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

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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LocationChristmas Market Name2022 DatesMore InfoHotels
AlkmaarKerstmarkt Alkmaar
Official Website
AmstelveenWinter Village AmstelveenOfficial Website
AmsterdamAmsterdam Winter ParadiseOfficial Website
AmsterdamFunky Xmas MarketOfficial Website
AmsterdamAmsterdamsche Kerstmarkt
Official Website
AmsterdamIce Village AmsterdamDec 14 - 26Official Website
ArnhemWinter Wonderland ArnhemOfficial Website
Velsen-ZuidCastle Christmas FairOfficial Website
De Haar CastleCountry & Christmas Fair
Nov 22 - 27Official Website
DeventerDickens Festival DeventerDec 10 - 11Official Website
DordrechtKerstmarkt DordrechtOfficial Website
EdamLichtjesavond Edam
Official Website
EnschedeEnschede Winter WonderlandDec 9 - Jan 8, 2022Official Website
GoudaGouda by Candelight (Not a market, but a nice event)Official Website
Groningen Winterwelvaart GroningenOfficial Website
HaarlemHaarlem Christmas Market
Dec 9 - 11Official Website
KeukenhofKeukenhof Christmas Market
LeidenKerstmarkt LeidenOfficial Website
MaastrichtMaastricht Christmas MarketOfficial Website
Sappemeer/Werf Wolthuis WinterwelvaartOfficial Website
The HagueThe Royal Christmas FairDec 8 - 24Official Website
UtrechtKerst in Het JulianaparkOfficial Website
UtrechtWarme Wintermarkt in de Metaal Kathedraal Official Website
UtrechtTwijnstraat & de markt KERSTeditie
Official Website
UtretchtKerstmarkt Molen de SterOfficial Website
Valkenburg aan de GeulKerstmarkt GemeentegrotNov 18 - Dec 30Official Website
Valkenburg aan de GeulSanta's Village ValkenburgNov 18 - Dec 31Official Website
VreelandKerstmarkt Vreeland
Official Website
ZoutkampWinterwelvaartOfficial 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!

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