Children's Weeks

All the info you need is below :-) Please note each week has different entertainment options.

Children's Weeks. Week One September 20 to September 23, 2021. Week Two September 27 to September 30, 2021.

Week One sees Elmo and Friends from Seasame Street take to the stage. Week Two Peppa and George Pig are here to enterain.

  • 10.30am - Full Circle Drumming Workshop
  • 11.00am - Black Snake Productions Animal Show
  • 11.15am - Tulip Fairytales in the Fairy Garden
  • 11.30am - Week One: Elmo and Friends from Seasame Street/Week Two Peppa Pig and George Pig Live Performance
  • 12.15pm - Week One: Musical Sprouts - A Day in the Life of You on Stage and Tulip Fairytales in the Fairy Garden. Week Two: Le Petit Circus
  • 12.30pm - Week One Elmo and Friends from Seasame Street Meet and Greet/Week Two Peppa and George Pig Meet and Greet (20 minutes only limited spaces, weather dependant)
  • 1.30pm - Black Snake Productions Animal Show
  • 1.45pm - Full Circle Drumming Workshop
  • 2.00pm - Week One: Elmo and Friends from Seasame Street/Week Two Peppa Pig and George Pig Live Performance
  • 2.30pm - Week One: Musical Sprouts - A Day in the Life of You on Stage and Tulip Fairytales in the Fairy Garden. Week Two: Le Petit Circus
  • 3.30pm - Tulip Fairytales in the Fairy Garden

All Children's Days

We have our Fairy and her intriguing tales in Fairy Hollow. You can pet the animals in our petting zoo and touch and learn about Australian wildlife from Black Snake Productions. There are a variety of craft workshops on offer for a small fee. Children can test out their powers of observation on our Treasure Hunt, or participate in some fun Dutch and garden games, ride on our Tulip Train, indulge in traditional Dutch foods and other treats, see market stalls, pick a bunch of Tulips, visit our clog shop, and of course be amongst the sensational tulips. And of course, there are plenty of fun and photo opportunities! PLUS OUR DAILY FUN FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES

Seasame Street Elmo and Friends Live Come and play, everything’s A-Ok, this Seasame Street show will bring joy and laughter for all ages. Free

Peppa Pig and George Pig Live See Peppa and George perform live onstage with a meet and green in between. Free

Black Snake Reptile Zoo Enjoy wildlife demonstrations and interact with animals you wouldn’t usually get a chance to; snakes, lizards, crocodiles and more. Black Snake Productions are passionate about Australian reptiles and are dedicated to conservation. They are doing two shows daily. Free.

Musical Sprouts - A Day in the Life of You Yella is little with big energy. Blueno is equal parts grumpy and silly. Reddy has a secret past. Come and visit the Musical Sprouts in their garden and help them coax Yella through the challenges of growing up. Full of themes of independence and belonging, this show has delightful characters, catchy songs, live instruments and dance.. Free

Full Circle Drumming Workshops Come and immerse yourself in a drumming workshop for all ages. It is a lot of fun. Free

Le Petit Circus A family circus extravanganza! A 45 minute show packed with amazing acrobatics, stacks of silliness, perfect for children and the young at heart. This high energy circus show has been performed to massive crowds all over the country, a fun show packed with circus stunts and laughs for all. Adelaide Advertiser - 4.5 stars “delivered with finesse, flair and, most importantly, a sense of joy… A GREAT circus show adults will love that just happens to be appropriate for children.” Free

Fairy Story Telling An inspiring children’s story teller. Her terrific imagination and sense of fun makes for magical children’s entertainment. Free.

'Animals On The Move' Petting Zoo See and touch a large variety of farm animals, with trained staff there to ensure your child has a memorable farm animal experience. Children are invited to get to know the animals including: calves, sheep and lambs, baby goats, chickens, ducks, guinea pigs, a rooster and his hens, rabbits and friendly miniature pigs. They are here all day, with short breaks to rest and rotate the animals. Free.

Face Painting Sensational local artists will transform you into a superhero, tiger, fairy princess and more! Elenavation and her team are the best there is, a beautiful way to add to your memories of the day. $12pp

Mez's Craft Workshop Create a lasting memory of your visit to the Tesselaar Tulip Festival that you can take home. Hands on activities involving the childhood favourites of painting, sticking and drawing ... and you don’t have to clean up the mess! Craft activities range between $6-$12.

Sand Wizard Create your own masterpiece with coloured sand. You can bring your picture home as a special memory. Priced between $5-$9.

Treasure Hunt Search and explore the gardens for and write down the clues we have a special prize waiting for you at our Souvenir Shops. This activity is available every day, and for all ages at the Tesselaar Tulip Festival. Free.

Tulip Tractor Ride Visitors can take a tour of the fields in our novel mobile. $5 per person or $15 for a family of 4.

What's On The Menu

You are welcome to bring your own picnic, but there is a great selection of tasty treats on offer here at the farm.


Legendary Dutch mini pancakes. V VG

Traditional Turkish Gozleme

Mouth watering Turkish flatbreads with savoury fillings. V Halal

Big Little Kitchen

Delectable pulled pork rolls, gourmet hamburgers and loaded fries. GF V

Baked Potato Express

Choice baked potatoes with a delectable range of toppings, as well as freshly cooked sweet corn on the cob. V GF DF VG

Bavarian Bangers

Gourmet German sausages with all the toppings. GF

The Kibbeling Express

Scrumptious Dutch fish bites, salt and pepper calamari, herring and classic Dutch fries. GF

Dutch Cafe

Oliebollen, Belgian Waffles V

Anja’s Scones

Divine freshly baked sweet and savoury scones. V

Pop’d Fresh Popcorn

A freshly made, satisfying snack to indulge in. V GF

Chooh la la Nuts

Oh so tasty caramelised almonds, macadamias and peanuts. V GF

The Wicked Spud

Toothsome potato twisters, popcorn chicken and gourmet wedges. V GF

Emmy Bee

Super soups, tulip themed fruit sticks and biscuits. V GF

The Tulip Cafe

Dine in for some great meals, or take away and enjoy in the gardens. Group bookings available. V GF


Homemade lemonade. V VG DG GF

Foods cost between $3 and $22 depending on your choices, if you would like more detailed information on costings, please get in touch with our team.

September 10 to October 9 2022
We can't wait to welcome you back!

RACV Victorian Tourism Awards - Gold Winner
Australian Tourism Awards: Major Festivals & Events - Silver Winner