Hanukkah for the year 2022 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of December 18 ending at sundown on Monday, December 26. Hanukkah is an eight-day Jewish festival with the first day known as Chanukah, Festival of Lights, and Feast of Dedication. The Jewish People celebrate Hanukkah at home by lighting the menorah, playing dreidel and eating special foods unique to Hanukkah. Some people also sing Hanukkah songs or exchange gifts after lighting the menorah. Many people host and attend Hanukkah parties.