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On Thingstodointhenetherlands.com you find the best ideas for a fun trip in the Netherlands, whether it’s a day in Amsterdam, a weekend in Maastricht or a longer tour of the country.

Below you discover what events are scheduled today and the coming weeks for a day out. Don’t forget to check out the special for the Christmas holiday, filled with fun events and festivals!

Be sure to explore the Dutch must see places to learn more about this relatively small country that is largely below sea level.


Things to do today, tomorrow and the coming weeks


Things to do in October - Miracle of lights

Miracle of Lights in Slagharen
Theme park Slagharen, Slagharen - With the days getting shorter, Miracle of Lights at the Theme park Slagharen is sure to make up for the lack of daylight and provide you with a magical experience. Thousands of lights decorate the already fairytalelike scenery in the park with a true light [...]

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Things to do in November - GLOW

Explore Eindhoven in the dark during GLOW
Eindhoven City Center, Eindhoven - Even though the nickname of Eindhoven already is the Light City, during the event GLOW the light art makes it even more true. Spread throughout the city you discover unique installations that merge a combination of art, architecture and design. The theme this year is [...]

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Things to do in November - IDFA

IDFA in Amsterdam for International Documentaries and Films
Amsterdam City Center, Amsterdam - Since 1988 Amsterdam is the place for the annual International Documentary Film Festival IDFA! During the festival you're welcome at, among others, Pathé Tuschinski, De Brakke Grond and Podium Mozaïek for a unique mix of documentaries, visual arts and theater. The festival offers different focus [...]

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Things to do in November - Spirit of Winter

Spirit of Winter at Paleis het Loo
Paleis Het Loo, Apeldoorn - Looking forward to the winter? Leave it to the winter fair Spirit of Winter to kick off the season at the Paleis Het Loo in Apeldoorn. This royal setting makes for a great location to enjoy delicious food, live music and fashion shows and of [...]

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Things to do in November - Movie Days Terschelling

Movie Days Terschelling
Terschelling, Terschelling - Head over to the Dutch island Terschelling for 4 days of awesome, moving and remarkable movies during the Movie Days Terschelling. The program contains a variety of genres, from thrillers to documentatries, so pick your favorite and enjoy a night out. Next to the movie [...]

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Things to do in November - Suikerzoet (Sugar Sweet) Film Festival

Suikerzoet (Sugar Sweet) Film Festival
Schiedam City Center, Schiedam - The city center of Schiedam is where you encounter the free Suikerzoet (Sugar Sweet) Film Festival, with dozens of movies at beautiful historical locations throughout the city. The festival offers both national and international movies, from feel good to drama, long and short. Whichever your [...]

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Things to do in November - Christmas Market Gemeentegrot Valkenburg

Christmas Market Gemeentegrot Valkenburg
Gemeentegrot, Valkenburg aan de Geul - It's a Christmas tradition in the Netherlands by now, the underground Christmas Market in the Gemeentegrot in Valkenburg! This 32nd edition again promises to be a unique experience with a section of the dozens of kilometers cave festively decorated and with holiday lighting in place [...]

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Things to do in November - Tearjerker Festival

Tearjerker Festival in Utrecht
Utrecht City Center, Utrecht - For 3 days the best Dutch tearjerker songs get played in dozens of bars in Utrecht during the Tearjerker Festival (Smartlappen Festival). Also this edition promises to be a great long weekend. From Cafe De Zaak to the Tearjerker choir afternoon at the theater, you [...]

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Things to do in November - Theater Festival Jonge Harten

Jonge Harten (Young Hearts) Theater Festival
Groningen City Center, Groningen - During the Theater Festival Jonge Harten (Young Hearts) you're welcome at basically every theater in town together with the 10,000 visitors that visit the festival every year. For nine days you're welcome to enjoy everything from musical performances to modern dance, workshops to short films. [...]

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Things to do in November - Ice*Amsterdam

Ice*Amsterdam at the Museumplein
Museumplein, Amsterdam - A fun day out in Amsterdam this winter is guaranteed at the ice rink at the Museumplein with the Rijksmuseum in the background. For those that don't have the necessary experience to go full circle, there are skating lessons and ice enthusiasts are welcome to [...]

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