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.
Children’s Book Fair
A dozen of publishers will be presenting their books and lot of authors will be reading their stories to the children. Head over with your kids to this book fair and experience an afternoon full of surprises and great stories!
Where: Kinneksbond Centre Culturel Mamer, 42 route d’Arlon, L-8210 Mamer
When: 8 March 2020
Festival of Migration, Culture and Citizenship
The festival celebrates the diversity of cultures in Luxembourg. You will find lots of information stands, live musical performance, film projections and entertainment for the kids – see the complete program on the website
Where: Halls 2 & 3 at Luxexpo
When: 1-3 March: Fri – from 18h; Sat&Sun: from 12:00h
Age: all ages
The Local Market Ettelbruck
Explore 70 stands selling and presenting local products ranging from design, fashion and jewellery to food & drinks, books, stuff for kids and well-being, as well as services. Discover what Luxembourg has to offer and join one of the many workshops. Bring your appetite: there will be 10 food trucks!
Where: Däichhal Ettelbruck, 3, rue du Deich, 9012 Ettelbruck
When: 2-3 March: 10:00-18:00h
Age: all ages
Second Hand Bicycle Sale
Do you want to sell your old bicycle? Or are you looking for a 2nd hand one? Then why not participate in this 2nd hand bike sale. If you are selling your bike please know that 5 EUR from the sale of each bike will be donated to the Red Cross, you will receive the rest in Belle Etoile gift cards.
Where: Old bikes will be collected on 1&2 March in the old underground parking in Belle Etoile (green parking); Sales: 2-9 March at the same place
When: 2-9 March
Age: all ages
Stréimännchen (6 March 2019)
A straw “guy” (“Stréimännchen”) is paraded in the streets. On the Moselle bridge the it is thrown into the river. It signifies the end of the Moselle Carnival.
Lux Film Fest
Over eleven days, the Luxembourg City Film Festival features a vast panorama of contemporary fiction and documentary films both international and national, events and workshops in the three partner cinema complexes (Ciné Utopia, Utopolis Kirchberg – part of Kinepolis Group and the Cinémathèque de la Ville de Luxembourg) and many of the capital’s cultural institutions. Every year a program for kids (3+ years) is also offered. Check out the website for the program!
Where: see website
When: 7-17 March
Age: 3+ years
Cost: see website
AutoJumble – Classic cars on show at Luxexpo
This exhibition of old vehicles is the largest classic auto show in the Greater Region! Autojumble presents a range of vintage vehicles as well as new and old spare parts, miniature car collections and stands with all sorts of information about classic cars and marks .
Where: Luxexpo, Hall 2, North Entrance
When: 9-10 March: 10:00-18:00h
Cost: Free – <12 years; 8 EUR – adults
Buergbrennen/Bonfire Day (10 March 2019 )
A large wooden cross is set on fire in order to figuratively “burn the winter”.
Traditional spring fair with lots of entertainment for the whole family! In the programme this year: leisure, relaxation, concerts, shows, gastronomy, shopping! Check out website for the complete program!
Where: Luxexpo, 10, Circuit de La Foire Internationale L- 1347 Luxembourg
When: 14-17 March (see website for details)
Age: all ages
Cost: Free (if you download the free ticket from the website)
Yuppi Mini-Laf-Lalux-Post4Kids Run
Kids run. You do not have to be registered with a sports club to participate. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of the race so that you can warm up. In your first participation you will receive a passport. For each run you get a stamp on your passport. Cactus donates € 1 to Fondatioun Kriibkskrank Kanner for each stamp in your passport.
Where: Postlaf, Cloche d’Or, Gasperich
When: 17 March: 10:00h
Age: 5-12 years
Run/Walk against Breast Cancer
Run/walk in support of breast cancer – see website for details!
Where: d’Coque , 2, rue Léon Hengen, 1745 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
When: 23 March at 18:00 to 24 March at 20:00h
Kass Haff Fest and Bio Nest Exchange
Head over to this Bio market where you will find new kid’s clothes, wooden toys, baby carriers & slings. There will be activities for the whole family as well.
Where: Kass Haff, rue de Luxembourg, 187a, 7540 Rollingen
When: 23 March at 10:00–18:00
Age: all ages
Water Day at Nature Park of the Upper-Sûre
This day is s all about water! The Nature Park of the Upper-Sûre invites you to its big Waterday. All day long the whole family can participate in different activities. They include:
– construction of small rafts, followed by a raft race
– different workshops on the topic of water
– discovery of local aquatic animals
– activities relating to wastewater
– information and animation
– and much more!
Of course you will find food and drinks on site!
Where: Naturparkzenter / Duchfabrik, Maison du Parc, 15 rte de Lultzhausen, L – 9650 Esch-sur-Sûre
When: 24 March: 10:30-17:00h
Daylight saving time (31 March 2019 )
Don’t forget that daylight savings time starts at 2 am and the clock is set to go forward 1 hour at that time!
Bretzelsonndeg /Pretzel Sunday (31 March 2019 )
Bretzelsonndeg – read all about it here, from City Savvy Luxembourg!
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!