WHEN: Thursday December 14, 2023 at 5:30PM

WHERE: Sanderson Lincoln Pavillion in the Carefree Desert Gardens – 101 Easy Street, Carefree AZ 85377

WEBSITE: ChanukahinCarefree.com


For the 7th year, Chanukah in Carefree will host its nightly holiday celebration including menorah lighting and Chanukah songs for all eight nights of Chanukah. Center For Jewish Philanthropy and the PJ Library will attend on Dec 14 along with Erez Kessler for a magical night of song.

Latkes, coffee and hot chocolate will be served . Nosh on challah bites and olive oil.  The celebration will feature raffles and silent auction items that have been generously donated by the local business community to help to raise money and awareness for the Cave Creek Unified Education Foundation (CCUEF), who is this year’s Spirit of Giving recipient.

This year Chanukah in Carefree is generously supported by the Center for Jewish Philanthropy, Kiwanis, APS, Spirit in the Desert, Sanderson Lincoln and Temple Chai. Please go to our website ChanukahinCarefree.com for more information on the event, our sponsors, our contributors, live streaming links and details on the complete schedule. This is an outdoor event, is free to attend and open to attendees of all denominations and faiths.

Enhanced security measures will be in place.


Carefree, AZ is a scenic community of over 3,700 residents nestled in the Sonoran Desert Foothills. Incorporated in 1984, the town is regarded as one of the most inspiring and livable places in Arizona and centers its culture on desert lifestyle, architecture, culinary arts, health, wellness, and community involvement. For more information, please visit www.carefree.org or call 480-488-3686

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