Purim Event Guide

Purim Carnival Event Guide

Todah Rabah, thank you, to our amazing Purim committee for planning such a wonderful celebration!

Steve Boonshaft, Joe Gerchen, Staci Gerchen, Leslie Masaki, Steve Masaki, Michele Novof, Brian Peck, Hannah Rubin Schlansky, and Debbie Bram, Director of Jewish Life and Learning

Event Schedule & Attractions

9 a.m. Doors open • Wristband sales and pickup begin

10:30 a.m. Wonka’s Sweet Spiel Spectacular in the Stiffman Sanctuary

11 a.m.–1 p.m. Willy Wonka’s Joyful Purim Carnival!

Where is Everything?

  • North Lobby

    Shushan Town Hall: Wristband Sales & Pickup
    Charlie's Prize & Candy Factory: All children with a wristband should visit during the carnival to redeem their large prize and bag of Wonka candy!

  • North Parking Lot

    Shushan Depot: Trackless Train

  • B'nai El Chapel

    Candyland Adventure: Inflatable Obstacle Course

  • Simcha Center

    Golden Ticket Meal: Lunch for Purchase

  • Tree of Life Hallway

    Wonka's Photo Booth & Cotton Candy

  • Kehillah Center

    Oompa Loompa Games: All the carnival games, plus face painting, balloon animals, and make your own wax hand!

  • Stiffman Sanctuary

    Purimspiel at 10:30 a.m.

Shaare Your Photos!

Shaare your photos with us! Use the hashtag #sepurim24 and tag @shaareemeth on Facebook or Instagram, or e-mail info@sestl.org, with the great photos you take of yourself and your family at the carnival. We’d love to include your photos in an upcoming ShaareMail or Bulletin! 

Winter Weather: January 14, 2024

Religious School Canceled

Due to the predicted weather forecast for Sunday, January 14, all Sunday Religious School programming has been canceled. We appreciate your understanding and support. The temple offices and our religious school will reopen on Tuesday, after the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday.