Chanukah in Union Square | Bill Graham Menorah


Nov. 29-Dec. 5


Union Square San Francisco
333 Post St.
San Francisco, CA 94108
United States

BART Station:

Powell St. (SF)

Walk Time:

6-7 minutes

The Bill Graham Menorah, lighting up SF since 1975, was the first giant public menorah outside of Israel and has inspired thousands of Menorahs around the world! Join  the Bill Graham Menorah Day celebration on the first night of Chanukah: Sunday, November 28 at 2 p.m. for music, traditional foods, and a Menorah Lighting with dignitaries and a week of events to follow as Chabad SF presents the Chanukah Menorah Lighting in Union Square November 28 through December 6.

Editor's Note: Please wear a mask while riding the trains or at an in-person event. Before you travel on BART, use our Trip Planner to get estimated arrival and departure times. Learn what to expect when you return to BART here.

The menorah will light up Union Square Park for the eight days of Chanukah as follows:

Sunday, November 28 Bill Graham Menorah Day

  • 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Live Music & Festive Entertainment
  • 4:45 p.m. First Lighting Ceremony

Monday, November 29 through Thursday, December 2

  • 4:30 p.m. Gathering
  • 5:00 p.m. Lighting Ceremony

Friday, December 3

  • 2:30 p.m. Gathering
  • 3:00 p.m. Lighting Ceremony (early program due to Shabbat)

Saturday, December 4

  • 7:30 p.m. Gathering
  • 8:00 p.m. Lighting Ceremony (later program due to Shabbat)

Sunday, December 5

  • 4:30 p.m. Gathering 
  • 5:00 p.m. Last Lighting Ceremony

How are you celebrating this season?

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