Best Things To Do In Israel This Month

August 2023

“Madame Butterfly” Opera

“Yehoshua” Park, 150 Israel Rockach Blvd., Tel Aviv-Yafo
3 August 2023, 19:00-23:00
  Madame Butterfly, One of the most popular operas of all time, will be performed at the Yehoshua Park in Tel-Aviv Jaffa, with free entry. Adults, young people, and families with children – all come to enjoy a thrilling and exciting cultural experience. The Opera is with the Israeli Opera Choir – conducted by Itai Berkovitch & the Israeli Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion.

July 2023

Tel-Aviv beach tennis Championship

“Frishman” beach, 2 Yehezkel Kaufmant st., Tel Aviv-Yafo
22 July 2023, 09:00-17:00
  Tel Aviv-Jaffa’s 1st Championship in beach tennis (Matkats) is coming soon. We are paying respect to the most popular Israeli beach game, and therefore we decided to splash the entire Shabbat with a colorful beach event for the whole family. The Championship includes women-men-mixed categories with equal prizes for the winners. Alongside the Championship, there will be good music, tasty food & lots of alcohol, and good vibes.
To enroll the competition click here

December 2021

Jaffa “Christmas Market”

“Neve-Golan” pool, 14 Sderot HaBesht st., Tel Aviv-Yafo
10\11 December 2021, 12:00\16:00
  Instead of flying to London or Berlin, a quick stop to Jaffa will ensure you the Christmas atmosphere like the Arab-Christian community in the city knows how to celebrate. Two days of celebrations full of joy and magic with nationwide be Arab artists. When? Friday 10.12 from 16:00 to 22:00 and Saturday 11.12 from 12:00 to 22:00.

November 2021

Hanukkah candles lit

28 Nov’ – 6 Dec’ 2021
Hanukkah candles lit, Tel Aviv-Yafo
  During Hanukkah, in dozens of locations throughout the city, Hanukiah candles will be lit. The main event will be held at Rabin Square and Habima Square, from Sunday, November 28, 2021, until Monday, December 6, 2021.

October 2021

“Fresh Paint 2021”

21 – 26 October 2021
55 Shekels (Adult)
“Velodrome”, Hadar Yosef Tel Aviv-Yafo
  “Fresh Paint” is Israel leading annual art event since 2008. The 2021’s post 4th wave Corona event is back to with a real-life edition, this year located at the “Silvan Adams National Velodrome”, at the “Hadar Yosef” Tel Aviv-Yafo, with a celebration of art, alternative culture, and modern exhibitions.

“Trilion soundsystem” music collective

15 October 2021, 17:15
120 Shekels (an Adult)
The “Monkey Stage”, Mizpe Gvulot
  At the “IndiNegev” Festival, An alternative music collective named “Trilion soundsystem” that plays dub, reggae, and rub and makes great fun for the audience. They could get crazy, so joy is guaranteed but NOT to the weakest heart.

September 2021

“The Magic of the Shema-Israel”

Until 23 April 2021
52 Shekels (Adult)
“Israel Museum”, Jerusalem
  The Hebrew words Shema Yisrael, “Hear, O Israel,” mark the opening of the Jewish declaration of faith and last uttered before death. This Exhibition test the use of the “Shema” in protective magic, “Magia”, to the present day. The exhibition examines the complex relationship between religion, magic, and modern life. See exhibition video link.

“Hope” Photo Exhibition

Until 19 September 2021, 10:30-17:30
52 Shekels (an Adult)
2 Haim Levanon St, Ramat-Aviv
  The Prix Pictet is the world’s most prestigious photography prize for sustainability and world humanity issues. The “Hope” exhibition showcasing at “Eretz Israel” Museum (“MUZA” in shortcut )by four photography artists. The exhibit has been carefully curated and offers a powerful and inspirational experience.

The “Ball” Exhibition

Until 11 December 2021, 12:00-18:00
40 Shekels (an Adult)
Design Museum , 8 Pinhas Eilon St., Holon
  The “Ball” exhibition tells the ability of fashion to take us into a magical world of fashion and fairy tales where anything is possible, even for one night. The exhibition, The exhibition includes about 120 dresses in historical (lower hall) and contemporary designs(the upper hall) made by nowadays Israeli top dress designers.

