Festivals are the part of culture. Like other nations in the world, Israel people also celebrates different events and festivals. If you are looking for the events and festivals calendar of Israel, here you can go. We have arranged all the event and festival list according to the date. Let's enjoy

List of Festivals in Israel

Holiday Name Date Type Day Remains
New Year's Day Jan 01 Holiday 0 minutes
World Braille Day Jan 04 Observance 0 minutes
International Programmers' Day Jan 07 Observance 0 minutes
World Religion Day Jan 17 Observance 0 minutes
International Customs Day Jan 26 Observance 0 minutes
Tu Bishvat/Tu B'Shevat Jan 28 Observance 0 minutes
World Leprosy Day Jan 31 Observance 0 minutes
World Wetlands Day Feb 02 Observance 0 minutes
World Day of the Sick Feb 11 Observance 0 minutes
Valentine's Day Feb 14 Observance 0 minutes
Fast of Esther Feb 25 Observance 0 minutes
Purim Eve Feb 25 Observance 0 minutes
Purim Feb 26 Holiday 0 minutes
Shushan Purim (Jerusalem) Feb 27 Holiday 0 minutes
Self-Injury Awareness Day Mar 01 Observance 0 minutes
International Women's Day Mar 08 Observance 0 minutes
World Kidney Day Mar 11 Observance 0 minutes
March Equinox/ Vernal Equinox Day Mar 20 Observance 0 minutes
Aliyah Day/Yom HaAliyah Mar 23 Holiday 0 minutes
Israeli Election Day Mar 23 Holiday 0 minutes
Earth Hour Mar 27 Observance 0 minutes
Passover Eve Mar 27 Observance 0 minutes
Passover 1st Day Mar 28 Holiday 0 minutes
First Day of Passover Mar 28 Observance 0 minutes
Passover 2nd Day Mar 29 Observance 0 minutes
Passover 3rd Day Mar 30 Observance 0 minutes
Passover 4th Day Mar 31 Observance 0 minutes
April Fool's Day Apr 01 Observance 0 minutes
Passover 5th Day Apr 01 Observance 0 minutes
Passover 6th Day Apr 02 Observance 0 minutes
Passover 7th Day Apr 03 Holiday 0 minutes
Yom HaShoah Apr 08 Observance 0 minutes
Yom HaZikaron Apr 14 Observance 0 minutes
Israel's Independence Day/Yom Ha'atzmaut Apr 15 Holiday 0 minutes
Yom HaAtzmaut Apr 15 Holiday 0 minutes
International Day for Monuments and Sites Apr 18 Observance 0 minutes
Lag B’Omer/Lag BaOmer Apr 30 Observance 0 minutes
Labour Day May 01 Observance 0 minutes
International Workers' Day/May Day May 01 Holiday 0 minutes
World Ovarian Cancer Day May 08 Observance 0 minutes
Mother's Day May 09 Observance 0 minutes
Jerusalem Day May 10 Observance 0 minutes
International Nurses Day May 12 Observance 0 minutes
Shavuot Eve May 16 Observance 0 minutes
Shavuot May 17 Holiday 0 minutes
World Autoimmune day May 20 Observance 0 minutes
African Liberation Day May 25 Observance 0 minutes
International Parents' Day Jun 01 Observance 0 minutes
Father's Day Jun 20 Observance 0 minutes
17th of Tammuz Jun 27 Observance 0 minutes
Tisha B'Av Eve Jul 17 Observance 0 minutes
International Friendship Day Jul 30 Observance 0 minutes
Friday the 13th Aug 13 Observance 0 minutes
Ashura/10th of Muharram Aug 19 Observance 0 minutes
International Overdose Awareness Day Aug 31 Observance 0 minutes
World Sexual Health Day Sep 04 Observance 0 minutes
Rosh Hashana Eve Sep 06 Observance 0 minutes
Rosh Hashana/Jewish New year Sep 07 Holiday 0 minutes
Rosh Hashana 2nd day Sep 08 Holiday 0 minutes
Gedaliah Fast Sep 09 Observance 0 minutes
Yom Kippur Eve Sep 15 Observance 0 minutes
Yom Kippur Sep 16 Holiday 0 minutes
Still's Disease Awareness Day Sep 17 Observance 0 minutes
Sukkot Eve Sep 20 Observance 0 minutes
Sukkot Sep 21 Holiday 0 minutes
International Celebrate Bisexuality Day Sep 23 Observance 0 minutes
Shmini Atzeret Sep 28 Holiday 0 minutes
Simchat Torah Sep 29 Observance 0 minutes
World Heart Day Sep 29 Observance 0 minutes
World Vegetarian Day Oct 01 Observance 0 minutes
World Teacher's Day Oct 05 Observance 0 minutes
World Cerebral Palsy Day Oct 06 Observance 0 minutes
Aliyah Day School Observance Oct 13 Observance 0 minutes
World Sight Day Oct 14 Observance 0 minutes
World Stroke Day Oct 29 Observance 1 week, 6 days
World Vegan Day Nov 01 Observance 2 weeks, 2 days
World Pneumonia Day Nov 12 Observance 3 weeks, 6 days
World Prematurity Day Nov 17 Observance 1 month
International Men's Day Nov 19 Observance 1 month
Hanukkah 1st Day Nov 29 Observance 1 month, 2 weeks
World AIDS Day Dec 01 Observance 1 month, 2 weeks
Asarah B'Tevet (Tenth of Tevet) Dec 14 Observance 1 month, 4 weeks
Day off for Christmas Day Dec 24 Observance 2 months, 1 week
Christmas Day Dec 25 Observance 2 months, 1 week
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Holiday Notes

