Childrens Activities & Family Events

Flower Parade 2017 Sat 22nd Apr
The annual BloemenCorso Bollenstreek (Dune & Bulb Flower Parade) takes place on Saturday 22nd April beginning at 09:30 from Wilhelminaboulevard (by the Lighthouse) in Noordwijk and will follow a 40km parade route that ends in Haarlem at approximately 21:30. The Flower Parade route will pass...
ACCESS Spring 2017 Magazine from Tue 21st Mar to Thu 1st Jun
The Spring 2017 edition of the ACCESS quarterly magazine for the international community in Holland is now out! The theme for this edition is 'New beginnings for migrants' a look at diversity through people, stories and hope.You'll also find articles about trim hockey, the Dutch street organ, D...
Tante Paprika at LEF Restaurant Every Sun from Sun 24th Jun to Sun 30th Dec
Every Sunday from 14:00-17:00, LEF Restaurant & Bar offers children's activities like coloring, games, crafts and face painting with Tante Paprika. Doelenplein 2, 2611 BP Delft. Tel: 015 212 0617.
This is a one day childbirth preparation course in English taking place on Sunday 26th March from 10:00-17:00. Topics covered include: how the Dutch health care system works in regards to childbirth, relaxation and breathing during the first stage of labour, dealing with contractions and pain, assis...
Apassionata Cinema of Dreams at Ahoy from Sat 8th Apr to Sun 9th Apr
The live horse show Apassionata brings 'Cinema of Dreams' to Ahoy arena in Rotterdam. The production tells the story of two kids in an Americana setting who get the last two tickets to the grand opening of the town's movie theater. Once in, they become awed by the sites, sounds and stories in the pi...
Scots at Archeon from Sat 22nd Apr to Sun 23rd Apr
Scots visit Archeon on Saturday and Sunday 17-18 April for a reenactment of Scottish life at different times in history between 1300-1945. Visit a Napolean encampment, see the Jacobites at Dorestad and learn what life was like in Scotland during WWI and WWII.  Discounted tickets available onlin...
Pancake Boat Cruise in Rotterdam Every Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun from Thu 1st Jan to Sun 30th Dec
A 75-minute Pancake Boat cruise on the Maas River in Rotterdam. All-you-can-eat pancakes (plain, apple and bacon flavoured with a range of toppings). The boat is also equipped with a playroom for kids below deck. Tickets: Children 3-11 yrs €13.50 (€12.50 Ideal), Adults €18.50 (€17.50 Ideal)Cruise sc...
T-rex in Town at Naturalis from Mon 2nd Jan to Wed 7th Jun
T-rex is on exhibition at Naturalis in Leiden through Wednesday 7th June. See one of the world's top 3 most complete tyrannosaurus rex dinosaur skeletons, excavated in 2013 in the United States (Montana).Open Hours: Mon to Fri 10:00-17:00, Sat/Sun 10:00-18:00Admission: Adults €13.50, Children (under...
Fun Swing Workshop at Grote Pyr Every Sun from Sun 2nd Jan to Sun 3rd Dec
Fun Swing workshops held on the first Sunday of the month for children ages 5-8yrs (13:00-14:00) and from 6-10yrs (14:30-15:30) at the Grote Pyr in The Hague. The kids get to learn how to use their body strength to swing on the in cloth harnesses suspended from the ceiling. Participation cost is €10...
Visit Cheese Farm De Schep from Tue 3rd Jan to Fri 28th Dec
Visit the Kaasboerderij (cheese farm) De Schep in Bergambacht to watch the cows get milked or taste the cheese that was recently awarded a prize as 'Tastiest Cheese in Holland.' For groups of 10 or more, there are guided tour options which include a visit to the milking stable and cheese-making...
Drievliet Amusement Park from Sat 1st Apr to Sun 3rd Sep
The Drievliet outdoor amusement park in The Hague - Rijswijk area will be open for the 2017 season starting Saturday 1st April. For the first 3 weeks of April it will only be opened on weekends. From Saturday 22nd April onward, the park is open daily. The park offers rides, slides and activitie...
VakantiePas Dag at MDH Sat 19th Aug
Music Academy The Hague will host 'VakantiePas Dag' on Saturday 19th August (13:00-17:00). Always wanted to learn how to play an instrument but didn't know which? Visit the music academy on this day and try out over 20 different instruments!Muziekacademie Den Haag - Raamweg 36, The Hague
Duinenmars Fundraising Walk from Sat 8th Apr to Sun 9th Apr
The 66th edition of the Duinenmars charitable walk takes place on Saturday and Sunday 8-9 April. The annual event raises money for handicapped scouting activities in South Holland. Over the last 20 years, the Duinenmars has raised over €200,000 for the cause. Registration information on the website....
