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SF’s 2022 Chanukah Festival: 25-Foot-Tall Menorah: Night Three (Union Square)

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Tuesday, December 20, 2022 - 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Union Square Park | Geary and Powell, San Francisco, CA

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SF’s 2022 Chanukah Festival: 25-Foot-Tall Menorah (Union Square)

Celebrate Chanukah 2022 with the 47th 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 18-25, 2022 (5783 on the Hebrew calendar) around dusk.

Chanukah 2022: Bill Graham Menorah Project
December 18-25, 2022 | Lighting Ceremonies typically at 4:45p or 5p unless time moved due to Shabbat
Union Square, San Francisco
FREE

2022 Schedule

Sunday, December 18th “Bill Graham Menorah Day”

  • 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm   First Lighting Ceremony @4:45 pm
  • 2:00-4:45 pm Dreidel House Kids Crafts
  • 2:00 pm Childrens Entertainment with Isaac Zones
  • 3:00pm SHAMATI with guest Greg Anton of Zero
  • 4:45 Menorah Lighting Ceremony honoring George Zimmer
  • FREE EVENT!

Monday, December 19th

  • 4:30 p.m. Gathering & Music
  • 5:00 pm Second Lighting Ceremony
  • 7:00PM YJP DRINKS AND Dreidels RSVP HERE

Tuesday, Dec 20th  

  • 4:30 p.m. Gathering & Music
  • 5:00 pm 3rd Lighting Ceremony

Wednesday December 21st 

  • 4:30 p.m. Gathering & Music
  • 5:00 pm 4th Lighting Ceremony

Thursday, December 22nd

  • 4:30 p.m. Gathering & Music
  • 5:00 pm 5th Lighting Ceremony
  • 6:00 p.m. Car Menorah Parade from Safeway Lot 1335 Webster St. Email us for more info info@chabadsf.org

Friday, December 23rd

  • 2:30 pm  6th Lighting Ceremony **Early due to Shabbat

Saturday, December 24th

  • 7:30 p.m. Gathering & Music
  • 8:00 pm  7th Lighting Ceremony **Late due to Shabbat

Sunday, December 25th

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


Cost: FREE
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Fairs & Festivals, Hanukkah, In Person, San Francisco, Tree + Holiday Lightings
Address: Geary and Powell, San Francisco, CA