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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 December - Neuzelbeurs

Neuzelbeurs in De Broodfabriek in Rijswijk
De Broodfabriek, Rijswijk - As 'snuffelen' refers to 'sniffing around', so does 'neuzen' refers to 'nosing around', a typical Dutch way of describing a stroll around a second hand goods market. In this case the Neuzelbeurs (Nosing Fair) in De Broodfabriek in Rijswijk, close to The Hague. Row after [...]

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Things to do in December - Winterfair

Winterfair in Ahoy in Rotterdam
Ahoy, Rotterdam - There's so much to do at the Winterfair in Ahoy in Rotterdam, it's had to capture it all in a single post! Workshops, beautiful fashion shows, performances and an endless number of stalls for a nice afternoon of strolling and (Christmas) shopping. On offer is [...]

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Things to do in December - Winter Market Spakenburg

Winter Market Spakenburg
Spakenburg City Center, Bunschoten-Spakenburg - The Christmas ambience is like a warm blanket over the city center of Spakenburg this winter period. Even more so during the Winter Market with hot steaming chocolate milk, mulled wine and tasty Dutch doughnuts. Close to the Oude Haven (Old Harbor) you're sure to [...]

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Things to do in December - Christmas Market Haarlem

Christmas Market Haarlem
Haarlem City Center, Haarlem - Discover the Haarlem city center during the Christmas Market Haarlem from the Grote Markt to the Botermarkt, the Raaks to the Houtstraat. Wherever you look the Christmas atmosphere envelops the heart of the city. Of course you'll run into dozens of stalls with everything revolving [...]

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Things to do in December - Snuffelmarkt Den Bosch

Snuffelmarkt Den Bosch in de Brabanthallen
Brabanthallen, Den Bosch - The Snuffelmarkt (Flea Market) in the Brabanthallen in Den Bosch is a great way to go strolling between many stalls and the goods on offer during your day out! Every collector is sure to enjoy the variety of books, miniature cars, dolls and more that [...]

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Things to do in December - Music at the Neighbors

Music at the Neighbors in the Netherlands
For musical performances in an intimate setting, this Sunday you head over to... the house of the neighbours in no less than 9 cities in the Netherlands, including Arnhem, Deventer, Nijmegen and Zwolle. During Music at the Neighbors it's time for local talent to shine [...]

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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 - Lichtjesavond (Evening of Lights) Delft

Lichtjesavond (Evening of Lights) Delft
Delft City Center, Delft - A wonderful festive impression during the dark days of December obviously comes from cozy lights all around! To make you enjoy these even more, in Delft they organize the annual Lichtjesavond (Evening of Lights). During the event, all buildings in the city center are decorated [...]

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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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Things to do in December - Christmas Market Utrecht

Christmas Market Utrecht
Utrecht City Center, Utrecht - While the city center of Utrecht is already worth a trip with its cozy bars round the canals and the Dom tower that looks over the city, the additional Christmas markets organized as part of Knus Utrecht (Snug Utrecht) this weekend make it a must! [...]

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