Join our San Diego Jewish community in celebrating Yom Ha'atzmaut - Israeli Independence day! In honor of Israel's 70th we are hosting our biggest celebration yet!


April 29, 2018


Ingram Plaza at Liberty Station

2751 Dewey Rd, San Diego, CA 92106


Vendor/organizational booths will be back again this year. For more information, contact us at 858.737.7148 or

  • Registration is required to attend the Festival.  Pre-register to avoid long lines.

  • To ensure the safety of our guests, everyone entering the Festival will be required to go through security wanding and have their bags checked.

  • We’d love for you to wear blue and white to help celebrate!

  • Israel Fest is a pet-free event.  Please leave your pets at home (official service animals accepted).

  • Seating in the entertainment area is very limited.  We encourage you to bring blankets to sit on for the closest view.

  • Kosher food and artisan products will be available for purchase.  Remember to bring your wallet!


Be sure to check back often for more information on our entertainment!


  • Shanee Zamir, 1st Place Winner of the People's Vote - 2013 Israel Eurovision, Israel Broadcasting Authority (IBA) 
  • Local Entertainment by Community Youth Groups
  • Israeli Community Dancing - JOIN US*
  • Community and Artisan Booths
  • Beer Garden
  • Krav Maga
  • Shesh Besh Competition (Backgammon)
  • Face Painting
  • Henna Tattoos
  • Sports Zone
  • Inflatable Zone
  • Kosher Food
  • Photo Opportunities
  • Friendship Walk (Starts at 9:00am. Click HERE for more information)

*To celebrate Israel @70 we are excited to announce our first ever community dance performance! Want to join us? There will be a community rehearsal on Sunday, April 22 from 1:00 – 2:30. All experience levels are welcome! Please contact Lillian Elbaz for the location and more information.