***Be aware that March 20-22 President Obama will be in Jerusalem and many roads will be closed. The Israel Museum and Bible Lands Museum will also be closed to the public. ***
Pre-Passover Kaytana (day camps) Special day camps around Jerusalem for the week before Passover.
Activities: Book in Advance
Jerusalem Ice Festival: This is a must see activity. This year's theme is the Far East and underwater world. Don't miss the amazing Acrobatic Ice Show. Take a picture with the Obama ice sculpture in honor of his visit to Jerusalem.
Old City Scavenger Hunt: Learn about the history of the Old City while playing this fun and challenging game. Check the calendar for pay per person hunts on March 24, 27, 28.
Jerusalem Ropes Course in Park Gilo: Learn to rappell, climb a rope ladder, acrobatic walking and ride the sky wing and omega. Reservations required in advance for groups. Open Thursday March 28th at 12:00pm-2:00pm and at 5:00-7:00pm for individuals. 100 NIS per person.
Jerusalem ATV: Ride an ATV in the Jerusalem Hills.
Genesis Land: Be a guest in Abraham's tent, ride a camel, learn ancinet Hebrew writing and meet the Biblical characters overlooking the desert.
Jerusalem Art Tour: Explore the streets of Nachlaot, visit the local artists and learn about the history fo the area. There is also an option for a Studio hop in Talpiot. Ages 12+
Festivals & Museum Events:
Ein Yael Spring Festival: Children's Theater and art workshops (making instruments, mosaic,goat milking, weaving etc.) Visit an ancient Roman street. The Pesach Festival will be on March 27-29. Click here for a 10% coupon.Museum of the Underground Museum: Learn about the founding of the State of Israel with an English tour led by costumed actors around the museum. There are also art workshops for kids and a self guided scavenger hunt around the museum. Highly recommended!!
Festival at Ein Hemed: Knights Festival at Ein Hemed Nature Reserve. Shows and activities for kids in a beautiful natural setting. March 28, 30.
Gihon Tour: Learn about waste water. Guided tour of the purification plant, movie and slideshow.
Bible Lands Museum Theatrical tours, art workshop and children's theater
Israel Museum: Hear stories about Eliyahu Hanavi, Recycle Art workshops, Kids under 17 enter the museum for FREE on Passover.
Bank of Israel Visitors Center: Learn about the history of Israeli Currency and what the Bank of Israel does. Video games, movie and exhibits. Ages 8+.
Botanical Gardens: "Meet in Nature"! Take a tour of the Gardens during the peak of the flowering season, and enjoy 'meeting points' along the way - guides with useful information and stories, actors 'in the field' and free activities for children. FREE
Biblical Zoo: Feed the elephants chametz before Passover, Bubbles show, Incubator Animal Theater and more. There will be no train on Chol Hamoed.
Bloomfield Science Museum: Hands on exhibits, outdoor water exhibits and science shows for kids.
Train Theater: Puppet theater for young kids in the Liberty Bell Park (next to the Inbal). Daily shows.Where is Mrs Gabbai? Walking theater through Yemin Moshe for kids. (Hebrew)
Dream Trackers: Walking theaterical tour of Yemin Moshe (Hebrew)
Special Shows Outside JerusalemSonic Vision at the Planetarium: The Planetarium at the Eretz Israel Museum presents a special audio visual experience set to MOBY music. First time this will be shown in Israel. March 28
Circus Madagascar: Enjoy this fun circus set to the music of Madagascar in Ramat Gan
Prince of Egypt: Musical presentation of the story of the Prince of Egypt. Tel Aviv. Ages 3-12
Circus Dorato: Fun for the whole family in Modiin. March 27 at 5:30pm
Sound of Music in Noah's Ark: Magical musical legend from the biblical flood story, full of adventure and mystery, with classical music. Latrun. March 27
School of Magic: Interactive magic show for kids. Park Hayarkon, Tel Aviv. Ages 4+
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For a full list of events by day visit our calendar.