It’s the final countdown until Christmas. Perhaps you are chuffed to bits that you’ve decked the halls and wrapped all your presents. Or maybe you are more bah humbug than jolly. Whatever your state, we’ve got a few things on our radar that we wanted to share. Cheers!
Don’t miss our other tips:
- City Savvy Guide: Christmas Markets 2017
- New Year’s Eve: Top 10 Places to Party
- Christmas Lunch in Luxembourg
- Shop Local this Christmas
Pick 1: Street Photography: A How To
Head to the museum with more than 1000 years of illustrated history of our capital for an hour and a half instructional lesson where you will learn everything about Luxembourg Street Photography from 1950 – 2017.
Date: December 23rd
6 January, 20 January, 3 February and 17 February: All taking place at 3pm
Venue: Luxembourg City Museum, 14, rue du Saint-Esprit
Cost: free with a paid entrance to the museum, (5 EUR)/ maximum 25 participants so do reserve your spot.
Pick 2: Evita at The Grand Theatre
A festive family outing to the Grand Théâtre is now a much-loved tradition and this year’s production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita, direct from its West End triumph, is bound to thrill all ages.
Telling the story of Eva Perón, wife of former Argentine president Juan Perón, Evita follows Eva’s journey from humble beginnings through to extraordinary wealth, power and iconic status which ultimately led her to be heralded as the “spiritual leader of the nation” by the Argentine people. Featuring some of the most iconic songs in musical theatre, including Don’t Cry For Me Argentina, On This Night of a Thousand Stars, You Must Love Me, and Another Suitcase in Another Hall, this smash hit show truly promises to be a festive treat!
Date: December 19th through the 31st, check dates for times
Venue: The Grand Theatre, 1, rond-point Schuman, L-2525 Luxembourg
Cost: Adults: 65 €, 40 €, 25 € / children 8 €
Pick 3: Winter Clubbing By Deep Breath Records & OSC (Luxembourg)
For this first time, the Madrid based label and the Luxembourgish party meet to bring one huge Winter Clubbing session. For this Night you’ll be able to enjoy two different sounds from two differents floors. Some names on the main floor: – Rich Wakley (Suara, Roush Label, LAPSUS MUSIC, Leeds)
– Deep Breath (Deep Breath Records, Witty Tunes, Natura Viva Music,Madrid)
Date: Friday, December 29 at 10 PM – 3 AM
Venue: Melusina, 145, rue de la Tour Jacob, 1831 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Cost: 5€ before midnight 10€ after
Pick 4: Sylvesterlaf Run
Depart Rambrooch at 3 pm for a 10km run. Kids run kicks off at 2:10 pm. See photos from previous races here.
Date: December 28th from 2:10 pm.
Venue: 2 Rue Xavier de Feller, L-1514 Luxembourg
Cost: €8 per person if you register early. Register on the day for €18
Pick 7: Gourmet Market
Seven chalets are grouped together in the “op der Schmëdd” square, located between the exit of the lift and the Alzette bridge at Grund. Each chalet offers different specialties. Traditional local recipes will be served alongside more current dishes; you’ll be able to taste seasonal soups, gourmet toasts, homemade burgers, snails in the Münster, foie gras half-cooked in the port of the farm, raclette made with local cheeses, steak sandwiches, Luxembourgish limousine breed, potatoes stuffed with Kachkeis, and much more! A large selection of craft beers, local organic wines and warm red or white house wines will complete the range.
Date: Until December 23rd
Venue: Around the Grund
Until 7 Jan
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: November 22- January 7
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: November 22-January 7
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: November 24 –January 28
Cost: see website