Last updated August 10th 2023
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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ANIMIX IS BACK 🥳
Starting Tomorrow: Israel’s biggest animation festival @ Cinematheque
Calling all animation lovers! The Animix Festival is back at Cinematheque for its fifth year, and it’s bigger and better than ever. For five full days, you’ll be treated to a smorgasbord of animated films, from full-length features to short films to experimental shorts. Also don’t miss a special outdoor screening of 101 Dalmatians on Wednesday night at Gan HaPisga in Jaffa. For the full schedule check out our website.
COMEDY IN ENGLISH 😂
Laugh your way through the week with these three hilarious stand up shows
Laugh so hard your abs will pop out this week! Tonight (Monday) take part in The Stage’s Last Laugh Comedy Competition Grand Finale @ Polly Bar; tomorrow, there’s a hilarious Stand Up show by Olim in TLV; and on Thursday, TLV Laughs are back with a new comedians line up @ Hoodna Bar. Check out more events on the Secret Tel Aviv website!
CHRISTINA AGUILERA 😍
Thursday: International pop star performs @ Live Park Rishon
Christina Aguilera, the multi-platinum selling, Grammy Award-winning superstar, is bringing her 25th anniversary tour to Live Park Rishon on Thursday, August 10. You may know her from the iconic “Burlesque” movie or from her hits “Genie in a Bottle” and “Dirrty”, either way this is her first time performing in Israel, so don’t miss it! Find more details and more international concerts on the Secret Tel Aviv website!
ISRAELI SUPERSTARS 🇮🇱
Live shows from Omer Adam and Hanan Ben Ari
Tel Aviv is the place to be for fans of Israeli music this week. Sing along to “Tel Aviv Ya Habibi” with Omer Adam at the Menora Mivtachim Arena tomorrow, Wednesday, and Thursday. Also this week, Hanan Ben Ari, one of the biggest local stars, and he has 3 shows left at Expo Tel Aviv (today, tomorrow and Thursday). Check out more cool concerts on the Secret Tel Aviv website!
HIP HOP WEEK 🎤
The beat is going to drop in Tel Aviv
Hip Hop is in the town this week! Today catch five rising female rappers in the contemporary scene at Hoodna for a night of fire. Two concerts on Thursday: One of Israel’s best rappers, Teddy Neguse, is taking over Ha’Gra 28; and comedy rapper Lukach @ Ozen. On Saturday, hip-hop star Tuna is bringing the heat to Barby. Find more cool concerts on the Secret Tel Aviv website!
MIDBURN PARTIES 🤩
Get into the playa vibes with parties by Unity Tribe an Camp Paradise
The countdown to Midburn is on, and the camps are starting to heat things up! Starting Thursday, Unity Tribe presents Tribal Summer Music Festival – a spiritual music festival and Shabbat camping experience all in one. Saturday kicks in with Eighties prom vibes party (think neon lights, glitter, and plenty of dancing) by Camp Paradise in Jaffa. Find more Midburn events on the Secret Tel Aviv website!
PAPAYA FESTIVAL 🥭
A weekend of all things papaya @ Jaffa Flea Market
Celebrate the tropical delight of papayas at a two-day Papaya Festival at the Jaffa Flea Market. From workshops and tastings to live music and performances, there’s something for everyone. Take a journey through the history and mythology of papayas. Learn about the many health benefits of this delicious fruit, and discover new ways to enjoy it. Find more details and more cool events on the Secret Tel Aviv website!
PRINTOPIA FAIR 🛍️
Saturday: A hipster’s dream – the print market is back @ Teder!
Two of Tel Aviv’s coolest hipster hangouts, Dying Lake Comic Store and Teder, are teaming up for a one-day pop-up Printopia Market dedicated to all things print. With dozens of independent artists and designers selling their work, you’re sure to find something that catches your eye. And with a pop-up shop from The Dying Lake, you can also stock up on art books, design, and comics. Check out more details here and more cool events on the Secret Tel Aviv website!
World class musical is coming to The Opera House this August!
Matilda, winner of 99 prestigious international awards, is coming to the Opera House – starting today. Written by Roald Dahl and produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company, Matilda tells the story of an extraordinary little girl, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, who dares to take a stand and change the fate of her life. The musical will be performed in English with Hebrew subtitles. Find more info and more great events on the Secret Tel Aviv website!
SAVE THE DATE 🏝️
August 25th: Beach Clean Up with Plastic Free Israel and Tel Aviv University
Join Plastic Free Israel, Secret Tel Aviv, and The Lowy International School at Tel Aviv University for this month’s beach cleanup on Friday, August 25th, at Midron Yaffo Beach. Meet amazing people, lead by example, and clean up our beautiful beaches! For more Plastic Free Israel events join their WhatsApp Group. We are super happy to team up with Tel Aviv University International for this event, they offer masters degrees in Environmental Studies, Climate Change, and Sustainable Development starting in October. Hit attending on Facebook and check out our website for more details.
IT’S WINE O’CLOCK 🍷
Check out our new guide to the city’s best wine spots!
Wine bars are popping up all over Tel Aviv now! If you’re looking for a hotspot for happy hour or to try out some new stuff, we’ve sourced the best wine establishments throughout the city and organized them by neighborhood. In typical Tel Avivian fashion, you can find everything from cozy atmosphere to trendy aesthetics filled with a great selection of local and international flavors. It is exciting to see the city’s wine culture grow! Check out the new Secret Tel Aviv Best Wine Bars in Tel Aviv Guide!
NEWEST INSTAGRAM POST 🤳🏻
Head over to our IG page for all the fire content
We’re dropping all the best unkept secrets in Tel Aviv on our Instagram, so stay tuned! Last week, we hit up the best Bakery and checked out our favorite outdoor restaurant. Check out our Insta for more! You can also find us on TikTok and YouTube Shorts.
WIN CINEMA TICKETS 🏎️
We’ve got 5 pairs of tickets to give away to Gran Turismo tonight!
Win a pair (2) of cinema tickets to a special pre-screening of the Gran Turismo movie TONIGHT at Planet Rishon LeZion. This movie is based on the true story of a young gamer who dreams of becoming a professional race car driver. To win, simply comment on this post on Facebook, we’ll choose 5 winners at random in the next hour. Please only comment if you can definitely attend. Good luck!