School holidays are fast approaching! Between the 13th and the 22nd of October, children take a break and the city prepares activities to entertain them during that week. A great opportunity to enjoy the city and their surroundings. Here are some ideas on what to do:
Copenhagen Culture Night
On the 13th of October, hundreds of cultural activities occur during one night. Museums, churches, art galleries and ONGs, among others, open their on this one night only. Visit the parliament, experience museums or simply take a stroll in the streets to enjoy the city lights with your kids.
When: 13th of October, from 6 pm
Price: Buy the Culture Pass for 95 kr. to access to all events and free public transportation on buses, train and metro. Available in 7Eleven kioks in Copenhagen area.
More info: https://www.kulturnatten.dk/en/Culture-night
Halloween Season in Tivoli
From mid-October Tivoli opens its doors again with traditional Halloween decoration and activities. Go trick-or-treating, be part of a Monsters Night Out or witness who is the winner of Denmark’s Giant Pumpkin Champion for 2017.
When: 13th of October until 5th of November
Opening hours and prices: http://www.tivoligardens.com/
Become part of the King’s Court
Rosenborg Castle offers a royal experience for children, who will become part of Frederik’s VI court. Through tales and activities kids will know more about who lived in the castle, and perhaps will be lucky enough to create their own coat.
Tour is in Danish.
Price: Free for children, max. 1 accompanying adult per child. Tickets are purchased at www.kosa.dk from beginning of October.
Duration: 1½ hours.
Age: 5-9 years.
When: October 14 – October 22 at. 10.10 – 11.40 and at. 13.10 – 14.40.
More info: http://www.kongernessamling.dk/rosenborg/
Have a wild experience at the Zoo
Copenhagen Zoo offfers lots of activities for the whole family during autumn holiday. Take a walk through different continents admiring their fauna, visit newborn animals and experience feeding times. There is a Zoolab, where children can meet mice and reptiles at least and learn about animal care. Monkeys, Kangaroos, Elephants, Hippos, Lions, Zebras and Polar Bears are just a few of the 3,000 animals Copenhagen Zoo houses.
When/where: Open all year round, from 10 am to 5 pm (opening time varies during holiday season)
More info and complete program for autumn break: https://www.zoo.dk/en//