Mitzvah Inspire: Creative Candle Lighting Displays


A candle lighting ceremony is a beautiful tradition that is part of many Bar/Bat Mitzvahs celebrations.

In the past, we wrote a story called, Candle Lighting Displays: No Formal Cake and we thought it would be fun to revisit that idea and see how families are creatively displaying their candles!




See some of the ideas we found below:



Jelly beans in clear paint cans from a celebration at Mamaroneck Beach & Yacht Club

An amusement park themed candle display from Adams Creative Images

The Mendelsohn Family had a neon display. They used 2” square bud vases and filled them with water balls and different color lights with floating candles on top

Posh Able Events created a pretty sea inspired candle lighting display

From Party Decorations by Marlyss, this creative display is for a Cirque du Soleil themed party

Balloon Artistry created these floating candles around the Bat Mitzvah cake

Verbena Designs created these votive candles with the Bat Mitzvah girl’s name

From the Gnat family, they used ceramic letter dishes, filled with candy from Lane Ivy to spell out their daughter’s name

An overhead view from Allison Sargent Events with beautiful color and ribbons

A creative candle lighting set up for Brandon from VIP Caterers

For a baseball themed celebration from its Events by julie

From Adams Creative Images this Bat Mitzvah girl had clear vases with a single beautiful flower

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