What’s on for Families: April 29th-30th

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It’s the Annual Duck Race and the weather promises to be good to us this year! Go deep into the forest and make your first Maikranz, or make evenings easier by getting your little chefs in training. Take your monkeys to watch the circus on Monday.  Alix is here to make this weekend a quacking success with  ‘What’s on for Kids’!

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Where: 5 av. Marie-Thérèse L-2132, Luxembourg

Rheinsheim Building A/ Altrimenti (Friday Classes)/ Erwuesse Building G (Saturday Classes)

When:  Saturdays: 10 am – 5 pm; regular classes run on Fridays and Saturdays)
Age: 6 weeks to 2 years
Cost: dependent on age of child and classes selected

Duck Race

It’s the time of year when thousands of rubber ducks take over the Petrusse and compete in the annual Duck Race! The entertainment will start around 12 in the Petrusse Valley (under the Viaduct) and the duck race will begin at 15:00. You can purchase your own duck to participate in the race- and the lucky duck who wins goes home with a car! All proceeds from the ducks go to charity. 

Where: Petrusse Valley, near the mini golf
When: April 29, 12 – 5pm
Age: Everyone
Cost: Free to attend, 5 EUR for a duck

Pirates or Pirates Never Die (Booking required, in Lux, Fr, De)

The Children’s Literary category prize-winner of the Concours Littéraire National 2016 will read from new book ‘Pirat oder Seerauber Nie Nicht!’

Where:  Kulturhaus Niederanven, 145 Route de Trèves, L-6940 Niederanven, Luxembourg
When: April 29, 3:00 pm
Age: 8 +
Cost: Free

Maikranz (in German, Booking Required)

The Maikranz stands for spring and happiness. Bring this sweet tradition back and get out with your littles to the forest and collect your branches and flowers!

Where: Bricher Paerdsstall 15, am Zeep, L-7415 Brouch (Mersch)
When: April 29, 2-4:45pm
Age: 6 +
Cost: 22€ per kid

Youth Corner Workshops (Registration Required)

Youth Corner Workshops are a special treat for older children. Read more details here

Where: Centre National de l’Audiovisuel, 1b rue du Centenaire, L-3475 Dudelange
When: April 29, 10:30 (ages 6-10) and 2 pm (ages 10-14)
Age: 6- 14
Cost:  7 EUR

World Book and Copyright Day

Various events to celebrate World Book and Copyright Day. Check out the program on the website

Where: Various Locations
When: April 23- 29
Age: Everyone
Cost:  Free


Cooking Classes for Kids: Veggie Organic Quinoa Quiches (in English and French)

What could be better than an additional chef in the house? Kids Cooking classes for small humans from 4 years old, is dedicated to encouraging healthier eating habits through bio recipes that stimulate kids creativity. They take place twice per month on Saturdays and Sundays at 10:30-11:45. For questions, please email asaplux@gmail.com You can also Book here

Where: 343 Rue de Rollingergrund, L-2441 Luxembourg
When:  April 29 and 30
Age:4 +
Cost: €28.50


Along with the Shepherd (in Lux, booking until April 29)

Accompany sheep from the barn to the sheep’s pasture. Distance is about 7 km.

Where: Bergerie Weber, 100 Hauptstrooss, Lieler (Lieler, Schull)
When: April 30, 10am-1pm
Age: Everyone
Cost: Free

Classical Music Concert

A concert, organised by the association Pont Culturel Chine Europe and Commune of Bertrange, in which 7 to 16 year old Chinese and Sino-European musicians will perform classical music.

Where: ArcA Bertrange, 17 rue Atert, Bertrange L-8051
When: April 30, 4:00
Age: Everyone
Cost: 8 EUR

Puppet Theatre (in German, Booking Required)

Puppet Theatre

Where: Figurentheaterhaus Poppespënnchen, Place de Saintignon, L-4698 Lasauvage
When: April 30
Age: 3 +
Cost: 5 EUR kids, 7 EUR adults

HAXPAXMAX (in Lux, Booking Required)

Kid’s Theatre

Where: Theatre des Capucins, 9, place du Theatre, 2613 Luxembourg
Age: 4 – 99 years
Cost: 5 EUR

Monday, May 1st

Belgium Circus Show

A circus show at 2:30 and a free public dance event at 4.

Where: 1 rue Leon Hengen, L-1745 Luxembourg
When: May 1st
Cost: 18 EUR/ 10 EUR/ 1.50 EURO Kulturepass (The show from 4 is free)


– around 24 km from Luxembourg city (Chateau de Preisch, 2 rue des Lilas, 57570 Base-Rentgen, France) Treasure Hunts- weekends from 15.04- 15.10

– around 49 km from Luxembourg city ( Trier and surroundings ):  Various kids events and theatres and Guided Walk for kids in Trier;
– around 102  km from Luxembourg city (Bouillon, Belgium): Trout Fest – 1-30 April
– around 308  km from Luxembourg city (Stuttgart, Germany): Stuttgart Spring festival: 15 April – 7 May

Not found what you want? Get inspiration from our recurrent weekend activities list! 

Disclaimer: What’s On For Kids’ ‘Fun Things To Do This Weekend’ list is for your information only. We do not organise, 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 organising and properly carrying out the events belong to their organisers. It’s always a good idea to check our website and the events’ websites for possible last minute changes!

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

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