When do Christmas markets open in the Netherlands this year?
If you’re trying to research the answer to this question, you may have run into some trouble… that’s because the opening dates for Christmas markets in the Netherlands vary by town, city & region.
That’s why we created this page for you, so you can peep the opening dates for Dutch Christmas Markets quickly and at a glance.
We hope you find it helpful!
This list is by no means exhaustive, and includes mainly bigger Christmas markets that we could find official websites and dates for. Let us know in the comments if you have any more we should add.
Can’t choose which market to visit? Be sure to check out our roundup of the best Christmas markets in the Netherlands for more inspo.
NOTE: Most Christmas markets don’t announce their confirmed dates until a few months before, so please excuse the sparse list for the time being! We’ll be sure to update this list with more dates as soon as they are released. Let us know in the comments if you know of any we should add for 2022!
Christmas Market Opening Dates in the Netherlands 2022
For now, only the dates for some of the Netherlands’ larger Christmas markets have been officially announced.
Here is a table summarizing the opening dates of 2022 Dutch Christmas markets that we know so far.
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|Location||Christmas Market Name||2022 Dates||More Info||Hotels|
|Alkmaar||Kerstmarkt Alkmaar||Official Website|
|Amstelveen||Winter Village Amstelveen||Official Website|
|Amsterdam||Amsterdam Winter Paradise||Official Website|
|Amsterdam||Funky Xmas Market||Official Website|
|Amsterdam||Amsterdamsche Kerstmarkt||Official Website|
|Amsterdam||Ice Village Amsterdam||Dec 14 - 26||Official Website|
|Arnhem||Winter Wonderland Arnhem||Official Website|
|Velsen-Zuid||Castle Christmas Fair||Official Website|
|De Haar Castle||Country & Christmas Fair||Nov 22 - 27||Official Website|
|Deventer||Dickens Festival Deventer||Dec 10 - 11||Official Website|
|Dordrecht||Kerstmarkt Dordrecht||Official Website|
|Edam||Lichtjesavond Edam||Official Website|
|Enschede||Enschede Winter Wonderland||Dec 9 - Jan 8, 2022||Official Website|
|Gouda||Gouda by Candelight (Not a market, but a nice event)||Official Website|
|Groningen||Winterwelvaart Groningen||Official Website|
|Haarlem||Haarlem Christmas Market||Dec 9 - 11||Official Website|
|Keukenhof||Keukenhof Christmas Market|
|Leiden||Kerstmarkt Leiden||Official Website|
|Maastricht||Maastricht Christmas Market||Official Website|
|Sappemeer/Werf Wolthuis||Winterwelvaart||Official Website|
|The Hague||The Royal Christmas Fair||Dec 8 - 24||Official Website|
|Utrecht||Kerst in Het Julianapark||Official Website|
|Utrecht||Warme Wintermarkt in de Metaal Kathedraal||Official Website|
|Utrecht||Twijnstraat & de markt KERSTeditie||Official Website|
|Utretcht||Kerstmarkt Molen de Ster||Official Website|
|Valkenburg aan de Geul||Kerstmarkt Gemeentegrot||Nov 18 - Dec 30||Official Website|
|Valkenburg aan de Geul||Santa's Village Valkenburg||Nov 18 - Dec 31||Official Website|
|Vreeland||Kerstmarkt Vreeland||Official Website|
Help us improve this list of Dutch Christmas Market dates!
Do you know of a confirmed Dutch Christmas Market we should add to our list? Let us know in the comments!