Yes, yes, it's December and also "Christmas is Around," as Billy Mack (Expense Nighy) sang oh so sleazily in the 2003 vacation movie staple Love, Really. Yet as I constantly urged as a child, there's one more holiday in December! Well, occasionally Hanukkah remains in December. Occasionally it comes earlier. Right here are this year's dates and some standard facts about the Jewish holiday. When does it start as well as finish? In 2017, Hanukkah begins at sundown on Tuesday, December 12, and ends with nightfall on Wednesday, Dec.