Feel the Christmas spirit in Tel Aviv! Scroll down if you are looking for the best festive communal dinners, parties, markets and other events.
Christmas in Bethlehem – If you are looking for a unique experience, we recommend you attending Christmas Midnight Mass in Bethlehem – Abraham Tours offer a coach service from Tel Aviv, and the option to go a little earlier and take a tour of the city.
CHURCHES IN TEL AVIV
There are events at Tel Aviv’s largest Catholic and Protestant Churches, based in Jaffa in the South of the city.
Perched high on Jaffa Old City, St Peter’s Church is a Franciscan church built in 1654. There are services in English, Polish, Spanish, and Hebrew (address is 1 Mifratz Shlomo Street).
Further south on Yefet Street is St Anthony’s Church, a Catholic church built in 1934. Services are held in English, Arabic, and Philippino (address is 51 Yefet Street).
Immanuel Church in Jaffa is a Lutharian Church built in 1904. (address is Bar Hoffman Street 15).
BEST CHINESE RESTAURANTS IN TEL AVIV
Get into the Jewish Christmas spirit with a tasty Chinese on Christmas Eve… check out our Guide to the Best Chinese Restaurants in Tel Aviv!
Friday December 13th
4:30pm – Christmas in Jaffa – Christmas Market & Live Shows @ St. George Church
Tempting aromas, the festive glow, all the wonderful sounds of the season and delicious Christmas treats. Read More.
Saturday December 14th
2pm – Cookie Decoration @ Immanuel Church
A fun family event. Come and decorate cookies, see the church, drink parental wine and hot chocolate for the kids. Read More.
Sunday December 15th
5:30pm – Christmas Tree Lighting @ Jaffa Clock Tower
Each year during Christmas time, a beautifully lit up Christmas tree is set up near Jaffa’s historical Clock Tower. Read More.
Thursday December 19th
7.30pm – Christmas Carols @ Immanuel Church
Get together to sing the more well-known Christmas songs to enjoy the holiday atmosphere, drink traditional wine and be together! Read More.
Friday December 20th
10am – Tel Aviv Fashion Market @ Art Club
Right in the middle of Tel Aviv, you will find a real “Christmas Treat!” With all its wonders, gifts and pleasures. Read More.
11am – The Big Fat CHRISMUKKAH Longboard Sale @ Dasilva Boards
For the 10th year in a row we open our shop door for a local Chrismukkah sale on happy Longbaords! Read More.
Saturday December 21st
10am – Christmas-Hanukkah Event @ Beit Dani
A fun filled celebration with lots of performances , activities for the kids, raffle with lots of prizes and different food booths from different country. Come and celebrate with us Read More.
10am – Winter Tale – Chance4life @ Terminal 4
Dear friends, we invite you to the Charity Christmas tree! Read More.
1pm – TEDER Christmas Market @ TEDER
The Christmas House is back! Read More.
Sunday December 22nd
9pm – Christmas VS Novy God @ Kuli Alma
We’re in the holiday spirit and no one can tell us otherwise! Join us for a week long holiday celebration! Read More.
9pm – Blues&Booz – HanuXmas Night w/ Roy Young @ Drama
Blues & Booz Holiday Special! – The #1 Blues Jam in Tel-Aviv. Read More.
Monday December 23rd
5pm – Christmas Wreath Workshop @ RCC: Russian Cultural Center
Our Christmas workshop will delight you and your friends! After all, gifts or home decorations made by yourself are the most treasured! Read More.
8.30pm – Special Holiday Karaoke Monday! @ Dancing Camel
How many holidays can we cram into a Karaoke??? Read More.
Tuesday December 24th – Christmas Eve
5pm – Merry Sol Invictus! @ Dancing Camel
Ho Ho Ho and a Merry Sol Invictus! Read More.
6pm – Bethlehem Christmas Eve Tour @ Abraham Hostel Tel Aviv
Come celebrate Christmas in the place it all began! Join us for an unforgettable Christmas in Bethlehem, see the city, visit the Church of Nativity, dine in a local restaurant and join pilgrims from around the world in celebration. Read More.
