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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 autumn 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 - National History Month

National History Month in the Netherlands
This year National History month in the Netherlands has the theme 'Uprising', offering a look into the moments of uprising throughout history. Come and discover how they've altered the course of history through one of the many organized activities and events. All throughout the Netherlands, [...]

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Things to do in October - October Children’s Month

October Children's Month in the Netherlands
All throughout October, including the Autumn holiday, the provinces Drenthe, Groningen and Friesland are where you can take the kids out to fun activities. Ranging from expositions specially designed for the young to theater shows and creative workshops, the kids will have a great time. [...]

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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 October - Octoberfest Sittard

Octoberfest Sittard
Sittard City Center, Sittard - As every year in October, also this year the late summer Octoberfest Sittard is organized in the city center of Sittard, with typical southern hospitability and of course the lederhosen (leather shorts) from the German neighbours. To begin with, there's a variety of pavillions with [...]

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Things to do in October - Cinekid Festival

Cinekid Festival in Amsterdam
Westerpark, Amsterdam - The greatest festival for kids in Amsterdam is the Cinekid Festival that is also organized at dozens of locations throughout the Netherlands. At each of these the greatest children movies are played which guarantees a fun day out with the kids during the autumn break. [...]

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Things to do in October - Fairytale Festival

Fairytale Festival in Arnhem
Arnhem City Center, Arnhem - During the Fairytale Festival in Arnhem, Nijmegen, Lingewaard and Overbetuwe every year a special theme is picked to compose beautiful shows and further stimulate the imagination of kids. Dozens of dans and theater shows full of adventurous stories fill the program and invite you to [...]

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Things to do in October - The Enchantment

Festival The Enchantment in The Hague
The Hague City Center, The Hague - For ten days and at dozens of locations in The Hague, from the Royal Theater to the Atrium, you're welcome during the Autumn Break at the international children's arts festival The Enchantment. What is a more fun way to spend your break than with magical [...]

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Things to do in October - Amsterdam Dance Event

Amsterdam Dance Event
Amsterdam City Center, Amsterdam - During the Amsterdam Dance Event it's locations like De Melkweg, Jimmy Woo, the Escape, Bitterzoet and Panama where performances by major artists take place. The entire program of the event consists of various dance festival that are held in a number of clubs in Amsterdam, [...]

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Things to do in October - Fabrics Spectacle

Stoffen Spektakel Fair
Brabanthallen, Den Bosch - The Fabrics Spectacle (Stoffen Spektakel) at the Brabanthallen in Den Bosch offers you an abundance of inspiration and opportunities to develop you creative skills. Next to meeting the suppliers of beautiful fabrics, there's also the opportunity to learn about things like embroidering and working with [...]

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Things to do in October - LEGO® World

LEGO® World in the Jaarbeurs in Utrecht
Jaarbeurs Utrecht, Utrecht - LEGO® World is the largest LEGO spectacle in the world and you can visit it this autumn break in the Jaarbeurs in Utrecht. And that there's more to experience than stacking pieces becomes clear from the extensive program. Take for example YouTech which takes kids [...]

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