Last updated March 1st 2018

Purim is a Jewish Holiday where it is commanded that we get wasted – Yalla Balagan! Carry on reading for hilarious costume ideas, the best parties (5 days!), and music festivals outside of Tel Aviv. For a full list of Purim events (over 100!!!) check out our Events Calendar.


  • Tuesday – Joy Records Annual Purim Party and Disney Karaoke Costume Special
  • Wednesday (Purim night) – Kerem Hatemenim Street Party, and parties from WeWork, Pele, MASA, Midburn, and Abraham Hostel.
  • Thursday (Purim day) – Monochrome, Roof Parties, Concerts, and cheering up kids at hospital
  • Friday – Huge City Street Party @ Kikar HaMedina, alternative parties at Kuli and Haoman 17
  • Saturday – Midburn Parties, Street Parties, and the famos Zombie Walk on Saturday night
  • Meggilah Readings throughout Wednesday night and Thursday

The Biggest Parties

Thursday Day 1/3 (PURIM DAY)

Purim Annual Volunteer @ Ichilov Hospital | 10.45am | FREE

In our yearly tradition, this year again, we invite you to join us at Ichilov Hospital to make some noise, cheer the patients & mainly bringing smiles to sick people’s hearts. We will buy the mishloah manot, you can donate to the cause. Read more.

Monochrome Purim @ Park Hayarkon | 1pm | 200-260 NIS

Following a brief winter intermission of artistic recharge, we are starting the year 2018 with a monochromatic Purim carnival, in a magical peace of heaven under the skies of Tel Aviv. Read more

Megillah Reading – Purim Starwars Indian Curry Feast @ North Central Synagogue | 1pm | FREE

Because they tried to kill us but we won a long time ago in a place far far away… Join your annual young Tel Aviv community for an epic Purim Day Feast of curry eats, lots of l’chaims & megillah/speil, Golan Heights Winery wine, beer kegs & hard drinks, Yung Yiddish klezmer band and Mendy Cahan speil, Agam Fruchter powered megillah reading (Mazal Tov Ari and Family) & much more. Read more.

Megillah Reading – Purim in Morocco @ Chabad on the Coast | 4pm | 50 NIS

Get ready to party and be transported to another world with Chabad on the Coast this Purim as we celebrate Purim in Morocco! Read more

Megilla Reading – ITV Purim Party @ Shalom La’am Center | 5pm | 60 NIS

ITV invites Young Professionals across Tel Aviv to our amazing Purim Party. Read more

Taglit Party @ Pasaz | 7.30pm | 45 NIS

Taglit Alumni PuRiM FeSTiVaL – Alcohol half price, snacks, cool costumes (+competition), cool people, cool music. Read more.

Party Monsters Rooftop Party @ Mikonis Shmuel 5 | 8pm | 50-100 NIS

Hey, you, telavivian Club Kids, we warmly welcome you and your friends to join our tribe and dance all night at PARTY MONSTERS Rooftop Purim Party. Read more

Huge Purim Roof Party @ Allenby 85 | 8pm | 50-80 NIS

Hello everyone Allenby 85 is excited and happy to host you for a festive Purim party. Read more

Gili Yalo @ TEDER | 8pm | FREE

Get ready for a super-cool concert in one of Tel Aviv’s coolest bars! Read more.

Groove Ambassadors Live @ The Container | 9pm

We are happy to invite you to the “WILDEST” PURIM PARTY IN JAFFA! Do not wonder, come down to Jaffa Port, to receive the wild side of the African good vibe! Read more

Purim @ Jasper John’s Cocktail Bar – 36 Hour Party | 9pm

*** THE FAIRY TALES GONE WRONG *** Little Red Riding hood pregnant, The wolf became vegetarian, Snow White is a ‘snow junkie’ and her dwarfs aren’t so nice, Pinocchio doesn’t stop picking his nose, and Grandpa Geppetto wants to turn him into a shelf… Fairy tales for adults only! Thats the theme of this 36hrs insanity. Read more.

Purim Pride Ladies Night @ Shpagat | 9pm | FREE

We’ll celebrate our favorite holiday in an unforgettable street party, so all of you animals and circus maters don’t forget your costumes. Read more

Red Purim Cocktail @ Salame | 9pm | 60-80 NIS

As usual, we start with Jazz, Lounge and cocktails. Get to know each other, love, mix and then rip the dance floor. Read more

Circolo Tel Aviv Purim Rave @ Tel Aviv Convention Center | 9pm | 230-320 NIS

Circoloco returns to Tel Aviv for the Purim Rave, March 1st 2018. Read more

Purim Narcos Edition @ Zoifer | 10pm | 30-50 NIS

The doors of the cartel will open and enter the celebration will cost 50 pesos, and 30 pesos to advance. As part of the festivities, the fiesta guests will dress up and drink until they did not know.  Read more

Marshmello in Israel @ Gnei Hataarucha | 10.30pm | From 235 NIS

The mysterious producer and DJ ranked 10th in the world, will arrive in Israel for the first time for a huge Purim event at 1.3.18 at the Tel Aviv Exhibition Grounds. Read more

For more Parties on Thursday night check the Secret Tel Aviv Events Calendar – click here.

