Sukkot at the JBG – Fruits of the Land Festival

08 Oct

During Hol Hamoed Sukkot – 12.10-8.10, Join us for family fun at the Jerusalem Botanical Gardens

Guided tours for all:

Every day between 11:00-16:00

  • ‘Botanical Fruit and Culinary Fruit’ – tours in the Asia section
  • ‘Fresh from the Garden’ – tours in the herb garden

Creative workshops related to the Four Species of Sukkot:

Etrog – Candles scented with Etrog essential oil: The Etrog, so tightly linked in our minds to Sukkot, has many uses; jams, sweets and aromatic oils for different uses.

Lulav – Healthy snacks made from dates: what are the nutritional values of dates? what do we uses them for? how are they connected to Sukkot?

Hadass – Myrtle scented olive oil used as condiment: did you know that the Myrtle can be used as a condiment?

Aravah – Seed balls, tasteless and odorless as the willow leaves… made with clay and soil holding within them seeds of native wild flowers. where will you put yours for a special treat when the rains come?

Interactive rhythm workshop:

Dance, play and learn about authentic instruments from around the world that create together a musical feast!

Every day,  except Thursday 12.10 

Admission prices:

Child or Adult: 35 nis

Jerusalem child (accompanied by a parent with ID): 15 nis

Movie ticket: 35 nis

Combination ticket – day + movie: 55 nis

Members: Free entrance to all activities

Activity Times:

Sunday to Tuesday & Thursday (Simchat Torah): 10:00-17:00. Last entry at 16:00

Wednesday (Erev Simchat Torah): 10:00-15:00. Last entry at 14:00

Join us again at nightfall for movie night on the lake:

doors open at 18:30, Screening starts at 19:00

Tickets cost 35NIS, 55NIS for combined day to night ticket

** Members enter free!**

Seating is on the grass

Dress warmly

Sunday 8.10 – Into the Wild
Monday 9.10 – Cancelled due to rain
Tuesday 10.10 – Israeli Cult movies: מבצע סבתא and השוטר אזולאי