Halloween Events for Kids: 2017

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It’s time to work out which of Luxembourg’s spooktacular Halloween parties you want to attend. The fabulous Alex of What’s on for Kids fame has the low-down for you!

N.B. For most events you need to book tickets in advance! 

 

Halloween pop monsters with Kidzcooking.lu (English & French)

Prepare delicious Halloween pop monsters with KidzCooking.

Where: 343, rue de Rollingergrund, Lux city
When: October 21 & 22 from 10:30am-11:45am
Age: 4+ years
Website

IKRI8 KIDS’ Halloween Painting Party

Arty Halloween, come and have your child prepare a ready to hang painting while having a great time. Kids aged 6 years and up can stay alone, 3-6 years old with a parent.  Snacks and drinks are also offered. Register on the website (October 15: 9:45am-11:30am & October 22: 9:45am-11:30am). Places are limited!

Where: 25, Rue St.Ulrich, Grund
When: October 15 & October 22
Age: 3+ years
Cost: 35€ per child, 2nd or 3rd sibling is 30€/sibling.
Website

Horrible Halloween hosted by British Ladies Club Of Luxembourg

Come and hang with BLC at the its spooktacular Kids Halloween Event! So come along with your little witches and devils – prize for best fancy dress! Plus lots more. Places Limited!

Where: Bambesch Park, 8-12 Rue de Bridel, 1264 Luxemburg
When: October 22, 2017 @ 10:30am – 12:30pm
Age: Everyone
Cost: €10 for members, €12 for non-members (price covers craft materials and goody bags on the day. Any profits will be donated to BLC annual nominated charities).
Website

Spooks in the Rural Museum in Peppange

Various Halloween activities including horror face painting!

Where: Rue de Crauthem, 3390 Peppange
When: October 26  (6+ years)  & October 28 (12+ years)
Age: 6+ & 12+
Cost: See website

Trauliicht weeks (The Luxembourgish Halloween)

The Trauliicht weeks are a Luxembourgish version of celebrating Halloween. In the Luxembourgish Ardennes, there’s an old tradition using beets carved with scary faces as lanterns. These lanterns, placed near to the stables, were meant to keep bad spirits and illnesses away from animals.

As part of Trauliichtdifferent activities will be organized. Children will carve their own beets, a lantern procession will take place, songs and stories will be sung and read. At the end, evil summer and winter spirits will be burned in a big campfire! Read more about this Luxembourgish tradition here.

Where: Tourist Center ‘Robbesscheier’, 1 Frummeschgaass, L-9766 Munshausen
When: October 21 – November 3: whole day workshops start at 10:00am; half day workshops start at 1:30pm
Age: 3+
Cost: 22€ – whole day; 15€ – half day
Website

Halloween at Vianden Castle

Visit beautiful Vianden Castle for a mysterious night in the castle’s cellars!

Where: Château de Vianden, 1 Rue Gaessel, L-9408 Vianden
When: October 28 at 4:00pm
Age: tbd
Cost: tbd
Website

Halloween at Parc Hotel Alvisse

An “all you can eat” buffet & a spooky Halloween party!

Where: 120, Route d’Echternach , L-1453 Luxembourg
When: October 28, 7:00pm
Age: 5 and under, €8; 6 – 10 years, €15; Adults, 36€ (no drinks included)
Website

Halloween Workshops in “A Possen” Toy Museum

A mysterious workshop for kids at the museum! There will be spooky cooking, crafts and much more! You cannot buy tickets online, but you can reserve your place via phone or email.

Where: Musée “A Possen”, 2 Keeseschgässel, L-5405 Bech-Kleinmacher
When: October 28 from 2:00pm-5:00pm
Age: 6-12 years
Cost: €20 per child
Website

Halloween Sewing Class (in Lux, Fr and De/ booking required)

Children can choose to sew either a “smiling apron” or a ghost blanket.

Where: Kulturhaus Niederanven, 145, route de Trèves, Niederanven
When: October 30-31, 9:00am-12:00pm
Age: 8-12 years
Cost: €65
Website

Halloween Cupcake Decorating Workshop

Special Halloween workshop for kids where they’ll decorate cupcakes. Places need to be prebooked!

