Being the second largest city in Israel, Tel Aviv was founded in 1909 as a port city and today has become an important economic center. It is also the second largest city in the entire Middle East.
Tel Aviv is one of the important cities of not only Israel, but also the world where Eastern and Western culture has been encountered and coexists for many centuries. This city attracts millions of tourists every year. In addition to the beautiful beaches on the Mediterranean coast, a lot of attractions and excellent resorts, Tel Aviv has a lot of entertainment and nightlife. We will tell about it today in our Guide to entertainments in Tel Aviv.
Tel Aviv Festivals
A significant part of national holidays and festivals has a religious origin. One of the main holidays is Hanukkah (Candle Festival), which lasts 8 days and is celebrated on a special scale.
Tel Aviv also offers many international festivals. Here are just some of them:
- Open House Tel-Aviv (mid-May);
During this event, tourists have the unique opportunity to visit the many attractions of the city for free.
- Docaviv International Documentary Film Festival (end of May);
As it is not difficult to guess, this fest is dedicated to documentary films. Directors from all over the world compete for the main prize of the festival.
- Felizia Blumental Festival (end of March);
Festus is dedicated to chamber music. The program of the festival includes performances of groups and solos in various musical styles (classical, jazz, blues and others).
- Eat Tel Aviv (May);
The food festival brings together the best chefs of all of Israel. As part of the festival there is a bartender’s festival and a farm products fair.
Tel Aviv Nightlife
As for the nightlife of Tel Aviv, it is widely known even outside of Israel. You will not find such a huge choice of entertainment, perhaps in any other country of the world. A variety of bars, nightclubs and pubs are open until late at night.
The main part of the most fashionable nightclubs in the city is located in the Rothschild Street, Alenbia streets and also around the harbor of Jaffa.
Tel Aviv has long gained a reputation as a city that never sleeps. At local parties, continuing until the morning, young people from all over Israel and beyond come to the city for a weekend. The city is just beyond the limit of nightclubs, beach bars, cocktail bars and other places where you can have fun with friends.
If the bars are not for you and you want to have fun on the dance floor to the music of popular DJs, in Tel Aviv you will find the best clubs where you can and should dance until the morning.