Netherlands Christmas Market Opening Dates 2024 | 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 2024!

Christmas Market Opening Dates in the Netherlands 2024

As of February 2024, only the dates for some of Netherlands’s largest Christmas markets have been announced. We will update this page as we learn more.

But for now, here is a table summarizing the opening dates of 2024 Dutch Christmas markets that we know of so far.

Referencing this information on your own website or article? We’ve put a lot of work into researching and creating these Christmas Market resources for our visitors, so we would greatly appreciate if you referenced/credited us with a link back to this page. Thank you for your understanding!

LocationChristmas Market Name2024 DatesMore InfoHotels
AmstelveenWinter Village AmstelveenOfficial Website
AmsterdamAmsterdam Winter ParadiseOfficial Website
AmsterdamFunky Xmas MarketOfficial Website
AmsterdamIce Village AmsterdamOfficial Website
ArnhemWinter Wonderland ArnhemOfficial Website
Velsen-ZuidCastle Christmas FairNov 28 - Dec 1Official Website
De Haar CastleCountry & Christmas Fair
Official Website
DeventerDickens Festival DeventerDec 14 - 15Official Website
DordrechtKerstmarkt DordrechtOfficial Website
EnschedeEnschede Winter WonderlandOfficial Website
GoudaGouda WinterfairOfficial Website
GoudaGouda by Candelight (Not a market, but a nice event)Dec 13Official Website
Groningen Winterwelvaart GroningenOfficial Website
HaarlemHaarlem Christmas Market
Dec 13 -15Official Website
LeidenKerstmarkt LeidenOfficial Website
MaastrichtMaastricht Christmas MarketOfficial Website
Sappemeer/Werf Wolthuis WinterwelvaartOfficial Website
The HagueThe Royal Christmas FairDec 5 - 23Official Website
UtrechtKerst in Het JulianaparkOfficial Website
UtrechtTwijnstraat & de markt KERSTeditie
Official Website
UtretchtKerstmarkt Molen de SterOfficial Website
Valkenburg aan de GeulKerstmarkt GemeentegrotNov 15 - Dec 30
Closed Dec 15
Official Website
Valkenburg aan de GeulSanta's Village ValkenburgOfficial Website

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