October in Israel is a busy month. The summer is behind us, and the holiday season is continuing with Sukkot. Many events take advantage of the milder weather including music festivals and concerts across the country. One thing is clear, October 2017 in Israel will be a fun-packed month!
With the sun setting over the Summer, there are loads of events in Israel in October making the most of the last summer heat
October 2017 Sukkot Events in Israel
October 4-11 – Sukkot in Israel. A week long festival with hundreds of interesting events taking place across Israel. Highlights including Sukkot events in Jerusalem, Sukkot events in Tel Aviv and Sukkot events in the Negev. Some highlighted events are below with only the October dates included.
October 5-14 – International Storytelling Festival, in Givatayim. Over 100 performances covering a range of topics and featuring storytellers from Israel and around the world!
October 5-14 – Haifa International Film Festival. This was the first film festival in Israel and has become an annual event with more than 280 film screenings.
October 7-10 – Red Sea Beer Festival, with international and Israeli artists!
October 7-10 – Tamar Festival. Israeli music festival at the Dead Sea.
October 7-10 – Akko Festival. Featuring features tens of special performances of original, avant-garde fringe theater from Israel and around the world.
October 11-14 – Abu Gosh Music Festival. One of Israel’s largest vocal music festivals in the town famed for its hummus restaurants
Other October 2017 Events in Israel
October 3 – Dutch band Dash Berlin for a trance show in Tel Aviv
October 5 – Another event for those who love dancing: DGTL festival at HaYarkon Park, Tel Aviv
October 10 – Cliff Richard performs in Israel, tickets are on sale here.
October 11 – Jonas Blues will host a unforgettable night at the Tel Aviv Exhibition Grounds
October 26 – 28 – Houses from Within is an annual event with over 100 buildings across Jerusalem opening to the public
October 28 – French singer Charles Aznavour gives a concert in Tel Aviv
October 29 – November 1 – Round Tables Culinary Project brings to Tel Aviv top international chefs to collaborate with local restaurants. Take the chance and go taste their culinary works of art!