Menorah lighting in Wilmington to mark celebration of Hanukkah

Community members attend menorah lighting in downtown Wilmington in 2017. (Photo: Sarah Johnson/WWAY)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The holidays are in full swing in the Cape Fear region. There will be a community menorah lighting ceremony this weekend. 

The menorah lightning and Chanukah celebration is an annual event that takes place in Riverfront Park in downtown Wilmington.

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This year, attendees will see a fire juggling performance and can sample traditional latkes and jelly donuts.

Sunday’s event is free and open to the public.