Last updated September 13th 2019
Tuesday 17 September is Election Day in Israel! It’s a day off work, and a great day to be in town, with loads of parties, meetups, and cultural events…
For all the latest events, check the Secret Tel Aviv Calendar!
Election Day Rooftop Party @ The Kerem House, Central Tel Aviv | 12pm | 40 NIS
Watch the election and dance to a hot selection of tunes from the best DJs in Israel. Read More.
ElectionDay Fish Grill and Party @ Bicicletta, Central Tel Aviv | 1pm | Reservation Recommended
After voting, head down to Bicicletta for the their famous fish grill… show you voted and get a free chaser. Read More.
Honest Party – We Choose the Roof @ Mesilat Yesharim 1, South Tel Aviv | 6pm | FREE
Celebrate election day at this crazy rooftop party! With top DJs and cheap drinks! Read More.
Roda de Samba da Antiga @ Shaffa Bar, Jaffa | 8pm
Hoda (Roda or “Samba Circle” in Portuguese) is a traditional Afro-Brazilian custom, an informal celebration where a group of musicians and commentators gather around a large table for a session Of eating, drinking and playing samba and all the participants around join in singing and dancing. Read More.
Tel Aviv Makers Open Day Party @ Tel Aviv Makers, Derech Kibbutz Galuyot 45, South Tel Aviv | 4pm | FREE, donations accepted
After voting, head down to Tel Aviv Makers to meet awesome people and build some cool stuff! Read More.
Community Meditation Night @ Shraddha Yoga Studio, South Tel Aviv | 8.15pm
We’ll meet on Tuesday 17th September – Election Day, no less – where we’ll explore the theme of ‘Letting Go’. Read More.
The White City – Tel Aviv’s World Heritage Site @ Rothschild Boulevard, Central Tel Aviv | 10am and 12.30pm | FREE
A tour of Tel Aviv’s White City and oldest boulevard, located next to the city’s first kiosk and streetlamp. You’ll hear stories about the houses that line the boulevard and the people who lived in them, in addition to becoming acquainted with the renowned Bauhaus architecture. The tour will also review the efforts currently underway to preserve and restore the buildings designed in this style.
Meeting point: 46 Rothschild Blvd Time: 10am, and 12:30pm
No registration required! Just come :]
The Carmel Market Tasting Tour @ Shuk HaCarmel, Central Tel Aviv | 10am | FREE
The Carmel Market is an area brimming with life, aromas and flavors, and mostly people who make the market what it is – such as Itzik who sells artichokes, Amrani and his aromatic spices, Dorfman with his chicken fat and, of course, the famous “Inal HaOlam”…
A tour with a wealth of flavors.
Meeting point: 56 Allenby St. Time: 10am
Click here to register. Once you register you are signed up! Just show up!
**Look for the tour guides wearing a white shirt with a Tel Aviv logo, They will wait at the meeting point 10 minutes before leaving.
Tour of the Tel Aviv Museum for Children and their Parents @ Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Central Tel Aviv | 4.30pm | 145 NIS
A tour of the arts, culture, society, geography and politics for the whole family. Read More.
Igor Moiseyev Ballet @ Israeli Opera House, Central Tel Aviv | 8pm | From 195 NIS
The Russian Igor Moiseyev Dance Company returns to Israel for another special performance! Read More.
Tali & The JAX @ Dancing Carmel, East Tel Aviv | 8.30pm
We have been trying for years to get these two amazing singer/songwriters together and now it’s happening! We are so happy we can’t stop giggling! Read More.
TLV Guitar Nights @ Beit Kandinof, Jaffa | 8.30pm | Registration Required
The plan is simple… Bring together the best guitarists and musicians in a wonderful Tel-Aviv venue. Read More.
Antiques Garage Sale @ Givon Square, Central Tel Aviv | 10am-6pm | FREE
A special event with a selection of vintage items, collectibles, and antiques. Read More.
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