Easter with Kids

Do you already have plans for the long weekend 30.03-02.04? Germany is celebrating Easter, so there will be many Easter activities in the city starting from eggs hunt to different Easter related flea markets and workshops.

But if you want to go for something bigger, here is the great news we would like to share with you. FixTrain has launched very affordable trains from Hamburg to different locations such as Cologne, Hannover with a ticket price of 9,99 euros only. This is the offer hard to resist!

But in case you decided to stay in the city, here is our weekly review on kids friendly weekend activities in Hamburg. Here you can find the list of events for today: https://moinkids.de/veranstaltungen/2018-03-31/

Easter fires is a long tradition in the north of Germany. Do not miss this opportunity and visit some of your neighbourhood. Here is the link with the list of Easter fires scheduled http://www.hamburg.de/ostern/1203972/osterfeuer/

Street Art Exhibition „Easter Eggs“
April 1 – 2 @ 12:00 – 21:00

Egg Hunt and other Easter activities in Wildpark Schwarze Berge http://www.wildpark-schwarze-berge.de/event/ostereier-suchen-4/

Easter activities in Hagenbeck zoo
April 1 – 2 @ 9:00 – 18:00
Are you and your kids curious about who lays the biggest egg or what’s the difference between a rabbit and a hare? Then come to Hagenbeck zoo this weekend, you will find an answer and also enjoy many other Easter related activities. All the events are for free, you simply have to buy an entry ticket. Details here:  https://moinkids.de/veranstaltung/ostern-im-tierpark-2/

Easter pleasure Kiekeberg
April 1 – 2 @ 10:00 – 18:00
Two days of different events, workshops and all what kids like and all this is about egg hunt, easter bunnies, eggs and hens.
More information here: https://moinkids.de/veranstaltung/ostervergnuegen-2/

Season opening in Hafenmuseum
April 1 @ 11:00 – 17:00 – Hafenmuseum Hamburg
More details here: https://moinkids.de/veranstaltung/saisonstart-2018-im-hafenmuseum-hamburg/


Knickebeins Witch Easter festival
April 2 @ 15:00
On Easter Monday, Café Sternchance invites you to Witch Knickebein’s Easter. There are various hands-on activities and the popular bread stick baking at the Easter fire. For children from age of 3.
More details: https://moinkids.de/veranstaltung/hexe-knickebeins-osterfest/

Season opening in Eisenbahnmuseum
April 2 @ 11:00
Big and little railroad friends will have a chance not only to visit the trains but also ride some of them. Or participate in numerous guided tours.
Details here: https://moinkids.de/veranstaltung/aktionstag-im-eisenbahnmuseum-lokschuppen-aumuehle/

Family Race Day at Trabrennbahn Bahrenfeld
April 2 @ 13:30
Parents can watch exciting horse races and children can ride on a pony, get makeup, or jump on the bouncy castle. Such a stunning idea for a family day!
More info here: https://moinkids.de/veranstaltung/familien-renntag-am-ostermontag-02-04-2018/

Parkour und Freestyle-Turnen Ferienkurse 2018 in Wedel
April 2 @ 09:00 – 16:00
Learn basic techniques of parkour.

Eiersuche im Wildpark Lüneburger Heide
April 1 – 2 @ 11:00 – 16:00
Search for some surprises from the Easter Rabbit in the Lüneburger Heide Wildpark

Ostermontag ist Ostereiersuche
April 2 @ 11:00 – 12:30
ADTV Tanzschule DieSchrittmacher has also prepared some Easter surpires for kids from 6 years old.

Ride the Train through peat bogs.
April 2 @ 13:00 – 15:00
This Monday the train through Himmelmoor peat bog starts its summer season. Old peat factory shares its secrets.


No Boredom on Weekend

This weekend we have a big event for kids organized by Altonaer Museum.

On Sunday, March 25, the Altonaer Museum invites you for the sixth time to the Big Children’s Festival with a colorful program. Accompanied by musical performances, various hands-on activities and lots of fun young visitors can get to know the museum on this day.

