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New Year’s 2021 Events in Jerusalem

New Year’s 2021 Events in Jerusalem will be updated as soon as they are available. Meanwhile, you can check out last year’s events.

About New Year’s Eve in Jerusalem

There are some naysayers who claim Jerusalem is no place to celebrate New Year’s. Granted, Jerusalem is more low key than other western cities on this holiday – rightfully so considering that January 1st is a regular work day in Israel – but many Israelis love finding excuses to celebrate and so you’ll find some beautiful dinners and fun New Year’s parties, leaving you with quite a few choices of how to commemorate the day that is known in Israel as Silvester.

New Year’s Eve parties!

New Year’s parties take place mainly in the city center at Jerusalem’s clubs and bars.

New Year’s Eve Party at Nocturno Live

Nocturno Live celebrates New Year’s Eve with their traditional annual party hosted by the best local DJs.

Where: 7 Bezalel Street, Jerusalem
When: Tuesday, 31 December, 2019 at 10:00 pm
Cost: 50-70 NIS

NYE at the Abraham Hostel


Photo: Courtesy of Abraham Hostel

A crazy headphone party will open the new year of 2020 at the Abraham Hostel, courtesy of the house DJ! Plus, expect specials on the bar and a variety of complementary goodies – Can’t miss this one!

Where: Abraham Hostel, 67 Haneviim Street, Jerusalem (By Davidka Square)
When: Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 9:30 pm
Cost: 40 NIS (presale); 70 NIS (at the door)

NYE Celebrations at The Post Hostel

Enjoy an alternative New Year’s Eve at The Post Hostel with a special live concert. Perfect for those who would like to start the new year with good music, great alcohol, traditional Russian food and lots of good people.

Where: The Post Hostel, 3 Koresh Street, Jerusalem
When: Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 8:30 pm

Celebrate w/ The Solomon Brothers at the BeerBazaar

Machane Yehuda Market is definitely one of the coolest places to visit on New Year’s Eve. The place is going to be packed with parties and celebrations. We recommend checking the BeerBazaar, which would be hosting the Solomon Brothers for a live performance and a unique evening with lots of craft beers, good food, and great music.

Where: BeerBazaar, 3 Etz HaChaim Street, Jerusalem
When: Tuesday, December 31, 2019, at 10:00 pm
Cost: 30-40 NIS
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New Year’s Eve Dinner

Welcome 2019 w/ American Colony Hotel

American Colony Celebrations (Photography by: Michaela Burstau)

American Colony Hotel is hosting a traditional and very festive New Year’s Eve dinner party. Trust us, starting the year with this type of dinner takes one new year resolution off your list. So, what’s on the menu? A pampering 5-course meal and dancing with a DJ. Advance registrations are required.

Register here >>

Where: 101 Hebron Road, Jerusalem
When: Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Festive Dinner at Brasserie Restaurant

Photo: Courtesy of Brasserie Restaurant

Feeling like soaking up some rural atmosphere in the beautiful neighborhood of Ein Karem? Join Brasserie Restaurant to a festive New Year’s Eve dinner with the restaurant chef, Liraz Sade, who has got some holiday specials alongside the regular menu. And champagne and amazing cocktails, of course. Note that the restaurant is not kosher. Advance registration only.

Where: Brasserie, 15 HaMayan Street, Jerusalem
When: Tuesday, December 31, 2019.

Coming for the holidays? Read about Christmas events and religious rituals in Jerusalem and Bethlehem >>

Where to Stay in Jerusalem?

Visiting Jerusalem for New Year’s Eve? Check out the city’s accommodation and lodging options here:

Where to Eat in Jerusalem?

Looking for a restaurant in the city?

recommended restaurants for NEW YEAR’S celebrations

Business Meals at CHEFCHAOUEN
Tastes from the middle east, along with classic street food, in modern and surprising versions. Read more
  • 074-7691311
  • Hillel 19, Jerusalem
Located at Machane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem, Valero is a chic restro-bar with a chef's kitchen serving gourmet meals and hosting events. Read more
  • 072-3932790
  • 80 Agripas Street, Machane Yehuda Market, Jerusalem
A prestigious chef restaurant, perfect for families or couples, with a kosher fish/meat menu and options for organizing private events. Read more
Adjacent to the Israel Museum, a design befitting its artistic host and a local menu of Jerusalem dishes with a MODERN twist. Read more
  • The Israel Museum, 11 Ruppin Road, Jerusalem
The reincarnation of the Anna Ticho House Italian restaurant now in Nahalt Shiva with daily live music Read more
  • 072-328-1965
  • 12 Yoel Moshe Solomon St, Jerusalem
Located nearby the Western Wall Plaza in Jerusalem is a kosher lemehadrin restaurant which combines high quality food with an authentic Jerusalem atmosphere. Ideal... Read more
  • 072-3281847
  • 174 Hagai/Al-Wad St, adjacent to Western Wall Plaza, Jerusalem.
Quality meat and freshly baked bread at a fair price Read more
  • 072-3281970
  • The First Station, 4 David Remez St, Jerusalem
Sweet Ein Karem cafe offers a healthy and delicious dairy kosher menu with a beautiful view of the Jerusalem Mountains. Read more
  • 072-3944523
Where music meets culinary excellence in downtown Jerusalem Read more
  • 072-3713077
  • 8 Ma'avar Beit HaKnesset, Jerusalem
special offer: 55 NIS meal
The new Jerusalem hot spot for kosher gourmet burgers on fresh-baked buns Read more
  • 072-3290701
  • 3 Haarmonim St, Jerusalem
O2 provides an authentic Israeli experience by offering you the best delicacies with local spice and aroma. Read more
  • 072-3385018
  • 3 Ze'ev Jabotinsky Street, Jerusalem
Meejana is a restaurant where you can enjoy a luxurious atmosphere & savoring chef dishes that draw their influences from classic Jerusalem food. Read more
  • 072-3281840
  • Amr Ibn Al A'as St 6, Jerusalem
The Courtyard Restaurant at American Colony Hotel is a luxurious restaurant open during the summer time and serving fresh Mediterranean food. Read more
  • 072-3944494
  • 1 Louis Vincent Street, Jerusalem
Enjoy Japanika’s Special Deals!
A national chain of kosher sushi restaurants with 2 locations in Jerusalem Read more
  • 072-3944541
  • Cinema City, Sderot Yitshak Rabin, Jerusalem
An authentic mehadrin kosher-dairy Italian restaurant in the picturesque Nahalt Shiva neighborhood Read more
  • 072-3281985
  • 12 Mevo Beit David Street, Jerusalem
Located in the heart of Ein Karem, this charming 2-story, Mediterranean-style bistro has some of the best food and views in Read more
  • 072-328-1838
  • 15 Hama'ayan St, Ein Karem, Jerusalem