Christmas Holiday Camp at ZigZag (French, English, German, Luxembourgish)
Bring your children for half a day of fun, or more. We are flexible and welcome your children aged 4 to 10 years for cooperative games, zumba, crafts, cooking, obstacle courses and more. Instructors speak many languages and groups include max. 8 kids. Your children will love it! Please call 26 45 87 87 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information or to book. Number of places is limited. And until 8 Oct – 15% First Minute discounts!
Where: Zigzag, 7 rue Pletzer, L-8080 Bertrange
When: 18-22 Dec; 27-29 Dec;2-5 Jan 2018
Age: 4-10 years
Christmas holiday care at Sunflower for children up to 12 years old
School Holiday Fun with Sunflower – the children will be able to take part in various activities including art and crafts, singing, cooking, trips out and of course experiment with our beautiful Montessori materials! Contact Sunflower for details!
Where: Sunflower Montessori Crèches – check out the website for all locations
When: morning, afternoon or fulltime
Age: up to 12 years old
Holiday Classes with Kidzcooking.lu (in En, in Fr)
Kids will prepare delicious treats with KidzCooking.
Where: 343, rue de Rollingergrund, Lux city
When: 3 -4 Jan (Gingerbread cake with caramel frosting); 5-6 Jan (Epiphany cake, pears and chocolate)
Age: 4+ years
St Nicolas at Zigzag November
Saint-Nicholas will be visiting us on Dec. 6th, between 4 and 6pm. He will offer clementines, cookies, karting tokens and surprises to all children.
6 December: 15h: City promenade for kids (Kleeserchersdag)
6 December: 14-18h: St Nicolas at Cora Foetz
6-10 Dec: Train rides with Santa, Ramsen, Germany (200 km from Lux)
Saturday (9 Dec)
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
Les couleurs et les odeurs de Noël (Booking required, in Lux, Fr, De)
Postcards that have a Christmas scent? Lucy Majerus shows how you can make your own silkscreen ink with spices like cinnamon and cloves. You will have the opportunity to print greeting cards with natural colors and smells!
Where: Villa Vauban, 18 avenue Emile Reuter, L-2420 Luxembourg
When: 9 Dec: 14h
Age: <+8 year olds
Cost: free / free for kids – parents pay entry fee
St*Art – Art & Craft For Kids
With St*Art, kids will learn about painting techniques, and develop drawing skills using various art media – graphite, charcoal, coloured pencil, crayon, pastel, acrylic paint, oil paint, watercolour, etc.
Classes are run in small groups, 10 kids or less, with one-on-one guidance, in order to cater to every child’s needs and make sure they make progress. The instructor focuses on developing organic drawing styles unique to every child.
For the more hands-only and technically minded children, St*Art offers Model Building classes, that are all about working with and creating tangible art.
Come join St*Art classes — a fun, safe and relaxing art-learning environment. Classes are taught in English, Spanish and French.
To get more info and book a class, visit St*Art website.
History Of Luxembourg (in Lux, Fr, Registration required)
Kids can discover the history of Luxembourg with the legendary character Sigfried, the first conte of Luxembourg!
Where: MHVL (Luxembourg City History Museum), 14 Rue Du St. Esprit, L-1475 Luxembourg
When: 9 Dec: 11h
Cost: Free for kids; museum entry fee for adults
Concert for Kids
Concert for toddlers! See website for the detailed program
Where: Philharmonie Luxembourg, 1 Place de l’Europe, 1499 Luxembourg
When: 9 Dec
Age: 6-106 years
Cost: see website
Saturday & Sunday
Wanterfest at Gaalgebierg -Déierepark
There will be readings for kids in German and in Lux and guided visit for the park!
Where: Beim Geméisgaart, Gaalgebierg, Esch-sur-Alzette
When: 9-10 Dec
MUDAM – Marché des Créateurs
Once again Mudam opens its doors to Creators Market. This is a must for lovers of design and unusual creations. In an exceptional space, local and international designers present their various techniques, disciplines and universes
Where: Mudam Luxembourg, 3 Park Dräi Eechelen, L-1499 Luxembourg
When: 9- 10 Dec: 10.00-18:00
The City of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg City Tourist Office present “Winterlights”, the festival of lights and animation. It features Christmas markets , carousels, street animations, processions and parades, exhibitions, shows and concerts! The markets are located in the following places: Place de Paris, Place d’Armes, Place de la Constitution, Puits Rouge, Au Grund. And in Place d’Armes for kids there will be DYI demos, book readings, pastry and fitness workshops! Check out the program on the website.
When: 22 Nov- 7 Jan
And here are some wonderful suggestions for Christmas markets in and around Luxembourg: our favorite City Savvy Guide: Christmas Markets 2017, Wort’s Interactive map of Christmas markets and suggestions for special Christmassy experiences from FamilyTrips4You and Clew! And here are some suggestions for a Christmassy spirit throughout Europe!
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- 7 Jan
Cost: 5 EUR entry fee; skates rent – 2 EUR adults, 1 EUR kids (skate penguins available for kids)
Ice Skating Rink in Remich
Ice Skating Rink!
Where: Place Dr. Fernand Kons, L-5533 REMICH, Luxembourg
When: 24 Nov – 28 Jan
Cost: see website
Tons of suggestions for this weekend can be found here as well, like IKRI8 KIDS’ Christmas Painting Party and much more! Check out >>
Sunday (10 Dec)
The Song of the Snow Queen (multilingual, Booking required)
Head over with the family to see this musical and visual performance inspired by the famous tale of Hans Christian Andersen!
Where: Culturel de Rencontre Abbaye de Neumünster, 28 Rue Munster, L-2160, Luxembourg Ville
When: 10 Dec: 16h
Age: 5+ years
Cost: 12/6/1.5 EUR
Dem Litty ass et kal (in Lux, Booking required)
Musical performance for kids!
Where: Kulturhaus Niederanven, 145, route de Trèves, Niederanven
When: 10.12.2017: 10h30 + 14h30
Age: 4-6 years
Cost: 10 €
Puppet Theatre (in German, Booking required)
Where: Poppespënnchen, Place de Saintignon, L-4698 Lasauvage
When: 10 Dec: 15h30
Age: 2+ years
Cost: 5 EUR – kids; 7 EUR – adults
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 and much more! Check all of them out here!
Events Outside Luxembourg
– around 30 km from Luxembourg city (Arlon, Belgium): Ice Skating Rink – 2 Dec – 7 Jan
– around 36 km from Luxembourg city ( Thionville, France): A magical Christmas atmosphere in Thionville featuring multiple shows for young and old > 25 Nov – 23 Dec!
– around 40 km from Luxembourg city (Sierck-les-Bains, 57480, France): Santa village in Sierck-les-Bains. Meet Santa and enjoy the kids animation and workshops: visit every Fri, Sat and Sun >> 25 Nov -23 Dec. Check out details here
– around 49 km from Luxembourg city ( Trier and surroundings ): Various kids events and theatres and Guided Walk for kids , Ice Skating Rink, Trier Christmas Market
– around 64 km from Luxembourg city (Metz, France): Various workshops for kids + 18 Nov – 14 January: – Christmas in Metz, 57000 France: Magical Christmas in Metz with kids entertainment, Disney ice sculptures, Christmas market
– around 100 km from Luxembourg city (Saarbrücken, Germany): Flying Santa (see website for which days exactly) – 28.11-22.12
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)