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What's On in Tel Aviv | Weekend May 26th-28th, 2016
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What's On in Tel Aviv | Weekend May 26th-28th, 2016

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Updated: 1 June 2016
The weekend is here again and Tel Aviv couldn’t be more ready. The city is gearing up for one of the biggest annual events, Pride Week. The weekend is already set up to be one of the most exciting of the season, with Elton John performing live and plenty of free events hosted by the Tel Aviv Municipality. We’ve put together the most anticipated highlights to look out for and enjoy during your time off.

THURSDAY, May 26th, 2016

CULTURE | Tel Aviv Pride Festivities

Wednesday 25th May- 5th June

As Tel Aviv gears up for the famous annual Pride Parade, the Pride Festival will combine a range of events with the LGBT community. Check out everything you need to know about Pride Week and find out what makes this city-wide event so special. Get ready and watch one of these must-see LGBT Israeli films while you’re at it!

Pride Celebration
Pride Celebration | Gal Primack Najari Photography

MUSIC | Elton John: Live in Tel Aviv

Beloved music legend and British songwriter Elton John is taking the stage, igniting the love of thousands of fans who will undoubtedly be singing along in Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon park.

Elton John
Elton John | Courtesy of Shuki Weiss

DESIGN | Houses From Within Tour

Thursday 26th-28th

As part of the international Open House Project, Open House Tel Aviv will be participating in opening some of the most important architectural and historical buildings to the public.

Courtesy of Tourist Israel
Courtesy of Tourist Israel

FRIDAY, May 27th, 2016

PHOTOGRAPHY | Abstraction at Jaffa Port

Venture to Jaffa Port for an impressive abstract photography exhibition, showcasing a fresh perspective of ‘reality’, opening this weekend and on until June 25th.

Courtesy of the Jaffa Port Gallery
Courtesy of the Jaffa Port Gallery

MUSIC | Free Jazz Concerts on the Boulevard

As the summer rolls back around, jazz lovers can rejoice: the city’s Municipality is bringing back the free jazz concerts on Ben Gurion Boulevard, from this Friday afternoon until June 10th.

Courtesy of the Tel Aviv Municipality
Courtesy of the Tel Aviv Municipality

SATURDAY, May 28th, 2016

FASHION | Miss Trans Israel Pageant

Saturday 28th May

In the spirit of celebrating the local and international LGBT communities, the municipality will be holding the ‘Miss Israel’ Trans Pageant during Pride Week.

Rainbow Municipality
Rainbow Municipality | Courtesy of GTLV

TRAVEL | Head To the Beach

Did you know that Israel has 137 stunning beaches? Luckily, you can soak in all of the sand, sea and shoreline right here in sunny Tel Aviv. For making the most of your beaching, we’ve got a list of tips, tricks and survival hacks worth making a note of.

Tel Aviv Beach
Tel Aviv Beach | Courtesy of GTLV

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