Tel Avis is a destination without any must-sees. A visit to this urban, energetic, loud and sunny playground of a city by the Mediterranean shores can be tailored completely according to your own interests. Come for the fantastic beaches and the delicious and happening food-scene or spend your entire time gallery-hopping or exploring the ancient historical sites that can be found just a couple of hours outside of the hustle and bustle of the city. Regardless of how you choose to spend your time we think it is safe to say that you will have a blast! Tourists and visitors are not the only ones that know how to have a good time in Tel Aviv. The locals are just as enthusiastic about getting out and about and explore the myriad of options offered for someone looking to enjoy themselves. Here is our short list of the best events that you wont find in your regular tourist guide.
Craft & Bloom, 3 Goldman Nahum Street, Yafo
Craft & Bloom began at the start of 2015 in order to combine and share some of the founders, married couple Emma and Ofer’s favorite things. Workshop, gallery and garden – this “makespace” is a 450 sq. meter playground of inspiration and creativity and showroom to their own furniture line that infuses principles of local production, adaptive design and use of beautiful raw materials. The workspace is open to makers - designers and artists, professionals and hobbyists - and is a place where they celebrate community by hosting a variety of DIY workshops and events. Come and have a look for yourself at their official opening party on Friday, September 4 p.m.
Noga Erez Live Performance at Kuli Alma 10, Mikve Israel Street
Young telavivan Noga Erez that has performed at the prestigious Primavera Festival for Alternative Music in Barcelona earlier this year is still virtually unknown back home. She will debut her new material at Kuli Alma, a music and art-focused nightlife institution nestled into the creative crux of south Tel Aviv on the 8th of September. This show consists solely of new material written by Noga and performed together with Ran Jacobovitz on drums. Her voice is reminiscent of dreamy Icelandic super star Bjork and her background as a percussionist shines through in the rhythm and melody of her catchy yet slightly dark acoustic style. This is a show you don't want to miss!
La Culture “Animalism” Affordable Art Exhibition 9, Mazeh Street
La Culture is an initiative that created a platform for young, emerging Israeli artists to show their art and for art -lovers on a budget to explore and enjoy high quality art. In celebration of Tel-Aviv’s Illustration week 2015 La Culture if opening a new exciting exhibition that is all about ANIMALISM featuring 80+ local young and promising illustrators and artists at Mazeh 9, Tel-Aviv. The art-scene in Tel Aviv is everything but stuffy and La Culture is a great example of a contemporary and relaxed way of indulging in some culture and get to know the locals at the same time.
Start-up Grind - The Cocktail Party 10, Nissim Aloni Street
With the support of Google for Entrepreneurs Startup Grind host monthly events in more than 180 cities spread over 70 countries paring successful founders, innovators, investors and people curious to learn more about entrepreneurship. The time has finally come for Tel Aviv to join the club so come by and grab a cocktail, watch the sunset and get the insider’s perspective on the much buzzed about Tel Avian Startup Scene on Wednesday, September 6 at 6 pm.