Weekend Fun going on near you this weekend….
Nuit des Merveilles/ Night of Marvels
Head over with your kids to see professional street artists – tightrope walkers, circus poets, stilt walkers, puppeteers, mimes, musicians, hat makers and many more! This is a must-see event for young and old!
Where: Parc Bettembourg , Parc du Chateau de Bettembourg, 3217, Bettembourg
When: 14 July: 16:00h
The Color Run (Registration required)
Described as the “happiest 5k on the planet” or “the happiest 5 km in the world”, the Color Run is a racing event inspired by the Holi festival of Indian Spring. All participants start in white t-shirts. After each kilometre, the runners are covered with colored powder. The goal is to reach the finish line as colorful as possible. The Color Run™ isn’t about being the fastest or achieving exceptional performances. It is all about the fun! The highlight of the Color Run™ is the Finisher Festival in the festival area. Cool DJs, amazing music, and even more amazing color throws will be provided.
Where: Echternach lake
When: 14 July: party starts at 11:00h; first group of runners at 12:00h
Cost: see website
Kids Yoga (5-9 yrs) & Pre-teen Yoga (10-13 yrs) (Booking required)
Yoga is a great way for kids to increase awareness of themselves, others and the world, while having fun! The kids class is taught in English and French by Anna Svensson. The pre-teen class is taught in English but French translation is possible.
Where: 2, Circuit de la Foire Internationale, Luxembourg-Kirchberg
When: Kids Yoga: Saturday– 14:30-15:30; Pree-teen: Saturday – 16-17h
Age: Kis: 5-9yrs; Pre-teen: 10-13yrs
There will be activities and workshops for young and old including basketball, gymnastics, tennis , curling and much more. Food and drinks will also be available!
Where: Contern Centre Sportif 40, Rue De Syren L-5316, Contern
When: 14 July: 10-17h
Age: 9-12 years
The Great Big Luxembourgish Picnic
Head over with the whole family to this picnic! Bring a blanket to lie on; something to hide under if it gets too sunny; some food
some drinks, hats & sunglasses, kids, pets and let’s bring on the Summer!
Where: Kinnekswiss Parc, Luxembourg
When: 14 July at 14:00–17:00h
Horse Riding Experience (in DE, Booking required)
Kids will help prepare the horses and then try to steer their horse through a course!
Where: Pädagogeschen Reithaff “A Mëchels”, 3 rue Theis Flaxweiler, 6925 Luxembourg
When: 14 July: 15:00-16:30h
Age: 9-12 years
Cost: 25 EUR
Don’t forget about our Best Summer Camps for Kids guide – make sure to explore all of your options!!
Saturday & Sunday
Medieval Fest – Hesperange Park
Medieval market with games and workshops for kids!
Where: Parc Communal, L-5827 Hesperange
When: 14-15 July
Summer Activities at Villa Vauban
In the upcoming summer months, come and take part in the various activities on offer in Villa Vauban’s park. 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: 12 July – 13 Sept
Cost: Free for kids (Adults pay museum entry fee 5 EUR)
Guided tours of the Palace of the Grand Dukes
Take the tour if your little ones are enchanted with princes/princesses and would like to see where they live!
Where: Grand Ducal Palace, 17, rue du Marché-aux-Herbes, L-1728 Luxembourg
When: 12 July-2 September – see website for details
Cost: 12 EUR – adults; 6 EUR – kids
Summer Sports Activities at the Kinnekswiss and Trampolines at Merl Park
Free sports activities (football, volleyball, badminton, pétanque, Frisbee and many more) offered by Lux city at Kinnekswiss (and around Lux). Equipment and instructors are available on site. Check out the program on the website. And don’t forget about the free trampolines in Merl park for your kids!
Where: Kinnekswiss (the park next to Glacis parking)/ Merl park (trampolines)
When: sports activities: 6 July-9 September; trampolines: 6 July – 16 September (12:00-20:00h)
Age: 11-17 years
Ride in a fully air-conditioned cabin and enjoy a breathtaking 360° panoramic view from 72 meters high observation tower!
