Philly has tons of festive Hanukkah happenings for visitors and residents to enjoy, including parties, musical performances, menorah lightings and plenty of food.

Abe Fisher kicks off the Festival of Lights with a huge, potato-themed dinner on the first night of the holiday.

Then, the National Museum of American Jewish History hosts several fun events throughout the week to celebrate, including the popular Cocktails and Candelighting party and the family-oriented Being ___ at Christmas.

Plenty of menorah lightings keep the season bright, including Sesame Place’s first-ever menorah lighting and others in Rittenhouse Square, Headhouse Square and at the Betsy Ross House.

Read on for our guide to the top Hanukkah events in Philadelphia.

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