Netherlands Christmas Market Opening Dates 2022 | Confirmed Dates So Far

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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

As of January 2022, the dates for Netherlands’ 2022 Christmas markets have not yet been officially announced or confirmed.

But for now, here is a table summarizing the opening dates of Dutch Christmas markets from 2021.

While exact dates do change year to year, you can use last year’s dates to estimate when this year’s markets will take place.

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LocationChristmas Market Name2021 DatesMore InfoHotels
AlkmaarKerstmarkt Alkmaar
Cancelled (Seeking New Organizers to Take Over)Official Website
AmstelveenWinter Village AmstelveenDec 4 - Jan 9Official Website
AmsterdamAmsterdam Winter ParadiseDec 19 - Jan 3Official Website
AmsterdamFunky Xmas MarketDec 19Official Website
AmsterdamAmsterdamsche Kerstmarkt
CancelledOfficial Website
AmsterdamIce Village AmsterdamDec 15 - 26Official Website
ArnhemWinter Wonderland ArnhemDec 19Official Website
Velsen-ZuidCastle Christmas FairNov 18 - 21Official Website
De Haar CastleCountry & Christmas Fair
Nov 23 - 28Official Website
DeventerDickens Festival DeventerDec 11 - 12Official Website
DordrechtKerstmarkt DordrechtCancelledOfficial Website
EdamLichtjesavond Edam
Dec 13Official Website
EnschedeEnschede Winter WonderlandDec 10 - Jan 9, 2022Official Website
GoudaGouda by Candelight (Not a market, but a nice event)Dec 10Official Website
Groningen Winterwelvaart GroningenDec 17 - 19Official Website
HaarlemHaarlem Christmas Market
Dec 10 - 12Official Website
KeukenhofKeukenhof Christmas Market
LeidenKerstmarkt LeidenCancelledOfficial Website
MaastrichtMaastricht Christmas MarketCancelledOfficial Website
Sappemeer/Werf Wolthuis WinterwelvaartDec 11 - 12Official Website
The HagueThe Royal Christmas FairDec 9 -22Official Website
UtrechtKerst in Het JulianaparkCancelledOfficial Website
UtrechtWarme Wintermarkt in de Metaal Kathedraal Official Website
UtrechtTwijnstraat & de markt KERSTeditie
CancelledOfficial Website
UtretchtKerstmarkt Molen de SterOnline OnlyOfficial Website
Valkenburg aan de GeulKerstmarkt GemeentegrotNov 12 - Dec 30Official Website
Valkenburg aan de GeulSanta's Village ValkenburgNov 12 - Dec 31Official Website
VreelandKerstmarkt Vreeland
Dec 11Official Website
ZoutkampWinterwelvaartDec 11 - 12Official Website

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