Over recent years, New Years Eve in Israel has become bigger and bigger.
New Years Eve is not a national holiday because the country celebrates the Jewish new year, Rosh Hashana which falls in September/October time.
Nevertheless, many locals celebrate New Years Eve in Israel and there are hundreds of New Years Eve parties across the Holy Land.
Additionally, there are many special events of various musical, cultural, and social tastes.
New Years Eve in Israel is also known as Sylvester, and parties are known as Sylvester parties.
Those parties are widespread in Israel and you will find many of those in Tel Aviv’s many nightclubs and in special concerts and local events.
Any visitor to the holy land during that time of the year can find events and parties although some research before might help.
Nevertheless, if you know where to look, there are some great events you can attend to.
We have provided you with some of the events in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.
New Years Eve in Jerusalem
NEW YEARS EVE PARTY AT NOCTURNO LIVE
At 7 Bezalel Street, you will find the Nocturno restaurant – an over 20 years old Jerusalemite coffee shop that celebrates New Year’s Eve with their traditional annual pride.
Current’s year event will be held on Monday, 31 December 2018 at 10:00 pm.
Booking in advance is required as a result of high demand and is available in Hebrew in the restaurant’s homepage.
Alternatively, try to call the restaurant’s phone number which is available at the bottom of their homepage.
AN UNFORGETTABLE HEADPHONE PARTY AT THE ABRAHAM HOSTEL
Open the new year of 2019 at the Abraham Hostel, with a crazy headphones party. In addition to the great DJ’S, expect specials on the bar and a variety of complimentary goodies.
Abraham Hostel is located in 67 Haneviim Street, right near the Davidka Square.
NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER at the American Colony
American Colony Hotel in 101 Hebron Road, is hosting a traditional and very festive New Year’s Eve dinner party.
There is no better way to begin the new year of 2019 with this type of dinner.
It takes only one new year resolution off your list, but the experience is priceless.
You probably wonder what’s on the menu?
A pampering 5-course meal and dancing with a DJ. Make sure to book in advance as this activity is on very high demand.
In addition to Jerusalem, in recent years, New Years or Sylvester has become incredibly big in Tel Aviv and is a big night for the city’s restaurants and nightclubs.
Therefore, for those who are looking for a bigger variety of events, Tel Aviv will be your preferred choice.
New Years Eve in Tel Aviv
ROOFTOP PARTY AT THE ABRAHAM HOSTEL
The Abraham Hostel in 21 Levontine street, invites you to a spicy celebration of new year’s eve. On a rooftop with a great view of magnificent Tel Aviv and a professional bar, you will meet the near year of 2019 along the finest Israeli DJ’s.
HIP-HOP PARTY AT THE PASSAGE
A trendy Hip-hop party to meet the New year. You will find the Pasage club at Allenby 94. The event’s gates will open at 21:30. A most recommended event for Hip Hop Lovers!
I’m Daniel Sahwany, Christian Private guide, I have 10 years of extensive guiding experience. My family is originally from Nazareth, but I was born and raised in the holy city of Jerusalem and live there to this day. I’m fully certified to guide both within Israel and the Palestinian Authority. which is mean you won’t have to switch guides during your tours. I provide tours in many holy cities in the Holy Land, From Jerusalem to Bethlehem, all over the Holy Land.