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Creative Candle Lighting Displays For Your Celebration

Bar Bat Mitzvah candle lighting ceremonies are a tradition many families like to include in their child’s celebration.

Whether you are lighting one candle or thirteen, you’ll need a display. Some families are opting for creative alternatives to a traditional Bar Bat Mitzvah cake and candle lighting.

Here are some unique ideas we found, and you can see more in our past Unique Candle Lighting Display story:





LTA candle lighting disply

Lighter Than Air Events created a booth for the Olympic rings candle lighting display

Balloon Artistry candle lighting

 Floating candles and custom name cutouts in navy blue glitter from Balloon Artistry

 Sarah Merians: Candle Lighting Display

A beautiful and colorful cupcake display photographed by Sarah Merians Photography & Video

SPACE: Leanna

White votive floating candles were displayed in clear vases for this candle lighting at Space 

Candle Lighting  no cake

Thirteen pillar candles spelled out JUST JORDAN 2/1/14 from Flower Power Designs

  Party Art Candle lighting

Party Art created a candle lighting display in green sparkle for Julia

unique candle lighting

From Le Magnifique Events, a winter candle lighting display for a hockey themed Bar Mitzvah

Sands Atlantic Beach: Candle Lighting Display

A surfboard candle lighting at The Sands at Atlantic Beach 

It Could Be Verse: Candle Lighting Displays

Bar Mitzvah boy Alex enjoyed a Puzzle Candle Lighting ceremony from It Could Be Verse

Hillary Meisner: Candle Lighting Display

Meisner Acrylic Casting created an art palette in lucite. Each guest that was honored during the candle lighting ceremony came up and filled the palette with colored glass that the family found at Michaels. Each guest then received a bud vase that was etched with the Bat Mitzvah girl’s logo and Bat Mitzvah date

Grunberg Candle Lighting

Simon Elliot Events created a 4 x 8 illuminated framed piece of artwork for this Yankee themed celebration. Each guest was called up by a Bob Shepard voice impersonator and the plasma screen read, “Now Batting”…with their name. As they lit each candle, a button was pressed and a different section of Yankee Stadium became illuminated

Hally - Candle lighting
Rather than having a traditional 13 candle lighting ceremony, Amanda chose to honor her family and friends while lighting three beautiful candles. Parties! Rare to Well Done created the pretty candle holders. See more in the Hally Bat Mitzvah Family Spotlight story

Mitzvah Inspire: candle lighting No Cake

Adams Creative Images put Sarah’s name in lights

my daughter’s theme was Baked by Melissa and I found cupcake candles and candle holders at the dollar store, and make a wooden sign with her name from materials I bought at AC Moore. – See more at:
my daughter’s theme was Baked by Melissa and I found cupcake candles and candle holders at the dollar store, and make a wooden sign with her name from materials I bought at AC Moore. – See more at:


Candle Lighting DIsplay Party Perfect Boca
“Tennis anyone?” from Party Perfect Events

 Joshua Feldman candle lighting

From an upcoming Family Spotlight, a 6 foot ice sculpture candle lighting display for Joshua designed by Cutie Patootie Creations and Artisan Ice Sculptures

Unique Candle lighting

A creative candle lighting display based on Baked by Melissa. Mom Sharon found cupcake candles and candle holders at the dollar store and made a wooden sign with her daughter’s name from materials she bought at AC Moore

Linzi Events Candle Lighting display

Linzi Events incorporated different shades of pink for this feminine and chic candle lighting display

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