From top events during the next week to the best new bars and shops, celebrate everything amazing about our beautiful city. By Secret Tel Aviv.
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Seven days of festive events, starting on Sunday
Sukkot starts on Sunday! Get ready for seven days of fun events for all the family – highlights include the Icon SciFi Festival, the Hungarian Food Festival, Cycle Tel Aviv, and the Tamar Music Festival at Masada… Check out our Ultimate Sukkot Guide for the full festive experience! Buy all your Sukkot equipment at the Four Species Sukkot Market at Kikar Rabin (today until Sunday morning). Also, tonight there is a huge Environmental Protest at Habima – as we celebrate the harvest, let’s also make sure there will be bountiful harvests for future generations!
Huge party in the park on Monday, plus loads more parties
It’s another public holiday on Monday – which means there’s another HUGE party in Park Hayarkon. This week it’s DGTL – a worldwide musical experience of DJs and live acts! More top underground parties this week include, tonight: Experimental Party @ Art Club, and Temple of Love @ Duplex. Saturday: Midburn Shitfal’e Camp’s After Bath Party, and Queen vs Beatles Party @ Ozen Bar. Monday: Jazz is Cool @ TEDER. Check out our calendar for more parties.
TAMAR MUSIC FESTIVAL
Starts on Monday at Masada, plus loads of cool local concerts
Every Sukkot Masada hosts the Tamar Music Festival – four-days of concerts in a breathtaking setting. Tickets are scarce, grab them if you can. Closer to home, this week Tel Aviv welcomes Dutch band Epica tonight @ Barby, and Lambsbreath from Canada on Monday @ Teder. For some really fun local concerts, check out, Friday: Shlomi Saranga @ Reading 3. Saturday: Malabi Tropical @ Barby, and Buttering Trio @ Drama. Monday: Tamar Afek @ Cuckoo’s Nest. Tuesday: Pele Ozen @ Barby. Wednesday: Scarfest Metal Festival @ Reading 3. Check out our calendar for more live music.
ICON SCIFI FESTIVAL
Starts on Tuesday at Cinema-theque, plus other fun meetups
If you love science fiction, superheroes and comics, this is for you! Every Sukkot the Cinema-theque hosts the Icon SciFi Festival on Tuesday to Thursday with over 250 events, including best costume contest! Other cool meetups this week include, Tonight: Paint Night Pet Edition @ Tel Aviv Art Studio, Protest for Climate @ HaBima, and Spiritual Night by TEDER @ TLV Museum of Art. Friday: Volunteer with the Elderly @ OneDay, and Kerem House for Shabbat Dinner. Tuesday: Legalize-It Protest @ Kikar Rabin. Check out our calendar for more meetups.
HUNGARIAN FOOD FEST
Starts on Tuesday at the Nemal, plus more best of the rest in TLV
Feeling hungry after the Fast? Check out the Hungarian Food Fest @ TLV Port (next Tues to Thurs) – with food stands, wine tastings, handmade craft stands, live music and DJs, and activities for all the family. Also this week, Tomorrow: Reflection Exhibition @ The Prince, and Burner Bazaar @ Overstay. Saturday: The Hoodna Bazaar is back in Florentine, and The Opera comes alive in Jaffa. Monday: Celebrate International Street Art Week @ Jaffa Port. Tuesday: Sing against breast cancer with Kooluloud @ Hangar 11. Check out our calendar for more events.
Loads of awesome events outside Tel Aviv this week
Get out of Tel Aviv this Sukkot! Monday: The Annual Akko Theatre Festival celebrates 40 years. Tuesday: Take a Hike and Clean up with OneDay in the North, fun for the whole family at the Groovy Festival @ Poleg Beach, and cheer on Israel versus Latvia in UEFA Euro Qualifying @ Be’er Sheva. Wednesday: Get Spiritual at Zorba The Buddha Festival in the Desert (pictured above), and The Moshav Country Fair is back near Modi’in. Check out our calendar for more events outside Tel Aviv, and our Best Hotels in Israel Guide for more inspiration.
KOSHER FOOD GUIDE
The results of our latest poll are in… check out who won!
Tel Aviv’s kosher restaurant scene is booming! There are now great kosher Sushi, Asian, Italian, and Burger options… celebrity chef Eyal Shani even has a kosher restaurant called Malka (pictured above)! So save yourself the trip to Jerusalem to find top-quality kosher restaurants, and check out our latest Best Kosher Restaurants in Tel Aviv Guide!
NEW YEAR, NEW JOB
We’ve added 100 new jobs to the Jobs Board in the last week
With loads of new jobs after the New Year, now’s a great time to be looking for your next career move! Check out our Jobs Board for over 1,900 great opportunities! Need some motivation? Check out our guide for the Best Companies to Work For in Israel. Want to learn a new skill? Check out our Best Places to Study in Israel Guide. Save the date, we’ve got our next Secret Tel Aviv Jobs + Education Fair on November 1st – hit attending for updates.
POSTS OF THE WEEK
There’s something really magical about being in Tel Aviv over Yom Kippur! Check out these beautiful pictures from Angel, Adar (back with his fifth Peace Sign!), Panman and Shay, plus some spectacular albums from Michael and Aviram, and a cool video from Yonatan of the legend Aviram Carmeli couchsurfing. We also had our first rain of the year, check out these great videos from AR Miguel and Omri. We also hit the new year in style with some special stories from Itamar, Qi Ethel, Sahar, Alon, Ariel, Carmel and Amber. Thanks everyone for sharing!
BANKING MADE EASIER
Introducing the Poalim Digital Branch on Ibn Gvirol
A bank that’s open every day from 9.30am to 8.30pm and on Fridays from 9am to 1pm. We are very proud of our partnership with Bank Hapoalim’s Digital Branch on Ibn Gvirol 161, designed especially for the Millennial Generation. Benefit from young staff who speak English, longer opening hours, shorter queues, and special olim chadashim rates. Schedule a meeting now.
We wish you a very happy, healthy, and successful new year. Thank you all for being such an amazing Community! Shana Tova!