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.
6 January – Dräikinneksdag/Three Kings Day/Epiphany
This is a Christian festival celebrating the arrival of the Three Wise Men, or Kings, to see the baby Jesus. By tradition on that day in Luyxembourg people eat ‘galette des rois” – a frangipane cake with a charm figuring and a paper crown. Whoever gets the figurine is pronounced King/Queen of the day.
Creativ Luxembourg at LuxExpo
Craft ideas and creative material exposition! With nearly 90 stands visitors can find many offers to develop their creativity. Workshops for kids will be available as well.
Where: LUX EXPO, Rue Carlo Hemmer, L-1347 Luxembourg-Kirchberg
When: 11-13 January 2019
Cost: 6 EUR – adults; 5 EUR – 8-14 years; free- under 7
Travel and Tourism Fair ‘Vakanz’
Travel and general tourism trade fair with more than 200 exhibitors from all over the world. Here you can meet tour operators, travel agencies, hotels and much more. Play area and entertainment for kids available as well!
Where: Luxexpo, 10 circuit de la Foire Internationale, L-1347 Luxembourg-Kirchberg
When: 18-20 January 2019: Fri: 14-21h; Sat-Sun: 10-19h
Cost: 5 EUR – adults, kids go in for free. All Whatsonforkids.lu members get your free entry ticket here
Swimming Competition at Coque
Head over to this international swimming competition with over 63 teams from over 20 countries!
Where: Coque, Coque, 2 r. Léon Hengen, 1745 Luxembourg
When: 25-27 Jan 2019
Cost: Free for kids under 12; for adults see website
Count the Birds-International Birdwatch Day
Is your kid interested in birds? Help ‘Natur & ëmwelt’ count the birds in the winter. This help monitor the populations of common bird species in Luxembourg and see how they evolve over the years. All you have to do is observe for 1 hour birds on your balcony/terrace or garden and mark how many birds of each kind you see. For that you can use the online form that will be available on the website (it has pictures of all bird species).
Where: your balcony/terrace/garden or nearby park
When: 26-27 January
Skiing/Sledding Options For Kids
And here are some places, close to Luxembourg, where you can go skiing even with little ones.
– Snowhall-Amneville: indoor ski slopes, ski/sledding rental equipment available even for little ones (the smallest ski boot size is 26). There is even an indoor café/bar from which ski slopes are visible!
– Erbeskopf: ski slope, around 91 km from Luxembourg city; ski/sledding rental equipment available as well
– Les Vosges, France: around 2h30 from Luxembourg. Check the link for details of the different ski areas available. And here check the snow report.
For more options check out the City Savvy Skiing Guide!