You can expect various musical performances, a fire engine from the volunteer fire department Hamburg Ottensen / Bahrenfeld, theater plays, interesting short tours, creative workshops and much much more.

More info and the program can be found here https://www.altonaermuseum.de/de/veranstaltungen/kinderfest-im-altonaer-museum.htm

In case someone wants to swim against the river or do something in addition to this event, please check our list of activities. You will certainly find many interesting things for yourself and the little ones. Here it comes.

Saturday, March 24th

Chocolate Easter bunnies workshop
March 24 @ 10:00 – 16:00

A creative fun for young and old. Pour your own chocolate Easter bunny made from the finest Läderach chocolate.
Without reservation, cost per person 15 Euro.

Season start 2018 in climbing park Sachsenwald
March 24 @ 10:00

More information:

Children’s flea market Kita Weidemoor
March 24 @ 10:30 – 15:00

All information here:

Easter eggs workshop for children over 6 years
March 24 @ 14:30 – 16:30

Easter egg painting and cups make for little Easter bunnies
Cost: 2 € per child

Mozart and the magic wig
March 24 @ 15:00 – 18:00


A cheerful musical afternoon around Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart for children from 6 years old
Details here: https://moinkids.de/veranstaltung/mozart-und-die-magische-peruecke/

EASTER children disco on March 24th
March 24 @ 20:00 – 22:00

For all children between 8 and 13 years and their families.
Information here: https://moinkids.de/veranstaltung/oster-kinder-disco-am-24-maerz/

Sunday, March 25th

Aikido for children and parents
March 25 @ 11:00 – 15:00

On this day, children and parents train together. More on this

March 25 @ 11:00 – 13:00

Costs and more:

The Olchis and the black pirate
March 25 @ 11:00 – 12:30

“The Olchis and the Black Pirate” is an exciting musical staging that your little ones will certainly enjoy!
Duration: approx. 90 minutes including break
Info here:

The three question marks and the three-eyed skull
March 25 @ 11:00 – 12:40

Musical play for young and old.
More information:

Fascinating journey through the ages
March 25 @ 12:00 – 13:00

As part of a guided tour of the museum, the Archaeological Museum Hamburg presents an archaeological world of experience that offers visitors, both young and old, a vivid and fascinating insight into the pre- and early-medieval history of northern Germany.

Wild herb walk in Klövensteen
March 25 @ 14:00 – 17:00

As usual the wild-herb season starts in Klövensteen. On a relaxed walk the organizers explain what delicious herbs can be found so early in the year in the forest and how sustainable it is to include them in our food.

Capoeira child training
March 25 @ 14:30 – 16:00

Here are the important details:

Top secret! Concert – Kulturpalast Hamburg
March 25 @ 15:00 – 16:00

Rock concert for children and their parents. A great Sunday outing for the whole family.

Kasper and the Easter bunny
March 25 @ 16:00 – 16:40

A musical adventure for children from the age of 3 years. Playing time approx. 45 min.



Easter comes to Hamburg

Easter is near. Here are some local Easter markets, which take place in various parts of Hamburg during this weekend.

Easter market
March 17 @ 09:30 – March 18 @ 17:00

Local artists will work and sell their works right in the place – materials such as wood, metals and fabrics, as well as natural products will be transformed into jewelry, accessories, decorative items, bunnies, nests and much more. Great activities for kids and families.

Easter market in the Sasel house
March 17 @ 10:00 – 18:00

This year there will be another Easter market in the Sasel-Haus. Artists offer their works and workshops – everything around Easter. How about a set of new egg cups this year?. The nice thing is, you can use them all year around, but Easter is a great reason for it and they are produced sustainable.

Easter market
March 17 @ 11:00 – March 18 @ 17:00

Great Easter market with selected craftsmen in the museum barn in HH Volksdorf. Admission is free.
Sat u. Sun 11-17 clock

Easter market of artisans and hobby artists
March 17 @ 12:00 – 17:00
March 18 @ 11:00 – 17:00

Artisans and amateur artists present their work and Easter decorations at this year’s Easter market.
In addition to Easter eggs, Easter decorations, silk painting, hand-printed textiles, felted animals, honey, cuddly toys, blankets, pillows, ceramics, packaging and jewelry there are many other beautiful works to admire.
Not to mention the popular antique shop, the extraordinary atmosphere of the mill that you can enjoy at your coffee, cake, drinks and delicious grilled sausage. And do not forget to take away a real mill bread.

