Sukkot in Jerusalem is one of the most interesting times to visit the city. Events for Sukkot in Jerusalem take place throughout the intermediate days of the holiday – one of the busiest times in Jerusalem for events with kids off school and thousands of tourists heading to the city from around the world.
Sukkot in Jerusalem – 2019 Events
The Jerusalem March takes place every Sukkot in Jerusalem. By Avital Pinnick, via Flickr
Safra Square Sukkah: The main Sukkah for the city of Jerusalem (and the largest Sukkah in Israel) will be the Safra Square Sukkah in the center of the city. Read more about the events at the Safra Square Sukkah.
The Jerusalem March takes place every year on Sukkot a special march through the city takes place featuring visitors from around the world. This years march takes place on October 17. For more information, see Jerusalem March
Abu Gosh Music Festival: The twice annual vocal music festival at Abu Gosh, just outside Jerusalem runs over Sukkot. Read more about the Abu Gosh Music Festival
Kite Festival: The annual kite-making festival at the Israel Museum takes place on September 25 from 10:00 to 18:00. Kids enter for free. There will be kite flying competitions in the Art Garden with professionals and kite-making and crafts workshops throughout the day. Kite making workshop costs 30-40 NIS.
Sukkot at the Tower of David: from September 25-27 at the Tower of David Museum take place plenty of special events for adults and children: musicals, special tours, activities for kids.
Bike Tours of Jerusalem will run throughout Sukkot – a great way to explore this beautiful city. More about Jerusalem Bike Tours.
Take the opportunity to explore Jerusalem a little better. Get together family and friends, hire a private guide for the day, and see more of Jerusalem. More about private Jerusalem tours.
Sukkot elsewhere in Israel
For general information, see our article about Sukkot in Israel
Articles about Sukkot in Tel Aviv, Sukkot in the Galilee, and Sukkot in the Negev and Dead Sea can help with many many more ideas of great things to do.