Looking for cool things to do in Tel Aviv? Carry on reading if you are into partying, culture, hi-tech, networking, sports, and lots more in Tel Aviv…

If you just want to go to a bar for a drink and boogie, check out our ‘Guide to the Best Bars and Clubs in Tel Aviv – From Pregame to Late Nite’.


*** for live Israeli music check out the Secret Tel Aviv Ticket Office ***

Monday 25/4:

Geek Picnic @ Sacher Park in Jerusalem (till Wednesday 27th April) – the park is coming alive with imagination and inspiration. Festival Geek PicNic combines robotics, space, science, science fiction, futurism, 3D Printing, gadgets and cutting edge technology, all housed in Festival Park, a fantasy place with a myriad tents, attractions, stalls and workshops – a great day out for young people and families. Tickets 144 NIS.


Didge 2 Didge Israel Official Event @ Bascula – Friendly National Contest – 16 participants will compete through four stages to win a trip to France to the international competition – gathering the best players in the country + performances by DJs Zalem & Adele. Tickets 60 NIS.


“In the Middle” Exhibition by Holon Institute of Technology students @ HaTachana (until 30th April) – The Department of Design in HIT is bringing to you every year the best works of it’s students! We invite you to visit the exhibition, enjoy the amazing pieces and support our creation! The exhibition is free and also great for families and children.


Tuesday 26/4:

Prince Tribute Night @ Anna Loulou – a night for legendary Prince. A night for music, art, freedom and love. Prince music all night.


Breakdance National Championship @ Sarona – the winner can win a trip to the World Breakdance Championships in Germany – with singles and team competitions.


Zorba the Buddha Spring Festival @ the Desert Ashram in the Negev (till April 30th) – Israel’s largest hippy festival, The Zorba Festival happens twice a year at the Desert Ashram in the Negev, in Spring and at Succot. Founded in 2003, the 5-day festival is a sensual meeting between Spirituality, Dance, Meditation and Music. Tickets 479 NIS.


*** For more Israeli festivals, check the ‘Secret Tel Aviv Camping Festivals Guide – Party All Year Long’ ***

– Looking to meet cool new people? The Tel-Aviv Improv Workshop is a drop-in, low-pressure, recreational improvisational-theater workshop, that has been running weekly for the past 5 years. They meet every Tuesday, 19:45-22:00at Dubnov Park (or in the Dizengoff Center if the weather is bad).

*** For more places to meet people check out Secret Tel Aviv’s Friends Blog Post ***

Wednesday 27/4:

– From Slaves to Kings Pesach Party – After 40 years of walking around in the desert we deserve a party. Of course we couldn’t leave out the Dutch that celebrate Kings day on 27th of April, so get prepared for the biggest party of the year “From Slaves to Kings”.


Paris Tel Aviv @ Tmuna Theatre – Tribute To The Masters 2nd Edition : Stevie Wonder & Michael Jackson! 10 Musicians on stage and 8 very special guests from France and Israel. Tickets 90 NIS.

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The Cinema Club Presents: Toy Story’s 20th Birthday Evening @ The Cinematheque – with special talk about the history of the film (in Hebrew). 39 NIS.


Barry Sakharov @ Reading 3 – the ‘Prince of Israeli Rock’ has a special concert. Tickets 164 NIS.


*** for live Israeli music check out the Secret Tel Aviv Ticket Office ***

Thursday 28/4:

‘Behind the Scenes at Swan Lake’ with the Israel Ballet (10.30am to 12pm) – get a sneak peak of the Israel Ballet’s new show with one of their final rehearsals before they premiere – tickets only 60 NIS! Starring Secret Tel Aviv’s very own Liissa von Manetsch-Voltaren.


Doof Festival 2016! @ Kinneret, North Israel (till April 30th) – The Summer Begins Here! Doof is one of Israel’s largest trance music labels. Every year, on the shore of the beautiful Kinneret, they host over 50 top Israeli and Internationals DJs for a non-stop 72-hour music festival. Bring your tent, be prepared to a little rain (2015 was famous for the mud-madness), and get ready to party with beautiful psychedelic people from all over Israel and the world! Tickets from 320 NIS.

