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Medieval festival in Vianden

This year’s mediaeval festival offers a varied and spectacular program. Over 100 participants will revive the medieval spirit of ancient times with knights tournaments, ancient plays, fire-eaters, minstrels, jugglers, calligraphy and raptor shows. In addition to the animation you can visit the medieval market in the castle or grab a bite to eat at the historic castle tavern.

When: July 27th-August 4th from 10:00am
Where: Château de Vianden, Vianden
Age: All ages
Cost: Free – kids under 6 years; 2 EUR – kids 6+; 8.50 EUR – adults; 19 EUR Family card (2 adults+2 kids
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Beach in Lux Ville

Come experience the beach in Luxembourg City, minus the swimming!

When: Until September
Where: La place du Théâtre, Lux ville
Age: All ages
Cost: Free
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Summer Sports Activities at the Kinnekswiss and Trampolines at Merl Park

Free sports activities (football, volleyball, badminton, pétanque, frisbee, and many more) offered by Lux city at Kinnekswiss. Equipment and instructors are available on site. Don’t forget about the free trampolines in Merl park for your kids either!

When: July 15th-September 9th for summer sports; July 6th-September 16th for trampolines
Where: Kinnekswiss (the park next to Glacis parking)/ Merl park (trampolines)
Age: 11-17 yrs
Cost: Free
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Open Air Cinema

An open-air cinema with screenings for adults and children – a giant screen with 500 places. Check out the website for the program. There will be also Open Air Cinema in Echternach and Esch/Alzette. Check the details here.

When: July 26th-August 22nd
Where: Square in front of the Grand Duke’s Palace; interior courtyard of the Théâtre des Capucins , courtyard of the Rotondes, Echternach and Esch/Alzette
Age: All ages
Cost: Free
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Guided tours of the Palace of the Grand Dukes

Take the tour if your little ones are enchanted with princes/princesses and would like to see where they live!

When: July 13th-September 5th – Check the website for specific time slots
Where: Luxembourg City Tourist Office, 30, Place Guillaume II, 1648 Luxembourg
Age: All ages
Cost: 14 EUR – adults; 7 EUR – kids
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Summer Activities at Villa Vauban

In the upcoming summer months, come and take part in the various activities available at Villa Vauban’s park. Whether on your own, as a couple or with family and friends, come and spend a relaxing time in a unique setting. Check the full program on the website – there a number of activities for the kids!

When: July 15th-September 15th
Where: Villa Vauban, 18 avenue Emile Reuter, L-2420 Luxembourg
Age: All ages
Cost: Free
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Model Sailboats in Parc Merl

16 model sailboats will be made available to children at Merl Park (pond near the pavilion) on selected weekends!

When: Select weekends starting June 29th-September 2nd from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Where: Parc Merl
Age: All ages
Cost: Free
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City SKYLINER

Ride in a fully air-conditioned cabin and enjoy a breathtaking 360° panoramic view from 81 meters up!

When: June 29th-August 18th
Where:  Place de la Constitution, Luxembourg city
Age: All ages
Cost: 7 EUR – adults; 4 EUR – kids 4-12 yrs; free – kids under 4
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Bee Trail – Kids Learn Why Bees Are Awesome

Head over with the kids to the 2.5 km bee trail that goes across the city and includes 13 information stops. There you will discover the richness of biodiversity in the city as well as the world of bees (just a few examples of the adventures that awaits you on the tour: a hive on the roof of a building, a hotel for wild bees, and much more)! Alternatively, teach your kids about the importance of bees and the ecosystem with the BeePopulate game. With this app you can design virtual garden for bees to pollinate!

When: May-September
Where: Luxembourg City
Age: All ages
Cost: Free
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Streeta(rt)nimation

Street festival with lots of stilt walkers, acrobats, jugglers, dancers, comedians, clowns, daredevils, mimes, and musicians performing in the streets.

When: August 2nd-3rd – see website for specific performance times
Where: Luxembourg City
Age: All ages
Cost: Free
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Vintage Cars and Bikes

Expo and competition of vintage cars and bikes.

