Where to celebrate Halloween with your kids in Luxembourg?

 In Going-out Leisure, Kids and Family

Fancy-dress ball? Creative activities? Door-to-door? Although this is not strictly speaking a Luxembourgish tradition, Halloween not only pleases the Anglo-Saxon community of Luxembourg, but also all children. Halloween is fast approaching and, as usually, many parents do not know yet what to do with their children. Just Arrived has selected for you several original ways to celebrate Halloween with your children in Luxembourg or its surroundings!

The traditional Trauliichtwochen in the Ardennes

Luxembourg’s traditionaltrauliichtwochen” (beetroot week) takes place this year from 20 October to 2 November at the Robbesscheier Tourist Center. As an ancestral tradition, the beetroot week consists in parading in the streets with “Traulichter“, i.e. beet home-made lanterns reproducing scary faces. With this, we chase away Autmn and Winter bad spirits so that everyone can get through the bad season and be in good health for Spring.

Thie year, the Trauliichtwochen parade and activities will take place on saturday 27 and wedenesday 31 ctober. For more information, contact the Tourist Center Robbesscheier – 1, Frummeschgaass L-9766 Munshausen, info@touristcenter.lu.

America’s Halloween tradition with the AWCL

As every year, the American Women’s Club of Luxembourg organizes the Halloween celebration in Luxembourg. This year, the celebration will take place on Saturday 20 October at St. George’s International School in Luxembourg-Hamm.

Halloween at Kultuhaus, Niederanven

If your child doesn’t like fancy-dress balls or door-to-door, take him/her to a sewing workshop! This is what the cultural centre of Niederanven organises on October 23 for children from 8 to 12 years old. They will be able to receive the advice and appreciate the know-how of Natercia Rebelo, fashion designer. Your children will be able to make a bat apron or a ghost security blanket. More info: Kulturhaus Niederanven -145, route de Trèves – L-6940 Niederanven – www.khn.lu.

Halloween at the Vianden Castle

Visit Vianden Castle in the very special Halloween atmosphere on October 27th from 4pm to 8pm. Many activities, drinks for children and adults, and many other surprises. By reservation only.

DIY and moonlight walk in Beaufort

From 6pm on 31 October, Beaufort Youth Hostel welcomes children from the age of 4, accompanied by their parents to a special Holloween craft and pumpkin carving workshop. A 3 km hike through the woods on a marked path allow the brave to hear mysterious stories and other legends told by dreadful creatures. On the way back, a good pumpkin soup, bread baked in the fire and hot drinks will comfort everyone. On registration.

Hanlloween magic at the Han Caves

Come and experience Halloween at the Domaine des Grottes de Han in Belgium, where you can meet strange characters wandering in the Han Animal Park or in the Lair of the Trolls, a new route within the caves. For the occasion, the restaurant will also house a cemetery for the undead. The events are scheduled from 27 October to 4 November.

Halloween at Walygator

From October, 20th to November, 4th the whole Walygator park in Amnéville, France, will be painted in the colors of Halloween with thousands of pumpkins, animated decorations and street performances, the reopening of the Haunted House and a new and unique show: the Halloween Show. On Saturday 27 and Wedenesday 31 October, late-night openings with fireworks will be proposed.
Good atmosphere and many surprises! Pumpkins, straw boots, animated decorations, costume staff, … everything is done to impress your children on Halloween! The opportunity to discover or rediscover this French theme park in an original atmosphere! Moreover, everyone is invited to get fancy dress to have fun in the park in an atmosphere worthy of the most beautiful Halloween.

Another traditionnal event when children go from door to door begging for sweets: Liichtsmessdag.

We list here many ideas to go out with your children.

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