Thirteen things to do over the festive period
, 2022-12-17 02:11:23,
You don’t have to spend the Christmas holidays glued to the TV or going stir crazy at home, there’s plenty to do in Luxembourg over the festive period.
Winterlights might be closed on Christmas eve and day, but there are places to sup a glühwein, and concerts to get you in the mood. Try your hand at a rap workshop, a virtual reality visit to the Paris Ball, some disc golf or a dinner in the dark.
It’s your last chance to see two art exhibitions, or if you’re looking for family friendly workshops or a ladies’ night, we’ve got you covered. But if you want to party, party, party, you can even do that on Christmas Day. Here’s our list of 13 things to do in the festive holidays.
1. Christmas concerts
Perfect to get you into the festive mood, the Luxembourg Conservatoire will be holding a Christmas Brass Concert on 21 December. Tickets are free but you must reserve a space. The Philharmonie Christmas concert on the same date is fully booked, but there are seats available for the winter spectacle for children on 18 December. There will be traditional carols at the Notre Dame Cathedral (and the restored organ has returned too), on 18 December at 16.00.
Voices International invite you to enjoy the Sound of Christmas at concerts in Esch-sur-Alzette (17 December) and Bridel (18 December), whilst The Christmas Tree Singers will give a concert on 18 December at 17.00 at the cultural centre in Helmdange. If you don’t have time to catch a concert before the big day, then the Singing Ladies of Mondercange will be performing at the local cultural centre on 26 December.
2. Glühwein on 24 & 25 December
You can grab a gluhwein at the Winter Moments market in Mamer on Christmas Day
Photo: Jonas Walzberg/dpa/dpa-tmn
The city markets might be closed 24 and 25 December, but if you haven’t had your fill of glühwein (or you have family visiting) you can head to Mamer for Winter Moments, where the inline skating rink, and food and drink chalets are open on 24-25, and 31 December, and on 1 January from 14.00 to 18.00.
At Hesper Park, the Wanterflair has a Christmas apero on 24 December from 14.00 to 19.00, a chalet party on the evening of 30 December and an après ski night on 8 January.
For something a bit magical with a jazz band amidst lanterns, try the winter lights at Beckerich Mill on 23 December from 18.00 to…
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