August 2021

“The Breakfast Club”

25 August 2021, 21:00-22:50
“Tirosh Amphitheater”, Old Jaffa
At Old Jaffa under stary stary night, “Every Wednesdays” outdoor movie screenings in front of the most beautiful coastal view with a worthwhile sea breeze. free admission and a must-have CORONA Green certification!. This 25th Agu’ at “Tirosh Amphitheater” showing the cult picture “The Breakfast Club” (1985).

An alternative “Shabbat Welcoming”

27 August 2021, 18:30-19:30
Next to the Carousel, North Tel Aviv Port
  An alternative Jewish ritual of “Shabbat Receiving” (the Welcoming of the Sabbath) full of music and dance with Israeli folklore at the North Tel Aviv port will take place this Friday. Proceeding our tradition, we will meet at the (North)Tel Aviv port for Israeli prayer, Hebrew poetry, a community atmosphere, and thanksgiving. We will sing and dance and have the Sabbath together in one of the most beautiful places in the city, overlooking the sea waters.

July 2021

“Espacio potencial” Modern Flamenco Dance

23 July 2021, 21:00-22:15
85 Shekels (Pre-sale)
Mateh Asher hall, Kibbutz Kabri
  “Espacio potencial” is a term coined by psychoanalyst Donald Winnicott, refers to the liminal space of an experience that lies between reality and fantasy, without these poles interfering with each other or making a choice between them. The “Espacio Potencial” dance is a special collaboration of 4 Flamenco dancers, Adi Akiva, Adi Mobad, Yael Tochfeld & Adva Yermiyahu, musicaly directed by Manuel Cazas and his live band, which represents an attempt to expand the essence of traditional flamenco beyond its’ function as a musical dialogue between three basic elements – song, guitar, and dance. Amazingly performed. Beautifully made. (for tickets Click here)

“Zumba” dance party

06 July 2021, 19:30-22:00
Ayalon school sport centre, Nachlat-Yizhack 35 Tel Aviv-Jaffa
  A “Zumba” Dance party with Dean Saar, Senior fitness experience for over 20 years. Combination of fluid mobility from the world of dance and power and core balance. Later on, Osher Cohen & Maria Nevaro will pump us up with hysterical Zumba dances Brazilian style.

“Dokaviv”, International Documentary Film Festival

1st – 10th July 2021, Different time
45 Shekels
Several locations, Tel Aviv
  “Dokaviv”, the International Documentary Tel Aviv-Jaffa Film Festival, is dedicated entirely to documentary cinema and among the most respected festivals in its field. With 115 new documentaries worldwide, dozens of world premieres, tribute programs, talks with creators, industry events, and more. Locations are as follows: Tel Aviv Cinematheque, the Tel Aviv Museum, Hilton Beach, the Anise Auditorium in Jaffa, and the Romano House. Films will also be available for online viewing.

June 2021

Tel Aviv 2021 Pride Parade

25 June 2021, 12:00-18:00
Beach Promenade, Tel Aviv-Jaffa
  Tel Aviv 2021 Pride Parade returns on June 25, representing the first mega-event following the Corona year and marks the climax of the annual Pride Month. Over 250,000 people expected attendance recognized as one of the world’s leading gay events globally.

Hebrew Week Festival Book

9th – 19th June 2021, 11:00-22:30
Sarona, Tel Aviv
  Coming back with dozens of events around the country, including Tel Aviv’s Sarona, after the Corona break. Intended to encourage Hebrew book reading and issue massive sale deductions. At Sarona Park, besides focus on the books fair, they’ll feature dozens of events with every kind of reader in mind, especially children.

May 2021

“Ramadan” tasting on Jaffa’s Yefet St.

