec 29th – 8th Union Square Candle Lighting Ceremony at *5:00 pm – The Grand Finale!

    *Music and ceremony begins 5:00pm and actual lighting of the Menorah is approximately 5:30pm

 


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Cost: FREE
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Fairs & Festivals, Hanukkah, Holidays, Kids & Families, San Francisco, Tree Lightings & Holiday Festivities
Address: Geary and Powell, San Francisco, CA

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