3. Wilhelmsburger Easter workshop
March 18 @ 14:00 – 17:00

On Sunday, March 18th, from 2 to 5 pm, Antje Behrens, Ingrid Pankow invite you to the 3rd Wilhelmsburger Oster-Werkstatt. Children and adults can unleash their creativity under guidance of professional artists.


Kids and weekend in Hamburg – weekly review


Another week is over, and here we are with a review for treating usual headache of many parents – what to do on the weekend with kids.

Here we go!

Small scale engineering – fischertechnik and LEGO Technic
In our last review we have told you about a special exhibition for little friends of LEGO and FirscherTechnik and their supportive families. If you couldn’t manage it last weekend, you can still visit the exhibition.
More here: https://moinkids.de/veranstaltung/maschinenbau-im-kleinen-massstab-fischertechnik-und-lego-technic/

Digital family Saturday
March 17 @ 10:00 – 14:00

Great chance to enjoy and try different hi-tech products as well as have lot of fun during the Digital Family Saturday, including VR glasses, app tests, console games, face painting for the little ones and much more.
More here: https://moinkids.de/veranstaltung/digitaler-familiensamstag/

Floating Bricks 2018
March 17 @ 10:00 – March 18 @ 17:00

A breathtaking exhibition of the most beautiful LEGO models dedicated to different Hamburg landmarks. Who will be the first to find the Elbphilharmonie or Michel?
More information and prices here: https://moinkids.de/veranstaltung/floating-bricks-2018/

Workshop: Modern Dance for Kids!
March 17 @ 12:00 – 14:30

Under the guidance of Katharina Kickinger (dancer, choreographer, lecturer for ballet and modern dance, state-certified dance pedagogue), children learn a few small choreographies in addition to the basics of modern dance, which can be presented at the end of the workshop.
More here: https://moinkids.de/veranstaltung/workshop-modern-dance-for-kids/


The Olchis and the black pirate
March 17 @ 14:00 – 15:30
March 17 @ 16:00 – 17:30
March 18 @ 14:00 – 15:30

“The Olchis and the Black Pirate” is a grandiose staging with characters, drama, music, a lot of humor and also excitement!
Duration: approx. 90 minutes including break
More here: https://moinkids.de/veranstaltung/die-olchis-und-der-schwarze-pirat-13/

Little Red Riding Hood
March 17 @ 16:00 – 16:45
March 18 @ 16:00 – 16:45

A theatrical experience for big and small, with many great songs, composed and texted by Johannes Galli and Michael Summ.
There is also a CD with playback version and the song lyrics you can take home.
For children from 3 years

Kasper and the Easter Bunny
March 17 @ 16:00 – 16:40
March 18 @ 16:00 – 16:40

Another theater occasion for the whole family. A turbulent musical Easter adventure with many songs to sing along. For children from 3 years. Playing time approx. 45 min.

Freilichtmuseum am Kiekeberg
Theme Day: Models in action
March 18 @ 10:00 – 18:00

In addition to the exhibition, there will be even more exciting events.
Visitors will construct a 2 × 3 meter mosaic of Michels.
A racetrack with motorized children’s vehicles, a Creator Construction Center, a visitor’s map and much more.
The friends of the LGB Northern Germany will bring along a model railway installation, where children are allowed to lend a hand.

Kinderkino – My life as a zucchini
March 18 @ 11:00 – 13:00

A story of first love, true friendship and everything that means being a 10 year old. Recommended from 8 years
More here:

The three question marks and the three-eyed skull
March 18 @ 11:00 – 12:40
March 18 @ 17:00 – 18:40

An acoustic adventure with the new conception of the classic from the 70s in Hamburger Planetarium.

Interactive theater
March 18 @ 11:00 – 12:00

The player and coach Dennis Nahke plays different fairy tales in his unique “Mitspieltheater program”, where children can play and interact.