6pm – Christmas Spirit @ SpiceHaus
At the party, special winter cocktails and hot wine will be served as you like. Who knows – maybe Santa will bring you something special. Read More.
7pm – Christmas Party @ Shaffa
For those who don’t notice we have a great love for the winter and of course for the climax of all the loveliness it brings with us…Our annual Shaffa Christmas party! Read More.
7pm – Bethlehem Christmas Midnight Mass Transport @ Abraham Hostel Tel Aviv
The perfect option for those wishing to visit Bethlehem on Christmas Eve to experience the famous midnight mass Read More.
7pm – Christmas Caroling In Jaffa @ Clock Tower
Tradition is still strong, for the third time – the “outside” choir is taking to the old Jaffa streets and invites you to join it for the annual caroling tour! Read More.
7:30pm – Chinese X-Mas Dinner @ The Kerem House
People of all faiths are welcome as we celebrate the age old tradition of eating Chinese food on Christmas! Read More.
7:30pm – Christmas Eve Concert @ YMCA Jerusalem
The tradition continues and this year you can hear and enjoy over 80 singers and musicians in the fabulous YMCA Auditorium for the traditional Christmas Eve Concert. Read More.
8pm – A Very Beary Christmakah @ Bearfoot Improv
Ring all the bells, light all the candles and join us for a very merry evening of improv in English with the Bearfoot cubs. Read More.
8.30pm – Christmas Slumber Party The Prince
Christmas Eve, Home Alone Screening, Pajamas and Beer! Read More.
8.30pm – Ugly Sweater Party – Christmas Eve @ Cuckoo’s Nest
Festive Food and an Ugly Sweaters Competition with big prizes! Read More.
9pm – Uzi Ramirez Xmas Bday Bash @ TEDER
Uzi Ramirez and the band come to the TEDER to celebrate a New Year and Christmas with new songs and old ones. Read More.
9pm – Xmas Eve Comedy @ My Pub
Doors open at 8:30. My Pub is a cozy, neighborhood bar so arrive early to drink and get a good seat! Read More.
9.30pm – HanuChristmas 2019 @ Habima
After we light the Hanukkah candle at Habima Square, we will ride to the Christmas tree in Old Jaffa. Read More.
Wednesday December 25th – Christmas Day
7pm – Christmas Dinner and Party @ Mike’s Place
Tis’ the season to be jolly! Read More.
8:30pm – Onesie XMAS Party @ Potion Bar
There will be dancing, we will screen CARTOONS, there will be alcohol (including hot) … be happy. Read More.
8.30pm – Christmas Concert @ Immanuel Church
Join special guests for a festive Christmas Concert. Read More.
8.30pm – Três no Forró Christmas Specail @ Ala Rampa
Holiday Special Edition – Merry Christmas! Read More.
9:30pm – HannuChristmas @ Drama
With an amazing album in English and an amazing album in Hebrew, Echo takes on the stage for a very special holiday concert. Read More.
Thursday December 26th
8pm – Chrismukkah Party @ Abraham Hostel
We have full reasons to celebrate Read More.
10pm – Disco Horses and Crashers Xmas Party @ Tmuna Theater
Christmas has come, and with it the opportunity to party! Read More.
11.30pm – Christmas Fetish Party @ Dungeon Club
Santa Claus arrives to the Dungeon Club to see if you were naughty or good this year. Read More.
Friday December 27th
12pm – Bici’s Xmas Fair @ Bicicletta
Winter has arrived and we have a fun winter fair for XMAS in our yard Read More.
Saturday December 28th
2pm – Christmas Flea Market @ Overstay Jaffa
Do you miss the Christmas spirit? Have you ever experience the Christmas spirit? So we’re gonna bring it to you! Read More.
9pm – Drag Christmas Special @ Drama
Drama, Tomer Versace and Erica Historica unite into one-of-a-kind Special Christmas. Read More.