January 2019

10 MIN

Rembrandt & the Golden Age

In 2019, the Netherlands celebrates the legacy of Rembrandt and the Golden Age. It is 350 years since the death of one of Holland’s most beloved Dutch Masters, Rembrandt van Rijn, on October 4 1669. As the hub of administrative authority, The Hague played a vital role in the 17th century. Also the contribution of many masterpieces in museums, famous inhabitants and locations indicate the importance of this period for the city. Experience The Hague during the time of Rembrandt & the Golden Age. A swathe of exhibitions take place throughout the year, including eye-opening exhibitions at the Mauritshuis, The Hague Historical Museum and Museum Bredius. Famous spots, telling unique stories, bring the Golden Age alive. Get a true feel for the legacy, wealth and rapid development that The Hague underwent in the 17th century.

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May 2019

5 MIN

Tong Tong Fair

The Tong Tong Fair (1959) in The Hague is the biggest Eurasian fair in the world. The event is a sensory stimulating blend of cultural festival, exhibition and food fest rolled into one, held in an archipelago of tents and stands. In 2018 it will take place for the 60th time. One of the biggest attractions is the Tong Tong Festival, with hundreds of performances spread over 11 days.

Tong Tong Fair
29 MIN

Aircooled Scheveningen

Aircooled Scheveningen is the biggest aircooled beach event in the Netherlands. Hundred of Beetles and VW vans will be parked on the boulevard of Scheveningen.

Aircooled Scheveningen
37 MIN

North Sea Regatta The Hague

North Sea Regatta is The Hague's annual sailing festival. Every Whitsun weekend, Scheveningen is transformed into the epicentre of Dutch competitive sailing. There will be all kinds of boats, with a total of around 1,500 sailors heading for the coast of The Hague.

North Sea Regatta The Hague
13 MIN

Food festival Rrrollend The Hague

Rrrollend Den Haag is a lovely food festival in The Hague's city centre. Dozens of food trucks, lots of music and delicious bites combined into a huge open air restaurant. The free event will surprise you with great food, drinks and the ultimate festival feeling on the beautiful Lange Voorhout. 

Food festival Rrrollend The Hague

June 2019

20 MIN

Flag Day Scheveningen

Saturday 15 June, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Vlaggetjesdag ('Flag Day') is the event that heralds the arrival of the New Dutch herring year in, year out. Whether or not you are a fish enthusiast, Vlaggetjesdag in the port of Scheveningen offers something for everyone! 

20 MIN

Sail op Scheveningen - Liberty Tall Ships Regatta

Once again Scheveningen will be the finishing port of a major international maritime event. Dozens of large Tall ships will come to The Hague for the Liberty Tall Ships Regatta. Many of these ships sail around the world and can only be seen at major international maritime events such as Sail Amsterdam. Many of these ships will be coming to The Hague for the first time.

The Hague is the international capital of peace and justice and has an attractive nautical meeting point with Scheveningen port. The Liberty Tall Ships Regatta Rouen – Scheveningen 2019 will be a spectacular event. This event is the kick-off for a year of festivities around 75 years of liberation. A unique opportunity for The Hague, Scheveningen and the Netherlands to become the world’s focus.

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27 MIN

Parkpop The Hague

Lie back in the grass, beer in hand, listening to music... That is what Parkpop is all about! What begun more than 30 years ago as a small party in The Hague has blossomed into a huge one day pop festival. On the last Saturday and Sunday in June, the South Park (Zuiderpark) is transformed into a music party with the biggest performers from home and abroad.

Parkpop The Hague

July 2019

10 MIN

Zeeheldenfestival

The Zeeheldenfestival on The Hague's Prins Hendrikplein started out as a modest party in 1981 to celebrate the ten-year anniversary of the neighbourhood association. Now, the party has grown into a 5-day spectacle with 50 performances for hedonists of all ages. There are children's activities, entertainment, art, dance, music and delicious food and drinks. All kinds of bands will take to the stage to offer festivalgoers a plethora of musical styles from rockabilly and pop, to ska and hip hop. 

Zeeheldenfestival

August 2019

20 MIN

Fireworks Festival Scheveningen

The Firework Festival Scheveningen is one of the most spectacular events in the Netherlands. For two weekends, different countries will present magnificent firework shows off the coast of The Hague. On 10, 11, 17 and 18 August 2018, two spectacular shows will light up the sky, the beach and the boulevard of Scheveningen. Here you’ll find more up-to-date information about the Firework Festival Scheveningen and additional tips for a day out in The Hague!

Fireworks Festival Scheveningen
11 MIN

Festival Jazz in the Canal

The festival Jazz in de Gracht (literally Jazz in the Canal) is held annually in the picturesque canals of the city of The Hague and is an experience that few countries offer. This free event creates a unique atmosphere and is a way to truly enjoy this beautiful city and all the talent that is hidden within. The artists will pass by the canal quaysides in The Hague on characteristic, flat bottom boats. As soon as a boat leaves from a stop, another one comes along to fill its spot. The canals will be swinging to jazz and other like-minded music. 

Festival Jazz in the Canal