Welcome to Tel Aviv, one of the most gay friendly cities in the world and the gay Mecca of the Middle East! Pride Week in Tel Aviv is a colorful, joyful and crazy week, impossible to miss! There are many parties, meetups, raves all kinds of events to celebrate Pride, so get ready for a unforgettable experience!
To make your holiday even better, we made a list of all the things you can’t miss this week, from where to stay to where to party. Happy pride everyone! (Picture credit: Niv Glazman – check out his Instragram)
Pride Week’s Main Events
This week is full of amazing special events! Keep scrolling down for the highlight of the week, or click here for full event listings.
All Week Events
9-16/6 – Shpagat Pride @ Tel Aviv’s #1 Gay Bar
It’s that time of the year again. the month in which the whole city is painted in our colors, optimism and pure exicitement are in the air and it feels like everything is falling into place. The title of this year’s celebration is LET US BE (all) year long, because enough is enough. It’s 2019 and we’re sick and tired of fighting court orders and legalisations. We just want to be. Really be. All year, and not just during pride month. Read more.
5-15/6 – TLVFest @ Cinemateque, Tel Aviv
Here it happens! The gay film festival returns to another ten days of proud cinema from around the world, guests and guests, drag queens, and parties. We thank our amazing audience that comes year after year to watch the proud and exciting work! Read More.
10-15/6 – Proud to Present Exhibition @ TEDER
Art Meets Pride Week in Romano exhibition “is proud to present” deals with body image and self, personal identity and gender. Read More.
9-16/6 – Space For Everyone @ Phi Garden
Mindspace and Phi Garden are proud to present the unique Tel Aviv pride week SPACE, designed FOR EVERYONE. Read More.
Eurovision Opera Show @ NYX Tel Aviv
At the Opera Tonight – Join us in a nostalgic show filled with Eurovision’s greatest hits! Read More.
Xport Pride @ Tel Aviv Port
You’re invited to a fitness and music experience at the crazy Port of Tel Aviv, training and lifting particularly hot and many more surprises. Read More.
Lima Day PRIDE Opening Party @ Lima Lima
We’re proud to celebrate Pride with you for 15 consecutive years! Read More.
The First National Conference of the LGBT @ Cameri Theatre, Tel Aviv
For the first time in Israel’s history, the gay community has launched a national conference aimed at discussing the central issues that concern the members of the community in Israel’s major areas of activity – ILGBT. Read More.
Pride Fair 2019 @ Dizengoff Centre
In honor of the pride week, Dizengof Center embraces the gay community with a crazy pride fair! Read More.
Under52-SPECIAL K @ Under52
Under 52 is proud to host a special event in honor of the Tel Aviv Pride Week and to bring here two respected artists and creators amazing music producers: Tannuri from Brazil and Glender from Portugal. Read More.
Together We Rise: LGBTech’s Pride Fundraising Gala @ Lighthouse
ּּּּּּּWe invite you to join our celebration of community, equality, and Pride – at LGBTech’s biggest event yet: Together We Rise. Read More.
LGBTQ Film Screening & Party @ Ozen Bar
A sensational pop-up party and screening Read More.
NYX – TLVFest Party @ NYX Hotel
The NYX Hotel Tel Aviv, the official host of TLVFest, opens its doors at a unique gay pride party. Read More.
Dreck Pride 2019 @ Hangar 23
We’ve been waiting a whole year for this week – and it is finally here!!! PRIDE WEEK!!!! Get ready for some hardcore action that will drive your gaydar and grindr completely mad! Read More.
Forever Tel Aviv PRIDE 2019 @ All over Tel Aviv
2019 has already started and you know what it means? It’s the time for us to prepare for you the most outrageous festival of the year! Forever Tel Aviv Pride 2019. Read More.
Mikveh Drag Show @ Kuli Alma
Good Evening Chiquititos & Chiquititas, welcome to another iconic night by Erika Histerika Genderika Miss Amerika. This time in year where all of our LGBTQ friends are celebrating love and pride! This time we have 2 special ladies whom I love and I adore: Lady Chocoalte & Tomer Versace. Read more.
WaterPark Tel Aviv 2019 @ Shefayim Water Park, near Herzliya
The Waterpark Team in a collaboration with Forever Tel Aviv brings to you the most refreshing event of summer time! Read More.
Lesbians Who Tech @ Rothschild 22
Lesbians Who Tech + Allies invite you to join us at our annual pride gathering, Canadian Ambassador to Israel, Her Excellency Deborah Lyons, will honor us in her presence and share remarks. Read more.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show Screening @ Music Center, Tel Aviv
In honor of the Pride Month, Rocky’s movie show is planning a crazy performance with a talented cast to sing the summer! Read More.
