Engage the kids in new and interesting ways



Go Green with Renata Jayne

Two shows on each day - Check the Programme for times and further details.

Watch Renata show children how easy it is to help our world be green, clean and how to keep it that way. Renata and her clever animal friends unite to inspire future generations to look after the environment.


Vegan Festival 2008

Costume Dress-Up

We are inviting all children to come in their dress-up costumes to the Vegan Festival. Beautiful prizes for winners of the best costume!

Colour-In and Win a Scooter!

All children are welcome to participate in the Colour-in Competition this year. There will be 2 age groups: up to 6 years old and 6 years old and up. Two scooters to win! Children can participate every and each day Saturday and Sunday. Winners will be announced on stage on Sunday along with the raffle prize winners.

Scooters have been kindly donated by Kamkar Distribution / Aqua Botanical.

Fruit Faces

Children will be using their imagination to create fruit faces. Fruit has been donated to the Vegan Festival and children will be able to enjoy eating the fruit afterwards.

Coordinator: Joanne Hayley


Children's Olympics

Sat - 3-4pm & Sun - 1-2pm

Bring your kids to compete in many games to win fantastic prizes. Age groups will be formed. Please arrive in Kids Zone on time!

  • Paper Plate Discus
  • Crab race
  • Lentil and spoon relay
  • Limbo
  • Tennis relay
  • Tunnel Ball Relay or over and under relay
  • Swimming
  • Paper Plane flying
  • Beanie kid High-jump

Coordinator: Trudy Seidel & other volunteers

2 SHOWS each day - 30 minute amazing entertainment by Tony + coOL BEAR !!! Not to miss!


COOL 4 KIDS presents a variety of dynamic and engaging performances for children and their families.  Created in 2007, Tony Genovese B Ed (Music) has recorded three CDs ‘Opening Doors’ ‘Get Moving’ and ‘It’s A Cool 4 Kids World’.  Each CD is packed full of fun, educational and entertaining songs.  Self-written and recorded, each piece of original music refers to familiar aspects of family life. With catchy chorus parts children, parents and teachers love to sing along and learn the words off by heart!

Tony works full time as a children’s entertainer and has performed around all parts of Australia including the Perth Royal Show, Adelaide Royal Show, Alice Springs Show, Ipswich Show, Mildura Show, Gawler Show and Vegan Festival since 2007. He has also performed overseas in Italy and Hong Kong! Based in Adelaide, South Australia, Tony performs regularly at child care centres, kindergartens, birthday parties, libraries, community centres, festivals and events.  He is able to draw on his extensive background of 16 years of classroom teaching and specialist music teaching. Able to capture and hold any audience’s attention, Tony excites children to become fully engaged in the highly interactive activities and routines offered.

Cool 4 Kids performance presentations can be themed and packed with loads of creative and exciting activities. These include singing, movement, actions, bubble making, scarf-dancing, instrument play, puppetry, dress ups and giant parachute games.

Cool 4 Kids will appear as a duo at Vegan Festival 2016 and will give that extra WOW factor.

So much colour with an abundance of excitement, variety and creativity! COOL 4 KIDS provides a truly entertaining and dynamic educational experience!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/COOL4KIDS

Photo courtesy: grace love '"confident cooking"

Photo courtesy: grace love '"confident cooking"

Bean Mandala

Come and let your child create a bean mandala at this year's Vegan Festival that supports the International Year of Pulses.

Joanne will facilitate this amazing workshop and afterwards children will also make sprouts from those beans and take them home and watch them grow.

Coordinator: Joanne Hayley

Renata's latest children's entertainment DVD is Go Green with Renata Available as digital download and DVD. Watch Renata show children how easy it is to help our world be green, clean and how to keep it that way. Renata and her clever animal friends unite to inspire future generations to look after the environment.

Imagination Playground

provided by Adelaide City Council

Giant blocks to play with all day long! Total fun for kids and adults!

Guess how many pulses in the Bean Jar!

Children can have a go to guess how many beans are in the Bean Jar! and the child who will be the closest to the right number will win a prize - collected on Sunday from Info Booth.