When: August 3rd-4th from 9:00am to 6:00pm
Where: Steinfort
Age: All ages
Cost: Free
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Festival at Château Ansembourg

The festival will be held in the gardens of Château Ansembourg. Besides regional food specialties the festival will also feature workshops on nature and culture, entertainment and theater for the kids, guided visits of the gardens and much more! Head over with your kids to enjoy this fabulous festival!

When: August 4th from 11:00am to 6:00pm
Where: Grand-Château d’Ansembourg, 10, rue de la Vallée, L-7411 Ansembourg, Luxembourg
Age: All ages
Cost: Free
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Fest at the Nature Park Our

Discover the Nature Park Our and participate in the diverse program for the whole family: adventures, activities, workshops, and excursions!

When: August 4th from 11:00am to 6:00pm
Where: 12 Parc, 9836 Hosingen, Luxembourg
Age: All ages
Cost: Free
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Open Days Train 1900

This event is for all lovers of historic trains and it takes place in Fond-de-Gras, the Mecca of the industrial and railway heritage in Luxembourg. For its traditional open house, Train 1900 three steam locomotives will travel between Pétange, Fond-de-Gras, and Rodange. The first train, a diesel train, will depart at 11:00am at Pier TRAIN 1900 Pétange.

When: August 8th-9th starting at 11:00am
Where: Fond-de-Gras, Luxembourg
Age: All ages
Cost: Free
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La kermesse (funfair) in Vaux-sur-Sûre

The fest in Vaux-sur-Sûre includes many events and attractions so your entertainment is guaranteed. Little kids can enjoy duck fishing and a racetrack! Do not forget to print your discount coupons – see the website below.

When: August 14th-27th
Where: Vaux-sur-Sûre
Age: All ages
Cost: Free
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Assumption Day Folklore Festival (Léiffrawëschdag)

Every year the day of the Assumption of Mary is celebrated in Greiveldange. Join the fest to attend the religious mass, enjoy national and international folklore, Luxembourgish food, and see the local crafts market.

When: August 15th from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Where: Greiveldange
Age: All ages
Cost: Free
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Bike tour PIR & METT CLEMENS

The event is open to all cyclists. There will be a family fun tour of 20 km as well as tours of 55 and 110 km.

When: August 15th
Where: Bettembourg, Church Square
Age: All ages
Cost: Free – family 20 km and under 14 yrs; 5 EUR – other tours
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Kolla Festival

A festival for the whole family with a number of kids-friendly activities!

When: August 16th-18th
Where: 1 Rue Collart, 8414 Steinfort
Age: All ages
Cost: 11 EUR for weekend pass (free for < 16 years old)
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Schueberfouer

The Schueberfouer is the biggest funfair in Luxembourg and the Greater Region. Come and experience around 200 attractions, amongst which 25 rides, over 12 kiddy rides, entertainment games, a dozen restaurants, numerous snacks and take-outs, etc. from over 6 different nations. For the special events (inauguration, days with reduced costs, etc.) see the agenda. Do not forget to print your discount coupons from here.

When: August 23rd-September 11th (Restaurants and snacks are open from 12:00 pm, games and attractions open at 2:00pm The Schueberfouer closes down for the night at 1:00am on weekdays and at 2:00am on Fridays and Saturdays.)
Where: Glacis Car Park, Luxembourg City
Age: All ages
Cost: Free
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LuxPlaymoDays

If you or your kids like Playmobil then visit the annual international gathering of Playmobil collectors. The exhibition is on 1000 square meters and includes 15 scenes ranging from 2 square meters to 50 square meters with various themes. Around 120 tables are selling Playmobil items too!

