The Big Felafel’s Guide to Passover Entertainment and Activities in Israel 2010
Lots of exciting Pre-Pesach and Pesach activities in Israel this year from art fairs to hippie festivals! If you have more to add, please leave a comment below.
Dancing Camel Pre-Pesach Giant Keg Party
March 25, 2010
Known for their creative beer flavors like Cherry Vanilla Stout and clever beer names like Goliath and Beelzebub, Dancing Camel is hosting a pre-Pesach Party with one entrance fee that lets you taste all the beers to your heart (liver?)’s content.
Doors Open at 20:00 Sharp!
Cost: 75 NIS enter, Reserve your tickets in advance click here to order tickets
Location: Hataasiya 12 (corner Hamasger) Tel Aviv. Tel: 03-624-2783
Osim Seder: A unique pre-Pesach crafts fair
March 26, 2010
Pesach crafts fair shopping extravaganza including recycled lamps, jewelry and fashion accessories, candlesticks, plants, kitchen and house items. There will also be huge second hand clothing swap! Feel free to bring your clothes to swap.
Location: Merkaz Hamagshimim Hadassah Beit Ar-El, 8 Gad St, Baka, Jerusalem.
For more information Deena 02-6722405*114www.themerkaz.org
Stage One- Amateur English Theater Festival
March 31 to April 2 2010
This Passover, Beit Avi Chai in collaboration with Merkaz Hamagshimim Hadassah will spotlight the finest English-language drama, music, comedy, opera, and more that Jerusalem has to offer.
If you can only make it to one event, make sure to come to Hahafuch’s hilarious improv comedy show on April 1, 2010 at 9pm!
Bezalel Street Arts and Crafts Fair
March 31 – April 2, 2010
Artists show off their crafts, jewelry, photography and more at this funky street festival.
10am to 3pm
Shatz St., downtown Jerusalem
Ahava Festival at the Dead Sea
April 1, 2010, April 3, 2010
The annual Dead Sea festival featuring big name Israeli singers such as Natasha and friends, Barry Sakharof, Ivri Lider, and more.
Zorba Buddha Festival in the Negev
April 1 – 4, 2010
This is an hippie-esque festival where you camp out and can partake in meditation and spirituality workshops, yoga, dance and theater workshops, djs, and performances by Mercedez Bend, Avraham Tal, and more.
Cost: 319 NIS
Boombamela Festival at Nitzanim Beach
April 1-3, 2010
Celebrating its 12th year, Booombamela is another camp-out, hippie-type festival with big name music performers such as Geva Alon, Hatikva 6, and more.
The festival offers various workshops and entertainment such as street theater, body painting, interactive art, pottery, holistic and meditation workshops, and more.
Cost: 195 NIS
Cherry Blossom Festival in the Golan
March 26 – April 10, 2010
Acitivites for the whole family including: Horse rides, origami workshops, kite building, Japanese makeup, Japanese food and drink.
Eco Social Awareness Festival: The World is in your Hands, Rishon Letzion
April 1-2, 2010
Festival featuring art and activities to raise awareness about the environment such as Noah’s ark made out of plastic bottles, and more.
For more fun ideas for Passover activities in Israel
- Achbar Ha’ir Guide to Pesach – Huge and complete listing of activities around Israel (in Hebrew)
- Fun in Jerusalem for kids activities in Jerusalem
- Jerusalem Blueprint for a listing of activities around Israel geared toward people in their 20’s -40’s
- Jerusalem.com for a guide to events in Jerusalem