The Best Eurovision Parties in Tel Aviv: From Gay Clubs to Beachside Raves

Put on your dancing shoes, Haaretz has put together the definitive list of the best parties, clubs and dance bars in Tel Aviv this week

The Teder.FM, one of a number of clubs on Haaretz's definitive list of the best parties in Tel Aviv this week
Meged Gozani

Tel Aviv is a famous party city, but it can sometimes be hard to navigate the sea of flyers and find the best place to let loose. Whether it’s a casual drink at the K Bar, or a party at the hip Teder.FM, followed by long night of depravity at Alphabet club, we’ve got you covered with this list of the best clubs and upcoming events that as a Eurovision fan, you cannot miss. So, put on your dancing shoes and get ready to party.

EuroCafe - Tel Aviv 2019
88 Abarbanel Street (map)

The official event of the Eurovision contest, the EuroCafe will host a string of parties full of Eurovision songs and with live performances from artists from Israel and Europe.

May 12-18. Haoman 17 Club. Tickets here

Shpagat Eurovision
94 Nachlat Binyamin Street (map)

All day, every day, Tel Aviv’s hippest gay bar will host an entire week of Eurovision events, with drag shows, parties for women only, a street party and live broadcasts of the Eurovision final, (followed by yet another party).

May 14-17. Free entrance

Cuckoo's Nest - Losers and Wieners
3 Noam Street (map)

Ken H-Kukiya, or the Cuckoo's Nest, is a very nice and casual spot inside Jaffa’s Flea Market. This week it will be hosting it;s Eurovision week celebration with a number of parties, DJ performances and even designers’ fair.

May 13-18. Free entrance

Kuli Alma - Eurovision week
10 Mikveh Israel Street (map)

One of Tel Aviv’s most spacious party spots, the Kuli Alma is part club, part bar and part hangout space. This week they too will host special Eurovision events, including drag shows and special performances, all with free entrance. 

Free entrance

Poli House - Rooftop party
1 Nachlat Binyamin Street (map)

One of the most beautiful rooftop hotels in Tel Aviv is hosting a pool party to celebrate the semi-final on Tuesday. There will be a live screening of the semi-final show followed by a special DJ set. For details 

May 14. Poli House hotel. Entrance fee: 40-60 shekels 

Pasaz - Pop, Trash and Eurovision party
94 Allenby Street (map)

The Pasaz is an underground burrow located in the sleez-but-lovely Allenby street. This Thursday, It’s hosting a party with the greatest Eurovision hits, as well pop songs from everyone from Netta Barzilay to Britney Spears. For tickets and details

May 16. Entrance fee: 30-40 shekels

Electrovision ‘Europe Day’ party
Charles Clore Park - Dolphinarium (map)

In a special seaside event for “Europe Day”, which marks the founding of the European Union, there will be live shows, DJ sets and mesmerizing audio-visual LED shows on two huge open-air stages overlooking Tel Aviv’s beachfront. The event is hosted by a special EU delegation and the Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality and will see top contemporary electronic artists perform. For details

May 15. Free entrance

Eur-VRS - Special event
6 Rothschild Boulevard (map)

VRS is a line of gay party organizers that is hosting a special party for the Eurovision’s first semi-final. The party will take place in Tel Aviv’s Breakfast Club - one of the top 10 clubs in the city. There are two rooms at the club - one will be playing disco and Eurovision songs, while the other will host four different DJ’s, an art fair, and tons of cute gay guys. For details

May 14. Entrance fee: 50 shekels 

The Alphabet Club - Horse Meat Disco and official Eurovision afterparty
54 Ahad Ha’am Street (map)

The Alphabet Club - arguably Tel Aviv’s most happening club right now - will host the Horse Meat Disco party line this Friday, with local DJs such as Age of Beige, Ray Harel and Amichay Mayas, as well as the Italian DJ Severino. After the final, on Saturday, the Alphabet’s “Virgins Agency” will host the official Eurovision after-party with special DJ sets and the requisite drag show. For details

May 16, May 18. Entrance fee: 60 shekels

JIZZ - Eurovision Precum Party
54 Ahad Ha’am Street (map)

A men-only gay line of party also held at the Alphabet club, this fetish-themed event will feature electronic music in three different rooms: Two will host DJ sets, and one room will be kept in the dark and in silence, less for dancing, more for action. For details and tickets

May 15. Entrance fee: 60 shekels

Kok shock’s - High @ Noon
54 Ahad Ha’am Street (map)

The very hip gay party line is hosting a special Eurovision event in one of Tel Aviv’s best urban garden, conventiley located directly outside the Alphabet . The party will see local dj sets, musical performances, and of course live screening of the Eurovision contest. On the eve of the final on Saturday, the garden will host the “Cinema Phi” - a special free-entrance movie night dedicated to the Eurovision grand final. For details

May 18. Phi garden, noon. Entrance fee: 40 shekels 

And if that doesn't get you going, here are five other places that you need to visit on any given night:

The K Bar
Herzl Street (map)

Small and crowded place that work both for the first cocktail of the night and at the last call during the small hours. 

The Nilus Bar
33 Allenby Street (map)

One of Tel Aviv’s hippest bars, the Nilus (or Nile) is also a modest venue. One of the few gems of the west side of Allenby St, it combines high class vibes with young hipster chic. Sit on the bar, drink white wine with cheese, and just relax from a hectic week of partying. 

Herzl 16
16 Herzl Street (map)

A beautiful location, it is one of those places that you can hit in the morning for hangover breakfast, or later on at during their happy hour for a Jasmine cocktail, and even late at night to catch a DJ set or live band performance. 

Port Said
Har Sinai Street (map)

Israeli star chef Eyal Shani’s most famous restaurant is still one of the the best places to eat in town. Usually there is a long waiting list, but the lima bean messabaha is worth it. 

The Nuweiba and Beit Romano
9 Jaffa Road (map)

A tiny bar combined with a vinyl shop, the Nuweiba is hidden inside the mess of the Teder.FM, where you can also find the Beit Romano on the second floor. There is always good music in both, very chill and very welcoming, the former is the perfect location to to start your evening.