When: August 24th-25th; Saturday from 10:00am to 6:00pm and Sunday from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Where:  Salle des Fêtes, Clemency ,1 rue de Sélange,L-4965 Clemency
Age: All ages
Cost: 2.50 EUR –adults; Free – kids
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Luxmama Family Day – Summer Edition

Everybody welcome! Come and meet others in our community. This year we have an awesome (ethical) Food Truck from Délice Végétal! As usual, there will be a raffle (tombola) and fun activities for expecting/already parents and their kiddos, the whole family is welcome as we will be in the park! Face painting, mini photo-shoots, laughing yoga, harp performance, story reading, conscious family dance, babywearing, minishoots, Science experiments with water, mimosa cocktails/mocktails, and more. See the full program on the website. Please click going on our FB event here so we know you are joining!

When: August 25th from 11:00am to 4:00pm
Where: Steinsel playground, Aire de jeux “In der Ahlwies”
Age: All ages
Cost:  5 EUR – per adult payable in cash at the event, gives entry to event & 1 raffle ticket. Consider supporting the cause by buying more raffle tickets and increase your chance of winning ; Free – kids.
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Luxembourg Classic Flagship Car Event (Concours d’Elegance)

Classic car owners are getting their chamois leathers out and polishing their headlights to get ready for Luxembourg’s biggest classic car event of the year. If your kid likes classic cars then you might be interested!

When: August 31st-September 1st
Where: Parc Domain Thermal in Mondorf-les-Bains
Age: All ages
Cost: 10 EUR – presale; 13 EUR – day of; Free- kids under 12 yrs
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Last Summer Dance Music and Arts Festival

Get ready to be led through a cultural synesthesia of audiovisual sensations, food-tasting, feet-stomping, workshops (some of those will be interesting for kids as well) and discussions!

When: August 31st-September 1st
Where: 21 Porte des Ardennes, Erpeldange-sur-Sûre
Age: All ages
Cost: 15 EUR – adults for the 2 days; 10 EUR – per day per adult; Free – kids under 14 years
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Events Outside Luxembourg

– around 24 km from Luxembourg city (Château de Preisch, 2 rue des Lilas, 57570 Basse-Rentgen, France): Treasure Hunts – weekends from 13.04-13.10.2019
– around 46 km from Luxembourg city (Château des Ducs de Lorraine Sierck-les-Bains,rue du Château, 57480 Sierck les Bains, France ): Escape Game (8+ yrs) – 30.06-25.08.2019
– around 46 km from Luxembourg city (Château des Ducs de Lorraine Sierck-les-Bains ): Fest at the Castle– 17&18 Aug August. Check details here
– around 49 km from Luxembourg city ( Trier and surroundings ): Various kids events and theatresand on Sunday, July 28, at 3:30 p.m., the Trier Archaeological Museum will offer a tour for families
– around 49 km from Luxembourg city ( Trier): The world’s tallest mobile observation tower : 30 Aug – 6 Nov
– around 64 km from Luxembourg city (Metz, France): Various workshops for kids and 20 June – 7 Sept see Constellations 2019 – Digital Arts Festival
– around 68 km from Luxembourg city (Maisalm, Leinpfad, 66663 Merzig, Germany): Maze Labyrinth!
– around 70 km from Luxembourg city (1b Rue Sainte-Anne, B-6820 Florenville, Belgium): Street Art Festival – 17-18 August
– around 96 km from Luxembourg city (Redu, Libin, Belgium): Book Night – 3 Aug
– around 100 km from Luxembourg city (Saarbrücken, Germany): Saar-Spektakel 2019 – 2-4 Aug
– around 111 km from Luxembourg city (Manderscheid, Germany): Historical Castle Festival Manderscheid– 24-25 August
– around 118 km from Luxembourg city (Nancy, France): Sound and Light Shows: 15 June – 15 Sept
– around 217 km from Luxembourg city (Grand-Place in Brussels, 1000 Brussels, Belgium):Brussel’s Flower Carpet – 14-18 August
– around 257 km from Luxembourg city (Antwerp, Belgium): Do you know about “Summer of Antwerp“ (21.6-1.9. 2019)? Summer beach, beach chairs and bar, circus, show and entertainment for the whole family!

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