Where: Place de la Constitution , Luxembourg city
When: 30.06 – 12.08: Sunday to Thursday : 11 AM – 9 PM | Friday + Saturday : 11 AM – 11 PM
Cost: adults – 7 EUR; kids 4-12 years – 4 EUR; kids under 4 – free
Bee Trail – Kids Learn Why Bees Are Awesome
Head over with the kids to the 2.5 km bee trail that goes across the city and includes 13 information stops. There you will discover the richness of biodiversity in the city as well as the world of bees (just a few examples of the adventures that awaits you on the tour: a hive on the roof of a building, a hotel for wild bees, and much more)! Alternatively, teach your kids about the importance of bees and the ecosystem with the BeePopulate game. With this app you can design virtual garden for bees to pollinate!
Where: Luxembourg city
When:May – September
Make Koler Kooler
The project „Make Koler Kooler“ is turning the village Kahler into a constantly growing urban-art museum. Alain Welter started the project in early 2017 as final thesis for his studies of Illustration-Design in Berlin. At this time the project is coming to its final walls, in order to present you the result on a official vernissage on Sunday the 15th of July. There will be live music and painting workshops too!
Where: Kahler, Luxembourg
When: 15 July at 10:00–23:00
Free Guided Tours at the Museum of Printing
Visit the museum to see how printing changed the world.
Where: Druckmuseum im Kulturhuef, 54, rte de Trèves, L-6793 Grevenmacher
When: 15 July: 15 – 16h
Family At the Movies (Reservation required)
Head over toexperience a magical moment with the movie “Hotel Transylvania 3”. There will be also facepainting, kids entertainment, magician, snacks and drinks.
Where: Kinepolis Luxembourg, avenue John F. Kennedy, 1855 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
When: 15 July – 10-13h30: entertainment program starts at 10h and the film at 11h
Age: 3+ years
Cost: 17/15 EUR
And you shouldn’t forget about the 501 Things To Do With Kids In And Around Luxembourg Guide — it is the perfect way to plan your weekend or weekly getaway — visit a park, got to a camping site, take a picture perfect stroll down a nature trail (by the way there are 25 of those mentioned in the 501 Things Guide)
There are more activities happening this weekend listed in our recurrent weekend activities list -like Arts and Crafts for kids, Baby Sensory classes, Yoga for kids, workshops at Casino, Stories in Cité-Bibliothèque, workshops at MNHA museum , workshops in Mudam , Cinémathèque For Kids (Cinema Paradiso), Il était une fois and much more! Check all of them out here!
Events Outside Luxembourg
– around 24 km from Luxembourg city (Château de Preisch, 2 rue des Lilas, 57570 Basse-Rentgen, France): Treasure Hunts – weekends from 15.04-15.10
– around 44 km from Lux city ( Germany) – Pick Your Own Strawberries (and here – but currently the fields are closed,and in Belgium here). See much more suggestion for Pick Your Own in City Savvy Luxembourg
– around 45 km from Luxembourg city (Château de Malbrouck, 57480 Manderen, France): Tintin Expo–21 April – 30 Nov
– around 49 km from Luxembourg city ( Trier and surroundings ): Various kids events and theatres and Guided Walk for kids , THE 2018 GREEN CLASSROOM (April – Oct)
– around 64 km from Luxembourg city (Metz, France): Various workshops for kids and 22 June – 2 Sept – see the Dancing Fountains
– around 70 km from Luxembourg city (Recogne, Bastogne): Indian Festival 2018 – Recogne, Bastogne, 14-15 July
– around 118 km from Luxembourg city (Nancy, France): Sound and Light Shows: 16 June – 16 Sept
– around 160 km from Luxembourg city (Kaiserslautern, Germany): Lego Exhibition: 11 May – 31 Oct
– around 257 km from Luxembourg city (Antwerp, Belgium): Do you know about “Summer of Antwerp“ (19.6-2.9. 2018)? Summer beach, beach chairs and bar, circus, show and entertainment for the whole family!