Dordrecht Christmas Market
- Visit the largest Christmas market in Holland!
- Stroll past the many stalls in the city centre and the lit-up harbour.
- Enjoy the unique atmosphere and merriness.
The course along which the Christmas market in Dordrecht is set up does not just pas through Dordrecht’s centre, but also past the harbour, where you will spot many classic Dutch flat- and round-bottomed ships, beautifully decked out in thousands of lights.
Besides the multitude of Christmas stalls, performance stages are dotted all throughout the inner city, where – among others – Christmas songs are sung in all imaginable styles. The Dordrecht Christmas market is not just the largest in the country, it also has a unique atmosphere and character.
When visiting the Christmas market, try staying in Dordrecht for a long weekend. Dordrecht is one of Holland’s most ancient cities, as its many monuments, historic city centre and old harbour.
Accessibility and parking in Dordrecht
Dordrecht lies about an hour’s drive from the capital city of Amsterdam and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Traveling to Dordrecht is also easy by train, taking a direct connection from Amsterdam or Rotterdam.
If by car, pay attention to where you may and where you may not park. Free parking is available at the 'Amstelwijck' and 'Kil 1 & 2' (Laan van Europa) car parks.
Frequent shuttle buses run between both car parks and Dordrecht’s centre, which continue to run until half an hour past the Christmas market’s closing time. For disabled visitors, special parking spots are available on Vest street, close to the starting point of the Christmas market.
The Christmas market is held in the inner city and harbour of Dordrecht. Its opening days and hours are: Friday 14 December from 10.00 to 21.00, Saturday 15 December from 10.00 to 21.00 and Sunday 16 December from 11.00 to 18.00.