What’s on For Families: November 18th-19th

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There is so much going on this weekend, we are starting to fully grasp why November/ December is voted the favourite time of the year! Our top pick is the Musical Playground at the Philharmonie! We will be there with bells on. Embrace the first signs of Christmas with Wanterfeeling or inspire your mini-magicians with a magic show. Get those kids moving with a no language required fantastic dance at the Rotonde. All this and more in this week’s What’s On for Families.


Guided tour for parents with babies / Visits for the small ones: “the magic carpets” (in En, Lux, Fr, De)

Head over to Villa Vauban for a day of activities including Guided tour for parents with babies / Visits for the small ones: “the magic carpets”!
Where: Villa Vauban, 18 avenue Emile Reuter, L-2420 Luxembourg
When: 18 Nov: Guided tour for parents with babies -10:30am; Visits for the small ones: “the magic carpets”-11:30am
Age: < 3 years old
Cost: free / free for kids – parents pay entry fee

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: Kids: 5-9yrs; Pre-teen: 10-13yrs
Cost: 15€

Tour of the Farm (Booking required)

Learn all about the farm animals and feed them! Old clothes and sturdy shoes are recommended.
Where: Pädagogeschen Reithaff “A Mëchels”, 3 rue Theis Flaxweiler, 6925 Luxembourg
When: 18 Nov: 5:15pm to 6:45pm
Age: 8+ years
Cost: 15 EUR

Advent, Advent ein Lichtlein brennt (in German, Booking required)

Bring children to this workshop so that they can prepare their own advent calendar!
Where: Bricher Paerdsstall, 15 am Zeep, BROUCH (MERSCH), 7415 Luxembourg
When: 18 Nov: 2pm to 4:45pm
Age: 5+
Cost: 35 EUR per kid

Magic Show (Booking required, in Lux)

Bring children to this show for a magical experience with the magician Jimmy Zabello!
Where: Kinepolis Luxembourg, avenue John F. Kennedy, 1855 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
When: 18 Nov: 4:30pm to 6pm
Age: 3+ years
Cost: free

Youth Corner workshops (Registration required)

Youth corners workshops for children! Read more details what exactly that is here
Where: Centre National de l’Audiovisuel, 1b rue du Centenaire, L-3475 Dudelange, Grand-Duché de Luxembourg
When: 18 Nov
Cost: 7 EUR
Age: 6-10 years & 10-14 years

Saturday & Sunday

WanterFeeling at Château de Sanem

Château de Sanem will provide a magical setting for ‘Wanterfeeling’ with more than 40 stalls offering a selection of festive decorations and foods, concerts, animations, jugglers show, kids entertainment and lanterns!
Where: Château de Sanem, L-4992 Sanem,  Luxembourg
When: 17-19 November (17 Nov: 7 pm to midnight; 18 Nov: 2pm to 10pm; 19 Nov: 11am to 6 pm)
Age: Everyone
Cost: Free

Walfer Bicherdeeg/Walferdange book days

Presentations, book sales from authors from Luxembourg and the Greater Region, readings, signings, second hand books, books for Kids … And in the program on Saturday & Sunday >> special activities for the kids – see the program on the website!
Where: Walferdange, see here
When: 18-19 Nov ( 18 Nov from 10:30am to 6 pm; 19Nov: 10am to 6pm)
Age: Everyone
Cost: Free


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, Roude Petz, 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.
Where: Luxembourg
When: 22 Nov- 7 Jan
Age: Everyone
Cost: Free

LËTZ GO SCOUTING (Booking required)

Discover the world of “Lëtzebuerger Guiden a Scouten”. Stages, collectibles and photos will reveal the exciting world of scouting! There will be workshops for kids >> THURSDAY, SATURDAY 18, TUESDAY 21, THURSDAY, 23 AND SATURDAY 25 NOVEMBER 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm, 4:30 pm. Duration 1 hour. Play and tinker with natural materials, learn how to make the knots!
Where: new Gallery of Cactus, Shopping Center La Belle Etoile, Route d’Arlon, L-8050 Bertrange
When: 14-25 Nov
Age: 6+ years
Cost: Free

A, B, Zeh (Booking required, without Words)

Head over to the Rotondes theatre for a beautiful theatre filled with dance.
Where: Rotonde, places de Rotondes, L-2448 Luxembourg-Bonnevoie
When: 18-19 Nov
Age: 5+ years
Cost: 6/12 EUR

European Music Therapy Day

Check out the website below to see all activities that are taking place to honour the European Music Therapy Day!
Where: check out the website
When: 10-18 Nov
Age: Everyone
Cost: check out the website

