Things to do in Israel in August 2023

The Israeli culture scene comes to life during the summertime. The weather is warm and you can be sure there will be plenty of things to do in Israel in August 2023. From outdoor cinematic experiences and award winning movie premiers to street dance parties, these are the best things to do in Israel in August 2023. 

The Jerusalem Film Festival / Photo by JIFF

Events in Israel in August 2023

We will update events accordingly, but have a look at what events took place in August in Israel in previous years:

The Israeli animation festival

August 9th – August 13th
The Israeli Animation Festival Animax highlights superb works of animation from Israeli and international artists. With short or long-form animations showing at all hours of the day at the Tel Aviv cinematheque, you will surely find an animated film that brings out the child in you.

Safed Klezmer Festival

August 9th – August 11th
The Safed Klezmer Festival with eight open air stages which are set up around the parks and public squares of the Old Jewish Quarter and Artists Quarter of Safed.

The Jerusalem Puppet Festival

August 14th – August 18th
The 31th Jerusalem Puppet Festival will be held at the Karavan theater. The festival will offer several original children and adult plays, two international productions, an outdoor event, workshops, and special activities.

Mitzpe Ramon Film Festival

August 23th – August 26th
This indie film festival in the south of Israel combines two of its best assets: beautiful views and innovation. The Mitzpe Ramon Film Festival was first established in 2020, at the height of the Covid-19 outbreak, as a way to cope with the new reality. Come for the views and stay for the beautiful cinematography.

Event Booking Details

Event Date: 01/08/2022