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Passover Fun- Events for the Entire Family!

Spring Festival- Tekoa Forest   ***Event cancelled on 21/4 due to the weather. Festival will continue as planned on 22-23/4. 

A Spring Festival awaits you with lots of fun and exciting activities for the entire family! Enjoy a guided tour of the Tekoa Forest and Valley-once every hour. Includes two breaks where you’ll be greeted by figures from the past including King Herod! Fun workshops for your family to enjoy including arts & craft activities and a  “Nature’s Colors” workshop where you will learn about natural cosmetics and fabric dyes. Plenty of seating areas.

*Not suitable for strollers

Average visit: 2 hours

Location: Entrance to Tekoa, Follow signs for parking instructions at the Tekoa Junction-

Dates: Sunday-Tuesday, April 21-24, 16-19 Nisan

Hours: 10:00-16:00

Phone: For information, please call the Gush Etzion Tourism office, 02-9933863.

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Wadi Fuqin Springs

Enjoy 11 springs in the heart of an open field, normally closed off to the public. Throughout Chol HaMoed Pesach, the gate from Beitar Ilit to the springs will be open under the supervision of the army. Come enjoy this unique opportunity!

*Important: Be sure to enter through Beitar Ilit and not the Wadi Fuqin Village.

Directions:  

Click here to navigate using waze.

Please follow the signs directing you to the springs.

From JerusalemTurn left into the 2nd entrance of Beitar Ilit (pass the traffic circle at the main entrance). Continue straight on Kadosh Levy St. and pass two traffic circles. Turn right onto Ha Rav Shach Street. Turn right onto HaRav Kaduri St.

From Tzur Hadassah– Turn right into the first entrance of Beitar Ilit. Continue straight on Kadosh Levy St. and pass two traffic circles. Turn right onto Ha Rav Shach Street. Turn right onto HaRav Kaduri St.

Hours: 9:30-17:00, Army presence during these hours.

Dates: Sunday-Tuesday, April 21-24, 16-19 Nisan

Phone: For information, please call the Gush Etzion Tourism office, 02-9933863.

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Zomet Experience

The Zomet Institute’s interactive visitor’s center. A unique and fun experience blending Halacha and Technology. Lots of interactive devices and displays, animated videos and more!

The Zomet Experience invites the general public to come for a “Fun Day” throughout Chol HaMoed Pesach which includes: Guided tours every 30 minutes, an engineering lab for kids, bouncy house, cotton candy and ice drinks.

Address: Zomet Institute- HaErez 3, Alon Shvut

Phone: 052-3115111

Website: visitzomet.org

Hours: 10:00-18:00

Dates: Tuesday-Wednesday, April 23-24, 18-19 Nisan Entrance fee: 35 nis/adult, 30 nis/Pre-school aged children and Senior Citizens.

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Open Courtyard- Tekoa!

Various workshops offered by local artists in the Artist’s Center in Tekoa and artist’s studios in the Tekoa Industrial Zone including Jean Pierre Weill’s 3D Glass Art Studio/Gallery, Limor Halamish’s Natural Pharmaceuticals in the Spring Workshop at the Artist’s Center, Yehudit Cohen’s Felting Workshop, and Avitai Frankl’s Metal Workshop.

Location: Artist’s Center (Beit HaBad) and Artists’ studios in the Tekoa Industrial Zone.

Date: April 22nd, 17 Nissan

Price: Price varies per worksho

Phone: For information, please call the Gush Etzion Tourism office, 02-9933863.

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   Sounds of the desert & earth- Sfar Hamidbar Farm – **Event cancelled due to poor weather.

Hospitality, creativity and a desert experience!

Art workshops, building, donkey riding, local musicians performances, beverages and soup and the option to sleep on the farm!

When: Sunday April 20th & Monday April 21st, 11:00-17:00

Location: Sfar Hamidbar Farm, Tekoa

Cost: 10 nis per person

Phone: Amichai- 052-2355416

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Swings Farm- Tekoa Dalet

Acrobatic swings and games, yoga hammocks and relaxation. Take the opportunity to relax while the children jump around.

Option to arrange overnight accommodation at the Finjan Han.

Suitable for families & groups.

When: Sunday April 20th & Monday April 21st, 11:00-17:00

Cost: Free entrance

Location: Tekoa Dalet. Follow the signs from the Tekoa entrance.

Phone: Eliyahu- 0526698857

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Harim Mall

April 24th  at 11:00- Come and watch “Simba, King of the Animals,” an extraordinary play about the animal kingdom with a musical performance.

April 24th at 17:00- Russian Circus Performance

Address: Harim Mall, Gush Etzion Junction

Phone: 02-9403637

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