Friday 2/3

Official Purim Street Party @ Kikar Hamedina | 12pm | FREE

Attended by over 100,000 people last year dressed in costumes and dancing to electronic music, the Purim Rave returns to Kikar HaMedina 2018 on Friday 2nd March! Read more

Bici’s Purim Fest @ Kuli Alma | 12pm | 40-50 NIS

Some of Tel Aviv’s best DJ’s will be playing great live music to keep us moving all day. Body art stands. And the best People in the city-YOU! Read more

E-Boded + Alphabet Purim Party @ Haoman 17 | 12pm | 120-150 NIS

Purim! A lonely island and an alphabet roll together down the slope, two locations. Read more

Planet Of The Apes – Purim Club Marathon @ The Block | 2pm

A non-stop marathon club at three levels + the return of the urban courtyard (bar, food, juices, video art and seating areas including all the luxuries), conducted by 19 local underground heroes and 19 guests from abroad. Read more

For more Parties on Friday check the Secret Tel Aviv Events Calendar – click here.

Saturday 3/3

Purim Kids Party @ Gan Hair | 10am | FREE

A crazy happening that will include a dance party for parents and children, circus shows, jamboree, creative corners, makeup, games, circus workshops and much more. Read more

Dibur Purim Rave @ Lake TLV | 12pm

Dibur is back! And back with something bigger and better than ever before! Join 4000 other partygoers from countries all over the world, under the open sky for a one of a kind Purim Day Rave! Read more

Eggplants Midburn Camp Purim Party @ Drama | 12pm | 40 NIS

Eggplants, zucchini, beloved vegetables! After a long winter Camp Eggplant Guide to the Galaxy returns to our annual Purim festival. On Saturday, March 3rd, the eggplants bring the placenta close to you, inviting you to free yourself and love at an open-air lunch party – yes, in the city and under the sky, in the drama garden, we said sunlight? Purim! Read more.

Rosa Parks Purim Street Party @ Yerimiyahu | 1pm | FREE

Rosa Parks are back with their awesome annual Purim street party! Read more.

Burning Date vs. Mainstream eXtreme @ Duplex | 2pm | 70 NIS

Burning Date (formerly Stardust) and Mainstream eXtreme, cooperate for the first time and invite you with a huge embrace (no strings attached) to Purim Burn – legendary burner Purim after party! Read more

Beer Garden Purim Street Party @ Kikar Dizengoff | 3pm | FREE

whip? handcuffs? Fishnet stockings? Everything grabs! S & M style. The traditional Purim party of the Bear Garden returns. Read more.

Ouzo Bazooka Tropikal Camel @ Beit Kandinof | 7pm | FREE

Festive night of mind blowing in Beit Kandinof like a real purim fest should be. Read more

Lucille Crew’s Purim Party @ Barby | 8.30pm | 75 NIS

Like every Purim, this time we celebrate our favorite holiday, in a crazy carnival filled with beauty, costumes and surprises! Read more

Be Proud Women Purim Party @ Beit Maariv | 9pm

Purim Women main techno party. Read more

Zombie Walk | 9.30pm | FREE

Tel Aviv’s Annual Zombie Walk is happening this year on Saturday 3/3/18 at 21:30 PM at the corner of King George and Shderot Ben Tzion. Read more.

For more Parties on Saturday check the Secret Tel Aviv Events Calendar – click here.

The Best Festivals 1-3 March

Imagine Desert Carnival @ Desert Ashram | SOUTH | 350 NIS

You are invited to three unbroken days, wrapped in the endless expanses of the desert, in the most isolated community in Israel, away from all the chaos of the rest of the world. Check out cool live performances by The Apples, FunknStein, Malabi Tropical and lots more! Read more

Shambala Festival @ Dead Sea | DEAD SEA | 350 NIS

Return to Goa! 3 days at a private beach at the Dead Sea, 2 stages, many DJ’s, live shows, stand-up, selected workshops, private pool, 3 options for rooms, cozy and comfortable surroundings. Read more

Trilogy Festival @ North Israel | NORTH | 600 NIS

For 24 hours, you forget about your work, forget about your worries and connecting to the Ťrilỡgỷ trance vibe. Read more

Ragga Purim Festival @ Khan Nahal Arava | 2-3 MARCH | SOUTH | 250 NIS

Pirates present: ★ RAGGA Purim Festival ★ Reggae Festival and Dancehall in the Desert! Read more

Hilarious Costumes

People in Tel Aviv take dressing up very seriously! Looking for inspiration? Check out the Best Purim Costumes of Purim 2017!

Last year’s winner Galit dressed as our beloved Dizengoff fountain! Check out the post of Best Purim Costumes 2017!

Cool Costume Fairs

Saturday 17 February – Purim Costume Fair @ Beit Kandinof | 2pm

Happening in the coolest spot in town, Beit Kandinoff will be hosting 15 incredible stalls selling unique pieces for Purim & Midburn. Read more

Saturday 24 February – Purim Costumes Fair @ Hoodna Bar | 11am

Hand made costumes, second hand accessories, hats, robes, feathers, body paintings, sewing stand and repairs in place! And, of course home food stalls, chai, alcoholic bar and records! Read more

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