6th annual Lighting of the Menorah in the D


Cadillac Square HEATED Tent | Kosher Food Court
Great Jewish Family Festival | After Glow 21+

3:00-5:00 pm
Great Jewish Family Festival
In the Cadillac Square Heated Tent

Free Admission!

Beaumont Activity Zone

  • Slot Car Racing
  • Candle Making with Hazon
  • Dance Dance Revolution
  • Magic Color Scratch Dreidels with JFamily
  • Paws and Dreidel Mascots
  • Face Painting
  • Giant Activity Dreidel
  • Chanukah crafts
  • Balloon Sculptures

Kroger Entertainment Stage

  • 3:30 PM Juggling Show
  • 4:15 PM Music Show with Avy Schreiber

Food Court

For purchase - CASH ONLY (click here for list of ATMS nearby)

  • Chef Cari Spot - Latkes, Brisket and chicken sandwiches, hot dogs, faygo
  • Bake Station - Sufganiyot and other desserts

Mitzvah Station


5:00-6:30 pm
Menorah Lighting Ceremony
& Outdoor Activities
On the Smile Direct Club Main Stage in Campus Martius/Cadillac Square

  • Lighting of the Detroit Menorah featuring the DTE Foundation 
  • Greetings from community leaders and dignitaries
  • Dvar Torah by BBYO Essay Contest Winners
  • Live Music
  • Fire Juggling
  • Light Show
  • Marshmallow Roasting 
  • Balloon Sculptures
  • Chef Cari Food truck for purchase (cash only) - shwarma and falafel, quiona tabouli, fries, faygo
  • Complementary coffee sponsored by Will Leather Goods
  • Complementary Snack Bar & Hot Cider
  • Dancing Dreidels
  • Mitzvah Station
  • Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides available after 6pm

6:00-8:00 pm
After Party, 21+
In the Cadillac Square Heated Tent

Tickets for purchase:
$10 online
$15 at the door
Limited number of tickets available. 
RSVP today!

The place to go for young adults and professionals to hang out and mingle after the ceremony

  • 3 cooking demos from Chef Hunny from Soul Cafe which will include small-plate tasting of the dishes.
  • Craft Beer Tasting
  • DJ Benny 

Presented by The Scott and The Albert, 2 incredible Class A apartment buildings in Greater Downtown Detroit.