First founded in 1870, the Diekirch cavalcade is the season starter and always sets the bar high. Catch the parade of floats in the town centre when it sets out at 2:30pm. Visitors are strongly advised to get there using public transport.
Differdange’s “megafuesend” offers some carnival competition for the south of the country. Live music and partying for adults on Friday and Saturday is followed on Sunday by the kids’ party, or “mini-clochard’s bal”, with music and games from 3pm to 6pm.
Two days of festivities culminated in this carnival in Luxembourg’s second-biggest city starts and finishes at Place de l’Hôtel de Ville. Some 60 floats will set out starting 2:30pm. Stick around for the after-party.
Wasserbillig, 21 March
The only town to boast a night parade, Wasserbillig’s “Bellia Bratzelgecken” kicks off at 8pm with live music, street food and costumes.