With bright summer days and cooler weather at night, September is the ideal time to visit Israel. Enjoy exploring Jerusalem and Tel Aviv this month as the cities start to gear up for the high holiday season. The country is alive with festivals, music, and other outdoor gatherings. These are our recommendations for the best things to do in Israel in September 2023.
Check back later to see 2023’s September events. In the mean time, check out what we did in September last year in Israel.
What’s On in Israel This Month?
September marks the beginning of the Jewish high holiday season in Israel. Don’t miss the festivities – learn more about the upcoming celebrations:
September 8-October 8: Selichot Prayers at the Western Wall
September 25-27: Rosh Hashanah 2022
Take advantage of the changing weather by booking a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Petra. This one day guided tour of Petra leaves from Tel Aviv and is super easy to add on to any Israel holiday. Learn more
September in Israel: Travel Tips
The end of the official summer brings the return to school for Israeli kids. The city streets and national parks become a little quieter, which makes it the perfect time for visitors to explore Israel’s breathtaking nature and heritage sites.
Top places to visit in Israel this September:
Events in Israel in September 2022
- September 5-10: The Chamber Music Festival
- September 6-October 2: Watergen Open Tennis Tournament in Tel Aviv
- September 8-ongoing: The Tower of David Light Show returns
- September 13-15: Coffee Fest TLV
- September 14-15: Ramat Gan Beer Festival
- September 15-17: Arabit Festival of Arab Music in Jaffa
- September 15-22: The Israel Festival in Jerusalem
Want to make sure you see Israel’s highlights during your vacation? Check out this 2-day package tour of the historical hotspots of the holy land!
Event Booking Details
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