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Lag Ba’Omer Celebrations 2023

Lag Ba’Omer Celebrations 2023

Lag Ba’Omer, the 33rd day of the counting period that occurs between Passover and Shavuot, is a lesser known holiday famous for its celebratory nature, big bonfires, and general fun. In 2023, Lag Ba’Omer is celebrated from May 8 to May 9. We’ve scoured the web for fun family events taking place across the country- from barbecues, to carnivals, to storytimes and more! Click the links below to check out events near you.


Bring the whole family out to Gainesville for a lakeside barbecue and bonfire hosted by Hall County Chabad.

Price: Adults $10, children $5

Bay Area

Enjoy a Friday evening backyard barbecue celebration at B’Nai Israel Jewish Center in Petaluma.

Price: Free


Perfect for little ones, the Shaloh House Jewish Day School will celebrate Lag Ba’Omer with a petting zoo, pony rides, bounce houses, and more.

Price: $7

Long Island

Suffolk Celebrates Israel at the Suffolk Y JCC in Commack will feature dancing, bounce houses, a bonfire, live music, and more.

Price: Adults $10, children $5, free for children under 4


Chabad of the Five Towns is hosting their 28th Annual Community Lag Ba’Omer Celebration at the Andrew J. Parise Cedarhurst Park. The blowout event will have an acrobatic performance, music and dancing, a petting zoo, and much more.

Price: Free

Los Angeles

Bring your post-Mitzvah child to Sephardic Tradition and Recreation in Beverly Hills for a teens-only party that includes a bonfire, photobooth, and mechanical bull! This event is for teens aged 14-18.

Price: $22

New Jersey

Get cozy and creative with a story and crafting time at this kid-friendly Lag Ba’Omer celebration taking place at the Robbinsville Branch Library in Mercer County, hosted by Beth El Synagogue.

Price: Free with registration


The Center for Jewish Life in North Marlboro invites all teens aged 13-17 for a night of bonfires and marshmallow roasting, a great chance to connect with other teens!

Price: Free with registration

New York City

Celebrate in a big way by attending Chabad’s Great Lag Ba’Omer Parade at their headquarters in Crown Heights. Live in another city, or want to avoid the crowds? The whole event will be livestreamed on their website.

Price: Free


Know of a Lag Ba’Omer event in your area that wasn’t mentioned? Email [email protected] to let us know!


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