Musical playground – rainy days festival

In the interactive performance Musical Playground, the Philharmonie is transformed into an adventure for children aged 6 to 12. The three Icelandic composers of the S.L.Á.T.U.R.. collective and Ensemble Adapter invite children on an imaginative sound journey, where they become performers themselves as the foyer turns into a stage for musical robots, a Punch and Judy show, or a cactus concert. For all curious children with open ears, Musical Playground is a chance to explore unfamiliar sounds in a creative and playful way while experiencing the architecture of the Philharmonie from a new perspective.
Where: Philharmonie Luxembourg, 1 Place de lEurope, 1499 Luxembourg
When: 18-19 Nov
Age: 6-12 years
Cost: see website

International Motor Show

True to tradition the International Motor Show of Luxembourg rounds off the motorsport season on a high note. The show brings together sports cars and motorbikes, exceptional models, as also competition and collectors cars allowing the hordes of visitors to appreciate, admire and enjoy their attractive and flattering lines….
Where: Hall 1,2,7,8 and 9 at Luxexpo, 10 circuit de la Foire Internationale, L-1347 Luxembourg-Kirchberg
When: 17-19 Nov
Age: Everyone
Cost: Free for the used cars fair; Fees for the Motor Show: Free – kids under 8 years; 13 EUR – 8-18 years; 16 EUR – 18 years+ ;


Create your own cookies in a jar (Booking required, in English – German – French – Dutch – Hungarian)

Create your very own cookies in a jar! For the first part you will fill up the jar with the ingredients of the cookie recipe you like, and then we will also be decorating them nicely to make a perfect gift. For someone special, or for yourself …:-) All the materials will be provided, you only need to bring yourself and your creative spirit. (Not your Sunday church outfit btw 🙂 ) The workshop is suitable for all ages starting from 4 years old, the limit is your creativity!
Where: Unicorner Concept Store, 35, Rue de Beggen, 1221 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
When: 19 November: 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 4pm
Age: Everyone
Cost: 15 EUR per person, it includes all the material, snacks and drinks

Dia de Muertos (Charity Event)

We invite you to spend a nice family afternoon and to celebrate mexican “Dia de Muertos”. This is a Charity event to help a kids’ association (mis pequeños hermanos)helping Mexican people that lost their house after the earthquake. Kids helping kids with love and fun!
Where: Loft Belval Club, 371 Route de Belval, 4024 Esch-sur-Alzette
When: 19 November at 12pm to 5pm
Age: Everyone
Cost: tbd

Coco Party  (Reservation required)

Experience Mexico with the new Disney Pixar movie “Coco”. There will be also facepainting, kids entertainment, snacks and drinks.
Where: Kinepolis Luxembourg, avenue John F. Kennedy, 1855 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
When: 19 Nov: 10am to 5 pm – see website for details
Age: 3+ years
Cost: 17/15 EUR

Glow Party for kids and adolescents (Booking required)

Party for kids!
Where: Centre Turelbaach, 22 rue Principale, L-9169 Mertzig
When: 19 November: 14:30-17:30
Age: everyone
Cost: 5 Euros (cash only) , adults and toddlers free
Contact: charlottereuter@gmail.com

Stühlchen Himmelblau (in DE, Booking required)

Head over to Cube 521 to enjoy this kids theatre!
Where: Cube 521, 1-3 DRIICHT, L-9764 MARNACH
When:  19 Nov at 4pm
Age: 5+ years
Cost: adults – 10/12 EUR; 6 EUR – less than 26 years

Die Kleine Zauberflöte  (in DE, Booking required)

Come and see the child-friendly, entertaining version of Mozart’s most well-known opera “The Magic Flute” !
Where: Trifolion, 2 Porte St. Willlibrord L-6486 ECHTERNACH
When: 19 Nov at 3 pm
Age: 5-10 years
Cost: tbd


Recurrent Activities

There are more activities happening this weekend listed in our recurrent weekend activities list -like  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 49 km from Luxembourg city ( Trier and surroundings ): Various kids events and theatres and Guided Walk for kids in Trier
– around 64  km from Luxembourg city (Metz, France): Various workshops for kids

Even More…

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).

Disclaimer: What’s On For Kids’s Fun Things To Do This Weekend list is for your information only. We do not organize, endorse, support, guarantee or are in any way involved with the above activities, unless otherwise mentioned. While we do our best to report as many events as possible that are happening in and around Luxembourg, it’s not in our power to verify or vet the events. All responsibility and accountability for organizing and properly carrying out the events belong to their organizers. It’s always a good idea to check our website and the events’ websites for possible last minute changes!

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