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*** For more Israeli festivals, check the ‘Secret Tel Aviv Camping Festivals Guide – Party All Year Long’ ***

Urban Festival @ Haoman 17 – from the creator of Clara, Solo, and lots of huge productions, we present to you the biggest rave this Pesach – with cool DJs and special decorations.


T-Market @ Meirhoff Gallery, Dubnov 8 (till April 30th) – Replenish your wardrobes at Tel Aviv’s largest Fashion and Accessories Fair – Twice a year T:Market gathers Israel’s best local designers alongside hip and cool imported brands of street wear in one colorful event. Over 50 brands and fashion stores will unveil their 2016 summer collections, with special low prices especially for the event.


– MIDBURN PARTY – Quentin Tarantino Tribute Circus Party @ Duplex – with Uma Thurman lookalikes, People hanging from the trapeze, and Travoltas on a unicycle. From the former “red nose camp” renamed as Cirque du Shlapy, get ready to shake off those kneidlach and help us bring the circus vibe to Midburn 2016. Tickets 60 NIS.

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The Zeppelin Happening #2 @ Pasaz – awesome Israeli Led Zeppelin tribute band Steel Zeppelin are returning to Pasaz to play some of the bands classics. Love Led Zeppelin? You’ll love these guys! 60 NIS.


*** get a free chaser with every drink at Pasaz with the Secret Tel Aviv VIP Card***

Sailing Competitions @ Tel Aviv Beach – huge day of sailing competitions, including a SUP race, a kayak race, a sailing race, a swimming contest, beach volleyball and more!


Rami Fortis @ Zappa TLV – one of the legends of Israeli rock and roll. 135 NIS.


Urban Art Rave @ Bascula – live sound-video improv show – Come fly and wander around inside an artistic experience that creates a new evolutionary world. With a techno line-up by Dov Gummy. 90 NIS.



German House DJ David August performs @ The Block – doors open 11.30pm – 70 NIS before 1am, 120 NIS after.


Hip Hop @ Anna Loulou Bar in Jaffa.


Friday Day 29/4:

Critical Mass Bike Ride and Protest Against New Bike Rules – We’re all being forced to cycle on the road: without any additional investment in proper cycling lanes, without making this urban jungle safe for riders, and with a police force that ignores dangerous drivers! Meeting at Kikar Rabin.

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Workers’ Labour Day Party @ Yitzak Sadeh 29 – it’s almost May bank holidays, and the workers of the world unite. Celebrate the guys who actually do all the work with great music and cheap alcohol. 30 NIS entry, 20 NIS if you are wearing a red shirt.

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 Afternoon Party @ 1910 Clubthis party was meant to be a beach party in a bar by the sea, but they moved it to the 1910 Club on Lillenblum 23 because its bigger – same DJ on the decks…..DJ Stefan David from Austria. 25+.

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Tel Aviv Spring Craft Fair @ Brown TLV Hotel – featuring Israeli designers, artists and makers from the areas of fashion, design, art, food , beverage, beauty and life style. The event will be half indoors and half outdoors in the entrance floor of Brown Hotel Tel Aviv, featuring food, drinks and a live DJ at the outdoor area.

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Friday Night 29/4:

– Join hundreds of Olim and Israelis at the Tel Aviv International Synagogue for their acclaimed Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat.

Saturday 30/4 – MIMOUNA

Mimouna Afro Party @ Pasaz with live show by Hoodna Orchestra – a special now of cool beats from the super-talented 14-member band + in keeping with Mimouna traditions, save some space for delicious mofletot!


*** get a free chaser with every drink at Pasaz with the Secret Tel Aviv VIP Card***

Abraham Hostel Mimouna Party! Join us for post passover celebrations at the Abraham Hostel! Ain’t no party Like a Mimouna Party! Dance to the groovy Moroccan fusion of Ensemble Zaaluk and enjoy delicous mofletot! Master of the hafla – Dj Atar!


*** get 5% off at the bar with the Secret Tel Aviv VIP Card*** (also get 5% off your hostel and tours at Abraham Hostel using the Secret Password ‘SECRETTLV’.

For more Mimouna parties on Saturday night, check out our Mimouna Guide –

Nephilim Magazine Launch Party @ Diego San – Curated by Klone.


– Eros Ramazzotti in Israel @ Nokia Arena (SOLD OUT) – One of Italy’s most famous musicians has a special concert in Tel Aviv.

