Best Things to Do with Kids in and around Luxembourg This Weekend
Bimbo Theater: “The Legend of Zinnekloos” (in Lux, Booking required)
A theater performance for kids!
Where: 40, av. Charlotte, Differdange
When: 8 Dec: 15:30-16:45h
Cost: 5 EUR kids/ 7 EUR5 EUR
NEI RISEG GELDSCHÄINER ENTWERFEN (Booking required)
Inspired by real banknotes, game tickets and huge money bills by Filip Markiewicz, children draw their own euro bills with different pencils.
Where: Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain, 41, rue Notre Dame, 2240 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
When: 8 Dec: 15-17h
Age: 5-12 years
Cost: 6 € / free admission with the KLIK card
Stories Afternoon at the Farm (Booking required)
You will hear stories in the cozy barn.. There will be cookies and hot chocolate. Please bring a blanket as it might be cold in the straw.!
Where: Pädagogeschen Reithaff “A Mëchels”, 3 rue Theis Flaxweiler, 6925 Luxembourg
When:8 Dec 15-16h30
Age: 6-99 yrs
Cost: 12 EUR
Saturday & Sunday
Parents – Do your kids want to meet Kleeschen, St. Nicolas, Père Noel, Santa Claus, Father Christmas? Here’s more than 25 great ways you can see him in and around Luxembourg. There are events taking place this weekend
International Bazaar Luxembourg
The Bazaar International de Luxembourg has been a celebration of the diversity of cultures in Luxembourg for over 50 years and in the process has helped thousands of charities both locally and abroad. This year many countries will be sharing their traditional food, crafts and customs, offering us the opportunity to explore new cultures without leaving the Grand Duchy.
Where: halls 2 & 3 at Luxexpo, 10 circuit de la Foire Internationale, L-1347 Luxembourg-Kirchberg
When: Saturday 8 December 11:00 to 19:00; Sunday 9 December 10:00 to 18:00
Age: all ages
Luxembourg Art Fair
Luxembourg Art Fairis a contemporary art exhibition, which offers an extensive overview of contemporary art from Luxembourg and its neighboring countries. And for your little ones – there will be Kids’ Corner – a space dedicated to kids with various workshops (check out the program for details)!
Where: LuxExpo, South Entrance, 10 circuit de la Foire Internationale, L-1347 Luxembourg-Kirchberg
When: 6-9 Dec
Age: all ages
Cost: Adult price : €10 / Free for kids under 18 years old
The City of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg City Tourist Office present “Winterlights”, the festival of lights (made out of 100% energy saving light bulbs) and animation. It features Christmas markets , ice rink, Adventscircus (30 Nov – 16 Dec), the traditional Saint Nicolas parade, carousels (place d’armes), street animations, Ferris wheel, exhibitions, shows, book readings and concerts! The markets are located in the following places: Place de Paris, Place d’Armes, Place de la Constitution, Puits Rouge, Place du Theatre. Check out the program on the website.
Where: Luxembourg (see above). On Saturdays and during Sunday store openings in the city the buses and tram are free of charge in the city. Glacis and Rond-Point Schuman car parks are also free on weekends
When: 23 Nov- until the 2nd Sunday in January (23 December for Christmas markets)
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- 6 Jan
Age: all ages
Cost: 5 EUR entry fee; skates rent – 2 EUR adults, 1 EUR kids (skate penguins available for kids)
Medieval Christmas Markets in Dudelange
Christmas market with typical chalets, Christmas gifts, daily concerts on the Christmas stage and animation in the medieval village!
Where: Place de l’Hôtel de Ville, Dudelange
When: 12-21 December (Mon-Thurs:16:00-20:00h ; Friday – 16:00-21:00h ; Sat – 14:00-21:00; Sun – 14:00-20:00h)
Ice Skating Rink in Remich
Ice Skating Rink!
Where: Place Dr. Fernand Kons, L-5533 REMICH, Luxembourg
When: 30 Nov – 27 Jan
Cost: see website
Concerts for kids at the Philharmonie (Booking required)
Concert for kids!
Where: Philharmonie Luxembourg, 1 Place de l’Europe, 1499 Luxembourg
When: 8-9 Dec
Age:5-9 & 9-12 years
Cost: see website
Family Activities at Mudam (in FR/DE)
The fairy tale tours (in Fr) on Saturday for 3-5 yrs and visit with the family for 6-12 yrs (in DE) on Sunday!
Where: Mudam Luxembourg, 3 Park Dräi Eechelen, L-1499 Luxembourg
When: 8 Dec: 3-5 yrs ; 6-12 yrs
Age: 3-12 yrs
Cost: Free for children (Normal entrance fee for adults)
Christmas is nearing! That’s why we’ve picked out a family festive things happening near you.
Some are even taking place this weekend >> Christmas Fun
Monsieur (Booking required, w/o words)
Monsieur is a beautifully narrated story about a homeless man who turns the hardships of his life – lonliness, lack of money and food, unemployment and social stigma – into moments of tenderness thanks to his imagination, perseverance and resilience. By inviting us into his home and life Monsieur teaches us a lesson about happiness and joy while reminding us of the daily struggles that are a harsh reality for many.
Where: Culturel de Rencontre Abbaye de Neumünster, 28 Rue Munster, L-2160, Luxembourg Ville
When: 9 Dec: 16h
Age: 8-99 yrs
Cost: 1.5/6/12 EUR
Christmas Family Fair
OTR Christmas family fair with performances, games, crafts, food stands, a Santas grotto, a raffle and a Christmas market including some amazing companies! Money raised for for charity in association with Caritas Luxembourg. All tickets can be bought from school and at the door on the day.
Where: Tramschapp, 49 rue Ermesinde, 1469 Luxembourg,
When: 9 Dec:11-14h
Age: all ages
Cost: 5 EUR kids (food and 4 activities included)/ adults – free
Miniature Toy Fair
International toy fair for old toys, miniature cars, dolls and kits.
Where: Hall Victor Hugo, avenue Victor Hugo, L-1750, Luxembourg-Limpertsberg
When: 9 Dec: 9.30-15h
O TEMPS D’O (i Booking required)
A funny circus show!
Where: Cube 521, 1-3 DRIICHT, L-9764 MARNACH
When: 9 Dec: 16h
Age: 4+ years
Cost: adults – 10/12 EUR; 6 EUR – less than 26 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 (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 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 99 km from Luxembourg city ( Saarburg, 54439, Germany): Saarburg Christmas market at the waterfall (kids friendly activities as well) – 30 Nov -2 Dec; 7-9 Dec
– around 49 km from Luxembourg city ( Trier and surroundings ): Various kids events and theatres; Christmas Market Trier – November 23 – December 22, 2018; Christmassy City Walking Tour-December 1, 8, and 15, 2018
– around 64 km from Luxembourg city (Metz, France): Various workshops for kids
– around 217 km from Luxembourg city (Brussels Expo, Place de Belgique 1, 1020 Bruxelles, Belgium): The Smurf Experience– until 27 Jan 2019