When is Hanukkah 2025?

Hanukkah 2025 will begin in the evening of Sunday 14th Dec, 2025 (14/12/2025) and ends in the nightfall of Monday 22nd Dec, 2025 (22/12/2025).

What is Hanukkah?


This is the Jewish Festival of Maccabees, the Feast of Consecration or the Festival of Lights. Hanukkah is also spelled Chanukah. In Hebrew, Hanukkah means "Dedication".

The story of Hanukkah began in 167 BC when Jerusalem was ruled by the Greek Empire. The Jews were forced by King Antiochos IV to renounce their religion to worship the Greek gods. This resulted in a revolt unleashed by the Jews and Judas Macabeus who was appointed as leader of the revolt. Therefore, this holiday pays tribute to the Jews who restored the temple in Jerusalem while fighting the Greeks for three whole years.

Dates for Hanukkah from 2015 to 2030

The next occurrence of Hanukkah is marked in red

When is ...?starts onends onDays away
Hanukkah 2030Saturday 21st Dec, 2030Saturday 28th Dec, 2030 starts in 2341 days
Hanukkah 2029Sunday 2nd Dec, 2029Sunday 9th Dec, 2029 starts in 1957 days
Hanukkah 2028Wednesday 13th Dec, 2028Wednesday 20th Dec, 2028 starts in 1603 days
Hanukkah 2027Saturday 25th Dec, 2027Saturday 1st Jan, 2028 starts in 1249 days
Hanukkah 2026Saturday 5th Dec, 2026Saturday 12th Dec, 2026 starts in 864 days
Hanukkah 2025Monday 15th Dec, 2025Monday 22nd Dec, 2025 starts in 509 days
Hanukkah 2024Thursday 26th Dec, 2024Thursday 2nd Jan, 2025 starts in 155 days
Hanukkah 2023Friday 8th Dec, 2023Friday 15th Dec, 2023 ended 221 days ago
Hanukkah 2022Monday 19th Dec, 2022Monday 26th Dec, 2022 ended 575 days ago
Hanukkah 2021Monday 29th Nov, 2021Monday 6th Dec, 2021 ended 960 days ago
Hanukkah 2020Friday 11th Dec, 2020Friday 18th Dec, 2020 ended 1313 days ago
Hanukkah 2019Monday 23rd Dec, 2019Monday 30th Dec, 2019 ended 1667 days ago
Hanukkah 2018Monday 3rd Dec, 2018Monday 10th Dec, 2018 ended 2052 days ago
Hanukkah 2017Wednesday 13th Dec, 2017Wednesday 20th Dec, 2017 ended 2407 days ago
Hanukkah 2016Sunday 25th Dec, 2016Sunday 1st Jan, 2017 ended 2760 days ago
Hanukkah 2015Monday 7th Dec, 2015Monday 14th Dec, 2015 ended 3144 days ago
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Quick Facts

BeginSunset: Dec 14, 2025
End DateNightfall: Dec 22, 2025
When? Starts in 509 days
Duration8 Days
Type Jewish Holidays

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