Feel the Christmas spirit in Tel Aviv! Scroll down if you are looking for the best festive communal dinners, parties, markets and other events.

Christmas in Bethlehem – If you are looking for a unique experience, we recommend you attending Christmas Midnight Mass in Bethlehem – Abraham Tours offer a coach service from Tel Aviv, and the option to go a little earlier and take a tour of the city.


There are events at Tel Aviv’s largest Catholic and Protestant Churches, based in Jaffa in the South of the city.

Perched high on Jaffa Old City, St Peter’s Church is a Franciscan church built in 1654. There are services in English, Polish, Spanish, and Hebrew (address is 1 Mifratz Shlomo Street).

Further south on Yefet Street is St Anthony’s Church, a Catholic church built in 1934. Services are held in English, Arabic, and Philippino (address is 51 Yefet Street).

Immanuel Church in Jaffa is a Lutharian Church built in 1904. (address is Bar Hoffman Street 15).


Get into the Jewish Christmas spirit with a tasty Chinese on Christmas Eve… check out our Guide to the Best Chinese Restaurants in Tel Aviv!

Friday December 13th

4:30pm – Christmas in Jaffa – Christmas Market & Live Shows @ St. George Church

Tempting aromas, the festive glow,  all the wonderful sounds of the season and delicious Christmas treats. Read More.

Saturday December 14th

2pm – Cookie Decoration @ Immanuel Church

A fun family event. Come and decorate cookies, see the church, drink parental wine and hot chocolate for the kids. Read More.

Sunday December 15th

5:30pm – Christmas Tree Lighting @ Jaffa Clock Tower

Each year during Christmas time, a beautifully lit up Christmas tree is set up near Jaffa’s historical Clock Tower. Read More.

Wednesday December 18th

9:30pm – Les Dynamites Christmas Show @ Hoodna

Get ready for a Radical Rockin’ Christmas! Read More.

Friday December 20th

10am – Tel Aviv Fashion Market @ Art Club

Right in the middle of Tel Aviv, you will find a real “Christmas Treat!” With all its wonders, gifts and pleasures. Read More.

Saturday December 21st

1pm – TEDER Christmas Market @ TEDER

The Christmas House is back! Read More.

Sunday December 22nd

9pm – Christmas VS Novy God @ Kuli Alma

We’re in the holiday spirit and no one can tell us otherwise! Read More.

Tuesday December 24th – Christmas Eve

7:30pm – Chinese X-Mas Dinner @ The Kerem House

People of all faiths are welcome as we celebrate the age old tradition of eating Chinese food on Christmas! Read More.

7:30pm – Christmas Eve Concert @ YMCA Jerusalem

The tradition continues and this year you can hear and enjoy over 80 singers and musicians in the fabulous YMCA Auditorium for the traditional Christmas Eve Concert. Read More.

9pm – Xmas Eve Comedy (It’s Not Like You’re Waiting for Santa) @ My Pub

Doors open at 8:30. My Pub is a cozy, neighborhood bar so arrive early to drink and get a good seat! Read More.

Wednesday December 25th – Christmas Day

7pm – Christmas Dinner and Party @ Mike’s Place 

Tis’ the season to be jolly! Read More.

8:30pm – Onesie XMAS Party @ Potion Bar, Tel Aviv

There will be dancing, we will screen CARTOONS, there will be alcohol (including hot) … be happy. Read More.

9:30pm – HannuChristmas @ Drama

With an amazing album in English and an amazing album in Hebrew, Echo takes on the stage for a very special holiday concert. Read More.

Thursday December 26th

8pm – Chrismukkah Party @ Abraham Hostel

We have full reasons to celebrate Read More.

Friday December 27th

12pm – Bici’s Xmas Fair @ Bicicletta

Winter has arrived and we have a fun winter fair for XMAS in our yard Read More.

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