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Grab a picnic, some friends, family and most importantly the teddy bears, roll out a rug and enjoy a wonderful family day out at Rippon Lea House and Gardens for the annual Teddy Bears Picnic.

There will be roving entertainment, performances, market stalls and an array of activities for all to enjoy.

Don’t forget to enter the famous Teddy Bear Parade and Teddy Bear Treasure Hunt. Also test out your footy skills and rub shoulders with some of the AFL’s up and coming, with a special visit from the Melbourne Football Club.

Food trucks will be serving delicious savoury and sweet options.

Please note there is no ATM onsite at Rippon Lea and most vendors accept cash only.

Gates will open at 10 am sharp, be sure to get in quick as prizes for the Teddy Bear Hunt are limited.

Content: National Trust (Victoria)

Price & booking


Type Entry cost
$10.00 - $15.00
National Trust Members $7
$7.00 - $12.00
National Trust Members $5
$5.00 - $10.00
National Trust Members $30
$30.00 - $45.00

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  • Public toilet
  • Shop
  • National Trust

  • Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance
  • Suitable for guests with a hearing impairment, from mild hearing loss to profoundly deaf
  • Suitable for guests with a vision impairment. Attained by providing for guests with partial vision impairment or total loss of useable vision