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.


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).


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.

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