More than 50,000 brave indiiduals will enter the ice-cold water during the 60th edition of the New Year’s dive. Unox treats everyone to an iconic orange party hat and classic pea soup along with a vegetarian option for the first time!
At 132 locations across the country, more than 50,000 people will start the new year nice and fresh, with a dip in the sea, rivers, canals or lakes. Over 10,000 of those participants will be in the largest New Year’s dive in the world here in The Hague. That record-breaking dive takes place for the 50th time at the Kurhaus in Scheveningen: the Unox New Year’s Dive.
Stage in the shape of the Unox hat
On the beach at Scheveningen, a striking stage will emerge on 1 January in the shape of the famous orange Unox hat, designed by the decor designers of the Tomorrowland dance festival. On the festive stage, the Ko Brothers will warm up all participants before they enter the ice-cold North Sea at exactly 12:00.
Date: Tuesday 1 January 2019.
Location: Scheveningen beach (near the Kurhaus).
From 10:00 am you are welcome in Café Columbus (Strandweg 47, 2586 JL Den Haag) to pick up your press accreditation for the event area.
PLEASE NOTE: photographers only have access to the beach with a press accreditation
Access event grounds on the beach from 10:30 am.
Warm-up with the Gebroeders Ko: 11:30
Start New Year’s Dive: 12:00