Community Wide


Chanukah Celebration


Monday, December 3, 2018


Lawn at Mercato


​5:00 PM

Community Wide


Chanukah Celebration


​Free admission.

To become a sponsor for the Chanukah Celebration, click here.

To make a donation for the Chanukah Celebration, please contact Renee' at

Jewish Federation of Collier County presents

Latke Eating Contest

at the

Community Wide Chanukah Celebration

Monday, December 26

5:45 pm at Mercato

Do you like eating latkes? Can you be the first one to eat 3 latkes?

If so, we are looking for 3 contestants in each of these categories:

3 children from ages 5-10

3 children from ages 11-16

3 adults from ages 17-25

3 adults from ages 26-45

3 adults from ages 46 and up

Rule #1. Submit a short paragraph or drawing as to why we should pick you to participate in this contest. Please include your name, age and contact information.

Rule #2. All submissions must be received by December 12 to the Jewish Federation of Collier County, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd., Ste. 2201.

Attention: Renee’ or email:

The Chanukah Committee will choose the 3 winners in each category

and notify you on December 26 at this event at 5:45 pm.

Good luck!

The delicious latkes for this eating contest are donated by Stage Deli Fine Foods.

Please visit the restaurant at Mercato to practice eating latkes! Latkes will be available for purchase at the Chanukah Celebration on Monday, December 26.

Click here to read the PDF file.


Please thank our sponsors and donations from the following:


Stage Deli Fine Foods, Mercato,

Naples Klezmer Revival Band and Yoga Loft.