Warsaw with kids: January 5-7

What to do in Warsaw witch children

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Friday, January 5

Pokemons in Japanese culture & Mini Pokemon Tournament “Sun and Moon”
Location: “Yatta.pl: Centrum Popkultury” (Popculture Center), Hoża 19 Street (city center), 4 pm – 7 pm. The event organized by students of Japanese studies at Warsaw University. Facebook event in Polish.

Live concert enhanced with visualizations on the planetarium dome – this Friday classical music (violin & accordion)
Location: Planetarium in Copernicus Science Center, Wybrzeże Kościuszkowskie 20 Street (Powiśle). 7 pm (45 min), audience age 15+ (click here to read more in Polish).

“Around Christmas” – a concert by Jnr Robinson (a musician from Great Britain) and a children’s group
Location: Wilanów Cultural Center at ALTO shopping mall, Al. Rzeczypospolitej 14, 6.30 pm – 8 pm. Free tickets can be collected from the reception desk of the Wilanów Cultural Center. Facebook event in Polish.

FridaySunday, January 5-7

Christmas Market in the Old Town
Location: Warsaw Old Town, next to the Castle Square and Sigismund’s Column. Open every day (MondayThursday and Sunday  11 am – 8 pm, FridaySaturday 11 am – 9.30 pm), free entrance. The Christmas Market runs until January 7. Facebook page in Polish.

“The Royal Garden of Lights”
Location: Wilanów Palace Garden, Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street, 4 pm – 9 pm. MondayFriday, regular tickets 10 PLN, reduced tickets 5 PLN. SaturdaySunday, regular tickets 20 PLN, reduced tickets 10 PLN. Free admission for children under 7 (every day). It can be crowded during weekends, buy tickets online to skip the line (you can show your ticket on a smartphone). Mappings (illumination, picture, and sound) on the Palace facade on Saturdays and Sundays (15 minutes) at 5.30 pm, 6.30 pm, 7.30 pm, and 8.30 pm.

Multimedia Fountain Park
Location: Skwer Dywizji 1, Podzamcze (city center), free entrance. Winter season: fifteen-minute light and music shows on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 7, 8, and 9 pm (until January 28). Saturday, January 6: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 pm. Click here to read our tips in English about Multimedia Fountain Park (how to get there, where to have coffee etc.)

LEGO Exhibition
Location: PGE National Stadium, Al. Ks. J. Poniatowskiego 1 Street (Praga). MondayFriday 10 am – 9 pm, SaturdaySunday 10 am – 8 pm. Click here to buy tickets online. Facebook event in Polish. Website in Polish. The Exhibition runs until March 25, 2018.

Saturday, January 6 (a bank holiday)

Three Kings’ Day Celebration – the procession of the Magi
The procession starts at 12 pm at the Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy) and goes to the Piłsudski Square (Plac Piłsudskiego). Families, community members, school groups organize each year a colorful event – they dress up, sing carols. It’s a combination of a theater performance and parade.

New Year concert of popular opera arias
Location: Saska Kępa Cultural Center “PROM”, Brukselska 23 Street. 5 pm – 7 pm. Click here to buy tickets online (20 PLN). Facebook event in Polish.

Concert of Christmas Carols
Location: St. Anne’s Church in Wilanów, Kolegiacka 1 Street, 7 pm – 8 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

Sunday, January 7

Concert of Christmas carols and carnival songs by 4 Warsaw choirs
Location: Concert Hall of The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music, Okólnik 2 Street (city center), 5 pm. Free entrance (you need to get a free pass at the University Bookstore located in the University building, the bookstore is open from January 3 and 30 minutes before the concert – Chopin University Press / eFryderyk.pl). Facebook event in Polish.

“Pig in a Wig in Space” – theater for children IN ENGLISH
Location: Mokotów Cultural Center (Dom Kultury Kadr), Rzymowskiego 32 Street. 3 performances: 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm. Online tickets (45 PLN). Facebook event in Polish. Trailer on YouTube in Polish and English.

Concert for children by children choir – Christmas carols and songs
Location: Polish Radio Concert Studio, Modzelewskiego 59 Street (Mokotów), 12 am. Click here to buy tickets (20 PLN) online. Facebook event in Polish.

Sunday ballet workshop for children 4+
Location: Bielany Cultural Center (Bielański Ośrodek Kultury), branch at Estrady 112 Street, 12 pm – 1 pm, free entrance (you need to book a spot: info@bok-filia.eu). Facebook event in Polish.

Christmas family concert for children up to 5
Location: Nowy Fort (Fort Sokolnickiego), Stefana Czarnieckiego 51 Street (Żoliborz), free entrance, 12 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

Piano concert by young artists
Location: Wilanów Cultural Center, Kolegiacka 3 Street. 5 pm – 6 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

Ballet show for children 3+ and adults by Les Ballets de Pologne
Location: Białołęka Cultural Center (Białołęcki Ośrodek Kultury), Głębocka 66 Street, 6 pm. Tickets online (40 PLN). The program includes fragments of the classical dance lessons, excerpts from ballets such as “Sleeping Beauty”, “La Esmeralda”, “The Nutcracker”. Facebook event in Polish.

Concert of carols, pastorals, and Christmas songs from around the world by 4 Warsaw choirs
Location: Okęcie Concert Hall (Okęcka Sala Widowiskowa), 1 Sierpnia 36A Street, 5 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

Lego Ninjago workshop for children 5+
Location: “Mała Buka” Bookstore, al. KEN 83 (Ursynów), 5 pm – 6.30 pm, you need to book a spot in advance: ksiegarnia@malabuka.pl (pre-sale tickets 30 PLN). Facebook event in Polish.

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