Looking for things to do for Purim? See which synagogues and organizations are offering Purim services and programs in and adjacent to Orange County.

North County


February 29, Temple Beth David Purim Tot Shabbat, 10:30 a.m. Learn more here.


March 1, Temple Beth Sholom Children’s Purim Shpiel and Purim Carnival, 10:00 a.m. 


March 7: Temple Beth Tikvah Totally Rad 80’s Purim Party, 5 p.m. Join TBT for a Totally Rad 80’s Purim Party featuring 80’s cover band The Flux Capacitors. Bring the kids for a silent disco and dance the night away with the TBT Community. All are welcome! Early bird pricing through February 21 is $38 per adult and $18 per child. After February 21, cost to attend is $40 per adult and $20 per child. RSVP here.


March 8, Temple Beth David Purim Shpiel and Carnival, 10 a.m. Open to the community.



Central County


March 6, University Synagogue Purim Celebration - "Persian Purim", 5 p.m.

Costumes, DJ, dance party games, bounce house, raffle tickets, and treats. Join Rabbi Rachlis, Cantor Braier and all your friends for the reading of the megillah, jokes, and fun. Preorder tickets at www.UniversitySynagogue.org. Early bird pricing through February 22 is $30 per adult and $20 per child (includes unlimited entertainment, dinner and 2 drink tickets). After February 22, cost to attend is $40 per adults; $30 per child; no cash accepted for same day sales.


March 8, Temple Bat Yahm Totally Rad 80’s Purim Carnival, 10:45 am. Music and children’s Megillah reading, followed by the Purim Carnival. Tickets and information available on website.


March 8, Congregation B’nai Israel Purim Carnival, 12 p.m. 


March 9, Congregation B’nai Israel Young Family Celebration and Purim Shpiel, 5:30 p.m. Costume parade with Carl Cedar and dinner. RSVP here.


March 10, Chabad Jewish Center “Purim at the Stadium” 5:30 p.m. Multimedia Megillah reading, buffet dinner, entertainment and activities for adults and children! RSVP and more information here or call 949.721.9800.

South County


March 6, Temple Beth El of South Orange County Purim Carnival and Outdoor Glow Shabbat Service, 4-7 p.m. Free to attend and open to the community! RSVP here.


March 9, Temple Beth El of South Orange Shushan Brick Road Purim Production, 7 p.m. Dinner with advanced reservations and Megillah reading. RSVP for dinner here.


March 10, Chabad Jewish Center of Mission Viejo “Groovy Purim in the 60s Family Celebration,” 5:30 p.m. Adults $20 in advance, $25 at the door; children/teens $10; family $50 (includes 2 adults and up to 3 children); donor $45 includes preferred seating; host $90 includes preferred seating for 2; and event sponsor $360 includes preferred seating for 8. Register here.

If you don't see your Orange County synagogue or Jewish community Purim  listing here and want to add it, please email the synagogue/organization name, a link to information about your services or programs, and a contact name to Marketing@JFFS.org.