Festivals in Israel

Israel boasts many festivals and fairs, in celebration of our people and our land. KKL-JNF brings excursions, information, and environmental awareness to local festivals, painting them in green! Keep checking this page for information regarding annual festivals in Israel.

Taste of the Valleys Festival

Taste of the Valleys Festival

JAN-FEB: Taste of the Valleys (Teamim BaAmakim) festival in the Jezreel Valley (Emek Yizre'el)

Darom Adom (Scarlet South) Festival

Darom Adom (Scarlet South) Festival

FEBRUARY: Scarlet South (Darom Adom) festival in the Besor Regional Council

HaYarkon Dragon Boat Festival

HaYarkon Dragon Boat Festival

MAY: Park HaYarkon Tel Aviv, at the Daniel Rowing Center - Rokach 2

Karmiel Dance Festival, Karmiel

Karmiel Dance Festival, Karmiel

JULY: Karmiel Dance Festival in Karmiel

Klezmer Festival, Safed

Klezmer Festival, Safed

AUGUST: Annual Klezmer Festival in the Old Jewish Quarter and Artists Quarter, Safed

Bein HaKramim (Among the Vineyards), Galilee

Bein HaKramim (Among the Vineyards), Galilee

JULY / AUGUST: The Merom HaGalil Regional Council, on the Hebrew date of Tu B'Av (15th Av) every year

Festival HaMaayanot – Walking Between the Streams

Festival HaMaayanot – Walking Between the Streams

SEP / OCT: The Maayanot Festival in the Emek HaMaayanot Regional Council near Beit Shean

The Storytelling Festival

The Storytelling Festival

SEP / OCT: Storytelling Festival at the Givatayim Theatre, Sukkot time

WATEC Israel

WATEC Israel

September 12- 14, 2017: The Israel Trade Fairs and Convention Center, Tel Aviv

International Cleanup Day in Israel

International Cleanup Day in Israel

24 Oct, 2017: International Cleanup Day in Israel, all over Israel

Winter of Birds Festival at KKL-JNF Hula Lake Park

Winter of Birds Festival at KKL-JNF Hula Lake Park

NOV / DEC: Annual Crane Race, photographic exhibitions, activities in nature, sailing and bird-watching on the Kinneret, and much more!

Hiking in Boots Festival in the Carmel

Hiking in Boots Festival in the Carmel

DECEMBER: Hiking in Boots, a Colorful Winter Festival in the Carmel, is held on the weekends in December and over Hanukkah, with plenty of activities for the whole family.

Maccabiah Games

Maccabiah Games

The Maccabiah takes place in Israel every four years, with Jewish althetes from all around the world.