There are hundreds of events taking place in Israel in May 2017. As summer approaches, the country moves outdoors and there are masses of festivals, concerts, exhibitions, and much, much more, taking place across the country this month. Here are some of the best things to do in Israel in May. This list will be updated as the month goes on. Scroll right down for a calendar of events.
Events in Israel in May 2017
The return of the summer sunsets: Caesarea
May 1-2: Independence Day – Join the events and celebrations taking place in the entire country to mark Independence, right after the Memorial Day.
May 3: Justin Bieber in Tel Aviv – International superstar Justin Bieber returns to Israel after 6 years!
May 17: Aerosmith in Tel Aviv – Don’t miss this epic chance to see the rock band live!
May 18: Open House Tel Aviv – Tel Aviv opens some of its most architecturally and historically notable private buildings to the public as part of the international Open House project.
May 21: Paul Young’s concert – British singer and song writer will perform in Tel Aviv
May 22: Seu Jorge, David Bowie tribute – Brazilian guitarist praised by David Bowie himself, presents cover version in Portuguese of Bowie’s songs
May 22: Jose Gonzalez’s concert – indie artist Jose Gonzalez to give an intimate powerful performance of his songs
May 23: EAT Festival in Tel Aviv – Three nights of great cuisine at the Charles Clore Gardens, in Tel Aviv facing the sea, free event!
May 24: J Balvin’s performance – Latin rapper and singer performs in Raanana