Things to do in Israel in May 2016.

May 3, 2016 in Vacations by cipcipTrip

There are hundreds of events taking place in Israel in May 2016. As summer approaches, the country moves outdoors and there are masses of festivals, concerts, exhibitions, and much, much more, taking place across the country this month. Here are some of the best things to do in Israel in May. This list will be updated as the month goes on. Scroll right down for a calendar of events.

Events in Israel in May

The return of the summer sunsets

The return of the summer sunsets: Caesarea

April 23 – May 7: International Photography Festival in Jaffa – The annual showcase of Israeli and international photography takes place at the iconic Jaffa Port

May 5: Holocaust Memorial Day – Yom HaShoah, a day dedicated to Holocaust Memorial celebrations.

May 5: BassJackers in Tel Aviv – Join a mind-blowing rave featuring the Electro-House superstars BassJackers.

May 6-7: Chris Cornell’s concerts in Tel Aviv and Caesarea – The lead vocalist for Soundgarden and Audioslave will perform two concerts in Israel.

May 7: Julio Iglesias in Tel Aviv – Legendary Julio is heading to Israel this May!

May 9-21: Jacob’s Ladder Festival – Unique social and folk music even taking place on the shores of the Sea of Galilee

May 10-11: Memorial Day – Official Memorial Day for Israel’s fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism, it’s a solemn day celebrated collectively by the entire nation.

May 11-12: Independence Day – Join the events and celebrations taking place in the entire country to mark Independence, right after the Memorial Day.

May 17: Enrico Macias’ concert in Tel Aviv – Enjoy the concert of this talented French singer and musician.

May 19-24: Thriller Live in Tel Aviv – The King of Pop Micheal Jackson lives again through this musical tribute.

May 22: Deep Purple in Tel Aviv – One of the most popular Heavy Metal and Hard Rock band is coming to Tel Aviv

May 26: Elton John in Tel Aviv – The fourth concert in Israel for the British singer Sir Elton John!

May 26-28: Open House Tel Aviv – The doors of over 100 Tel Aviv buildings – institutions and public homes, will be opened to the public for one weekend only.