Home / Jewish Life / Holidays / Chanukah / Skate Into Night Number 5 at Chanukah on Ice

Skate Into Night Number 5 at Chanukah on Ice

LOUISVILLE, CO: Jewish tradition teaches that no matter how dark it gets we must strive to bring light. No holiday celebrates this concept more brightly than Chanukah, which requires lighting one more candle each night until we have filled the eight-branched menorah and brought light to the darkness.

Every year, the much-anticipated annual Chanukah on Ice event attracts a crowd of families for outdoor ice skating to Chanukah music, with stops for hot chocolate, soufganiot (traditional jelly doughnuts), and the lighting of the large 6 foot menorah in Louisville’s Downtown Main Street.

Join us as we honor Louisville Lamplighters Adam and Dani Sloat!

NEW FOR THIS YEAR: Kids can build their own lego-like Dreidels and take it home when they’re done.

The festivities begin on Thursday, December 6th at 4:00 pm and we light the menorah at 5:00 pm.

No reservations are required and everyone is welcome!

Admission to WinterSkate is $9 for adults and $7 for children ages four to 12. Children three and under are free. Admission includes skate rental. Say you are there for the menorah lighting and get $1 off!  The Menorah lighting is open to everyone free even if you are not skating. WinterSkate is located at 824 Front Street in downtown Louisville.

This exciting annual event is hosted by the Boulder County Center for Judaism and Boulder JCC, jointly sponsored by Ed and Julie Victor, Schad Family Insurance, JEWISHcolorado, the Oreg Foundation, Boulder Jewish News and WinterSkate.

For more information: Chany at lbkosher@gmail.com or Shari at Shari@boulderjcc.orgOr, access the flyer here.

About Chany Scheiner

Co - Director of Boulder Center for Judaism. Any successful organization needs a heart and that is what Chany provides, along with organization, marketing, innovative programming, and countless Shabbat dinners. Some of her accomplishments are large and public like the annual menorah lighting on Pearl Street and the matzo and shofar factories, while others are quiet and private like the time she spends counseling individuals and sharing the wisdom that comes from study.

Check Also

Michael Rosensweig to be Honored as Lafayette Lamplighter

This year, the Boulder County Center for Judaism has selected former concierge and marketing director for the Boulder Jewish Community Center, Michael Rosensweig, as the Lafayette Lamplighter to kindle the Giant Menorah on the last night of Chanukah.

Chanukah in Our Times

The story of Chanukah begins in the year 167 BCE, when a Greek Macedonian kingdom centered in what is today Syria had tried to outlaw the Jewish religion in Israel and replace it with Hellenistic culture.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.