The Rittenhouse Square Menorah Lighting Set For The First Night Of Hanukkah, Tuesday, December 20

Happy Hanukkah! Celebrate the first night of the holiday in Rittenhouse Square, when the first candle of the menorah will be lit. (Photo courtesy Friends of Rittenhouse Square)

Rittenhouse Square is about to get even more brilliantly lit.

Celebrate Hanukkah 2011 at Rittenhouse Square tomorrow evening, Tuesday, December 20, as the giant menorah adjacent to the city’s largest Christmas tree is lit for the first night of the holiday, at 6:30 p.m.

Rittenhouse Square is one of Philadelphia’s most popular public spaces, utilized all year-round. It’s a treasured holiday experience to walk through its twinkling pathways.

Stick around after the prayers are sung to grab dinner or drinks at any of the excellent restaurants rimming the square, from Parc to Rouge to Twenty Manning Grill.

To learn more about Hanukkah and menorah-lighting, check out Jewish Philly. And don’t forget to make reservations for Zahav’s special Hanukkah menu.

Rittenhouse Square Menorah Lighting
When: Tuesday, December 20, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Center of the square
Cost: Free
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