Summer 2023 Festivals in Lebanon

by LBTAdmin

Don’t miss a moment of the exciting events happening across the country this summer. We’ve curated a comprehensive list of the top festivals, exhibitions, music nights and more, ensuring you have an unforgettable season. Why settle for just one when you can immerse yourself in all these incredible experiences?



Photo – Khabbaz Photography

1- Batroun Festival | 22 – 23 July
Welcome the summer season with the Batroun International Festival, featuring sensational performances like Adonis live in concert and a captivating Georges Khabbaz play.

The Program:

  • Georges Khabbaz – جاية الايام | Saturday 22 July
  • Georges Khabbaz –  جاية الايام | Sunday 23 July

Book your tickets at Virgin Ticketing Box Office or call +961 3 105 700.


2- Beiteddine Art Festival | 20 July – 5 August
Celebrate 40 years of arts and culture at the Beiteddine Art Festival’s 2023 edition. Experience the mesmerizing talents of guests like Guy Manoukian, the Chicago Bel Arabi musical and a rich program filled with awe-inspiring performances.

The Program:

  • Farrah EL Dibany with Maestro Lubnan Baalbaki & Orchestra | Thursday 20 July at 8:30 pm
  • Double Concert: Guy Manoukian & his Orchestra and Juan Gomez “Chicuelo” in Camino | Saturday 22 July at 8:30 pm
  • Guy Manoukian & his Orchestra | Sunday 23 July at 8:30 pm
  • Jazz Night: Donna Khalife & Band and Arthur Satyan & Band | Tuesday 25 July at 8:30 pm
  • Maysa Karaa | Thursday 27 July at 8:30 pm
  • Chicago The Musical بالعربي | Wednesday 2 August at 8:30 pm
  • Chicago The Musical بالعربي | Thursday 3 August at 8:30 pm
  • Chicago The Musical بالعربي | Saturday 5 August at 8:30 pm

Book your tickets at Virgin Ticketing Box Office.


Photo – Baalbeck Festival


3- Baalbeck International Festival | 7 – 16 July
Experience the allure of the oldest cultural event in the Middle East as the Baalbeck International Festival returns with a unique cultural lineup, inviting people from around the world to witness the beauty of Lebanon.

The Program:

  • Melhem Zein | Friday 14 July at 8:00 pm
  • IMANY – VODOO CELLO | Sunday 16 July at 8:00 pm

Book your tickets at Virgin Ticketing Box Office and visit here for more information.


4- Jounieh International Festival | 26 – 30 July
Stay tuned for the exciting new program of the Jounieh International Festival. Follow their social media channels to be the first to discover upcoming events.

The Program:

  • Abeer Nehme | Wednesday 26 July at 8:30 pm
  • Carla Chamoun Concert with Nizar Francis – لبنان حكاية حب | Sunday 30 July at 8:30 pm

Book your tickets at Virgin Ticketing Box Office.


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5- Forum de Beirut | 8 – 29 July
Prepare to be enthralled by three extraordinary summer concerts at Forum de Beirut, featuring Tamer Hosny on 8 July and Wael Kfoury on 29 July.

Book your tickets at Virgin Ticketing Box Office:


6- Oaken Fest | 21-23 July
After a few years off, the Oaken Fest camping and music festival is back for its 2023 edition at Oaktown Lehfed from 21 – 23 Jult. Stay tuned for the announcement of who’s set to perform. Visit the social media channels for more information.



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7- Ehdeniyat International Festival | 10 – 26 August 

Get ready for an unforgettable experience at the Ehdeniyat International Festival! This summer, we bring you three amazing concerts featuring Nassif Zaytoun on August 10, Al Akhrass on August 18, and Joseph Attieh on 24 August.

That’s not all, a hilarious comedy performance by John Achkar also will be held on 12 August, as well as the Dancing Moon DJ on 26 August.

Book your tickets at Virgin Ticketing Box Office.

At EHDENIYAT you can as well bring your kids on a Magic Show on August 16 & on a Summer Fiesta with Ghinwa on August 22. Free Entrance.

8- FORESTRONIKA | 18 – 20 August

Forestronika Festival is back after nine years! With two main stages, including Techno Only and The Other Side, featuring a variety of genres from techno to psytrance, dubstep, and more, it’s time to make new magical memories together.

Book your tickets now on Forestronika Festival 2023 – ihjoz.



1- On the Edge of the World | until 15 September
“On the Edge of the World” is an open house exhibition hosted by the Artist Raffi Tokatlian at his own residence and atelier in Faqra and is open to visitors until 15 September.

2- Designers by the Bay | until 9 July
Zaitunay Bay is hosting its “Designers by the Bay” event to give a platform to up-and-coming designers looking to showcase their skills to the world. Don’t miss it!

Other Events

1- Tripoli Wanderland with Tourleb
Discover the city of Tripoli with TourLeb and explore its mosques, souks and hammams and taste their delicious food with guides who will show you every step of the way. The tour takes place every Thursday.

For tickets, call +961 70 484 545.

2- Live Jazz at Aaliya’s Books

Head to Aaliyah’s every Friday until 28 July and enjoy a drink while The Friday Night Bookshop Band plays live jazz music!

To book a spot, call +961 1 566 375

3- Teen Arabic Summer Camp
Strengthen your kid’s Arabic skills with the Teen Arabic Summer Camp, which is set to take place from 16 – 22 July. Welcoming kids ages 12 to 17, the camp teaches kids about Phoenician, Roman, Ottoman and Abbasid archeological sites, helping them to learn more about the language!

Visit their website for more information.

4- Johny Aouad Live
Head to Gia La Cucina d’Amore every Thursday and Saturday until 22 July to enjoy delicious food and spend an evening with the Lebanese tenor Johnny Awad.

For reservations, call +961 3 474 297.

5- Allo Beirut Band Live at Sunsoul
Spend your beach nights at Sunsoul – Coral Beach every Saturday and Sunday until 30 September for Oriental nights with the Allo Beirut band.

For reservations, call +961 78 999 825.

6- Chocolate Factory Tour at The Chocolate Hall
Head to Byblos for a tour of the Chocolate Hall, which takes place every Saturday until 25 November. Learn all about chocolate and how it is transformed from its raw state to end product!

For reservations, call +961 3 274 229.

Check out the other activities happening around Lebanon by visiting our agenda.


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