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*** For more international concerts in Israel check the Secret Tel Aviv Box Office ***

– Looking to meet cool new people 1? Every Saturday the Tel Aviv Football and Beer Club meet for a kick about on Charles Clore Park (also Tuesday and Thursdays at Maze 11). They’re always looking for new players.


*** For more places to meet people check out Secret Tel Aviv’s Friends Blog Post ***

Sunday 1/5:

She Codes hosts Inbal Arieli @ Google Campus (in Hebrew) – Inbal is the founder of the 8200 Accelerator – she will discuss ‘Israel – the Startup Nation’. Registration required.


Exhibition Opening (till 7/5) – ‘I Will See You in Far Off Places’ Photography Exhibition @ Kuli Alma – Jessica’s experiments with film on the streets of Colombia, Tel-Aviv, New York and London are a vibrant form of photo-abstraction. Dramatic collisions between people, colour and urban backdrop with their own hustle and bustle gives each image a unique essence and existence.


Monday 2/5:

Toast Tel Aviv Meetup @ Maze 9 – ever wanted to practice your public speaking? Have fun speaking, eat some food and make some friends.

Tuesday 3/5:

– Looking to meet cool new people? The Tel-Aviv Improv Workshop is a drop-in, low-pressure, recreational improvisational-theater workshop, that has been running weekly for the past 5 years. They meet every Tuesday, 19:45-22:00at Dubnov Park (or in the Dizengoff Center if the weather is bad).

*** For more places to meet people check out Secret Tel Aviv’s Friends Blog Post ***

Wednesday Night 4/5 and Thursday Day 5/5 – YOM HASHOAH

– Wednesday evening and Thursday day are Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Memorial Day in Israel. This is a very sombre day in Israel, all places of entertainment (restaurants, bars) are closed and Israeli television only shows programmes related to the Holocaust. On Thursday at 10am there will be a 2-minute siren across Israel. The Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai will be taking part in a ceremony on Wednesday evening at the Cameri Theater, which will also be broadcast live in the Performing Arts Center Plaza on Shaul HaMelech.

Thursday Night 5/5:

Pancho’s Cinco de Mayo / 1st Birthday Party – Tel Aviv’s Only Texan Owned Authentix Tex-Mex Joint celebrates its first birthday – the margaritas will be flowing and the plancha will be sizzlin’ with good eats. Good times guaranteed and special deals all night long on all drinks to thank our amigos for supporting us this past year!

*** Secret Tel Aviv VIP Card holders get a free chaser with that too! ***

Bass Jackers in Tel Aviv @ Haoman 17 – Ranked #39 DJs in the world, joining us all the way from the Netherlands…..we are proud to present….. BASSJACKERS!!!! Part of a 7-hour rave with loads of great DJs. Tickets 100 NIS.


Jane’s Walk Tel Aviv Jaffa (till 8/5) – four days of free walking tours around Tel Aviv from some of the city’s best tour guides! Check the Facebook event page for full list of tours (some require pre-registration, most will be in Hebrew)

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Indian Food @ Hoodna – back for the fifth time, come and get delicious Indian street food with your beer at South Tel Aviv’s coolest bar!

Friday Day 6/5:

– MIDBURN PARTY – Burn Savta Burn @ Sputnik Bar – the guys from the ‘I’ll Rest in Peace’ camp are throwing a huge party to raise funds for Midburn – From 12 and until the sun goes down, discounts on luxurious drinks, Grandma’s cooking at prices from the 1970s, Seated Exercises, Bridge, and Bingo with Prizes. 50 NIS.

– Free Comics Book Day @ Comikaza (Dizengoff Centre) and Comics and Vegetables (King George 40) – Tel Aviv’s largest comic stores are taking part in International Comic Day, and will be giving away free comics, plus special deals on loads of other stuff!


Hungary Day Festival @ Hatachana (till 7/5) – the Hungarian Embassy are throwing this special festival, with Hungarian folk music and delicious Hungarian Cuisine + chess and rubiks cube competitions. (Warning: events at Hatachana are sometimes pretty bad).

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Friday Night 6/5:

– Join hundreds of Olim and Israelis at the Tel Aviv International Synagogue for their acclaimed Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat.

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