Christmas For Kids in Rome: The 2014 Ultimate Guide

Christmas For Kids in Rome: The 2014 Ultimate Guide

Christmas for kids is one of the most special times of the year. They’ve been waiting for this all year and their festive dreams can come true at these Christmas events for kids.

There’s lots of fun to be had in Rome during the Christmas holidays and although there are countless things to do with kids, we rounded up the best can’t-miss happenings.



The bilingual show for kids Magic Songs will be hosted by the Extrateatro Theatre on December 20, 27 and January 3 and 6.

The Winx Club Music Show is on stage on December 27 (two shows) and on the 28th. The first celebration show for 10 years of magic success. At the Conciliazione Auditorium.

The innovative circus crew El Grito pleases the little ones until January 6 at the Music Auditorium. But many other Circus crews are in town for the Christmas holidays.  From December 23 to January 11 we recommend you the Golden Circus international show.

A Mediterranean Lullabies benefit concert takes place in the Rome Museum of Piazza Navona on December 20 at 6pm.

A Storytelling Fest about Christmas kicks off in the Literature House and Library from December 19 to January 20. English-speaking authors will also perform: Michael Harvey, one of the greatest British storyteller, Charly Chiarelli, psycologist and Italo-Canadian storyteller, and Petra Kay Kormendy, who is a storyteller but also a Lutheran pastor.



A Toys Barter Market for kids will take place this Sunday near the Vatican. Lots of reasonably priced workshops and labs will also unfold on December 21 from 11am to 7pm.


Vigamus, Rome’s videogames museum, proposes the virtual reality of Oculus Rift and Christmas-inspired games during the Christmas holidays (always open except Dec. 24-26 , 31 and Jan. 1).


Little sweets and gifts for children will be handed out in the Jumeirah Grand Hotel’s Hall and in the Galleria Via Veneto during the free gospel choir performances from December 19 to the 26th at 6pm-8pm.




Rome’s Zoo has an interesting and varied program of activities for kids. On December 26, 27 and 28 and on January 6 there will be a special Bingo with animals and the possibility to feed Sophia, the Asian elephant of the park.



The Rome National Library hosts a free exhibition of pop-up books. Until January 17, Monday to Saturday.




Ice-skating The Auditorium‘s Christmas Village set up a temporary outdoor one for the Christmas holidays until January 6.

Not far from it, in Tor di Quinto, we have the semi-permanent Ice Park with its Olympic-size rink.

Ice-skate renting available in both rinks.



Make the season even more magical for your little ones at these great Christmas events for children!