Things to do over Spring break

Wat te doen in de voorjaarsvakantie

During the Spring break, you won't be bored for even a second in the Netherlands. From festivals and fun events to an abundance of activities for kids, there are plenty of fun things to do!

When is the Spring break? In the Netherlands the government advises on a holiday between the 16th of February and the 3rd of March. To make sure carnival falls in the week of the spring holiday, in the south of the country they usually take the liberty of postponing the holiday a week beyond the suggested dates.

A great way to get into the holiday mood! Have a look below to see what's going on near you this spring!

Events Festivals Kids activities

Things to do over Spring break - Events

Throughout the Netherlands you are sure to find plenty of spring themed events during Spring break. Find out what’s going on below!

Things to do in February - Garden & Atmosphere Fair

Garden & Atmosphere Fair
Martiniplaza, Groningen - In the Martiniplaza in Groningen it's time for the Garden & Atmosphere Fair. With spring ahead of us, it's the perfect moment to start preparing your garden! At the fair the newest developments and various garden accessories are presented, not to mention the diverse offering [...]

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Things to do in February - MOTORfair Utrecht

MOTORfair Utrecht at the Jaarbeurs
Jaarbeurs Utrecht, Utrecht - Accessories, travel, tools, courses and obviously many motorcycles is what you'll discover during the MOTORfair Utrecht in the Jaarbeurs. Next to that there are the specialized off-road motorcycles and even custom motorcycles on display at the Custom Bike Show For motorcycles in action you head [...]

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Things to do in February - Huishoudbeurs (Household Fair)

Huishoudbeurs (Household Fair) RAI Amsterdam
RAI Amsterdam, Amsterdam - A recurring tradition in spring is the Huishoudbeurs in the RAI in Amsterdam during the Spring break. A fun day out shopping with live entertainment and creative workshops! Fashion, leisure, living and culinary are only some of the themes that you'll run into in the [...]

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Things to do in February - Nine Months Fair

Nine Months Fair at the RAI in Amsterdam
RAI Amsterdam, Amsterdam - Young parents often discover that there's a lot involved with pregnancy and raising their kids. And that's exactly what the Nine Months Fair is here to help them with. Specially for all men and women who've had to do with pregnancy (or still do), the [...]

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Things to do in February - Model Building Show

Model Building Show in the Zeelandhallen in Goes
Zeelandhallen, Goes - Young and old head over to the Model Building Show in the Zeelandhallen in Goes this Spring break for a creative day out. Train tracks, beautiful trucks, race cars and boats, everything can be found, bought and most importantly: build there at scale. Also present [...]

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Things to do over Spring break - Festivals

Feel like visiting a nice festival during Spring break? We’re keeping track of the scheduled festivals right here.

Things to do in February - Scratch Music Days

Scratch Music Days in Leiden
Pieterskerk Leiden, Leiden - This mega sing along event in Leiden promises to be a large, festive and jovial event again this year! Always wanted to sing Halleluja! or the Messiah? Grab your seat at this musical event in the Pieterskerk. With over 3,600 participants each year, the atmosphere [...]

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Things to do in March - Cafe Theater Festival

Cafe Theater Festival Utrecht
Utrecht City Center, Utrecht - For four days the Cafe Theater Festival welcomes you to the city center of Utrecht for unique theater performances. From words of wisdom to socially desirable behavior, roaming women to the life story of night photographers, the festival puts all of it in the spotlight. [...]

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Things to do over Spring break - Kids activities

During Spring break there’s a lot going on in the Netherlands, especially for kids! From experiments to exhibitions and kids activities in museums throughout the country.

Things to do in February - Kids activities at NEMO science center

Kids activities during the Spring holiday at NEMO science center
NEMO science center, Amsterdam - For kids 6 years and older, the NEMO science center in Amsterdam is the place to be this Spring break thanks to a variety of activities and workshops being organized! The calendar is worth keeping an eye on for everything from workshops to fun games [...]

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Things to do in February - Kids activities at Rotterdam Zoo

Kids activities at Rotterdam Zoo during the Spring holiday
Rotterdam Zoo, Rotterdam - Also during the holiday there's no shortage of fun stuff to do at Rotterdam Zoo. From extra talks by the caretakers at the zoo to fun activities and not to forget all the cute newborn animals! Keep an eye on the calendar for what time [...]

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Things to do in February - Kids activities at the Tropenmuseum

Kids activities at the Tropenmuseum during Spring holiday
Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam - From exciting guided tours to creative activities make sure that the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam is a fun day out for you and your kids during the holidays. The fun part is actually the combination of learning and entertainment that welcome you and your kids to [...]

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Things to do in February - Kids activities at the Maritiem Museum

Discover the kids activities at the Maritiem Museum this Spring holiday
Maritiem Museum Rotterdam, Rotterdam - Various activities offer an opportunity for a fun day out at the Maritiem Museum in Rotterdam this Spring break. Like the workshops to make your own musical instrument and animation movies, a fun way to do some creative learning! Even during the holidays. The fixed [...]

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