Gouda Christmas Market (Winterfair) | 2023 Dates, Locations & Must-Knows!

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While its starring attraction every holiday season is no doubt its ‘Gouda by Candlelight’ event, Gouda is still home to one of the most unique and beautiful Christmas markets in the Netherlands: the Gouda WinterFair, which takes place in a 16th century Gothic Church.

If you’re currently planning your own trip, or simply curious about what Gouda Winterfair is like, then we’re here to help.

Read on for an overview of Gouda Winterfair, with official dates, hotel recommendations, and locations.

NOTE: This is a Christmas market we haven’t personally visited yet, so all the information below is taken from official sources for your reference! If you have any personal tips from first-hand experience to add, let us know in the comments so we can improve this guide!

Gouda Winterfair Dates

According to the official event website, this year’s edition of the Gouda Winterfair will take place from December 16 – 17, 2023.

Gouda Winterfair Location

You can typically find Christmas market stalls in Gouda inside Sint Janskerk (or St John’s Church).

Gouda Winterfair 2023 Hotels

Looking for a place to stay nearby while you visit Christmas markets? Here are some recommendations:

Official Gouda Winterfair Website

For the most up-to-date information and announcements, be sure to visit the event’s official website.

Help Us Improve This Gouda Winterfair Guide!

We’re constantly striving to make articles on this site more informative for our readers, so let us know in the comments if you’ve been to this Gouda Christmas Market and if there are any tips or must-knows you’d like to share.

Must-Knows Before Visiting European Christmas Markets

Looking for additional tips before your Christmas market trip? Be sure to watch this video for some important must-knows!

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