  •   International Programmers' Day usually held on 7th January or 12th or 13th September every year.
  •   World Religion Day celebrates on the third Sunday of January.
  •   Tu Bishvat/Tu B'Shevat is celebrated by the Jewish occurring on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat
  •   World Leprosy Day celebrates on the last Sunday of January.
  •   Purim is a Jewish Holiday, According to the Jewish Calendar it celebrates on the 14th day of the Month of Adar. So the date varies according to the calendar.
  •   World Kidney Day celebrates on the second Thursday of March.
  •   March Equinox is the day when the duration of night & day are nearly equal.
  •   Aliyah Day celebrates on the 10th of the Hebrew month Nisan according to the Jewish calendar.
  •   Earth Hour usually celebrates on the last Saturday of March.
  •   The First Day of Passover mainly observes from the 14th day at dusk or the 15th day of Nishan in the Hebrew calendar. It lasts for 08 days. Usually falls in April.
  •   Yom HaShoah/ Holocaust Remembrance Day/ Holocaust Day celebrates on the 27th day of Nisan according to the Hebrew calendar. The date changes every year.
  •   Independence Day/Yom Ha'atzmaut is a public holiday only for Israel. In other countries Jewish community peoples' celebrates it but for them, it is not a holiday. Yom Ha'atzmaut celebrated on the 5th day of Iyar according to the Jewish Calendar. It usually falls in April or May month according to the Gregorian calendar.
  •   Lag BaOmer celebrated on the 18th day of the month of Iyar according to the Jewish calendar. So the date varies every year.
  •   Mother's Day mainly occurs on the second Sunday of the month of May.
  •   Shavuot celebrates after 50 days of Passover. It is a Jewish holiday
  •   Mainly Father's Day celebrates on the third Sunday of June. On this sequence this year it is on 20th June.
  •   International Friendship Day worldwide celebrates on July 30. In many countries, people celebrate on the first Sunday of August.
  •   Rosh Hashana is a Jewish holiday. The celebration starts on the first day of the month Tishrei according to Jewish Calender.
  •   Yom Kippur is observed on the 10th day of the month Trishari according to the Jewish calendar. It is a Jewish holiday.
  •   Shmini Atzeret celebrates on the day after the Sukkot period. It is a Jewish celebration.
  •   Simchat Torah is a Jewish holiday that celebrates after the day of Shmini Atzeret. The day fixed according to the Jewish calendar.
  •   World Sight Day celebrates on the second Thursday of the month of October.
  •   It is the eve of Christmas day
  •   Christmas Day is observed throughout the world among the Christian Community