Netanya celebrates Sukkot 2018 (5779)

Netanya Municipality is host to a multitude of events during Chol Hamoed Sukkot: Guitar Gems with artists and ensembles from around the world, an exhibition of menorahs designed specially by artists and celebrities, observations of the planets and science workshops at the Planetanya Center for Science, Space and Culture – Ushpizin in Netanya with a variety of activities for the entire family

For detailed information of all events, please click here

Sukkot Celebrations 2017 in Netanya

Information from the Netanya Municipality

The City’s Succah

A Sukkah equipped with the four species will be open to the general public during the holiday in the new Independence Square.


Dancing Sukkot in the square

Yaron Carmel in a great folk dance celebration of all times, Saturday 7.10, New Independence Square, 20:00


The Netanya Wine Festival 2017

Monday – Tuesday, Chol HaMoed Sukkot, October 9-10

Between the hours of 18: 00-23:00 in the new Independence Square

Enjoy a wine tasting fair of 25 boutique wineries made in Israel. Cheese delicacies, quality breads and pastries, artist performances, an elegant atmosphere and more.


Samba Du Bon band, Compact Jazz band


The “Keys” group, Arkadi Duchin Live

An unlimited tasting cup for only 35 NIS. For ages 18+. Children up to age 10 accompanied by an adult


Simchat Beit Hashoeva in the Well House


Experiences of “water and fire”

Water activities and soap bubbles for children, guided tours of the museum exhibition, and watching the well working and drawing water: 9:45, 10:45

“Water and Fire” juggleries with stage artist Nitzan Hess, inspired by the story “The Story of the loss of the princess” / Rabbi Nachman of Breslov.

Entrance fee for children aged 4 and up. Details and tickets can be found at  or by telephone. 09- 7485760

Sunday, 08.10, Museum of the Well House (17 Sokolov St.) 09:30 -12:30 at the cost of only 10 NIS per child


“And you drew water with joy”

An experiential family tour on the subject of “water” throughout Netanya

On Monday, 09.10, we meet at the Museum of the Well House (17 Sokolov St.), 9:30 -12:30 at a cost of only 15 NIS per participant.

The number of places is limited!

Details and registration by phone: 09-8329940, 09-8826332 or at



Netanya Wine Festival 2016

On Wednesday-Thursday, Hol Ha’moed Sukkot, October 19-20, from 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. at Netanya’s Independence Square.

Come enjoy a wine tasting festival, with over 25 Israeli boutique wineries, stands selling fine cheeses, jam and chocolate, bread, cakes and baked goods. Be entertained by street performers and jazz concerts, chocolate workshops in the city sukkah.

Free entrance to the festival area!

Unlimited tasting glass available for just NIS 25, for those 18 and over.


Netanya Wine Festival 2016


Flowers are blooming in Netanya’s community gardens

Netanya invites you to celebrate the Tishrei holidays at the community gardens, from 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

What’s on the program?
• Learn about the world of bees and the honey production process
• Everything about the olive harvest and how olive oil is made
• Seven species ceremony and making sukkah decorations

Date – Location
October 13  Community garden – Neot Ganim (Ovadia St., Shikkun Vatikim)
October 19  Community garden – Ramat Yadin (Nachum St., Dora)

For additional information, call the Neighbourhoods Department at 09-8605826.

On Rosh Hashanah flowers are blooming in Netanya's community gardens (Enlarge)

Sukkot 2016 – Events in Netanya – 15-24.10.2016

 15.10 – Singing at the Square with Einat Saruf

An Israeli song celebration at the New Independence Square. Saturday night at 21:00

18.10 – A performance by the Great Chasidic singer Avraham Fried

Opening performance by singer Yishay Ribo Tuesday at 20:00 at the Sportek in Kiryat Hasharon. Tickets sale- at the box office of the Culture Center and at the offices of the Torah Culture Department. Price: 100 NIS (residents of Netanya – 80 NIS)

19 – 20.10 – Wine Fair

Wine tasting, performances, stalls and much more … The new Independence Square from 17: 00 to 23: 00

22.10 – When Opera meets “Piyut”

The Netanya Kibbutz Chamber Orchestra conducted by Shmuel Elbaz and soloists.  Saturday night at 21:00, The new Independence Square.

24.10 – Simhat Torah festivities at the Independence Square at 20:30



Recommended Sukkot Days Out in Israel

Sukkot is a week-long Jewish festival which falls shortly after Yom Kippur.

Sukkot in Israel is a time of vacation – the first and last days are national holidays when most businesses will be closed (similar to a regular Shabbat), whilst the intermediary days are normal business days except for the fact that many Israelis take the time off work. The result is that there are lots of activities for Sukkot across Israel so it is a great time to be visiting. The Sukkot festival in 2014 falls between 8 to 15 October 2014 although the events also take place slightly before and after these dates.

For some recommended Sukkot Days Out in Israel courtesy of’s founder, Deborah Dickson click here.

Sukkot World Festival

October 2-3, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Winter Lake Park, South Netanya. Entrance: Free
Come visit the world’s largest sukkah and dozens of sukkahs from around the world, and also enjoy performances by Moshe Peretz, Lior Narkis, Yuval Hamebulbal, Mickey, Hadod Chaim, Tal Mosseri and others…

Beit Hatfutsot in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Diplomacy and Diaspora Affairs, and the municipality of Netanya will once again stage the highly successful Sukkot World Festival during the intermediary days of Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles). Tens of sukkot (Hebrew plural for Sukkah – Tabernacle) representing Jewish communities from around the world will be presented in a maze-like arrangement, making it the largest structure of its kind in the world.

The Sukkot will be designed in keeping with the countries they represent, creating a truly international feel to the festival. Visitors will be invited to take a peek into the story of diverse communities by viewing performances, images and artifacts and by taking part in experiential activities and craft workshops representing these communities. United States, Argentina, Brazil, Australia, Great Britain, Italy, France, Germany, Turkey, Russia, Ethiopia, Morocco, Tunisia and South Africa will all be represented at this year’s Sukkot World Festival.


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