Top 12 to do in October in Luxembourg
Embrace the autumn atmosphere
October is here already and the autumn announces itself with a mix of rainy and sunny weather as well as the beautiful autumn colours nature has to offer. So be happy and enjoy this time of the year and do not miss all the festivals and events that are programed over the next couple of weeks. Some of them even being outside, so you get to enjoy the last warming sunshine of the season.
This month is again super busy and offers so many great events that it was difficult to choose from. That’s why we have this time a TOP 12 selected for you!
30.09. Festival “On Stéitsch”
The festival “On Stéitsch” is celebrating its 10th year around and welcomes, once more, young local and regional artists on stage. Different animations as well as a festive atmosphere are guaranteed!
@ Rotondes – 14.00-24.00 Free entrance
1.10. Walfer Vollekslaf
The traditional “Walfer Vollekslaf” is taking place this Sunday and offers new routes with a different starting and arriving point as well. You can choose between 14,2 km or 5,5 km and they also offer kids runs. Big plus: They also have a nursery for your kids while you run. Inscriptions and more info via walfy.lu
@ Walferdange – Start: 10.00
1.10. Father’s Day
It’s that time of the year…Father’s Day is coming up and if you still don’t have ideas for a present, we might just be able to save you some trouble. Check out our last minute gift ideas here!
Kappkino is a rather unusual form of going to the cinema. With no visual support, you will hear audio creations from various artists in a dark room, leaving the images to your imagination. Intrigued!? Then you have to check out this concept created by Openscreen – Art to celebrate the 25 years of Radio Ara.
@ Casino Luxembourg – 19.00
5.10. – 22.10. 10th Cineast Festival
The Cineast Festival, Central Eastern European Film Festival will screen over 60 featured and over 40 short films by directors from 19 CEE countries, giving film enthousiats access to over 100 screenings in Luxembourg City and other towns. It includes presentations from around 30 guests, concerts, parties, themed evening as well as children’s programs throughout the 2 weeks of the festival. Find the program here.
Show your support to people affected by breast cancer and participate in the Broschtkriibslaf. The 4 km course leads through the most beautiful parts of lower Luxembourg City and is all about showing support, not performing. So, no excuses not to be there!
@ Abbaye Neumünster – Start: 10.00
7.-8.10. Apple Festival Steinsel
The Apple Festival in Steinsel allows you to enter the orchards of Steinsel and pick your own apples out of 25,000 apple trees with 12 varieties. You will also be able to taste and buy apple products, as well as enjoy the yummy offers of the restaurant and other stalls.
@ Steinsel – 10.00-18.00
14.-21.10. BGL BNP Paribas Open
If you’re a tennis fan, than the BGL BNP Paribas Open are just right for you. Over a week you will be able to attend this women’s tennis tournament and enjoy some great players live.
14.10. Nuit des Musées
You like to go to museums!? Perfect, the Nuit des Musées allows you to visit the museums in Luxembourg City during the evening and discover art, history and much more. Not only will there by special guided tours, but also performances, workshops and music for you to enjoy. Find the program here.
@ Luxembourg-City – 18.00-01.00 – Entrance 15€
15.10. Véiner Nëssmoort
The Véiner Nëssmoort, the Nut Festival in Vianden, the go to place if you enjoy local village festivals and are at the same time a big fan of nuts. You will find specialties, such as nut wine, nut schnaps, nut bread and cake and much more.
22.10. D’Mislerland brennt
You think they only produce wine in the Moselle region!? Think again, because the Distillery Day “D’Mislerland brennt” is all about schnaps and the perfect opportunity to discover the variety of schnaps in Luxembourg, like Framboise, Mirabelle or Quetsch and some fancy stuff such as Marc de Gewürztraminer. Check out their Facebook page too.
28.10. Luxembourg Pro English Comedy Night
Join the October edition of Luxembourg Pro English Comedy Night for a good laugh. This time featuring stand-up comedy from Thanyia Moore from the Uk and David Tsonos from Canada.
@ Marionnette – Start 21.00 – Entrance 20€