The Festive Period is not just about the Christmas market. It's also about discovering other events in and around Luxembourg!

Here are some of our top suggestions.

1. Christmas Family Dinner at Nyx Wine and Food Restaurant, Belval Luxembourg

This is an event that I was dreaming about for a long time. To bring children and families together and share some of the festive magic. There will be a delicious festive dinner, music by a professional DJ, a fairy tale bubble show, beautiful decorations, and a creative corner for children where we will also create a beautiful festive window painting.

But the most important: Saint Nicolas will be there to welcome all children and give them a little gift will spreading his magic. Looking forward to meeting you all!

When: Friday 02 December starting at 18:00

In summary in the program:

  • Saint Nicolas visit with gift for all children
  • Festive Family Dinner
  • Fairy Tale Bubble Show
  • Party with professional DJ
  • Creative corner for children (and adults ūüėä)

To reserve your spot: Call the responsible of the restaurant at: 671527805
Find event details here.

2. St-Nicolas at Mawaka Kids Cooking School, Luxembourg

TravelmatKanner's beloved Mawaka Kids Cooking school is organizing a great Saint Nicola event for children on Sunday 04 December 2022.

Joelle, the owner is a wonderful mum and entrepreneur with a passion for cooking and she will create an amazing event for children. I am totally sure of this.

All details will be announced soon here and on the website.

3. Brunch St-Nicolas, Hotel Van der Valk, Arlon, Belgium

The Van der Valk Hotel is organizing Saint Nicolas Brunch on Sunday 4 December 2022 and there will be animations for children.

Date: Sunday 4 December 2022

Event link with details.

4. Christmas atmosphere at the Gardens of Annevoie, Belgium

The first time I visited the Gardens with my family it was spring time. We were amazed by this beautiful and serene place. The presence of water makes it very special. During the last weekend of November, the gardens will 'wear' their Christmas costume and will welcome visitors in an enchanted festive atmosphere.

For more information and details you can check here.

5. Jardin des Traces, France

Jardin des Traces is organizing many events throughout the year but this will be the very first ones related to Christmas magic.

The gardens will be festive from 30 November to 18 December and there is a full program of activities. Details can be found here.

6. Theme parks in and around Luxembourg, open during the festive period

6a. Christmas at Phantasialand, Germany

Like every year Phantasialand in Germany is welcoming their visitors for festive atmosphere
shows, decorations, activities, a New Year Eve Gala and a great festive atmosphere in a theme park that attracts many visitors from Luxembourg.

6b. Disneyland Paris

There is no better time to visit Disneyland Paris than during the Christmas/ Festive period.
The magic of Disney never fades away…and will continue to fascinate young and those young in heart.

6c. Europa Park Germany

Christmas and New Year at Europa Park is an unforgettable experience!
It is truly exceptional. Every little detail. Amazing shows, magical atmosphere, lots of activities for families… a lifetime experience indeed, especially the new year eve celebrations.


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7. Saint Nicolas in Knauf shopping mall, Luxembourg

During the weekend of 20-21 November, Saint-Nicolas will be at the Schmiede Knauf shopping mall and children will have the opportunity to take a photo with him from 14h to 17h45.

8. L’Imaginarium, La Maison du Pere Noel, Paris, France

A journey in the house of Santa Claus, with many activities for the children like teddy bear making, cupcakes baking, writing a letter to Santa, and of course the opportunity to take a photo with him.

In accordance with the details published on the website the journey is approximate 1h and 30 minutes.

All information is available here.

9. La Maison du Pere Noel a Rocroy, France

The star shaped city of Rocroy in France is welcoming the visitors at the House of Santa Claus organized by Les évènements du Professeur Plume

A fantastic program for the whole family is waiting to be discovered.

You can check here for more details.

10. Sierck les bains Village du Pere Noel, France

A beautiful little town that becomes a mini Strasbourg during the winter holidays
Although I did mention the Christmas market of Sierck les Bains in my previous article, maybe it was not clear that there will be a dedicated house for Santa Claus where he will be waiting the children for the traditional photo.

More information here.

11. Disney on Ice in Paris, France

A "must see" if you are planning to visit Paris. The show will take place from 7 to 18 December 2022 at Paris Zenith. All the magic of Disney plus the magic of ice-skating.
What is there not to like?

12. Lights in the Dark show, Paris (recommended from 4 years old)

Something different, something definitely interesting, a show with lights and dance that is also taking place in Paris.


And somewhere here the festive and magical journey finishes. But don't worry there will be more coming the next weeks.

Until then, enjoy and let'z TravelmatKanner