4th – 5th May 2021, 20:30+
15-25 Shekels
Yeffet street, (Tel-Aviv)Jaffa
  During the 4th and 5th of May starting at 20:30, along Yefet Street in Jaffa, the general public will be invited to come and taste typical “Ramadan” dishes from the local businesses on the street: “Backlawa” Arbaic sweets, Vegetarian “Masjan” and “kataif” (the dessert associated with Ramadan). A Sophi dancer along with two musicians and a DJ will perform & play typical holiday music.

spring-watching birds tour

1st May 2021, 07:00-08:30
30 Shekels
“Rosh Hatzipor” birds observatory, Yehoshua Park Tel Aviv
  On May the 1st a spring-watching birds tour for the adult audience at the peak of the migration season on their way back to Europe. Come in the early busy bird’s activity morning, many birds come to the compound, the lake is full and the ground is blooming.

December “Corona” 2020

Haifa “Holiday of Holidays Festival”

10th – 20th December 2020
Differnt prices
The German Colony, Haifa
  The “2020 Holiday of Holidays Festival” in its 27th year in Haifa, a city of coexitest of the 3 major monotoistic religions and the holy capital of the Bahai belief. The festival takes place in Beit Ha’Gefen, Wadi Nisnas and the German Colony in Haifa. Click here for full Online / Zoom / Physical curriculum.

Tigist Yoseph Exhibition

2nd September- 3rd April 2021
50 Shekels an Adult ticket
Tel Aviv museum, Tel Aviv
  Tigist Yoseph Ron, an artist with Ethiopiana-Jewish background, a new comer(“Ola-Hadasha”) to Israel in “Operation Moses” in 1984, an expressive charcoal drawings depict portraits, events, and impressions from the daily life, self portraits inrepertation through the exploration eyes of her relationship with her late mother.

November “Corona” 2020

2020 International Photography Festival

Monday 9th – 21st November 2020
Free admission fees
Kikar-Hamedina centre, Tel Aviv
  The International Photography Festival, will be taking place this year in “Kikar-Hamedina” in Tel Aviv, for its eighth time. Beside photography it will also exhibit live performances, video art and music events. The festival is the pinnacle of 2020’s PHOTO IS:RAEL annual activity, a NON profit organization with a vision of social outreach, dialogue, research and the highlighting of artistic and social themes through the language of photography.

October “Corona” 2020

Tel Aviv’s vegan food tour

Tuesday 20 October 2020 onwards
12:00-15:00, 190 Shekels for an adult
Abraham Hostel, Tel Aviv
  1/4 of Tel Aviv residences are Vegans. Tour your way through some of Tel Aviv’s best vegan gourmet food restaurants. Visit a series of four vegan eateries and ice cream deserts, for a delicious samples, all while learning of Tel Aviv vegan history. To book the tour click here. NOTE: availability subject to quarantine restriction removal.

Tel Aviv graffiti tour

15 October 2020 onwards
Tel Aviv-Jaffa
  Tel Aviv street art and graffiti tell the story of the city’s constantly evolving art you won’t find in a museum. Join a local guide for a walking tour, side streets alongside alleys, that explores art, history, and style through the streets. To book the tour click here NOTE: availability subject to quarantine restriction removal.

September “Corona” 2020

Van Gogh The Immersive Experience

18 Spetember-30 November 2020
10:00-21:00, 115 Shekels for an adult
Peres Park, Holon
  The exhibition, thanks to a new cutting edge virtual technological projection you will become a part of the spectacular, incomparable universe of Vincent Van Gogh, featuring 2000 of Van Gogh’s creations, in a hall in the city of Holon. Its a whole new experience of discovering Van Gogh life and its creations.

Leonardo da Vinci 501 years anniversary

Until Saturday 10 October 2020
10:00-21:00, 49 Shekels for an adult
Old train station, Jerusalem
  To signify 501st anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, a fascinating and colorful exhibition dedicated to the universal genius, the 1st most known Renaissance man whose infinite curiosity is equal to his ingenuity.da Vinci one of the greatest inventors in history – a scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, painter, sculptor and architect, who is hundreds of years ahead of his time.