Captain Knitterbart and his gang
March 18 @ 11:00 – 12:00

Captain Knitterbart is the terror on all the seas, the wildest of all pirates. When his ship, the “Bloody Herring,” appears on the horizon, all honest sailors tremble. Wolkenschieber theater, from 4 years.
More information and prices here:

Fascinating journey through the ages
March 18 @ 12:00 – 13:00

The Archaeological Museum Hamburg presents an archaeological world of experience that offers visitors, both young and old, a vivid and fascinating insight into the pre- and early-medieval history of northern Germany. One-hour guided tour. Information:
Admission: 3 euros plus admission, children up to 17 years free

Disney Junior interactive cinema
March 18 @ 13:00 – 14:00

Great cinema experience for the little ones! On March 18th, the nationwide DISNEY JUNIOR MITMACH CINEMA will take place for the sixth time. The DISNEY JUNIOR MITMACH CINEMA combines the cinema visit with the active participation in small games, puzzles and dance performances.
More here: https://moinkids.de/veranstaltung/disney-junior-mitmachkino/

Neustart child training
March 18 @ 14:30 – 16:00

The Capoeira training for the kids.
More here: https://moinkids.de/veranstaltung/neustart-kindertraining-2/

March 18 @ 14:30 – 17:30

It’s a good way to try climbing without registration !! You can just come in in comfortable clothes and climb up the wall for only 9 euros under expert guidance.
All information here: https://moinkids.de/veranstaltung/schnupperklettern/

Peter Hase – ZIMO Cinema
March 18 @ 15:00 – 18:00

The long-awaited film adaptation of Beatrice Potter’s stories about Peter the Rabbit and Mr. McGregor – now in cinema!
More info here: https://moinkids.de/veranstaltung/peter-hase-zimo-kino/


Weekend 10-11.03 with kids in Hamburg

Do you have any plans for the weekend 10-11.03 with your little ones? Not yet? Then take a look at our review, we have couple of ideas for you.

Kasper and the Easter bunny
March 10, 16-16.40

A festive and turbulent Easter musical performance for the children from 3 years on the stage of the puppet theater Singing Puppets.
Playing time approx. 45 min.
All information and details are available at:

Day of the Wolves of the circle of friends of wild wolves e.V.
March 10, from 2 to 8 pm

Exciting event for the children from the circle of friends of wild wolves. There are many entertaining actions and interactive program including exciting lectures and demonstrations – all around the topic of rescue, blind assistance, hunting and herding dogs, dogdancing, hourly wolf feedings and a magical fire show.
The event is free of charge, there is only the wildlife park entrance.
More info at: https://moinkids.de/veranstaltung/infostand-beim-tag-der-woelfe/


Spring holidays program from Hamburger Laufschule
March 10, from 11am to 3pm

Everyone will find something for themselves here – from painting and crafts to ice skating, a cinema afternoon or a trip to the jumphouse – there is something for everyone.

Animal stories by SpielScheune – Who is snoring there?
March 10

What do a hedgehog, a bat and a bear have in common? They hibernate! If your little ones want to learn, who and how hibernates, come to the first part of the spring holidays programm of SpielScheune, daily at 11:30 and 16:00.
More information at/: http:/moinkids.de/veranstaltung/wer-schnarcht-denn-da-4/

“Freekick in the dark”
March 10, 18:00 – 22:00

The Hamburger “Freekick in the dark” is a guest in Mümmelmannsberg. There are four hours of football, cool music, a lounge area and healthy food.
Admission is free. All other details at:

“The three question marks and the black cat” (recast)
March 11, from 19 to 20.30 clock in Hamburg Planetarium

An exciting performance, new and expanded version of the popular classic from 1971, an audio drama in all-around 3D sound that allows you to literally plunge into action – without any visual distraction.
Information under:

A workshop by Läderach Chocolatier Suisse
March 11

A creative fun for everyone – here are the Schoggi Easter Bunnies made of the finest Läderach chocolate!
Cost per person: EUR 15
More information about the event:

Heinke Böhnert’s Sail Art Workshop
March 10 and 11, International Maritime Museum Hamburg

On the weekend of March 10 and 11, visitors to the International Maritime Museum Hamburg will be able to meet the Hamburg artist Heinke Böhnert on Deck 8 and experience how her unique and impressive paintings are made.

