We had spring in February, maybe we’ll have winter in March. Let’s see. March will also be the month of coronavirus panic-mode for many. This, on top of climate change, makes planning ahead more and more difficult. But let’s try and stay positive, let’s find the good vibes. Below you’ll find fun events going on in Geneva in March 2020 for the whole family to enjoy, I hope it will help us all feel more joy! Ready?

Many more events, exhibitions, theater shows are going on! For all ages and all tastes. You can find them all in Parentville’s calendar.

Jardiner la Ville & Ville Fertile
till April 4th, Meyrin

Open to the public from Wednesday till Sunday (14h-18h), Ville Fertile is the best exhibition currently on display in Geneva. The expo itself is small, interesting and inspiring. It’s accompanied by « Jardiner la Ville » – a fun space with tons of building materials to create whatever sits in kids’ imaginations. I wrote about it here.

Les comptines
March 10, Plan-les-Ouates

A fun and creative way to develop language, relationships and socialization. Toddlers aged 1 to 4 meet at La julienne’s library for « Nursery Rhymes and Finger Games », an animation by La Bulle d’Air. Accompanied by an adult, the little ones share the pleasure of singing and playing with their body, accompanied by small instruments. More info here.

Annecy Venetian Carnival
March 8, Annecy

Annecy is known as the Venice of Alps, and so like Venice the city organises a carnival! You can admire the costumed and masked characters strolling and walking freely in the emblematic places of the city of Annecy! More info here. /the event may be cancelled due to Coronavirus outbreak/.

Storytime at Payot
March 14, 10h30-11h30, Payot Rive Gauche

Every month, Payot offers a free storytime in English. Books are read by Lisa from the English Department, and a theme is different every month. This time it’s « Earth Day: Save the Climate ». Before or after you can enjoy a snack at the Cafe at Payot. You can find out more about this event here.

Theater: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
March 13-15, Geneva

Our favorite theater in the area, Simply Theater, will have their big annual show in Geneva in March! Here’s how Simply Theater describes the show: « With sensational sets, stunning special effects and brimming with unforgettable songs, watch as Chitty magically soars above the Casino Theatre stage in this high-flying, Fantasmagorical, fun-filled adventure for the entire family ». More info here.

Open day: Academie de l’Opera
March 18, 14h-16h

During an open day children will try out the joy of singing, dancing, theater, improvisation and stage fencing. Also: solfeggio and sight reading, models and drawings, opera history and stories, languages in opera, show workshop. You can register now for a trial class. More info here.

Open day: Éco-crèche en forêt
March 20, Plan-les-Ouates

Eco-creche invites all the families already enrolled and those who would like to discover the concept, to a little party. It will also be an opportunity to celebrate EQUINOX together in our forest sofa around a Canadian meal. Read more about the event here.

21-22 March, MEG Geneve

Numerous shows, initiations, stories, guided tours, cartoons, creative workshops and a breakfast with music are offered for two days to children from 2 to 10 years old and their companions. A rich and festive 4th edition, with the participation of more than 30 artists! Find out more and boko here.

Disco for Kids: La boum des enfants
March 28, 17h-22h; Bypass Club

The long-awaited Boom des Enfants is finally back in Geneva! For all ages, DJs, dance floors, incredible entertainment, shows, cocktails for young and old, catering, major competitions. Always under the care of an adult. Read more about it here.

Storytime: Les samedis des p’tits lecteurs
March 28, 10h30-11h30; Payot Rive Gauche

Every month, find Laetitia in the youth section (French) for Les samedis des p’tits readers! From 10:30 am, children will be able to attend a storytime (in French) themed around seasonal subjects. This month: « La planète et moi ». ENtry is free, no registration needed. More info here.

Dance: Stage Danse Senegalaise enfants-parents
March 28; 15h-16h

Special Senegalese dance course for parents and children with Ndongo Beye and Mbar Ndiaye. For all the children who like to dance, move to the rhythms of percussion, Ndongo and Mbar will take you to the village where the false lion dance is practiced. Each child and each parent will warm up to the rhythms of the sabar drum then learn the steps of the sabar while making sure to coordinate their arms and legs to finish all together on a beautiful choreography. More details here.

Many more events, exhibitions, theater shows are going on! For all ages and all tastes. You can find them all in Parentville’s calendar.