Celebrate Israel Festival, the largest celebration of Israeli culture in New York, will take place on Sunday May 31, 2015 at Pier 94 located at 711 12th Ave, New York.
Over 10,000 community members will celebrate the State of Israel with live entertainment, interactivities activities, culture, food & art. Discount tickets sold online. Tickets for children 3 and over at $5 and $10 for adults.
Jerusalem Western Wall - If you have not been to the Holy Land lately, stop by the Kotel to put a note in the Wall. All notes will be sent to Israel after the Festival.
Kotel Tunnels - Take a tour through the Kotel Tunnels and learn about the history of Jerusalem and the many hidden gems of one of the oldest cities in the world. At the end of the tunnel, meet the Kotel Tunnel guide from Israel who will explain the history of the Tunnels and Jerusalem.
Rothschild Street Arts & Crafts Marketplace - Take a stroll through one of Tel Aviv’s famous street and where you can shop for art, jewelry, Judaica, sculptures, painting, and hand crafted gifts.
Technology Pavilion –Stop by to see the latest Israeli innovation and ideas at our festival! Ted-style presentations will take place throughout the day. Visit our website for the full schedule.
Tel Aviv Beach - Stop by with the kids to play in the sand, get beach themed give-aways, and make the largest sand castle ever!
Shuk Machane Yehuda - Enjoy some of the favorite Israeli Kosher eats that New York has to offer. Take a seat at the Marketplace cafe and listen to some of New York’s local Israeli talents.
Create Lab - Design, build, create and be inspired at our famous CreateLab, open all day with multiple FREE art projects for the entire family. Express yourself and enjoy arts and crafts with our entire community. Make your own Sand Art Mezuza, Tie-Dye Kippah, the Hamsa-Art Project, Magen David Bracelets, Mosaic Coasters and Jerusalem Stone picture frames.
Kid Zone - Fun for the whole family! Enjoy high-energy entertainment throughout the day, see an exotic reptile show, face painting, balloon art, stilt walkers, bounce houses, and so much more!
Teen Pavilion - The “cool place to be”, an exclusive 12+ years and older only lounge with classic Israeli & American games and digital entertainment. Participate in a Celebrate Israel Video-Mitzvah project.
#MeetMeAtTheBar - Stop by for drink, catch up with old friends and meet new ones at the (21+ w valid ID). Special area for young professionals at the bar for 26-40 years old. Don’t forget to try out your singing talents at the Karaoke area at the bar!
“Ahava” Art Installation – We love Jerusalem so much that we decided to recreate the famous “Ahava” statue from the Israel Museum. Stop by and take your photo there and show us how much you love Israel by posting your photos on Instagram and hashtag #CelebrateIsraelFest
Bedouin Tent Experience - IAC Dor Chadash invites you to experience a traditional Bedouin tent, creating the illusion that you are spending a night under the stars in the middle of the Negev.