Summertime in Tel Aviv
News In The City that Never Sleeps

 Events in June, July & August 2013

Here is our handpicked list of the best Tel Aviv news and events this June, July and August.

Tel Aviv celebrates the summer with music, dance, arts, sports on the beach and special events for kids.   The days are long and hot... Schools are closed and the city is packed with natives and tourists.  

To find out whats happening in the city that never sleeps, click on the Tel Aviv  Events Quick Links below or read through the page:

Tel Aviv News- White Night

tel aviv news white night on the full moon in june

White Night is one of the most special night of the year in Tel Aviv.  It happens once a year on a full moon at the end of June.  This year it falls on June 27th.  

You will love it! Tel Aviv streets, beaches museums, restaurants and clubs celebrates all night long, most until until day break. Most events are free of charge or at a reduced price. 

White Night commemorates the inclusion of Tel Aviv, the White City, as a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 2003. Read more on our page – Tel Aviv's Lovely Bauhaus Architecture.

There are events at night suitable for all ages and you'll find lots of Israeli kids enjoying a rare night out.

Where to go during White Night in Tel Aviv? 

Rothschild Boulevard and Nachalat Binyamin

the Old Train Station (HaTahana) 

Jaffa - the Flea Market,  Jaffa Port and old Jaffa

  • Tel Aviv beaches -  free concerts, DJs and dancing on the beach all night and past dawn at many of Tel Aviv beaches - especially at Alma and Banana beaches, Gordon Beach and Hatzuk Beach in the north of the city.

Neve Tzedek neighborhood – around the Suzanne Dellal Center

• The Tel Aviv Port

• Museums, like Tel Aviv’s Museum of Art and Eretz Israel museum are open until late at night 

Midnight concerts at the Tel Aviv Opera

Tel Aviv News & Music Events this Summer

Tel Aviv News - DJ's and Parties

The summertime is the best time of year for parties in Tel Aviv. International and local DJ's play on the beach, at clubs and bars.

If you want to read more about what to do at night in Tel Aviv, visit our page on Tel Aviv's roaring nightlife.

Tel Aviv News in August 
5 Amazing House Parties at the Block

tel aviv events and nightlife - great parties at the block underground club

The Block is one of the best clubs in Tel Aviv these days and you will love it if you appreciate good sound and great underground house and techno music.  It has an unbelievable sound system, probably the best in Israel.

This August, the Block will host some of the  best international DJs.  

When:  every Thursday in August from 12 AM to 7 AM

Who and When:

August 1st - DJ Dmitri from Paris on August 1st 

August 8th -DJs Dyed Soundorom from France and Jus-Ed (aka Edward McKeithen, USA)

August 15th - DJ Steve Bug from Berlin

August 22nd - DJ Fatty DL from New York

August 29th - DJs Kode 9 from London and Michael Mayer from Cologne

Where: The Block, 157 Salame St (near the Central Bus Station)

Cost: 120 Shekels

Tickets: At the door or call for presale tickets: Tel. 03-537-8002 or email  Call and buy tickets in advance so you will be assured of getting in!

Great Berlin Techno at Bootleg

Rodhot Techno DJ Plays Tel Aviv This Summer

Bootleg is one of the longest running underground clubs in Tel Aviv.  This August, they host one of Germany's up and coming techno  DJ's, Ben Klockwith Ryan Elliott, Boris and Baumecker playing their intense, theatrical Berllin techno music.

When: August 16th, 12 AM - 7 AM

Where: Bootleg Club, 48 King George Street

Cost: 50 - 60  Shekels 

Tickets: At the door

Italian DJ Simonici at the Deli Club

Italian based DJ & Producer Nick Anthony Simoncino has been making waves in Europe, combining 'retro' deep house with modern sounds.  This is his first performance in Tel Aviv at the Deli CLub.

When: June 14th, 12 AM - 7 AM

Where: Deli Club, 47 Allenby Street

Cost: 50 Shekels

Tickets: At the door

Dutch DJ Legowelt - Live at Bootleg

dj legowelt at the bootleg club tel aviv events this summer

DJ Legowelt from Holland plays a mixture of Chicago deep house and slamjack.   The sound is going to be amazing with Legowelt playing live electronic music on the keyboard while he DJ's.

When: June 21st

Where: Bootleg Club, 48 King George Street

Cost: 50 Shekels 

Tickets: At the door

Electronic Trance & House Music Festival in Eilat

Blue 4 Dance is one of the best electronic music festivals in Israel.  No, this 2 day event is not in Tel Aviv but this is definitely worth a trip to Eilat!  

