June 1 is International Children's Day, a special day dedicated to celebrating children around the world. In Belgium, this day is greeted with enthusiasm and joy, and there are plenty of activities you can try to make your June 1st memorable for the little ones.
In this blog, we will explore some great ideas to spend Children's Day in Belgium in 2023.
Belgium has a variety of theme parks suitable for children of all ages. Amusement parks such as Walibi Belgium or Plopsaland are excellent choices to enjoy a day full of fun and adventure. These parks offer plenty of attractions, from roller coasters to interactive shows, that will delight the whole family. Also time outside enjoying the fresh air.
Tip: You can buy those tickets even in a Carrefour shop at the kassa.
Plan a visit to the Brussels Children's Museum, a place specially designed to stimulate children's creativity and imagination. Here, the little ones will discover interactive educational exhibitions and workshops that will help them explore various fields, such as art, science and technology. The Children's Museum promotes learning through play and hands-on experiences, making it a perfect destination for Children's Day.
Parks and Botanical Gardens:
Belgium is known for its natural beauty and numerous parks and botanical gardens. You can take advantage of Children's Day to explore some of these magical places. The Mini-Europe Park in Brussels is an excellent option to introduce the little ones to the fascinating world of miniature models of famous European attractions.
You can also visit the Meise Botanical Garden, where children can enjoy a relaxing walk in the middle of nature and learn more about plants and biodiversity.
Shows and events:
Check the local cultural program to find out about performances and special events organized on Children's Day in various Belgian cities. Theatres, cinemas and cultural centers may have special performances or film screenings suitable for the whole family. Attend a theater performance or a movie that will make children laugh and rejoice on this special day.
Barefoot path in the national park Lieteberg in the Hoge Kempen:
Just put your shoes out and enjoy a 3 km waking barefoot in the nature, challenging pathways and connecting with our planet Earth, discharging and charging your energies.
Also nearby is an entomopolis (museum of insects) if you want to know more about the fascinating world of the insects.
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