Festivals, Carnivals & Cultural Events

Oranjebitter from Apr 27th 2018 to Apr 27th 2018
The Oranjebitter King's Day festival at Het Park in Rotterdam will be celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.The outdoor dance event will feature multiple stages and is open to those ages 18 and over.Tickets: Regular - €28.30, Late - €34.30
Boothstock Festival from Jun 9th 2018 to Jun 9th 2018
The Boothstock Festival celebrates progressive electronic dance music with national and international DJ's. The 2018 edition will be held on Saturday 9th June from 13:00-23:00 at Kralingse Bos in Rotterdam.You can view the full lineup here.Tickets: €40.75
Sniester Festival from May 25th 2018 to May 27th 2018
The 5th-edition of the Sniester music festival takes place at multiple locations around The Hague city center including the Grote Markt and Paard van Troje
Zeehelden Festival from Jul 4th 2018 to Jul 8th 2018
The 38th edition of the Zeeheldenfestival takes place on and around the Prins Hendrikplein in The Hague Zeeheldenkwartier from Wednesday to Sunday 4th-8th July.This 5-day event is the largest neighborhood festival in The Hague with over 50 performances and activities. There's something for all ages.
Expedition Festival from Jul 7th 2018 to Jul 7th 2018
The 'Expedition Festival' takes place on Saturday 7th July at Rotterdam's Vroesenpark with 4 stages featuring local and international talents on the electronica - dance - soul scene.The festivities kick off at 13:00 and run through 23:00. Tickets: from €20Location: Vroesenlaan 60, 3039 DZ Rotte...
Motel Mozaique Festival from Apr 19th 2018 to Apr 21st 2018
The 18th edition of the Motel Mozaique alternative music festival takes place from Thursday to Saturday 19th-21st April in Rotterdam.The festival showcases music, performance art and visual art with new and upcoming movements in various disciplines. The theme for this year's event is 'When We Clash,...
Classical Encounters from Apr 4th 2018 to Apr 8th 2018
The 15th edition of 'Classical Encounters' (formerly known as 'The Hague International Chamber Music Festival') will take place from Wednesday to Sunday 4th-8th April.Each year, artistic leader Eva Stegeman invites a group of internationally renowned musicians to The Hague to rehearse, perform and i...
The Life I Live Festival from Apr 26th 2018 to Apr 27th 2018
The 8th edition of The Life I Live King's Night and King's Day music festival in The Hague will take place on Thursday 26th April from 18:00-24:00 and Friday 27th April from12:00-18:00.The event offers numerous live music performances on multiple stages throughout the city center (Grote Markt, Grote...
Crazy Sexy Cool Festival from Aug 4th 2018 to Aug 4th 2018
The 2018 edition of the Crazy, Sexy, Cool festival takes place on Saturday 4th August from noon until 23:00 at Zuiderpark in Rotterdam Zuid.Multiple stages feature a range of musical performances and genres including House, Urban, Caribbean, UK garage and Deep/Tech House.
Museum Night Leiden 2018 from Jun 2nd 2018 to Jun 3rd 2018
On Saturday 2nd June 2018, the 10th edition of Museumnacht Leiden takes place at participating museums and galleries throughout the city. The 2018 Museum Night Leiden program will be published closer to the event date. Check the website for further details.
Tong Tong Fair from May 24th 2018 to Jun 3rd 2018
From 24th May to 3rd June 2018, the 60th edition of the Tong Tong Fair will take place in The Hague. This is the largest Eurasian festival in Europe and includes east-west exhibits, cultural entertainment (live dance and musical performances) and an enormous selection of southeast Asian cuisine.2018...
BonFire Beach Fest from Apr 20th 2018 to Apr 21st 2018
The 2018 BonFire Beach Fest in Scheveningen takes place on Friday and Saturday 20-21 April starting at 16:00. Find new and familiar faces performing at all the beach clubs.