DJ performers include: Armin van Buren, Alesso, Ashley Wallbridge, Jochen Miller and Israel's own Yuval Zach.

Here's a scene from Armin playing in Eilat in the summer of 2011:

When: July 4th and 5th

July 4th - Alesso, Jochen Miller and Yuval Zach 

July 5th - Armin van Buren and Ashley Wallbridge

Where: The 'New Farm' (Hachava Hachadasha) in Eilat

Cost: 150 Shekels for July 4th, 190 Shekels for July 5th, 260 Shekels for both 

Tickets: For tickets, call Ofer Mizrahi at 052-830-3124.  Online tickets available soon!

Tel Aviv News & Events - Classical Music & Opera

Bolshoi  Opera Sing  Russian Classic - Eugene Onegin

tel aviv events bolshoi opera eugene onegin

First time in Israel from Moscow, the famous Bolshoi Opera sings the Russian opera classic composed by Tchaikovsky - Eugene (Yevgeny) Onegin.  This is probably Russia's most popular opera and this is a truly spectacular performance


June 24, 25, 26  and 27th at 8 PM

June 28th at 1 PM

June 29th at 9 PM

July 1, 2, and 3rd at 8 PM

July 5th at 1 PM

July 6th at 9 PM

Where: Israel Opera House 19 Shaul Hamelech Avenue

Cost: 237 - 428 Shekels 

Tickets: Call 03-692-7777

Tel Aviv News & Events - Rock, Jazz & World Music

Tel Aviv News 
World Music SuperStar Idan Raichel

Tel Aviv events Idan Raichel played summer 2013 with Alicia Keys

Israeli singer Idan Raicher is a worldwide music sensation.  His fusion style combines, Hebrew, Amharic (Ethiopian), Arabic, Spanish, Portugese and more!

Don't miss his wow performances.

When: 4 performances on August 1, 2 and 3rd and on 24th of September


In August: Israel Opera Houe "HaMishkan LeOmaniyot Habama - at  19 Shaul Hamelech Avenue

In September: Raanana Amphitheater - Yerushalayim Park, 6 Derech Yerushalayim 

Cost: 179 - 259 Shekels

Children under 12 - 100 Shekels on the grass

Tickets: Buy online tickets here Idan Raichel In Tel Aviv

A Night of Nostalgia - Cliff Richards in Tel Aviv

legendary star cliff richards in tel aviv

Legendary singer Cliff Richards will play 2 nights in Tel Aviv this July.  Both longtime devotees and younger fans will enjoy these rock classics.

When: July 11th and July 13th at 9 PM

Where: Nokia Arena, 51 Yigal Alon Street

Cost: 340 - 1,050 Shekels per performance

Tickets: Buy online tickets here Cliff Richards in Israel

Experience Greek Amazing Performer Yanni in Tel Aviv 

yanni greek composer and performer arrives in tel aviv

Best known for his unbelievable video 'Yanni Live at the Acropolis' - Yanni improves with time.  His live concerts are an amazing experience with a huge cast of musicians and performers.  One of the best World Music performers ever.

When: June 19th at 8:30 PM

Where: Nokia Arena, 51 Yigal Alon Street

Cost: From 440 to 1,500 Shekels

Tickets: Buy online tickets Yanni In Tel Aviv Nokia Arena

Don't Miss Anthrax Heavy Metal in Tel Aviv!

tel aviv entertainment anthranx play in tel aviv first performance ever in israel

All you heavy metal fans - don't miss Anthranx performing for the first time ever in Israel this summer.

When: Tuesday, August 13th

Where: Nokia Arena, 51 Yigal Alon Street at 8 PM

Cost: Each night - 220 - 330 Shekels

Tickets: Buy tickets online at  Anthrax Rock Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv News - Dance Events

Rodin - Boris Eifman's New Ballet from St. Petersburg

Celebrated Russian choreographer Boris Eifman developed Rodin - this tragic, intense and spectacular ballet on the life of Auguste Rodin, the famous sculptor. It's been called the first 'psychological ballet.'   I am sending my Mom, a ballet lover, to this one!

When: July 10, 11, 12 and 13th

July 10th and 11th at 8 PM, July 12th at 1 PM and 9 PM, July 13th at 9 PM

Where: Israel Opera House 19 Shaul Hamelech Avenue

Cost: 159 - 300  Shekels Call

Tickets: Call 03-692-7777

Tel Aviv News and Art Events this Spring

Stunning Contemporary Art Exhibition at Sommer Gallery
'Between Naivete and Soberness'

tel aviv art exhibit rona yefman work at summer gallery exhibition this summer

artist Rona Yefman

The Summer Gallery focuses on the works from leading Israeli contemporary artists.  Their summer exhibition includes a fascinating and eclectic mix of recent works by Efrat Shvily, Eliezer Sonnenschein, Rona Yefman, Guy Ben Ner, Yael Bartana, Adi Nes.

