Best Things to Do with Kids in and around Luxembourg This Weekend
Friday & Saturday
Kanner in the City
For two days the city center will be transformed into a playground for children offering various games, workshops and fun activities.
Where: Centre-Ville de Luxembourg: Place d’Armes , rue des Capucines, Place Guillame II
When: 26-27 July
Saturday & Sunday
Medieval festival in Vianden
This year’s mediaeval festival offers a varied and spectacular program. Over 100 participants will revive the medieval spirit of ancient times with knights tournaments, ancient plays, fire-eaters, minstrels, jugglers, calligraphy and raptor shows. In addition to the animation you can visit the medieval market in the castle or grab a bite to eat at the historic castle tavern.
Where: Château de Vianden, Vianden
When: 27 July – 4 Aug: 10:00h
Cost: Free – kids under 6 years; 2 EUR – kids 6+; 8.50 EUR – adults; 19 EUR Family card (2 adults+2 kids);
Beach in Lux ville
no swimming though!
Where: la place du Théâtre, Lux ville
When: until September
Age: Eall ages
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. Equipment and instructors are available on site. Don’t also 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: 15 July-9 September; trampolines: 6 July – 16 September (12:00-20:00h)
Age: 11-17 years
Open Air Cinema
An open-air cinema with screenings for adults and children – a giant screen with 500 places. Check out the website for the program. There will be also Open Air Cinema in Echternach and Esch/Alzette. Check the details here.
Where: square in front of the Grand Duke’s Palace; interior courtyard of the Théâtre des Capucins , courtyard of the Rotondes, Echternach and Esch/Alzette
When: 26 July – 22 Aug
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: Luxembourg City Tourist Office, 30, Place Guillaume II, 1648 Luxembourg
When: 13 July-5 September – see website for details
Cost: 14 EUR – adults; 7 EUR – kids
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: 15 July – 15 Sept
Model Sailboats in Parc Merl
16 model sailboats will be made available to children at Merl Park (pond near the pavilion) between 11:00 and 17:00 on selected weekends!
Where: Parc Merl
When: selected weekends from 29 June until 2 Sept – check the website for details
Ride in a fully air-conditioned cabin and enjoy a breathtaking 360° panoramic view from 81 meters height!
Where: Place de la Constitution , Luxembourg city
When: 29.06 – 18.08
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
Vintage Car Day
Head over to see steam locomotives and vintage cars (before 1970) from collectors from all over the Greater Region. There will nbe music entertainment, food and beverages.
Where: Industrial Park Fond-de-Gras, Differdange
When: 28 July: 11-19:00h
Age: 4-12 years
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…..
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!
Events Outside Luxembourg
– around 24 km from Luxembourg city (Château de Preisch, 2 rue des Lilas, 57570 Basse-Rentgen, France): Treasure Hunts – weekends from 13.04-13.10.2019
– around 46 km from Luxembourg city (Château des Ducs de Lorraine Sierck-les-Bains,rue du Château, 57480 Sierck les Bains, France ): Escape Game (8+ yrs) – 30.06-25.08.2019
– around 49 km from Luxembourg city ( Trier and surroundings ): Various kids events and theatres and on Sunday, July 28, at 3:30 p.m., the Trier Archaeological Museum will offer a tour for families
– around 64 km from Luxembourg city (Metz, France): Various workshops for kids and 20 June – 7 Sept see Constellations 2019 – Digital Arts Festival
– around 68 km from Luxembourg city (Maisalm, Leinpfad, 66663 Merzig, Germany): Maze Labyrinth!
– around 78 km from Luxembourg city (Rue des Aubépines 50, 6800 Libramont-Chevigny, Belgium): Libramont Fair with lots of activities for kids –26-29 July
– around 118 km from Luxembourg city (Nancy, France): Sound and Light Shows: 15 June – 15 Sept
– around 257 km from Luxembourg city (Antwerp, Belgium): Do you know about “Summer of Antwerp“ (21.6-1.9. 2019)? Summer beach, beach chairs and bar, circus, show and entertainment for the whole family!
August 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