International Puppet Festival 2019

Don’t be fooled by the name of this Festival…it’s not just for kids. Meet some of Israel’s most talented puppeteers as they tell their stories through puppets.

Four European countries will participate in the festival this year – Germany, Lithuania, Belgium and The Netherlands

August 18 – 22:

What To Expect

Activities and shows will be centered in Liberty Bell Park. Show tickets should be purchased in advance.

In the morning there will be free workshops, bubble activities, circus shows and more. In partnership with the Youth Authority and Sports Department at the Jerusalem Municipality – there will be water games and sports activities in the afternoon.

There will also be a Village of Fairies and Elves  (25 NIS in advance, 40 NIS at box office) including a fairy band, a boutique for elves, an upside-down classroom, and an enchanted tree. Tickets must be purchased for specific time slots at the Village of Fairies & Elves. BUY TICKETS

Food at the Festival

During the day there will be food trucks serving Kosher food for lunch, dinner and snacks. At night the atmosphere changes with live DJ music and an open bar.

Shows take place at the Train Theater as well as other locations across the city including the begin center and Music Center in Mishkenot Sheananim. There will be plays and shows for all ages.

Train Theater
Located in Liberty Bell Park
Keren HaYesod St, Jerusalem