Happy Chanukah!
Join us for Chanukah at Chabad of Ellicott City

Rabbi's Message

Join us for Chanukah 2021!

Chanukah is coming, and we want to take this opportunity to wish you and yours a very happy and inspiring eight-day Festival of Lights!

All events arranged by Chabad Ellicott City will strictly adhere to the most up-to-date rules and guidance of the CDC. Participants must mask while in doors and social distance.

Reading and sharing is great, but the most important thing do is to light the menorah. Click here for a full guide with all of the information you need to fulfill this mitzvah.

Be sure to check out our Chanukah event directory. Chances are there is a Chanukah event near you. Click here to search now.

Happy Chanukah!




Public Menorah Celebrations

Howard County MD

Live Music


Fresh Donuts


Night 2 // November 29
Lighting at the River Hill Village Center : 6:30pm

Night 3 // November 30
Lighting at the Dorsey's Search Village Center: 5:30pm

Night 4 // December 1
Lighting and Gelt drop at Arbor Terrace in Maple Lawn Maple Lawn: 5:00 pm

Night 5 // December 2
Lighting at the Turf Valley Towne Square: 4:30 pm

Night 6 // December 3
Lighting in Old Ellicott City (Main and Ellicott Mills) : 3:00 pm

Night 8 // December 5
Chanukah On Ice (Ice Skating) Ice Menorah Lighting, Entertainment at the Color Burst Park Merriweather District: 4:00-6:00 pm

For more info and to reserve skates  Click Here



Kids' Program
It'll be blast for kids 6-13

There will be a juggler, a moonbounce, cotton candy and much more!

Program runs from 5pm to 8pm


Chanukah Parties

Tuesday November 30th

@Ellicott City 50+ Center


Thursday December 2nd

@Chabad Ellicott City


It'll be a party either way you go!

With two Chanukah celebrations planned you cant miss out on real Chanukah fun in this community!

Join other local perennials (and younger) for a fun filled Chanukah party at the 50+ Center in Ellicott City. Donut taste competition, Jewish Music, Dreidel games, Interactive Chanukah story.

When Tuesday November 30th at 11:00 am-12:00 pm at Ellicott City 50+ Center 21042: Reserve Here

Celebrate in style this Chanukah, with a Texas themed Chanukah party. Delight in western styled Latkes, compete in some Texas game competitions. Light the Menorah and enjoy the fun Chanukah vibes, only at Chabad Ellicott City.

When: Thursday December 2nd at 6:00 pm-7:30 pm at Chabad Ellicott City 21042: Reserve Here


Craft Your Own Menorah

You can do it we can help. Join your friends and family for a fun afternoon of creativity brought to you by Chabad Ellicott City and Home Depot

Sunday, November 21 at 1:00 pm-2:00 pm

At Chabad Ellicott City

Reserve Here


Chanukah How-To
Not sure whether it's set up left to right or right to left or whether it's lit right to left or left to right?

We can help!

Click here to check out tutorials.

Holiday Guide
Menorah Lighting Guide
Chanukah Megasite
Chanukah Kids' Site
Chanukah Story