Christmas activities for kids


Christmas holidays are coming soon. Are you staying in Toulouse this year and looking for fun activities for you and your kids? Here are some ideas:

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Cugnaux – Théâtre des Grands Enfants



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Museum de Toulouse

The Museum de Toulouse offers a very interesting holiday program from the 22nd of December until the 6th of January. Find all information and dates here

Quai des Savoirs

Join the “Lumières sur le Quai” festival from December 7th – 9th. An event which will be celebrating the new exhibition Luminopoliswhich starts on December 8th and offers the visitor an escape game museum experience about light. If your child is younger you can visit the Quai des Petits. a great educational space for children ages 2-7. Don’t forget to register before you go, entry is limited. 

Musée des Augustins

The Musée des Augustins offers different activities for children and parents in December: painting classes, museum visits, workshops, a circus and much more! Find the program here. Most activities are for older kids (4-6 and 7-12 years)  but there are three events for children under three years.

Musée Saint-Raymond

Did you know that the Musée Saint-Raymonds offers all kinds of workshops and events for children? You can find the program here. On December 2nd there is also a free event for the whole family: Drink’n Draw en famille (Age: 5 years +)


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Did you know that there are story telling sessions at the libraries in Toulouse? They are offered mostly on Wednesday and Saturday and are for children age 0-3 but there are also sessions for older ones (depending on the library). Have a look here to find out exactly when and where they take place here.


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Galeries Lafayette

Café La Boîte à Lutins

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Cusisin’easy offers different cooking classes for children (age: 7 – 13) in December. Check out the program here


Truffaut offers different workshops during Christmas for children Check out the program of Truffaut Centre here and Truffaut Colomiers here.

Marché artisanal et solidaire (08.12 – 23.12.)

Many events and workshops are offered at the Marché artisanal et solidaire for the kids:

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Sunday to Thursday: 10h00 – 19h00 & Friday and Saturday: 10h00 – 21h30
Allées Jules-Guesde

Bibliothèque Duranti

On Saturday the 15th of December kids (age: 6 years +) are invited to make their own Christmas cards at the library Duranti in the city centre. Don’t forget to register in advance!

Other events

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We have already presented a selection of Christmas markets and events in and around Toulouse here. In addition to that here are some more events for the little ones:

Marché de Noël at Steiner-Waldorf school (08.12.)


Noël des enfants (21.-26.12.) – Arnaud Bernard

A great alternative to all the other Christmas markets. This event is made for kids and offers a lot of different activities. At the moment there is still no program available but I will let you know as soon as it comes out!

Le village du Père Noël

In the city center Santa is opening his house and all children are welcome to visit it. Outside of Santa’s house, kids can have fun exploring the labyrinth of elves or take a picture with Santa in person! Furthermore, kids can write their wishes on a paper and hang them up on the Christmas tree.

On the facade of the Capitol Dungeon, a wonderful Christmas story is shown (le conte en lumière). 

Le village du Père Noël (01.12.18 – 06.01.19) at Square Charles-de-Gaulle 

01.12 – 21.12.2018
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 12h00 – 14h00 & 17h00 – 19h00
Wednesday: 12h00 – 19h00
Friday: 12h00 – 22h00
Saturday: 10h00 – 22h00
Sunday: 10h00 – 19h00

22.12.18 – 06.01.19
Sunday – Thursday: 10h00 – 19h00
Friday & Saturday: 10h00 – 22h00
Closing at 17h00 on 24.12 and 31.12 and closed completely on 25.12. and 01.01.19

Le conte en lumière (01.12.18 – 06.01.19) on the facade of the Donjon du Capitole

Starting on December 1st at 17h45
Sunday to Thursday between 17h30 and 20h30
Friday and Saturday between 17h30 and 22h00

Le manège de Noël (27.11.18 – 13.01.19) at rue Alsace-Lorraine (square Charles-de-Gaulle)

Open during the week from 10h00 – 21h00 and  on weekends from 10h00 – 23h00.


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Why not go out with the family on Sunday and enjoy a nice brunch all together?

Mama Shelter

Every Sunday the new Mama Shelter hotel offers a brunch for the whole family. They have special entertainment for the kids so that you can relax and have a good time.

Sunday 12h30 – 16h30 
54-56 Boulevard Lazare Carnot

Radisson Blu Blagnac

The restaurant La Vie en Rose at the Radisson Blu in Blagnac offers a special Christmas brunch:


Have a great Christmas season with your family,



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