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.
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|Christmas Market Name
|Winter Village Amstelveen
|Amsterdam Winter Paradise
|Funky Xmas Market
|Ice Village Amsterdam
|Winter Wonderland Arnhem
|Castle Christmas Fair
|Nov 28 - Dec 1
|De Haar Castle
|Country & Christmas Fair
|Dickens Festival Deventer
|Dec 14 - 15
|Enschede Winter Wonderland
|Gouda by Candelight (Not a market, but a nice event)
|Haarlem Christmas Market
|Dec 13 -15
|Maastricht Christmas Market
|The Royal Christmas Fair
|Dec 5 - 23
|Kerst in Het Julianapark
|Twijnstraat & de markt KERSTeditie
|Kerstmarkt Molen de Ster
|Valkenburg aan de Geul
|Nov 15 - Dec 30
Closed Dec 15
|Valkenburg aan de Geul
|Santa's Village Valkenburg
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!