This is a four-day party on Vrijthof square with great wine, small dishes and music. ’t Preuvenemint allows you to enjoy every good thing the best restaurants in Limburg have to offer.
- Discover ’t Preuvenemint in Maastricht during the last weekend in August.
- Enjoy wine, music and great food prepared by Limburg’s best chefs at Vrijthof square.
- The biggest food festival in Holland.
‘t Preuvenemint is a four-day culinary event on the Vrijthof square in the city of Maastricht. Over thirty stands are put up here and function just like any high quality restaurant. You get the chance to taste delicious food and wine and enjoy a large variety of live music. This makes the Maastricht Preuvenemint the largest open air restaurant in the world.
Gastronomy and Music
The word Preuvenemint is a contraction of the Maastricht words 'preuve' (to taste) and 'evenemint' (event) and these are exactly what you can expect. Maastricht is one of the gastronomic capitals of Europe. During ‘t Preuvenemint you can experience the culinary sensations of some of Maastricht’s best restaurants. Later in the evening, thousands of people gather on Vrijthof square to sing along with the live music on the open-air stage.
The four-day culinary event is a great way to get to know the culture of the province Limburg. It’s free of charge and held yearly in the last full weekend of August. The proceeds of ‘t Preuvenemint are fully donated to good causes.
Spending the night in Maastricht
Combine ‘t Preuvenemint with a long weekend in the life-loving city. Maastricht is one of the oldest cities in Holland and you can tell by looking at it. Old churches, monumental buildings and large squares dominate the urban landscape. Maastricht boasts a wide selection of special hotels and Bed and Breakfasts.