International Community - Your Network of Opportunities

International Community News
02-05-2018

Fastelavn events in Aarhus




There are plenty of opportunities for kids and their families to experience the Danish tradition of Fastelavn this weekend. Take a look at the list of activities below and get ready to dress up, eat fastelavnsboller (cream buns) and “hit the cat out of the barrel”.

Hit the cat out of the barrel at Centergaden

Hitting the cat out of the barrel for the kids! The first 100 kids that come in a costume accompanied by an adult will get a free fastelavn bun.

Read more here (in Danish only)

When: February 10 – 11:00-12:00
Where: Viby Centret, Ringvej 10, 8260 Viby
Price: Free


Fastelavn at Risskov Library

Let the kids dress up in their most spectacular costume and join the Fastelavn party at Risskov Library for kids!

The event is free, but note that you need to book a ticket in advance! Ticket link here

Read more here (in Danish only)

When: February 10 – 11:00-13:00
Where: Risskov Library, Fortebakken 1, 8240 Risskov
Price: Free, but you need to book a ticked in advance


Fastelavn at Dokk1 with The Music School LAURA

The Music School LAURA invites kids ages 0-6 years for a fun fastelavn full of singing, dancing, playing, and “hitting the cat out of the barrel” at Dokk1. Siblings and parents are welcome to join as well!

The event is free, but note that you need to book a ticket for the kids in advance! Ticket link here

Read more here (in Danish only)

When: February 10 – 14:00-15:30
Where: Dokk1, Hack Kampmanns Plads 2, 8000 Aarhus C
Price: Free, but you need to book a ticket for the kids in advance




Hit the cat out of the barrel at Kvickly in Viby

For all Star Wars lovers out there! A group of Star Wars enthusiasts from the Danish Garrison – 501st Legion has arranged for a fastelavn event where you can “hit the cat out of the barrel” in you favorite Star Was outfit!  

Read more here (in Danish only)

When: February 11 – 10:00-13:00
Where: Kvickly Viby J, Ringvej Syd 100, 8260 Viby
Price: Free


Fastelavn in Storecenter Nord

Come to a Fastelavn’s party at Storcenter Nord. All children are welcome. Put on your most beautiful, most crazy or most outrageous costume and get ready for “hitting the cat out of the barrel”. Become the “Cat King” or “Cat Queen” by hitting down the barrel. There will be prizes for the best costumes.

From 12:00-14:00 Føtex will give out a free Fastelavns Bun to all children who are accompanied by an adult. Furthermore, coffee will be served for the adults. 

Read more here (in Danish only)

When: February 11 – 11:00-14:00
Where: Storcenter Nord, Finlandsgade 17, 8200 Aarhus N
Price: Free 


Fastelavn for kids with Aarhus Boulders

At Aarhus Boulders’ Fastelavn, the kids can try the brand new climbing wall for children before “hitting the cat out of the barrel”.

Read more here (in Danish only)

When: February 11 – 12:00-15:00
Where: Aarhus Boulder, Graham Bells Vej 18A, 8200 Aarhus N
Price: Free


Fun Sunday and Fastelavn in DGI-Huset

DGI-Huset combines their regular concept of Fun Sunday (Sjov Søndag) with Fastelavn, so the kids can enjoy all the fun activities in Springsalen and the gyms with “hitting the cat out of the barrel”.

Read more and get your tickets here (in Danish only)

When: February 11 – 12:00-15:00
Where: DGI-Huset, Værkmestergade 17, 8000 Aarhus C
Price: 50 DKK




Fastelavn-parade through Øgaderne

Come “hit the cat out of the barrel” and participate in a Fastelavn parade afterwards!

Read more here (in Danish only)

When: February 11 – 13:00
Where: Børnenes og Beboernes Jord, Thunøgade 2A, 8000 Aarhus C
Price: Free


Fastelavn-service in Skt. Paul’s Church

Skt. Pauls Church invites everyone for service combined with “hitting the cat out of the barrel”, fastelavn buns, and a cup of warm coffee.

Read more here (in Danish only)

When: February 11 – 13:00-16:00
Where: Skt. Pauls Church, Skt. Lukas Kirkeplads 1, 8000 Aarhus C
Price: free

International Community cookies policy

Internationalcommunity.dk uses cookies. By using this website you accept our use of cookies.

You can always delete saved cookies by adjusting the settings in your browser. Read our cookies policy.

Accept cookies