Best Things to Do with Kids in and around Luxembourg
We’re signing off for the Holidays and will be back with our weekend fun to-do list on 6 Jan 2020.
In the meantime check out our picks for Christmas Events, Holidays Camps & Activities:
The City of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg City Tourist Office present “Winterlights”, the festival of lights (and animation. It features Christmas markets (21/11-24./12) , ice rink (Knuedler on Ice – 21/11-05/01), Adventscircus (29 Nov – 31Dec), kids’ puppet shows (Place du Theatre – 07/12-22/12), the traditional Saint Nicolas parade (6 Dec), Wanterbesch – forrest wonderland (square Jan Palach – 21/11-05/01), carousels, Ferris wheel (place da la constitition – 21/11-24/12), exhibitions, shows and concerts!
Where: Luxembourg city
When: 21 Nov- 6 Jan
Knuedler on Ice – Ice Skating Rink in the centre of Lux
Spend exciting moments ice skating with your kids in the heart of Lux city!
Where: place Guillaume II in front of l’Hôtel de Ville
When: 22 Nov- 5 Jan
Age: all ages
Cost: 5 EUR entry fee; skates rent – 2 EUR adults, 1 EUR kids (skate penguins available for kids)
Christmas Activities at Villa Vauban
Come and take part in the various activities on offer in Villa Vauban. Whether on your own, as a couple or with family and friends, come and spend a relaxing time in a unique setting. Check the full program on the website – there a number of activities for the kids!
Where: Villa Vauban, 18 avenue Emile Reuter, L-2420 Luxembourg
When: 7.12 -5.1.2020
Cost: Free for kids (Adults pay museum entry fee 5 EUR)
Christmas at the Theatre / Chrëschtdeeg am Theater
Head over to see Christmas theater performances!
Where: Rotondes, places de Rotondes, L-2448 Luxembourg-Bonnevoie
When: 9-30 Dec
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Christmas and Holiday Workshops (in German)
Christmas and New Year’s workshops for kids at the farm – check out the website for details!
Where: Bricher Paerdsstall, 15 am Zeep, BROUCH (MERSCH), 7415 Luxembourg
When: 24, 31 Dec
Age: 5+ years
Cost: 28 up to 38 EUR per kid depending on the workshop
Christmas Concerts at the Philharmonie
Head over for this Christmas concenrt!
Where: Philharmonie Luxembourg, 1 Place de l’Europe, 1499 Luxembourg & Musée Dräi Eechelen
When: 21 Dec: 16h
Age: 5+ years
Cost: varies per event
The Nutcracker at the Opera of Metz
Head over to see this classical performance!
Where: Opéra-Théâtre de Metz Métropole,5 Place de la Comédie, 57000 Metz, France
When: 21, 22, 23, 26, 31 Dec & 1 Jan
Age: 8+ yrs
Cost: see website
Trier Christmas Circus
The Trier Christmas Circus will begin the Christmas Season with a new first-class program on December 18, 2018. Two performances every day (except Christmas Eve) will be offered from then until December 30 at the Trier fair grounds with the motto “250 Years of Circus – Let’s celebrate!”
Where: TRIER, Messepark
When: 23-29 Dec
Cost: 11-23 EUR; under 2 yrs – free
Children’s Fun Fair
The Children’s Fun Fair is an amusement park for children designed for the occasion of the Christmas holidays: 15 rides and animations in unlimited, on 6000 m² heated indoor
Where: Parc des Expositions de Metz Métropole, rue de la Grange aux bois, 57072 Metz Cedex 03
When: 26 Dec – 5 Jan: 11h30 – 19h30
Age: 2-12 years
Cost: 14 EUR adults; 6 EUR kids
Looking for Christmas gifts inspiration >> find some excellent gifts in our Family Marketplace !
And if you need more, there’s always the 501 Things Guide (now at 700 things and counting…)
Events Outside Luxembourg
– around 49 km from Luxembourg city ( Trier and surroundings ): Trier Christmas Market from 25 Nov-22 Dec, Various kids events and theatres and Guided Walk for kids in Trier;
– 22 November – 22 December: around 49 km from Luxembourg city ( Trier ): Trier Christmas Market
– 15 December – around 47 km from Luxembourg city ( Compagnie Prom’Enciel, Chemin du Leidt, 57100 Thionville): Christmas show
– 20 Nov – 25 Dec: – Christmas in Metz, 57000 France: Magical Christmas in Metz with kids entertainment, Christmas market and Saint-Nicolas visit
– 22 November – 5 January: around 156 km from Luxembourg city ( Durbuy, Belgium): The smallest town in the world but a large Christmas market
– 22 November – 31 December: around 96 km from Luxembourg city ( Traben-Trarbach, 56841, Germany ):underworld Christmas world of Traben-Trarbach– 25 November until 23 December: Saarbrucken : Flying Santa (see website for exact days)
– 30 Nov – 22 December: Santa village in Sierck-les-Bains. Meet Santa and enjoy the kids animation and workshops: visit every Fri, Sat and Sun. Check out details here
And here are some wonderful suggestions for Christmas markets in and around Luxembourg: our favorite City Savvy Guide: Christmas Markets and suggestions for special Christmassy experiences from FamilyTrips4You and Clew! Last but not least, RTL’s the 20 best Christmas markets across Europe. And finally, here are some suggestions for a Christmassy spirit throughout Europe!
There are more activities happening this weekend listed in our recurrent weekend activities list -like Yoga for kids, workshops at Casino, Stories in Cité-Bibliothèque, workshops at MNHN , workshops in Mudam , Cinémathèque For Kids (Cinema Paradiso), Il était une fois and much more! Check all of them out here!
January 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