Spot On Children's Festival 2020

By Discover Parramatta

Riverside Theatres is opening its doors again this Spring school holidays for the Spot On Children's Festival 2020. Get ready for lots of laughs, fun and exciting adventures and book your kids to see the shows!

At home online, or in-person at the theatre, Families can choose how they will join in the fun. 

Riverside Theatres have developed the Spot On Children’s Festival in line with federal and state government health guidelines, and following consultation with Live Performance Australia, other NSW venues, and various government bodies, on enhanced health, hygiene and safety measures. See website for more details.

Hit the spot these Spring School Holidays with the Riverside Theatre's Spot On Children’s Festival.


The Beanies' Egg-straordinary Day!

Live & digital live-streamed performance: Tuesday 29 September 11am-12pm AEST

Workshop: Tuesday 29 September 1-1.45pm AEST

The Beanies are bursting out of the radio and onto the stage! 

Mini-Beanies will laugh and learn when Professor Know-It-All challenges the Beanies to care for an egg for a whole day, how hard can it be?

Already well known and loved for their award-winning podcast, join the Beanies crew at this guaranteed crowd-pleasing show. 

Book tickets on this page for the live, in person performance at Riverside Theatres Parramatta. Or choose to watch the show from home and book tickets for the Digital show here

This performance will be Auslan Interpreted, please click here to book.

Recommended for ages 3 – 8

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The Box Show 

Live & digital live-streamed performance: 30 September 12.30 - 1.30pm 

Workshop: 30 September 2.30-3.30pm

Riverside Theatre and Junkyard Beats present, The Box Show, an exciting musical adventure that turns trash to treasure. 

Junkyard Beats take unwanted junk items and turn them into incredible musical instruments. Wheelie bins and old kitchen utensils become the world's greatest drum kit. The human body a surprising sound machine. Plastic bags create amazing music. You'll never look at a cardboard box the same way again!


Suitable for ages 3+ and their families

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Tiptoe Giants: Colour the World

Live & digital live-streamed performance: Thursday 1 October 11-11.30pm

Do you have a favourite colour? Do you have a favourite song? Come stomp, dance, tiptoe and colour the world with Tiptoe Giants.

Join Lee, Vee, and Meg as they open their ears, eyes, and minds on an epic musical adventure to explore and discover some of the beautiful things that make the world a colourful rainbow.

Recommended for ages 0 – 7

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The Ridiculously Entertaining Adventures of Kiki and Pascal

Live performances: Thursday 1 & Friday 2 October 1-1.45pm

Workshop: Thursday 1 October 3-4pm 

The Kiki and Pascal show is the funniest love story of all time. The journey of this unlikely couple is wrapped around a show full of beautifully diverse skills, singing, juggling, contortion, interactive comedy, acrobatics and a surprise magical ending.

Recommended for ages 5+

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Dr AudiYo's Giant Adventure

Live performance: Tuesday 29 September 1-2pm & Wednesday 30 September 10.30-11.30am 

Kick your imagination into overdrive and be left dazzled and giggling by this sound-led, choose-your-own-adventure show for the whole family!

Follow the quest of Dr AudiYO, a beatboxing clown-come-superhero. Using only her ‘magic looping bum bag’ (and a little help from the audience), she sets off on a surreal adventure to slay The Beast, who’s on a rampage to silence the city.

Suitable for ages 8+ and their families

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Avocado Smash

Live-streamed digital event: Friday 2 October 11-11.30am

Avocado Smash serves up a delicious musical show of original toe-tapping hits for kids! Come bounce around to the Brekkie Rap and throw your arms in the air to the Chilli Song with this multi-award-winning show! Join this dynamic trio for a bonanza of musical variety with different languages, vocal harmonies and smashing dance moves!

Recommended for ages 0 – 7 or those who are young at heart!

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