Sunday Fun for Kids at Euromast Every Sun from Sun 21st Oct to Sun 30th Dec
Bring the kids to Euromast every Sunday from 10:00 to 12:00 to participate in fun activities like building your own Euromast or making a present for your parents. Parents can sit back, relax and enjoy the view! Parkhaven 3016 GM Rotterdam
This is a one day childbirth preparation course in English taking place on Saturday 15th April from 10:00-16:30. Topics covered include: how the Dutch health care system works in regards to childbirth, relaxation and breathing during the first stage of labour, dealing with contractions and pain, ass...
Compagnie XY offers this entertaining family show featuring 22 acrobats on Sunday 26th March at 16:00. Tickets €25.50-35. At Zuiderstrandtheater - Houtrustweg 505, 2583 WB Scheveningen
Butterfly Park Leidschendam from Fri 24th Feb to Mon 30th Oct
'Vlinders aan de Vliet' is a butterfly park inside an 850m2 greenhouse in Leidschendam. It is open 8 months of the year (2017: 24 Feb to 30 Oct). Tue to Sat 10:00-17:00, Sun 12:00-17:00, Closed Monday. Admission: Adults €9, Children (under 12) €6. Refreshments and snacks available. Veursestraat...
Rotterdam Zoo Everyday from Wed 8th Oct to Sun 30th Dec
The Diergaarde Blijdorp zoo is a major tourist attraction in the Rotterdam area and a great childrens' activity in The Hague-Rotterdam area. See animals from every continent, plus an aquarium and aviary. The zoo is located on the north side of Rotterdam Centraal train station. The main entrance (wi...
King's Fun Fair Rotterdam from Sat 15th Apr to Sun 7th May
The annual Koningskermis (King's Fun Fair) in Rotterdam takes place at Lloyd's Multiplein on the Schiehaven overlooking the Maas river in Delfshaven. The fair runs from Saturday 15th April to Sunday 7th May. It is an event for all ages, from toddlers to seniors and includes over 60 rides, attraction...
Circusstad Festival from Wed 3rd May to Sun 7th May
The Circusstad Festival is a celebration of all things cirque-like and is organized by the Codarts Circus Arts Department, Circus Rotjeknor, the Rotterdamse Schouwburg and the Luxor Theater. It takes place in and around the Schouwburgplein in the Rotterdam city center. Aside from wholly enterta...
Kids Fun at SnowWorld from Sun 1st Jan to Sun 30th Apr
At SnowWorld Zoetermeer, you don't have to worry about the wind or rain. Our indoor slopes are perfect no matter what the weather outside. Visit our website to find out all the exciting winter sports options we offer kids and families. From birthday party arrangements and snowboarding lessons to tee...
Easter Brunch at Archeon from Sun 16th Apr to Mon 17th Apr
Archeon, the archelogical theme park in the Leiden area will be offering Easter Brunch on Sunday and Monday 16/17 April from 11:00-13:00. In addition to the all-you-can-eat buffet, there will be a special activities for children to search for Easter eggs. The price of the brunch includes admission t...
Maritiem Museum Exhibits from Sun 1st Jan to Mon 31st Dec
The Maritiem Museum in Rotterdam city center offering includes a collection of historic vessels which you can board. In addition, there are frequent limited-time only exhibits offered. Some of those are: The World on Your Plate (thru Mar 2017), Living on the Water (thru Nov 2017), Sea Palaces (thru...
The Hague Philharmonic offers this playful and engaging Sunday morning concert called 'The Spooky Symphony' Grandpa Archibald is going to show his grandkids he is the bravest pop pop in the world by hunting a monster. Will he be successful? Will he capture the monster? This concert takes kids on the...
De Betovering Festival from Fri 13th Oct to Sun 22nd Oct
De Betovering (The Enchantment) Festival takes place each year during the Herfstvakantie (autumn) school break and offers more than 400 performances and 50 workshops over 10 days. It is for children ages 2-14. Although most of the programmed activities are conducted in Dutch, a smaller selection are...
The Music Academy The Hague will be holding an Open Day on Saturday 10th June from 11:00-16:00 at its school in the Berlade Huis - Raamweg 36. All day there will be performances by music students. Plus you can try out an instrument, meet instructors, find out about various courses, and register for...
Wassenaar International Playgroup Every Thu from Thu 5th Jan to Thu 20th Dec
Wassenaar International Playgroup, also known as Wassenaar Mother & Toddler Group, is an English-speaking playgroup for children 0-5 years old. It meets every Thursday from 09:30-11:30 at the Deylercentrum. The cost of €5 is used to cover the cost of refreshments and hall rental. Additional chil...
Air-Cushion Festival The Hague from Thu 25th May to Sat 27th May
Luchtfestival Den Haag is the biggest air-cushion festival in the Netherlands and will take place Friday to Sunday, 25-27 May from 11:00-22:00 at Huijgenspark in The Hague. The day is for kids jumping, but from 18:00 adults can jump too. There is a separate area for toddlers up to age 3 years. The e...
