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Celebrate Hanukkah with these Austin-area events

Nicole Villalpando
nvillalpando@statesman.com
Laura Sawicki replaces the shamash after lighting the first candle on the menorah during an annual Hanukkah dinner party. [NICK WAGNER/AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

Hanukkah begins at sundown Sunday night and continues through the following Sunday night.

While the next week’s holiday events happening around Austin are centered around a different holiday, there are a few community celebrations.

Chanukah Menorah Lighting at the Capitol. Latkes, dougnuts and gelt will be provided. 3:30 p.m. Sunday. chabadaustin.com

Menorah Lights at the Trail of Lights. Come to the Lobby Stage for a lighting and gelt. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Zilker Park Trail of Lights.chabadaustin.com

Chanukah Pregame at YETI. Celebrate the upcoming festival with a happy hour. 6 p.m. Thursday. YETI Austin Flagship. 220 S. Congress Ave.

Austin's first Latkes with a Twist. Latke bar and more. $18 a person. 7-10 p.m. Thursday. Congregation Agudas Achim, 7300 Hart Lane. shalomaustin.org

Congregation Tiferet Israel, 2019 Chanukah Party. Music and a latke bar. 5 p.m. Monday. $10 adults, $5 children. Temple Beth Shalom Social Hall, 7300 Hart Lane. tiferetaustin.org

Latke Dinner. Congregation Beth Israel Brotherhood presents this party with brisket, latkes and more. 5 p.m. Sunday. $20 adults, $7 children. Congregation Beth Israel, 3901 Shoal Creek Blvd. bethisrael.org.

Mazel Tov Kocktail Hour's 1st night Khanuka Party. Mazel Tov klezmer band plays. 8-10 p.m. Sunday Cosmic Coffee + Beer Garden, 121 Pickle Road. mazeltovkocktailhour.com

Chanukah Concert. With Mazel Tov klezmer band. 7-10 p.m. Wednesday. Barrel O' Fun inside the Alamo Drafthouse, 1911 Aldrich St Suite 120B. barrelofunatx.com

Keshet for Hannukah. Activities designed for kids ages 3-7. 10 a.m. to noon Sunday. Congregation Beth Israel, 3901 Shoal Creek Blvd. shalomaustin.org/keshet

Chanukah Story Time at Book People. 10:30 a.m. Dec. 26. BookPeople, 603 N Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com

Facebook Live Chanukah Story Time- Chabad of Austin. 7 p.m. Wednesday. Chabad Center-Jewish Living, 3808 Spicewood Springs Road. chabadaustin.com

Menorah Lighting. 5 p.m. Monday. Crafts, lighting and more. Sharon Prete Main Street Plaza, 221 E. Main St., Round Rock.