April “Corona” 2020

Israel’s 72nd “Independence day”

Tuesday 28 April 2020
20:00-03:30, No admission fees
Tel Aviv-Jaffa
  In the focus of Israel’s 2020 “Independance day” 72nd anniversary festivities: 8 trucks that will roam the city from north to south, that will lift the roof up, starting at 8 pm with Hebrew independence songs. The traditional fireworks show is canceled this year. On wednesday, starting at 6pm, the municipality will host a Facebook / Zoom Live party with DJ Itai and discover the rooftop of the City Hall at sunset, accompanied by sax and violin players, a party filmed and broadcast by four cameras And Hover and the general public will be invited to zoom in, dance in the living room and star on screen live.

“Bochi” vegan-eco cafe “Lev”‘s campaign

April 2020
minimum order of 85 shekels
140 Ben-Yehuda street, Tel Aviv-Jaffa
  “Naturally, there are fewer donations to nonprofits while Corona’s on, but people still order food,” explains owner Daddy Avidor, 30, a clinical social worker in his training. To launch the project, a dog named “Lev”(heart in hebrew) was selected. A leg amputated and mentally scarred dog. “Lev” sore and scared and today after rehabilitation he is patient and attentive. We want to fulfill ourselves and probably have a dream and buy a customized and flexible prosthesis that will allow him to run freely. “The cost of the dream is about NIS 2,500.

March 2020

Bat-Sheva dance company presents “2019”

Monday 9 Narch 2020
21:30-22:30, admission 190 Shekels
The “Susan dallal” centre, 5 yehieli st. Tel Aviv-Jaffa
  “2019” is a dance creation performed by Bat-Sheva group and choreograph by Ohad Naharin in which movement, space, time and text are interwoven to embody the state of social, global and local things. The work is performed in a space designed by Gadi Tzahor, specially built in the Bat-Sheva studio’s workshop.

“Jaffa salon” 10 years anniversary

Friday 6 Narch 2020
13:00-17:00, Free admission
The “Jaffa salon”, 15 Nazal Dagim st. Jaffa
  The “Jaffa salon” Art Gallery celebrate 10 years anniversary with a charming new location at the picturesque alleys of Old Jaffa. The event will also host the exhibition of the rising promising star illustrator Sergei Isakov. We insure plenty of Good art , live music and drinking.

January 2020

WORK Drag Show

Tuesday 21 January 2020
21:30-02:00, admission fees 25 Shekels
Desire club, 25 Karlibach st. Tel Aviv
  A Drag party of glitz and dancing comes this week with performance of: Christina Fox, Miss India and Lizzie La Belle.

Sephi Sizeling

Tuesday 21 January 2020
22:30-23:45, Free admission
16 Herzel st. Tel Aviv
  Sephi Sizeling , the wonderful trumpeter, has now its new album “Tru Thoughts” on tour.

“Radio blah blah” 25th anniversary

Monday 13 January 2020
20:00-23:30, admission fees starting at 180 Shekels
Menorah Mivtah Hall, Tel Aviv
  The album “Radio blah blah” 25th anniversary It was supposed to be a hit-and-run affair, but the audience kept coming and meanwhile the end doesn’t seem near. The band “Natasha’s friends” are back on stage with Lior Ashkenazi in the role of A. Waxman.

Daniela Spector – The show

Wednesday 15 January 2020
20:30-22:30, admission fees 75 Shekels
“Barbie” club, Tel Aviv
  The talented Daniela Spector launches her fourth album and marks a decade of musical activity.

December 2019

“The Magical Mystery Tour” show

Tuesday 24 December 2019
22:00, admission fees 75 (Under 13)-85 Shekels
“Zappa”, 24 Raul Wallenberg street, Tel Aviv
  The “Magical band” puts on a golden “Beatles” hits show to which it can also be enjoyed by kids as for the accompanying parent.

Tel Aviv Jazz Festival

Wednesady to Friday 18 – 20 December 2019
21:00, 90 – 270 Shekels admission fees
Tel Aviv Israel museum, Tel Aviv
  There is no better way to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Tel Aviv Jazz festival than with the help of crazy lineup: Joey de Francesco, Esther Rada, Kotiman Orchestra, Buttrio Trio and more.

