Top Choice Music in Eilat

Red Sea Jazz Festival

Going strong since 1987, the renowned Red Sea Jazz Festival takes place each year during the last week of August. Outdoor performances are staged around the Eilat Sea Port. The festival’s legendary all-night jam ses…
Top Choice Cultural in Tel Aviv

White Night

Each June, the city has one sleepless night when the city's cultural venues stay open and free music events are staged across town, including the Old Railway Station, Sarona Colony, Jaffa Port, beaches, Habima Sq an…
Theatre in Akko

Alternative Theatre Festival

Akko's fringe festival brings performances to beaches, streets and ancient buildings in the old city, usually with plenty of events (tickets from 40NIS) that highlight the region's multicultural tapestry.
Music in Tsfat

Tsfat International Klezmer Festival

Eastern European Jewish soul music fills the squares and alleys of the old city for three days in mid-August. All performances are free. Accommodation is in very short supply, so book far ahead.
Cultural in Dead Sea

Tamar Festival

Four-day festival of Israeli music, in late September or October, held atop and around Masada, at Kibbutz Ein Gedi and at Neot HaKikar.
Music in Northwestern Shore

Jacob’s Ladder

Founded by a group of Anglo-Saxim (English-speaking immigrants) back in 1978, this twice-a-year festival features bluegrass, folk, country, blues, Irish jigs and world music. Performances by Israeli and internationa…
Music in North Tel Aviv

Opera in the Park

One of the highlights of the Tel Aviv calendar, Opera in the Park is a free event attended by nearly 100,000 people from all over the country. Each July or August, the Israeli Opera gives a full performance of a cla…
LGBT in City Centre

Tel Aviv Pride

Held in the second week of June, this celebration of Israel's LGBT+ community draws a huge number of international visitors and is the country's biggest festival. Its centrepiece is the Pride Parade, starting from G…
Light Show in Masada

Sound & Light Show

This dramatic, open-air recounting of the history of Masada should be watched from the base of the Roman siege ramp on Masada’s western side. The narration is in Hebrew but you can rent earphones (15NIS) for simulta…
Fair in Haifa

Holiday of the Holidays

A true coming together of Haifa's diverse communities, the Holiday of the Holidays features an outdoor carnival, fairs, food tastings and concerts in Wadi Nisnas and the German Colony, to celebrate the season's Jewi…