Where: Junglinster
When: October 30, 2:00pm-5:00pm
Age: 3+ years
Cost: €15 per child/special offer for families
Contact: barbora.sheppard@gmail.com

Halloween Boat Party

Spend an exciting afternoon with your children aboard Navitours boat. There will be a kid’s disco, games, painting and crafts. And ouf course, for the hungry ones – Halloween muffins, pancakes and much more!

Where: Quai de la Moselle
When: October 31, 2:00pm
Age: tbd
Cost: €10 per adult; free entry for kids with costimes
Website

Halloween in Yoyo

Halloween party night full of surprises in Yoyo. Dress code is Halloween!

Where: YOYO, Indoor Playground & Restaurant, 105, rue des Bruyères,  L-1274 HOWALD
When: 31 Oct: 18h30 -22h
Age: Everyone
Cost: tbd
Website

Halloween for Kids at Vitarium

Interactive activities, Halloween muffin making, horror face painting, drinks and coffee!

Where: L-7759 Roost / Bissen, Luxembourg
When: November 2-3 from 8:30am-5:00pm
Age: 4-12 years
Cost: €25 per kid, parents free (register before 28th October)
Website

AWCL’s Annual Trunk or Treat Event

Join the AWCL for our annual costume bonanza! Bring your little ghosts and goblins for an afternoon filled with costumes, face painting, balloon animals, dance-a-long, bouncy castles and, of course, lots of candy! Tickets will go on sale October 2nd at the Clubhouse. The exact location of the event will be provided at the time of your ticket purchase. Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be available for purchase during the event.

What is Trunk or Treat?
Trunk or Treat is a Halloween event where trick-or-treating is done from the decorated trunks of parked cars around a large parking lot. This ensures the safety of our children, while still having fun collecting candy.
All proceeds of this event will go to the Fisher House in Germany and Medecins du Monde Luxembourg.

Where: St. George’s International School Luxembourg
When: October 21 from 3-5 pm
Age: Everyone
Cost: €10 members; €15 non members; parents and kids under 1 – free ( you can purchase tickets from American Women’s Club Luxembourg Clubhouse- no walk-ins the day of the event)
Website

Dia de Muertos

Everyone is invited to celebrate the Mexican tradition of the Day of the Dead. There will be a traditional “altar de día de muertos”, Childrens’ activities and of course, Mexican food. Participants are welcome to wear their favourite costume!

Where: Farm Kass-Haff, 187A Rue de Luxembourg, 7540 Rollingen
When: October 29 from 11:30am-3:30pm
Age: Everyone
Cost: €5 per child, adults free

Local Commune

Check with your local commune – most of the communes organize Halloween parties!

Outside Luxembourg

– around 32  km from Luxembourg city (Hydrion Shopping Center, 1 Rue de L’Hydrion, B-6700, Arlon, Belgium): Halloween at Hydrion Shopping Centre – 28 October. Check out details here 
– around 39  km from Luxembourg city (Uckange, France): Halloween at Jardin de Traces– 22 October. Check out details here
– around 54  km from Luxembourg city (Maizières-lès-Metz, France): Halloween at Walygator Parc – 21-31 October. Check out details here
– around 59  km from Luxembourg city (Saarwiesenring 8, 66663 Merzig, Germany): Halloween at Trampolini – 20 October. Check out details here
– around 102  km from Luxembourg city (Bouillon, Belgium): Halloween  at Château fort de Bouillon – 28, 29 & 31 Oct
– around 236  km from Luxembourg city (Burg Frankenstein, 64367 Mühltal, Germany): Halloween at Burg Frankenstein (Germany’s largest and oldest Halloween event) – Kid´s Day  is on 22, 29  Oct. and 5 Nov. Check out details here
– around 280  km from Luxembourg city (Rust, Germany): Festival Halloween  at Europa Park – 23 Sept- 5 November. Check out detail here

If you’re looking to stock up on Halloween supplies for your own party or just need an adorable costume look no further than Party Ville! You’ll find decorations, cupcake toppers, cookie cutters, face painting kits and much more!

 

 

 

 

Check out Alex@What’s On for Kids’ amazing blog ‘What’s On For Kids – Activities for you and your little ones in and around Luxembourg‘. More City Savvy recommended family activities here.

 

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