2019 Xmass Fair

Saturday 21 December 2019
13:00-21:00, Free admission
“Teder”, 9 Jaffa Road Tel Aviv
  Inside of “Teder” passage, Chestnut, hot wine, second hand compound, Christmas movie marathon and beauty salon are just an adjunct to a winter market that will spread across the Romano plaza and offer clothing, accessories, prints and more by various designers. All of this treats will be wrapped in a Xmass decor in the spirit of the season holiday.

Tel Aviv 110th anniversary celebrations

Thursday 12 December 2019
19:30, Free admission age 18+
city town hall, Kikar Malchey Israel Center, Tel Aviv
  The city town hall is celebrating its 100th anniversary with performances, exhibitions, screenings, standups and the highlight will be an acoustic soundtrack performance by “Florentine” 90’s TV show stars.

“Electric Dreams” – Dance party

Friday 13 December 2019
Radio E.P.G.B club, 7 Sha”dal street, Tel Aviv
  A pre- Christmas dance party ( seems to be there is such a thing ) . Socks without gifts? Christmas songs out of tune? You will need to come to find the answer. Eighties hits will be played in the best of tradition, that’s for sure.

A tribute to Daniel Johnston

Sunday 8 December 2019
21:30, Free admission
“Kuli Alma”, 10 Mikve-Israel street, Tel Aviv
  Daniel Johnston R.I.P, a painter & musician suffering from bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, defeated Satan and died of a heart attack this September .Among those who remembers and show tribute this “Artist of Artists” : Idan Alterman, Hila Ruach, Noam Inbar, Mika Sadeh, Nomka, Rotem Bar-Or and more.

Ehud Banai – Live

Thursday 5 December 2019
21:30, admission fees 125 Shekels
“Barbie”, Kibbutz Galuyot 52 Tel Aviv
  Ehud Banai, One of the fathers of Israeli Rock & Roll in another performance NOT of this world, with the best of his hits of all time, icluding his imortal 1987’s album with “The refugees”, with an essence of Israeli temporality.

“Sleepover” – Pajama’s Dance Party

Friday 6 December 2019
23:00 pm, 65 shekels admissions fees
“Duplex”, 10 Hascach street, Tel Aviv
  To come to a party in pajamas – how ingenious, that simple. Get on your favorite pajama and come to dance by the sounds of Britney, Eminem, Black Eyed Peas and other friends who accompanied us in the early millennium days. To maximize the atmosphere of a fifth grade, sleepers and glow will be scattered.

“Zero waste Israel” – environment conference

Thursday 5 December 2019
15:00 pm, 95 – 120 shekels admissions fees
North campus “Seminar Hakibuzim”, 3 Shoshana Perztich street, Tel Aviv
  With world climate summit opening this week in Madrid, the conference “Zero waste Israel” that bears the same Facebook group name, will feature recycling, eco-farming, coastal pollution, damages by the fashion industry and other factors influencing our natural environment. Last “Black Friday” in Israel only, a cumulative amount of more than 750 million shekels been spent. We do NOT want to ruin the celebration, but it may be worth thinking, that December just kicked in and it is NOT winter yet.

November 2019

“Quite Engines” – Assaf Amdorsky

Wedensay 27 November 2019
21:00 pm, 160-250 Shekels
“Culture Hall”, 1 Huberman street, Tel Aviv
  Following the success of the first performance, Amadorski’s third and immortal album “Quiet Engines” returns for another 20th birthday. With hits, the show will make you travel in time to the beautiful part of the late 90s in Israel.

“Link Up” – Clubbing

Friday 29 November 2019
21:00 pm, free admissions
“Teder”, 9 Jaffa road, Tel Aviv
  A part of the “London in Tel Aviv” festival, Londoners and local DJ’s will hit the dance floor. Featuring big London`s DJ’s names such as Ace, Cassin, Pierce James and Ono Expected of exciting collaborations. For other Tel Aviv night clubbing click here.

