Wonderland Spiegeltent Festival | Pop Up Park Fed Square Melbourne
This Spring be prepared to be entertained at the Wonderland Spiegeltent Festival at the iconic Federation Square in Melbourne.
This vintage 19th century Belgian travelling circus tent, will roll into Melbourne complete with a world-class line-up of adult and family shows along with thrilling rides, nostalgic amusements and carnival style treats for all ages.
The Wonderland Spiegeltent Festival also includes a dedicated Spring School Holidays program will be on offer featuring family friendly circus, acrobatic, magic and adventure shows with sizzling adult performers taking stage after dark.
Family Friendly Highlights Include:
The Fairy Wonderland Show
14th Sep – 15th Sep, 1pm
The Fairy Wonderland show is the ultimate interactive musical fairy show for kids. Come along on a magical journey with Fairy Jasmine, and her best friend Fairy Jack, as they show you all the things fairies get up to in Fairyland and explore what it means to be a true fairy.
17th Sep – 19th Sep, 5pm
When spy training headquarters are infiltrated by a group of armed acrobats, new to the field spies must use their skills to defend the base… the trouble is they haven’t started training yet! Will chaos ensue or will they defeat the ninjas, stop the bank robbery and save the diamonds?
Spring School Holidays Program 20 Sep – 5 Oct
Don’t Mess with The Dummies
14th Sep – 5 th Oct (Various Dates and Times)
From the unstoppable Dummies Corp comes an all-new extraordinary adventure! Don’t mess with the Dummies. They’re on an expedition and you’re invited along for the ride. Pack your bag, tie your shoes and get ready for circus-filled hilarity as the Dummies monkey around the jungle, swing through treetops and skip past foliage. With a rockin’ soundtrack, unbelievable acrobatics and trademark Dummies frivolity, let’s get ready to rumble!
Good As New
20th Sep, 5pm
Let your imagination run wild with a visit to your local thrift store. where swinging from the rafters and tumbling down the aisles is encouraged… well, not by the shopkeeper! Watch in awe as circus performers delight with acrobatic feats and expressive performance exploring unity through difference.
The Listies Make You LOL!
21st Sep – 26th Sep (Various Times)
The Listies are serious about being silly. Formed in 2008 by professional idiots Rich Higgins and Matt Kelly, they are now the most sought-after live comedy act for kidults (Kids and their adults) in Australia.
21st Sep – 29th Sep (Various Dates and Times)
With a larger cast, more circus, more jokes and more pirate mayhem. If your kids loved “Arrr we there yet?” they are going to go absolutely nuts for Pirate Circus! Featuring the incredible acrobats behind cheeky adults shows Elixir and RAILED, you are guaranteed awesome circus tricks and nonstop comedy.
A Day in The Life of You
27th Sep – 29th Sep, 11am
A colourful and fun live children’s show featuring bursts of song, dance and storytelling for children aged 2 to 6. This clever and creative trio of Sprouts, each with a charming and unique personality, spend 50 minutes tackling all the big issues in a little person’s daily life and ensures a love of music will blossom in every mini audience member.
Circus Wonderland – A Mermaid’s Tale
30th Sep – 5 th Oct (Various Times)
An ALL NEW all-star lineup of fun and the Golden Era of Circus. Circus Wonderland – A Mermaid’s Tale will keep everyone on the edge of their seats. Be astounded and amazed at the sideshow antics of a mesmerizing cast of world class circus performers presenting a hilarious and thrilling magical Circus Wonderland for the whole family.
Monski Mouse’s Baby Disco Dance Hall
3 rd Oct – 4 th Oct, 11am
Baby Disco Dance Hall is designed as a super-fun session of dancing and play with your small person as you bop to an eclectic selection of retro classics, thumping nursery rhymes and funky tunes. Grab your rainbow sequenced onesies and get your disco-dancing-booties on!
Tony Roberts: I’m a Magician Get Me Out of Here
3 rd Oct – 4 th Oct, 3pm
Mind-blowing escapology and magical mayhem are unleashed by Covent Garden’s cheekiest and funniest street performer! For humans 8-80+ Having escaped from chains at festivals in over eight countries around the world, the hilarious and charming Tony Roberts proves the impossible possible as, tied up in knots, he escapes and entertains in this show all about friendship, fun and following your dreams.
Special All Ages Events
11 Oct – 13 Oct, 11am ‘til late FREE EVENT (All Ages)
Wonderland Spiegeltent Festival celebrating all things German. Family friendly fair during the day with live oompah bands, German beers and traditional German food. Featuring Hans the German, Cabaret shows including Bernie Dieters Little Death Club, Weimar Club and Late-Night Hans Haus Party plus rides and amusements including a Ferris Wheel, Dodgem Cars and the thrilling Aviator ride experience.
Melbourne Blues Music Festival
20 Oct, 11am-9pm FREE EVENT (All Ages)
Everyone Welcome! Get down and boogie with headliners Jimmy Hocking aka “Jimmy the Human” plus a huge line-up all Australian allstar blues musicians with continuous live music, multiple stages, food trucks and Coopers Garden Bar licensed venue.
For more information on the Wonderland Spiegletent Festival at the iconic see their website: wonderlandspiegeltent.com.au