Welcome to the weekend! See a VR dance at the theatre, get pampered at spas, visit the farmer's market, go bouldering or watch Living. Happy New Year!

1. Make Sunday a spa day

What: Get pampered
Various locations
When: Anytime, possibly Sunday

What better way to kick off 2023 with a soothing spa day? We've got the ultimate guide for you here, but we know for sure that Les Thermes in Strassen is open on Sunday, 1 January between 2-9pm, as well as the Thermal Baths in Mondorf (8am-5pm). Book your slot and pamper yourself!


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2. Party hard into the new year

What: 11 DJs
LuxExpo, 10 Circuit de La Foire Internationale, 1347 Luxembourg - Google Maps
When: Saturday, 31 December at 9pm - info & tickets

If you're planning on going hard this 31 December, get your tickets to the biggest New Year's Party in town: 6 international DJs and 5 Luxembourg DJs are bringing you a 9-hour mix of music and light shows at LuxExpo. Tix are €30 and party starts at 9pm.


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3. Prep dinner at farmer's market

What: Biweekly local market
Hamilius, 1660 Luxembourg - Google Maps
When: Saturday, 31 December between 7.30am-2pm

Held twice a week in the very heart of the city on Place Émile Hamilius, the Staater Maart has something for all tastes: regional, seasonal and organic products, flowers and plants, fruits and vegetables, fish, meat, baked goods, roast chicken, pasta, cheeses, and all kinds of other artisanal products. Meet local and regional producers, and be inspired for your New Year's Eve dinner dish!


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4. Go indoor climbing

What: For all ages
Where: Redrock Climbing, 12 Rue Jean Anen, 4413 Sanem - Google Maps
When: Various times, see details here (closed 1 January)

If one of your ambitions for 2023 is to scale Mt Blanc, this is a good starting point: Bouldering at Redrock Climbing. There are walls for newcomers with guidance and support from the team, as well as high, complex walls for advanced climbers. You can also book private sessions with a professional, who teaches you the ropes (no pun intended), or plan a group event with colleagues/friends.


5. Watch Living

What: Heartfelt performance
Where: Kinepolis, 45 Av. John F. Kennedy, 1855 Luxembourg - Google Maps
When: Various times, info & tickets

A veteran civil servant receives a medical diagnosis that inspires him to move to the south coast and cram some fun into his remaining days. He meets a sunny young female colleague who seems to have the pep that had previously escaped him.

6. Hear Grund Club concert on Place de Paris

What: 2hr pop/rock concert 
Where: Place de Paris, 1931 Luxembourg - Google Maps
When: Sunday, 1 January between 2-4pm - more info here

The Luxembourg Grund Club is a collective of singer-songwriters and performers who each interpret a song written by one of their peers. This Sunday, they're showcasing a part of their catalogue on Place de Paris. Grab some glühwein or a hot snack and enjoy the band's performance between 2-4pm.

7. See immersive reality theatre show

What: Dance at the theatre
Where: Grand Theatre, 1 Bd Robert Schuman, 2525 Luxembourg - Google Maps
When: Between Friday, 30 December - Saturday, 7 January - info & tickets

Is this the coolest VR experience of the year? VR winner at the 78th Venice International Film Festival, The Paris Ball by Blanca Li blurs the line between spectators and dancers. Together with nine other participants, put on your VR headset and enter the Parisian dance...

The December 31 performance is followed by a New Year's Eve dinner in the foyer of the Grand Théâtre.

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