“VIVA MOMIX” – A Modern Dance ballet

19 November 2019
20:30 am – 21:30 pm, 270-330 Shekels
“Herzliya Art Stage” hall, Zabotinsky 15 street, Herzliya
  The American dance group “Momix”, is coming to Israel with a special performance marking its 40th anniversary. Especially commemorating the 40s events, the group created :”VIVA MOMIX”, a new show that is a journey in the surrealistic and unique world of the choreographer and artistic director Moses Pendleton.

“Depeche Mode” Party

21 November 2019
23:00 am – 04:00 pm, 60 Shekels
“Helen’s Keller”, Hachachmonaim 113 street, Tel Aviv
  Depeche Mode fans are pumped up for the new documentary film shot at the “Global Spirit” world tour, is coming out release this week at a festive gala night at the Herzliya Cinematheque (as in 70 more countries worldwide), to be followed in Tel Aviv in after Party delight with all of its legendary hits, starting from the early 80’s.

“Made In Israel” Art fair

22 November – 23 November 2019
10:00 am – 20:00 pm, Free admission
Tel Aviv-Jaffa old train station, Koefman 4 street, Tel Aviv
  An open air fair market at the heart of the old train station in Jaffa of Fashion, Art, jewelry, Bags, Vintage and second hand accessories, Beauty & Dead Sea cosmetics products and more from Israeli artists, designers and boutique manufactures at the fair that sets the stage for local art.

“Near & Far” Art Show

12 June – 31 December 2019
10:00 am – 18:00 pm
Tel Aviv museum, Shaul Hanelech blvd., Tel Aviv
  This “Near & Far” exhibition presents works most of which are new to Tel Aviv Museum’s Israeli art collection. These include works by contemporary artists created in dialogue with canonical works in the collection. The historical part of the collection was supplemented by works by past artists associated with formative events from the early years of the state, which now celebrate 70 years for its establishment.

“4 Days of pianist” Concert Festival

13 November – 16 November
18:00 am – 20:00 pm
Jerusalem Theare, David markus street, Jerusalem
  2019 marks 170 years and 210 years for the death & birth of Frederick Chopin (1810-1849), Therefore this year Jerusalem piano festival is dedicated to his work. One who is the buzzing and emotion-filled piano creator, who created the most touching romantic pieces. 4 concerts will be held between 13-16 of November. For jerusalem hotels booking click here.

“Crazy Beauty” by Itzik Gallile & Marko Geke

12 November – 12 November 2019
21:00 pm – 23:00 pm
Susan Dallal Centre, Florentin, Tel-Aviv Jaffa (110-140 Shekels per person)
  One evening with 3 work creations by 2 performers from the top world class, the German performer Marko Geke with the work “Nichts”, The Israeli choreograph Iztik Gallile with his winning work “Peeled” and “Cherry pink and apple blossom in white”.

Tattoo Festival

15 November – 16 November 2019
12:00 am – 20:00 pm
House #10, Ganey Hataarucha, Tel Aviv Jaffa (80-140 Shekels for tattoo)
  Dozens of Tattoo artists from Israel and abroad, piercing, Freak show artists, selling of fashion & accessories, street food, alcohol, live show and many more hardcore events.


16 November – 16 November 2019
9:00 am – 23:00 pm
Hatnufa 1 Street, Tel Aviv Jaffa
  Michal Gaverielov, David Dao’r, Eyal Asolin and many more artists in a national project that gathers 30 artists from different spectrum to a joined show. The topic this time is “SEXTHETICA” , a combination of beauty & passion. Free “Carlsberg” beers will be offered…because somebody in the high offices understood that you can NOT enjoy high art with NO alcohol in in your blood.

Drag Queen Night

16 November – 16 November 2019
20:00 am – 24:00 pm
“Avraham Hostel”, Levontion 21 street, Tel Aviv (contribution between 100-500 shekels)
  Drag Queen show, Dj will play hipHop singles, and one Neta Barzilay(2018 Eurovision song winner…Daaaa’). All will perform voluntarily at this gala event sponsoring the “Academy” charity. The charity goal is to assist young women coming out of the prostitution circle to find a respectable decent work, by means of financing courses and studying of new professions according to their abilities.