Purim events 2018

The Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality, along with its many cultural institutions and partners, invites the general public to celebrate the Purim holiday throughout the city. A variety of performances, street carnivals and workshops will be held, catering to every possible age and interest.

Tel Aviv-Yafo is known for its vibrant and celebratory Purim atmosphere, and looks forward to creating it again this year for the many thousands of residents and visitors that come to the city to celebrate the holiday.

§§§ Let’s go to a Purim week §§§§

Monday, February 26

Purim Salsa Party
69 Shlomo Ibn Gabirol, Tel Aviv-Yafo
This free event held at the Tel Aviv Municipality Building is a wonderful opportunity for dancers of every level to meet and celebrate Purim in a unique way. The first hour of the event will feature group salsa lessons led by volunteer organization Media Noche Tel Aviv/Menta. A salsa dance party will start at 21:00, giving participants an opportunity to show off their new skills.


Wednesday, February 28

Purim Adventures at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art

24 King Shaul Street, Tel Aviv-Yafo
This Purim, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art is hosting a schedule of art workshops for kids.

A variety of different mediums will be explored, including self-portrait, landscape painting and mask making.
The activities are suggested for ages 7-12.
In addition, entrance to the new “Soft Worlds” exhibition will be FREE for children up to the age of 18.
The exhibition is an tactile exploration of soft material in sculpture, and visitors are invited to touch, squeeze and interact with the pieces on display.
Tickets are available at the museum or by phone: 03-6077020

Thursday, March 1

Yafo Purim Carnival
from 15:00-19:00
Davidoff Park, Ed Koch 10, Tel Aviv-Yafo

This Purim carnival held at Davidoff Park will feature a variety of family friendly attractions, including a mini amusement park with inflatable structures, fair stands and games, balloon-making, and circus and juggling workshops.
The event will also feature a bilingual stage show by the Almaina Theatre and performances by singer Adi Beatty and children’s performer Roy Boy.

Friday, March 2

Purim Street Party
from 11:00-17:00
Kikar Hamedina, Tel Aviv-Yafo

The Purim Street Party is held annually by the Tel Aviv Yafo Municipality at Kikar Hamedina, in the North of the city. The 2017 event attracted over 100,000 people who came dressed in costumes to enjoy quality electronic music in a happening and positive atmosphere, and a similar turnout is expected this year. Leading DJs in the Tel Aviv music scene will play on a 360 degree stage erected in the center of the square, including performances by Muki and Subliminal.
An urban street show will also be held in the square, featuring a variety of merchandise for purchase. There will be an emphasis on ecologically friendly or recycled products, street culture and urban design.


Thursday, March 1 – Saturday, March 3

Purim at the Opera House
various times
28 Leonardo da Vinci, Tel Aviv-Yafo

The Tel Aviv Opera House will stage several children’s shows during the Purim weekend as part of the Yaron festival. “Alice in Wonderland” will be featured, along with “What about the deer?”, a musical fantasy based on some of the most beloved Israeli songs of all time.

The shows are appropriate for ages 4 and up, and tickets can be purchased for 65 NIS at the Opera website: http://www.israel-opera.co.il/

Purim at “Hatachana” Tel Aviv’s Old Railway Station
various times
HaTachana – David Remez 4, Tel Aviv-Yafo

A variety of family friendly entertainment will be held at HaTachana (also known as The First Station,) Tel Aviv’s old railway station. Festivities begin at 10:30 am and include games, art activities and workshops for all ages. Entertainment will include an interactive magic show by Shai the Magician, a performance by the Neve Tzedek Community Center hip-hop band and “Miri Teshiri”, an inspiring musical adventure with a moral message.

Saturday, March 3

70s Disco Party in Givon Square at  12:00
Givon Square, Tel Aviv-Yafo
A Purim party for parents and children who share a love of dancing. Families are invited to Givon square to let loose and jam to some throwback tunes together.


Tel Aviv Zombie Walk 2018
Tel Aviv’s Annual Zombie Walk is happening this year on Saturday at 21:30 PM at the corner of King George and Shderot Ben Tzion

All you need to know about Purim: http://bit.ly/2F7PyD3

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