Purim in Jerusalem is a colorful and fun time to be in the ‘city of gold’ with events taking place across town to celebrate the Jewish holiday which is a favorite among the masses. A number of Purim events will take place around the city from carnivals to parties. There’s something for every age and every interest.
Purim Events in jerusalem
Jerusalem Street Parties
For two days, Jerusalem’s streets will be filled with party-goers decked out in their best costumes. Festivities will begin on March 10 and continue through March 11. The schedule will be as follows:
11:00-18:00- Activities will be held in 9 Public libraries and around 20 community centers
17:00- The Megilla will be read at synagogues and community centers throughout the city
23:00-3:00- Crazy parties at the Machne Yehuda market
11:00-14:00- Purim carnival in Zion, Safra Square, and Ben Yehuda street
11:00-17:00- The craziest Purim carnival in Israel. 9 DJ booths and hundreds of artists from around Jerusalem are taking over Agripas street and Nisim Bachar street
Purim at Jerusalem’s Museums
Many of Jerusalem’s museums will hold special events for Purim
- At the Israel Museum an event for the whole family, including art workshops, story telling, dance performances and more! From March 10-11 10:00-15:30.
- Purim Rave Party at The Tower of David, Jaffa Gate on March 10 starting at 22:00.
Purim Parties in Jerusalem
Also check out Purim in Tel Aviv, and events for Purim across Israel.