Blubber fun for kids
March 13, 15:00 – 17:00

In the March holidays, the Malbucht offers popular “Blubber fun” for children from 8 years. During the “Blubber-Fun” ceramic blanks are “painted” using the soap bubble technique. The participation costs 16 euros per child (including material and instructions). Registration is required!!

Fascinating journey through the ages
March 11, 12:00 – 13:00

As a part of a guided tour of the museum, the Archaeological Museum Hamburg presents a vivid and fascinating insight into the pre- and early-medieval history of northern Germany. The guided tour lasts one hour.
Information here: https://moinkids.de/veranstaltung/faszinierende-reise-durch-die-zeiten-3/

Family tour: KUNSTCREW
March 11, 3pm – 4pm

for children from 5 years and their families
All men on board and women and children first! On Sundays, the entire family crew goes on an excursion into art in the Hamburger Kunsthalle. Siblings, parents, grandparents, friends and relatives can discover together the seas of colors and shapes, roam through waves and lines, look for strange shapes and visit unfamiliar landscapes.
More info: https://moinkids.de/veranstaltung/familienfuehrung-kunstcrew-2/ 


School holidays in Hamburg – what, where, when for free.


Here we post a brief overview of events and entertainments for kids during March school holidays in Hamburg.
Off we go!

Hubertus Wald Kinderreich
Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe

Hubertus Wald Kinderreich is a child’s imagination universe, where creativity flies unbounded.
Every day during holidays from 10:00 to 18:00 kids between 5 and 12 are welcome to try various creative occupations – a designer, an architect or an artist. The venue has enough free space for creating, building, taking photographs and drawing. Free entrance for all visitors under 18 .
More here: https://moinkids.de/veranstaltung/hubertus-wald-kinderreich/

Workshop for Kids, Museum der Arbeit
Every Wednesday from 14:00 to 17:00 is the time for kids between 6 and 12 to learn to work with metal – a fantastic material for making things. Kids can make metal nails and even cast metal elephants – a good souvenir to take home and show friends.  Free.
More here: https://moinkids.de/veranstaltung/vorfuehrungen-fuer-kinder/


Machines in  Size Small – fischertechnik and LEGO TechnicMarch 7, 2018 – May 6, 2018
Schleswig-Holstein Museum of Firefighters opens a new exhibition – specially for little fans of technique and those, who collect machine models. The exhibition shows over 80 models of small and big mechanisms, made from fischertechnik building blocks. One can admire the 3-meter-high model of Liebherr crawler crane, for instance. LEGO blocks are parts of 25 machine models – one can compare.
On Sundays from 14:00 to 17:00 little visitors (older than 5 years, though) are able to build their own machine models with the help offischertechnik building blocks. Another option is participating in a find-a-fireman game – for kids up to 12 years.
More here: https://moinkids.de/veranstaltung/maschinenbau-im-kleinen-massstab-fischertechnik-und-lego-technic/

Hamburg Libraries for Kids on School Holidays
Libraries of our beautiful Hamburg have something to offer to kids during their free time on school holidays. For example, Lego Ninjago day in the library of Billstedt. Those, who are fans of Pettson and Findus, will definitely enjoy the  theatre piece based on the book of Sven Nordqvist “When Findus was little and disappeared” – save the date – March 12 in the library of Wilhelmsburg. There are much more events – just visit the page of the libraries and read the whole list.
More here: http://www.buecherhallen.de/kibi_veranstaltungen

More events, not only free ones: we can learn to play chess, discover more about the history of Korean Ceramics, learn ice-skating for free, try famous Capoeira martial art, go to the theatre and again to the theatre, trying to keep fit and healthy with kids, try VR-goggles for free, go to the cinema, visit the LEGO-Festival, master the magic of cooking and many, many other things.