Toddler Playgroup in Voorschoten Every Tue from Tue 8th Dec to Tue 18th Dec
Every Tuesday morning, an English-speaking toddler playgroup meets from 10:00-11:30 at the canteen of the Voorschoten '97 Football Club. Sign up on website. Small admission fee to cover the cost of hiring the room and for the snacks provided. The amount is €4 per adult and child, plus 0.50 for each...
The Lion King at Circus Theater from Fri 10th Dec to Sun 27th Aug
The hugely successful Broadway musical (based on the 1994 Disney film of the same name), comes to the Circus Theater in The Hague, which will be its exclusive home for the full run. The show features the well known soundtrack songs including 'Circle of Life', 'Can You Feel The Love Tonight' and 'Hak...
Live classical musical for you and your baby/toddler during Baby Matinee at BLOOM House of Health in The Hague, held on Sunday 14th May from 11:00. The concert with musical games and sing-a-longs lasts about 45 minutes. Afterward is time for light snacks and drinks until 13:00. Price: 1 Adult + 1 Ch...
CORPUS journey through the human body Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun from Sun 1st Jan to Mon 31st Dec
At Corpus, visitors see, feel and hear how the human body works by taking an actual journey through it! This exciting 55-minute learning experience shows just how various organs within the body function and interact with each other. Headsets with guided narration are available in 8 different languag...
King's Fun Fair The Hague from Wed 19th Apr to Sun 30th Apr
The annual King's Fun Fair ('koningskermis') runs for 12 days from Wednesday to Sunday, 19-30 April at multiple locations including the Malieveld, the Buitenhof, the Lange Vijverberg and the Frederik Hendrikplein. With over 60 rides, games, activities and food stalls, there is something for everyone...
Festival Classique from Thu 15th Jun to Sun 25th Jun
The 11th edition of Festival Classique music festival in The Hague runs from Thursday to Sunday, 15th-25th June with performances at various locations in Scheveningen including the historic Kurhaus Hotel and iconic De Pier. The festival's mission is to bring classical music to new fans, young and ol...
Kids Marina Rotterdam from Sat 1st Apr to Sun 29th Oct
The Kids Marina Rotterdam allows children ages 3-14 yrs to feel what it's like to be the captain of a ship as they sit behind the steering wheel of their themed boat (police boat, canal boat, container ship). The 'marina' is adjacent to Grotekerkplein and is open from Saturday 1st April through Sund...
Pick your own tulips from Wed 1st Mar to Sun 30th Apr
At Annemieke's Pluktuin (picking garden) in Hillegom, you can pick your own tulips and spring flowers and arrange them in a basket from beginning of March until end of April. Flowers are available from both the indoor greenhouse and the fields. You can also rent a kayak to paddle through the co...
Children's Movies from Wed 1st Mar to Fri 30th Jun
There is a full slate of movies for children and youth currently, or soon to be, playing at cinemas in The Hague, Rotterdam, Delft, Leiden and throughout Zuid-Holland...AnimatedSmurfs: The Lost Village - from 5 MarchThe Baby Boss - from 19 AprilDespicable Me 3 - from 28 JuneCars 3 - from 12 JulyFant...
Toddler Swing at Grote Pyr Every Fri from Fri 6th Jan to Fri 22nd Dec
Every Friday morning is Toddler Swing at the Grote Pyr in The Hague. A fund and exciting new experience for toddlers ages 0-4yrs as they learn to swing from soft cloth harnesses attached to the ceiling, with their feet on or off the floor. Admission is €5. No registration required. Waldeck Pyrmontka...
Erasmus Experience from Tue 27th Dec to Fri 29th Sep
From 27th Dec to 29th Sept, the main branch of Rotterdam Public Library presents the 'Erasmus Experience' an interactive experience for children ages 10 years and up which is a platform for inspiring active thinking through the eyes of Erasmus. Language, behavior, faith and humor are important subst...
Baby & Toddler Swimming in Wassenaar Every Mon, Thu from Mon 12th Oct to Thu 20th Dec
Every Monday and Thursday morning 10:30-12:00. Swimming lessons for babies and toddlers by age group: 3 months-1 year 10:30-11:00, 1-2 years 11:00-11:30, 2-4 years 11:30-12:00. At Sterrenbad sport center.
International Kite Festival from Sat 23rd Sep to Sun 24th Sep
The 39th edition of the International Kite Festival on the beach in Scheveningen will take place on Saturday and Sunday, 23-24 September from 12:00-17:00. The event showcases some of the largest and most colourful kites in the world such as 'Megabyte', the monster kite measures 66 meters long and 25...

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