CROSS: The TLV drag SHOW is coming to the Bascula for the 25th time! Read More.
Movement – Women Pride Party @ Art Club
More than ever, we believe that the party should not only raise awareness, but also be a true call for struggle. To move forward. Read More.
Flashback – Happy Pride 80’s Party @ La Boheme
Pride goes back in time, to the 80’s! Read More.
WE Party World Circus @ HaOman 17
Directly after the Water Park party in Shefayim, we make our way to the Haoman 17. Read More.
GAZE PRIDE at Pasáž @ Pasaz
GAZE is a warm and fun party, with real Tel-Aviv underground. Read More.
Mega Pride Tel-Aviv 2019! 3 Parties,1 Ticket @ Duplex Club
Israel’s finest gay parties team-up for THE MEGA PRIDE PARTY of the year! Read More.
PAPA & GYM Tel Aviv Pride 2019 @ Hangar 17
For the very first time Trinity The Tuck – Rupaul All Stars session 4 Winner is coming to Tel Aviv Pride together with all the hottest papitos from Tel Aviv and around the world ! Read More.
Tel a Beef: Treasure Island Pride Main Event @ Hangar 11
Our main event is by all measures THE BIGGEST playground party in Asia and the Middle East! Read More.
Friday 14/6 – THE PRIDE PARADE
Tel Aviv Pride Parade 2019 @ Ben Tsion Melchett
Join 200,000 happy people in this year’s Tel Aviv Pride Parade! Read More.
March with LGBT Olim/English-Speakers @ Charles Clore Park
The march begins midday on Ben Tziyon Boulevard and works its way through Tel Aviv until it reaches Clore Park. Read More.
The Alternative Water Parade 2019 @ Art Club, Tel Aviv
The Alternative Water Park Party TLV LGBT PRIDE 2019. Read More.
Dancing Queen – Abba Vs. Queen Noon Party @ Ozen Bar
Meet us under the disco ball as we pay tribute to the 2 biggest Groups of the 70-80’s. Read More.
Offer Nissim Live in Concert @ Park Hayarkon, Tel Aviv
6 hours of live stage shows with new songs and all the classics. Read More.
BE PROUD | MAIN PRIDE PARTY @ Beit Maariv
Come and be proud of us. Read More.
OUTside & 1994 – 90s Pride @ Lima Lima
A special feeling and nostalgia for this week’s pride! Read More.
PRIDE HAMSA 2019 @ HaOman 17
The official closing party of Forever Tel Aviv Pride festival has become one of the biggest highlights!. Read More.
JUNGLE:Pride Mega Closing Party @ Barby, Tel Aviv
Straight from Brazil comes one of the hottest names in gay circuit – Allan Natal. Read More.
Beef Oasis @ Duplex Club
Combining east and west, traditional and modern, old vs. new in our 3 floors mega club! Read More.
Where to stay during Pride Week?
Your first step is to find somewhere to sleep. We have lists for Tel Aviv’s Best Hotels (best of the best), Tel Aviv’s Best Boutique Hotels (exclusive and tasteful) and Tel Aviv’s Best Hostels (fun and affordable) so whatever it is you are looking for, we’ve got you covered! You can book hotels directly through Secret Tel Aviv’s Booking.com Platform. (That amazing pool on the left belongs to The Norman Tel Aviv)
Where are the best places to eat and drink in Tel Aviv?
Tel Aviv is any foodies paradise, and after all the partying you will need a good and substantial meal, check out our Food and Drink Guides, we have everything from Tel Aviv’s Best Breakfast for the best after after-party, to Tel Aviv’s Best Gay Bars and Parties for the best places to grab a drink and meet some people. Click here to check out all the guides.
What to do during the week?
Apart from all the Pride Special Events (keep scrolling down), Tel Aviv is full of cool things to do! One the favorite activities in the city is going to the beach to relax, play Matkot, do some water sports or meet people, don’t miss Tel Aviv’s Gay Beach (in front of the Hilton Hotel), check out our Top Things to Do in Tel Aviv guide for more ideas!
Looking for more ideas?
Check out The Gay Center in Tel Aviv, a hugely important resource for the LGBT community in Tel Aviv, based in Gan Meir. The Gay Center was established in 2008 under the premise that every person regardless of age, race, or gender has the right to live freely. The Gay Center exists as a safe environment for LGBT individuals to seek resources and stay connected with the LGBT community.