Second Annual Great Jewish Family Festival
A Lag B'omer Celebration
Thursday, May 7
4:30 PM Festival & BBQ
6:30 PM Bonfire & Live Music
At Heritage Park in Farmington Hills
The Great Jewish Family Festival is here to celebrate Jewish identity, promote community friendship, warmth and unity in Metro-Detroit, and welcomes people of all ages, religions and backgrounds.
The festival is in honor of the Jewish Holiday Lag B’omer which celebrates the anniversary of the passing of the great sage and mystic Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, author of the Zohar. It also commemorates the disciples of the great sage Rabbi Akiva and his message of brotherly love. More info about Lag B'omer here.
Kosher Food Fest
NEW THIS YEAR:
Kosher Food Fest with a full BBQ dinner from various kosher caterers available for purchase. More info here.
Family Fun Activities
KIDS! Join the Holiday fun!
Archery, Krav Maga, Sports, Crafts, Bouncy Houses, Face Paint, Fire Truck and Fire Safety Demonstration, Kiddie Corner, Family Nature Hike & More! More info here.
Bonfire & Live Music
After the activities we will gather together around a large bonfire for songs and music and roasting marshmallows. Families can also take a tour of the animals in the Nature Center and explore the activities along the Nature Walk.