leisure activities

Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe: Children's Workshop on Sunday

Every Sunday, except during the summer vacations, children can participate in an open workshop from 3:00 to 4:30 pm. In each case, the focus is on a new, exciting topic of the presented exhibitions. Further information can be found here

American Library Karlsruhe: Teen Time

The American Library offers a reading morning in English twice a month. More information and the current dates can be found here.

Events in the Children's and Youth Library

On the website of the city of Karlsruhe you can find numerous events of the library for children and young people. From vacation workshops to reading afternoons, there is a lot to find. 


To support disadvantaged families in Baden-Württemberg, the Landesfamilienpass offers the opportunity to visit many canstles, gardens, museums and other municipal institutions in Baden-Württemberg. Here you can read more.

Children city map

A special map for children till the age of 13 can be received for free at the Kinderbüro in Karlsruhe. Find out more.

Wildlife park Oberwald

This park is an exciting destination for young and old people. It is opened all year long and you can visit it for free. The flyer about it can be found here


At the youth meeting center in Karlsruhe, children and young adults have the opportunity to work in various creative workshops for free. A registration for the workshops is not necessary. You can learn more about the different workshops on the website of the jubez.

Art-workshops for children

The staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe offers art-workshops for children from the age of 5 for a small fee. For more information and an overview of the workshops you can go to their website.

Classes for children at the Naturkundemuseum

Children between 6 - 10 years have the opportunity to learn more about natural history and can explore exhibitions for a small fee. Three times / month there are these children events. The homepage of the Naturkundemuseum tells you more about it.

Children's library

The library in the Prinz-Max-Palais in Karlsruhe offers various activities for children and teenagers. They organize storybook-talks, game and craft-work events and theatre performances. Furthermore, they arrange a varied holiday-programme for children. You should register, if you or your children want to take part. Here you can find more details.

Holiday offers in Karlsruhe

The Ferienspaßkalender shows you holiday offers for children and teenagers in Karlsruhe. As in the years before, in 2020 they organize a lot of different and exciting events in creative working, sports and culture.

Transcultural performance-project "Cumpania"

Theatre-lovers between 6 and 99 years can take place in the project where people can get in touch with improvisational theatre and can also improve their German language skills. Every wednesday from 17.00 - 19.00 p.m. they meet up at the Internationales Begegnungszentrum. Learn more.