Passover 2017 around the Bay Area

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

With lots of options for the seder, Pesach events, and Matzah Bakes - you will sure find the perfect outing for your family! 
For a guide with lots of free online resources, Passover recipes, DIY crafts for kids, DIY projects for parents, and more - visit this page!

Happy Passover!
Saturday, March 25, 2017
  • Passover Family Day at Congregation Beth El (Berkeley)
    A brief, family-friendly Shabbat morning service with Rabbi Rebekah Stern, fun Passover activities for the kids while the adults learn together with Rabbi Stern, and a culminating activity for the family to enjoy together.

Sunday, March 26, 2017
  • Kids Pesach Activity and Matzah Bake at Chabad Israeli Silicon Valley - IN HEBREW (Palo Alto)
    seder and Matzah bake.
    Ages 4-12.
    $10 per child.
  • Model Matzah Bakery (Castro Valley)
    Come make the Matzah from start to finish! Chaff the wheat, grind it into flour, roll the dough, bake it, and take it home!

Sunday, April 2, 2017
  • Family Seder Game Show with Chabad of Fremont (Fremont)
    lively morning of exciting games and family bonding, as together you embark on a multi-sensory journey, exploring the profound themes of Passover.

    Prepare your kids for Passover with a Model Seder experience that you've never seen before! Game shows and an interactive video and bring the story of Passover and the Seder to life so that your children will feel like they are truly experiencing the Passover story! 

    FREE, RSVP to
  • Passover Puppet Show with Jen Miriam Altman at the Contemporary Jewish Museum (San Francisco)
    Enjoy an interactive experience of the Passover story with puppets and songs. Meet Moses and Miriam and cross the Red Sea in this fun puppet show from Jen Miriam Altman.

    FREE with Museum admission; youth 18 and under always free.
  • Community Passover Celebration at the Oshman Family JCC (Palo Alto)
    Celebrate the Passover journey to freedom with your family and friends. Activities for children and families will teach you more about the Passover story: enjoy an interactive Hebrew story time, dance along to a fun musical performance, learn about insects and bugs with Mad Science, watch a fun Passover show, bounce along in the bounce house, and build and learn about pyramids with Legos® from Playwell.

  • Pre-Passover Party with Jewish Baby Network (Redwood City)
    Come get ready for Passover with the Jewish Baby Network and PJ Library.
    Learn fun songs, read PJ Library® stories and learn how to bring joy and meaning to your young family seder.
    Bring an outdoor blanket, and JBN will provide snacks and drinks.

  • Passover Celebration and Preschool Academy at Wornick Jewish Day School (Foster City)
    his educational and fun morning of learning activities with Wornick teachers and musician Elana Jagoda is especially for children ages 3 to 5 and their families. Co-sponsored by PJ Library. Lunch is included.

    FREE, RSVP required.
  • Passover Escape Room (Palo Alto) - Journey to Ancient Egypt to unlock the mysteries of the Passover Seder, solve hidden clues, and rescue the Jewish people before it’s too late! 

Friday, April 7, 2017:
  • Friday Night Lights: The Passover Edition - Congregation Etz Chaim (Palo Alto)A Shabbat experience for children ages 6 and unser and their families. Featuring seasonal and holiday scavneger hunt, songs and more.
    FREE, RSVP required.
Saturday, April 8:

Sunday, April 9, 2017:
  • Passover Storytime and Crafts at the Bookasaurus (Sunnyvale)
    Celebrate spring with storytime, an egg hunt and flower planting, read books to celebrate Spring, Easter and Passover. After storytime enjoy an egg hunt and then decorate and plant seeds in grow pots.

  • Family Day: Celebrating Authors Big and Small at the Contemporary Jewish Museum (San Francisco)
    elebrate books, reading, and the story sharing tradition of Passover at The CJM’s annual Family Day. Stories come alive with acrobatic storytelling by Acrolele, Puppy Dog Tales, kid authors sharing their books, letterpress bookplate projects, free cake, and more!

    REE with Museum admission; youth 18 and under always free.
  • Jewbilee's Pre-Passover Presidio Picnic (PPPP) & Hike (SF) - Re-enact the wandering of our people out of Egypt while enjoying the coastline of the Bay & meeting other cool Jews.
    FREE, registration required.

Monday, April 10, 2017:
  • Community Pesach Seder with Chabad MidPen (Redwood City)
    Passover Community Seder, a meaningful Seder that you can follow! The Seder will be hosted at the Brand New Courtyard Marriott in Redwood City.

    Enjoy a full-course, sumptuous Seder feast, with all the traditional delicacies!

    The story of the Exodus will come alive through the Kabbalistic insights and mystical teachings told with humor and melody. The Seder is English-friendly so everyone can feel welcome.

    Adults $40, Children 2-12: $20. Nobody will be turned away due to lack of funds.
  • Passover Seder with Chabad (Castro Valley)
    Celebrate Passover in the great company of friends, family & community! The Passover Seder features a gourmet four-course meal, hand baked Shmurah Matzah, four cups of wine, personal Hebrew-English Haggadah and
    interactive Children's program.
  • Pesach Seder Experience with Chabad of Fremont Jewish Center (Fremont)
    Gourmet Gluten-free Passover cuisine, hand-made Shmurah Matza and Kosher Wine. Family-friendly Hebrew/English Haggadah.
  • Community Passover Seder with Chabad (Palo Alto)
    Family-Friendly Seder with games, songs and activities.
    Adults $25, Children: $15. Nobody will be turned away due to lack of funds.
  • Passover Community Seder (Santa Clara) - Relive the exodus and Share a traditional Seder with Chabad Santa Clara. Enjoy a delicious four course meal. Taste the special Passover delicacies of Charoset & Marror and eat the special hand baked “Shmurah” Matzah. 
  • Community Passover Seder at the OFJCC (Palo Alto) - This interactive, warm and welcoming event is perfect for the whole family!  Enjoy a delicious Kosher for Passover meal, singing and matzah decorating!

Tuesday, April 11, 2017: 
  • Community Passover Second Seder with Chabad (Palo Alto)
    Family-Friendly Seder with games, songs and activities.
    Adults $25, Children: $15. Nobody will be turned away due to lack of funds.
  • PJCC Family Seder (Foster City) - A playful, interactive and meaningful Seder. Explore the Passover traditions in a fun and engaging atmosphere full of singing and storytelling. 

Thursday, April 13, 2017:
  • PJ Library Passover Playdate at the Rec Room (Berkeley) - Passover reading nook and music, and craft activity. Admission: $5 discount for PJ Library families given at the door. 
Thursday, April 20, 2017:
  • Mimouna: A Post-Passover Celebration (Los Gatos) - Mimouna is a Moroccan-Jewish post-Passover festival. It's a celebration of community, friendship, and hospitality. Moroccan-Jewish families invite relatives and friends and other guests over to each other's houses and there is a sweet table covered in a white tablecloth that is set up in each house that serves as the centerpiece for the Mimouna festival.  Admission: $8 (JCC members $5)
Saturday, April 22, 2017:
  • Community Mimouna Celebration (Berkeley) - Traditional sweets and desserts, Henna artists, Moroccan lantern making, traditional Moroccan clothing and photobooth, belly dancers, Havdalah ceremony, DJ and dance party. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 

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