Things to do in the Netherlands today, tomorrow and the coming weeks

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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 - 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 - 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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Things to do in November - Groningen On Ice

Enjoy Groningen On Ice this winter!
Grote Markt, Groningen - At the Grote Markt in Groningen you're guaranteed to be able to put on ice skates, whether it's freezing or not! In the heart of the city is where you'll find a skating rink of no less than 600 square meters. Including a festively decorated [...]

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Things to do in November - Amsterdam Light Festival

Amsterdam Light Festival
Amsterdam City Center, Amsterdam - Experience the most amazing lighting on special locations throughout the Amsterdam city center during the Amsterdam Light Festival! Every year the artists involved are given a challenge to light the capital in a unique way along the lines of the central theme of the festival. [...]

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Things to do in December - Christmas Market Bourtange

Christmas Market Bourtange at Fortress Bourtange
Fortress Bourtange, Bourtange - For 3 consecutive weekends in December you're welcome at the Christmas Market in Fortress Bourtange (there is no Christmas market during the week). Besides the beautiful castle gardens and the castle of Fortress Bourtange in Groningen itself, the Christmas market is yet another reason to [...]

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Things to do in December - Christmas Market Maastricht

Christmas Market Maastricht
Vrijthof, Maastricht - Part of the event Magical Maastricht are the various fun Christmas markets spread throughout the city, enveloping you in the Christmas mood on your walk. Among others on the Vrijthof, the Onze Lieve Vrouwe Plein and at the Kesselskad you come across Christmas lodges where [...]

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Things to do in December - Middelburg Winter City

Middelburg Winter City
Middelburg City Center, Middelburg - During the dark days of winter you should definitely pay a visit ot the city center of Middelburg during Middelburg Winter City! From skating rink to Christmas market are all set up to welcome you into the cozy atmosphere. During the event you can skate [...]

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Things to do in December - Nativity Scene Sint Jan

Nativity Scene Sint Jan in Den Bosch
Sint-Janskathedraal, Den Bosch - Every year up to a hundred thousand visitors drop by at the annual Nativity Scene in the Sint-Janskathedraal in Den Bosch. What's unique about the Nativity Scene this year is that the volunteers got a helping hand from the Theme park Efteling to put it [...]

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Things to do in December - Christmas Market Dordrecht

Christmas Market Dordrecht
Dordrecht City Center, Dordrecht - Looking for a cozy atmosphere and Christmas inspiration? Visit the Christmas market in Dordrecht, including performances by various gospel choirs and of course an ice rink! There won't be a shortage of shopping opportunities thanks to the more than 200 stalls spread throughout the city [...]

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