HipFest from Mar 30th 2018 to Mar 31st 2018
The HipFest takes place on Friday 30th March from 16:00-02:00 along the Keizerstraat in Scheveningen. Free entry.
Delft Fringe Festival from May 31st 2018 to Jun 10th 2018
The 8th edition of the Delft Fringe Festival takes place over 10 days, from Thursday 31st May to Sunday 10th June 2018, with over 400 performances in more than 50 locations across the city. The festival celebrates young up-and-coming talent across cabaret, comedy, circus, dance, theatre and music.&n...
Mooi Weer Spelen Festival from Jun 22nd 2018 to Jun 24th 2018
The 30th edition of the Mooi Weer Spelen festival in Delft takes place from Friday to Sunday, 22nd-24th June 2018.The festival celebrates the artistry of street performers and offers entertainment for all ages. Events take place primarily in the city center on Markt square.
Movies that Matter Film Festival from Mar 23rd 2018 to Mar 31st 2018
The annual Movies that Matter festival in The Hague showcases films which deal with human rights issues. Many of the screenings include talks before or after with directors or actors from the films. The 2018 edition takes place from Friday 23rd to Saturday 31st March.The event takes place at various...
Summer Carnival from Jul 27th 2018 to Jul 28th 2018
The Rotterdam Unlimited Summer Carnival is one of the biggest festival events of the year in the city. The 2018 edition takes place on Friday and Saturday 27-28 July.The Rotterdam Summer Carnival is a celebration of Caribbean culture and includes several events like the Battle of the Drums and the c...
Leiden Laken Festival from Jun 21st 2018 to Jun 24th 2018
The Lakenfeesten (Cloth Festival) is one of the biggest annual events that takes place in Leiden. This year it runs from Thursday to Sunday 21-24 June 2018. The festival celebrates the city's early days when it was one of the biggest textile and cloth producers in northern Europe.Highlights of the f...
Bollenstreek Flower Parade from Apr 21st 2018 to Apr 21st 2018
The 2018 edition of the BloemenCorso Bollenstreek (Bulb Region Flower Parade) takes place on Saturday 22nd April, beginning in Noordwijk at 09:30 and following a 40km route that ends in Haarlem at approximately 21:30. The parade features over 20 colourful floats completely decorated in assorted...
Festival Classique from Jun 7th 2018 to Jun 18th 2018
The 12th edition of the 'Festival Classique' classical music festival in The Hague runs from Thursday 7th June to Monday 18th June 2018. Performances take place at various locations in Scheveningen including the historic Kurhaus Hotel, The Pier, Lourdeskerk and Museum aan Zee.The festival's mission...
ParkPop from Jun 24th 2018 to Jun 24th 2018
The 37th edition of ParkPop, the Netherlands' largest free pop music festival in the Netherlands, takes place on Sunday 24th June at Zuiderpark in The Hague.Multiple stages and a full program of performers (details available closer to event date). The event also includes a market with lots of music-...
North Sea Jazz Festival from Jul 13th 2018 to Jul 15th 2018
The 43rd-edition of the North Sea Jazz Festival takes place from Friday to Sunday 13th-15th July and features a wide range of musicians from jazz and blues to reggae and rap. The full 2018 lineup will be announced in June.Tickets available for individual nights and for the entire festival.Locat...
Rewire Festival from Apr 6th 2018 to Apr 8th 2018
The 2018 Rewire music festival in The Hague takes place Friday to Sunday 6th-8th April at various locations throughout the city including the Grote Kerk, Lutherse Kerk, Paard van Troje, Het Nutshuis and Korzo Theater.You'll find a diverse offering of music from electronic and nouveau jazz to experim...
Museum Night The Hague from Oct 20th 2018 to Oct 21st 2018
The 2018 edition of Museum Nacht Den Haag (Museum Night The Hague) will be held on Saturday 20th October from 20:00-01:00 at participating museums and galleries throughout the city. Special exhibits, performances and activities are always scheduled. One pass gives access to all the venues.