Visit the warmest events that light up the darkest time of the year.
18 Nov - 5 Dec
Thousands of anxious children welcome Sinterklaas (Saint Nicholas) in Holland. Have a taste of traditional sweets such as gingerbread men, spiced biscuits, marzipan and chocolate letters.
Candle Night Gouda
Candle Night Gouda is an annual Christmas event in the Netherlands with candles and festivities.
15 Dec - 16 Dec
Experience a wonderful Christmas market in the spirit of Dickens!
Dordrecht Christmas Market
14 Dec - 16 Dec
Visit Holland’s largest Christmas market.
Christmas in Oud Kampen
22 Dec - 23 Dec
An open-air theatre festival in the atmospheric centre of Kampen.
New Year’s Eve in Holland
31 Dec - 1 Jan
Champagne, oliebollen and lots of fireworks – this is New Year’s Eve in Holland.
Maastricht Christmas Market
1 Dec - 1 Jan
Visit the atmospheric Christmas market in Maastricht.
Amsterdam Light Festival
29 Nov - 20 Jan
Discover the loveliest light art at Amsterdam Light Festival.
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