Our month-by-month kids’ events calendar for families will help you make the most of every month. It highlights the annual recurrent kids’ events and activities in and around Luxembourg
Pick Your Own Apples
Pick your own apples (don’t forget to take your own bags)! And at home why don’t you prepare those delicious Apple Rose tarts!
Where: Vergers de Steinsel, Plateau de Steinsel
When: Saturdays, Sundays from 14 to 18 hours.
Cost: Free; you pay the price of the apples only
A fun day for the whole family where you learn about the potatoes, see lots of tractors and enjoy the entertainment (special contests for the kids; nomination of King and Queen Potato and much more)!
Where: Binsfeld , Luxembourg
When: 1 September: 10:00h
Quetschefest/ Plum Festival
Traditional food event with an array of plum products!
Where: Centre culturel Martialis, Rue d’Erpeldange 2, 5690 ELLANGE, Luxembourg
When: 6-8 Sept
Discover Luxembourg (Booking required by 8 Sept)
The Discover Luxembourg (by foot) concept was initiated in 2008 as an annual one-day event. Teams of 4 will have the chance to walk either the 5-6km route (appropriate for families with buggies) or the 8-10km route around the city of Luxembourg and its suburbs. Along the course participants will be able to discover different aspects of Luxembourg as well as undertake various challenges where they can earn points to win prizes.
When: 7 September: 13-20h
Cost: 60 EUR for a team of 4 people, plus admin charge
Butschebuerger Buergfest – Medieval Festival
Travel back in time with this Medieval Festival. With nearly 90 vendors and artisans, many musicians and acrobats, fire-eaters and shows this is the largest medieval festival in the Greater Region!
Where: L-3452, Dudelange
When: 7 September: 11:00-24:00h; 8 September: 10:00-19:00h
Cost: 8 EUR – adults; 6 EUR – if wearing medieval costume and kids 12+; free- kids under 12 years
Vianden Castle Paper Days
This weekend Vianden Castle is all about paper. The popular material is the focus of numerous demonstrations. In addition to selling valuable and antique books, a varied program awaits visitors. Younger visitors can immerse themselves in the world of paper in various paper workshops.On both days there will be paper and book crafts – Workshops for all ages.
Where: Château de Vianden, 1 Rue Gaessel, L-9408 Vianden
When: 7 & 8 September: 10:00-18:00h
Cost: Reduced admission for kids – 4 EUR; students free
Open Days Train 1900
This event is for all lovers of historic trains and it takes place in Fond-de-Gras, the Mecca of industrial and railway heritage in Luxembourg. For its traditional open house, Train 1900 three steam locomotives will travel between Pétange Fond-de-Gras and Rodange. The first train, diesel train, will depart at 11.00h at Pier TRAIN 1900 Pétange. There will be demonstrations of forge work and free guided tours.
Where: Fond-de-Gras , Luxembourg
When: 8 September: 11:00-19:00h
The theaters, cultural centers, companies and artists of Luxembourg will be back in the city center to inform you about the coming season. In a friendly atmosphere, meet those who live, on stage or behind the scenes, the performing arts. Artists and teams of cultural venues will listen to you, and will surely find something to interest you – alone, with two or with family … Come and discover new programming and let yourself be carried away by your curiosity.
Where: Grand-Rue & Rue des Capucin, LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg
When: 14 September: 14-18h
Soap Box Race
Take the kids to this one of a kind Soap Box race!
Where: J.-F. Kennedy Street, Differdange
When: 15 September: 14h
On Stéitsch Festival
Festival celebrating youth talent in the areas of music and dance. Information stands as well as various workshops related to dance and music will be available.
Where: Rotondes, places de Rotondes, L-2448 Luxembourg-Bonnevoie
When: 21 Sept: 14:00-24:00h
Open Days Weekend In Luxembourg
During the Open Days weekend various businesses of all sizes and in all sectors are opening their doors to the public. There is so much to discover – see the list of businesses open to the public on the website below!
Where: various places
When: 21-22 September
Pumpkin fest with kids animation!
Where: Rue Irbicht, Beringen/Mersch
When: 21- 22 Sept
Heritage Days at Château d’Ansembourg
As part of the heritage days program children activities will be available on both days!
Where: Grand-Château d’Ansembourg, 10, rue de la Vallée, L-7411 Ansembourg, Luxembourg
When: 21-22 September: 11:00-18:00h
Kids Run in Parc Merveilleux – Race thru 5 continents
Where: Parc Merveilleux, Bettembourg
When: 22 September: 11:15h
Age: 4+ yrs
The city Diekirch invites you to celebrate the “Hierschtfest”, the festival of fall! The pedestrian zone is going to be transformed into a huge art and handcraft market with music entertainment and workshops for kids!
Where: GRAND-RUE, L-9240 DIEKIRCH
When: 28 Sept
Head over to see how the legend of the Kropemann is celebrated!
Where: 38, Grand-rue, L-8510 REDANGE/ATTERT
When: 29 Sept: 10-19h
Age: the whole family
Open Day at Deierenasyl
Visit the shelter to see the dogs. There will be face painting, tombola and food truck!
Where: 80, rue Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, L – 2166, LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg
When: 29 Sept: 10.30-17.30h
Route du Grape Juice Kids Run
Kids Run in Remich (as part of the ROUTE DU VIN semi-marathon for adults)!
Where: Remich Esplanade
When: 29 September: 15h
Age: 6+ years
Cost: Free (for online registration); 3 EUR- register at the site
Events Outside Luxembourg
– around 49 km from Luxembourg city ( Trier and surroundings ): Trier Plays Games 14 Sept , Various kids events and theatres and Guided Walk for kids in Trier; and on Sept 27-28 >> Illuminate Trier
– around 70 km from Luxembourg city (Marly-Frescati, Metz, France): Biggest Agricultural Fest (with lots of entertainment for kids) – 6-8 Sept
– around 126 km from Luxembourg city (Parc Chlorophylle, Rue des Chasseurs Ardennais 60, 6960 Manhay, Belgium): Autumn Fest – 15 Sept
– around 144 km from Luxembourg city (Hitscherhof 3, 66506 Maßweiler, Germany): Farm Festival – 21-22 Sept
– around 147 km from Luxembourg city (Burg Eltz Str. 1, 56294 Wierschem, Germany): Kids’ Day at the Burg Eltz– 22 Sept
– around 145 km from Luxembourg city (Charleville-Mézières, France): International Puppet Festival – 20-29 Sept