The fourth annual Menorah lighting in downtown Detroit will take place at 5 p.m. today at Campus Martius Park.
Called "Menorah in the D," the free event to kick off Hanukkah will feature a live band, free food, and booze, according to the event's website
The lighting of the 26-foot-tall menorah is expected do draw more than 3,000 people, the Detroit Free Press reports
. The eight-day Jewish holiday will begin this evening and runs through Wednesday, Dec. 24.