Summer 2024 Events in Jerusalem

Summer 2024 Events in Jerusalem

autor iconBy iTravelJerusalem staff , July 10, 2023

Summer in Jerusalem is full of exciting events on a weekly basis, including concerts, street parties, festivals, art exhibitions, and much more.

Summer 2024 events in Jerusalem

International Film Festival

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This film festival is a 10-day cinema celebration with visiting film artists from all around the globe. The festival's opening event usually takes place at Sultan's Pool just outside the Old City walls. Film screenings, discussions, and events are then spread throughout the city's movie theaters.

Where: Jerusalem Cinematheque, Jerusalem When: July - August

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End of Summer Festival

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The Jerusalem Theater celebrates the end of summer with a unique art festival that includes every possible art genre, from music to poetry and performance art.

Where: Jerusalem Theater, Jerusalem When: August

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International Klezmer Festival

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This festival will take you back to the shtetl in East Europe. Klezmer musicians take the city by storm with authentic and traditional Jewish tunes from the Old Country fused with jazz, tango, classic rock and other interesting combinations.

Where: Around Jerusalem When: July - August

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Puppet Theater Festival

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The Jerusalem Puppet Theater Festival presents modern and traditional puppet theater performances for both children and adults in cultural institutions and on the street. A great opportunity to watch internationally renowned puppetry and visual theater artists as well as up-and-coming ones.

Where: Around Jerusalem When: August

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Jerusalem Wine Festival

Jerusalem Wine Festival (Photo: Elad Barmi). 

One of the most anticipated events of the summer in Jerusalem on a yearly basis, the Jerusalem Wine Festival at the Israel Museum features dozens of Israel's best wineries, live music and a vibrant crowd.

Where: Israel Museum, Jerusalem When: July - August

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Hutzot Hayotzer Fair

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Jerusalem's largest art festival features dozens of artist stalls and nightly musical performances at the stunning Sultan's Pool venue.

Where: Hutzot Hayotzer, Jerusalem When: August

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Beer Festival

Jerusalem Beer Festival (Photo: Ido Nitay Flash)

Let's go grab a beer. With over 120 different beer types by established brands and local microbreweries, this is one of the happiest places to be at this summer. The festival includes live concerts, street food stalls, a clothing& accessories market, and much more.

Where: Independence Park, Jerusalem When: August

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International Book Fair

Local and international writers, poets, translators, publishers, and professors gather together for this literary event. The International Book Fair features talks, award ceremonies, lectures, and lots of books - a must for every book-lover in town!

Where: The First Station, Jerusalem When: Summer

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Where to Stay in Jerusalem

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Restaurants in Jerusalem

Don't attend the festivities on an empty stomach! There are plenty of amazing restaurants in Jerusalem, whether you're looking for a quick bite, something romantic or family-friendly!

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