When: June 10th until August 10th

Sunday closed

Monday to Thursday 10 AM to 6 PM

Friday 10 AM to 2 PM

Saturday 10 AM to 1 PM

Where: Summer Gallery, 13 Rothschild Blvd.

Cost: Free of charge

Tel Aviv News -Stunning Masha Zusman Exhibit 

Masha Zusman is one of the promising young Israeli artists.  She works with leftover wooden pieces from the streets and garbage dumps. On them, she creates her mesmerizing art work.

When: June 6th to July 27th

Sunday - Monday closed

Tuesday to Thursday 11 AM to 6 PM

Friday and Saturday 11 AM to 2 PM

Where: Inga Gallery, 7 Bar Yochai Street

Cost:  Free of charge

Tel Aviv News and Sports Events

Beach Tennis Every Friday at Frishman Beach

tel aviv summer events  beach tennis every friday at frishman beach

Did you say beach tennis? That's right!   Every Friday from May to October, you can rent some rackets and play tennis or just watch the tennis tournaments at Frishman beach.   For more about all 16 of Tel Aviv's amazing beaches, visit our page Tel Aviv Beach.

When: Every Friday from May 1st to October 1st

2 - 4 PM - rent rackets and courts,

4 PM until sunset - enjoy the tennis tournaments

Where: Frishman Beach

Tel Aviv News - Family Activities & Kid Events

'The Art of the Brick'  Lego Art Exhibition in Tel Aviv

amazing new giant lego sculpture exhibition this summer in tel aviv

Finally - art your kids will love!  CNN chose this exhibit as one of the 10 best in the world... Nathan Sawaya is a New York based artist whose medium are kid's Lego blocks.  All the works in the 'Art of the Brick' are made out of Lego.

When: June 27th until  August 27th

Sunday to Thursday and Saturday:  8:30 AM - 8:30 PM, Friday: 8:30 - 5:30 PM

Where: Israel Convention Center (Ganei HaTaarucha), Maxidon Hall

Cost:  99 Shekels per person, 280 Shekels for a family

Tickets: At the door. Not available yet for presale

Special 'Insider' Guided Tours at the Safari and Zoo

visit the israel zoo and safari near tel aviv great for kids and families

Read more about the best Zoo and Safari Park in Israel.

Just a 15 minute drive from the center of Tel Aviv in the suburb of Ramat Gan, the Safari is a great place to visit.  I especially recommend the special 'insider' tours where you see how the zookeepers take care of the animals and your kids get to help.

The fascinating midnight tours focus on the love and mating habits of the animals and are for adults only.

Giant Sand Sculptures from Your Favorite Children's Tales

tel aviv childrens exhibit giant sand sculptures at the eretz israel musuem this summer

Young children will be delighted by these dozens of  incredible, huge sand statues from children stories and Biblical tales such as: Tarzan, Alice in Wonderland, Jonah and the Whale, David and Goliath and much more.  Stroll around the huge outdoor garden of the Eretz Israel Museum and see

When: July 1st until August 26th

Sunday to Wednesday: 10 AM to 4 PM, Thursday: 10 AM to 8 PM, Friday and Saturday: 10 AM to 2 PM

Will also be open during the evening with special lighting effects.

Where: 2 Haim Levanon Street, Ramat Aviv (northern Tel Aviv)

Cost: 99 Shekels per person (price for children 2 years old and up)

Tickets:  At the door

Back to Nature Fun for Kids on The Farm 'HaChava'

kids activities in tel aviv events in passover pesach

The Farm (HaChava) is a great place for younger children.

There are active booths for kids between the ages  5 - 10:  colored sand, graffiti for kids, natural colors, painting with oil and water colors, creating flower wreaths, and more.  And picking flowerss straight from the field!

These are in addition to the regular activities: the farm area,  petting and feeding zoo, obstacle course and maze,  bird-watching tours, and a nature tour.

When: Every Saturday (full summer schedule isn't published yet)

Where: HaChava (the Farm), 74 Rokach Blvd, Ramat Gan entrance to Park Yehoshua

Cost: 49 Shekel per person (adult or child)

Tickets: At the entrance. Try to arrive early to avoid the crowds. Call for more details: 03-613-8286

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