Welcome to your weekly summary of What’s On in The Hague! 

Below you’ll find this weekend’s highlights (and a few other festive suggestions) and plenty of ways to entertain yourself over the coming weekend. There’s a list of upcoming items, ongoing exhibitions, sports events, socials and much more! All events take place in The Hague and surrounding areas, you can click the events or links for more information.

Remember to check with each event organiser for ticket prices, entry requirements or last minute changes (just in case). Have a great weekend! 


Festive Boat Trips with Ooievaart (19-21 December)

In the week before Christmas, you can enjoy the only real winter evening Christmas trips through the canals of The Hague. After the reception under the Christmas tree, in the attractively decorated canal house, with chocolate milk and mulled wine, the boat leaves for a unique Christmas trip on the winter evenings. On the open boat you make a short trip with winter stories, beautiful poems and nice anecdotes. These are enchanting moments on the canals, experience them in the best way!


The English Theatre: A Christmas Carol (21-23 December)

Dickens’ most loved seasonal story, told and performed by Ashley Ramsden and the Plum Pudding Singers. Charles Dickens’ novel, “A Christmas Carol” (1843), is the famous redemption tale of the wicked Ebenezer Scrooge. On Christmas Eve, Scrooge is visited by spirits, including his former business partner Jacob Marley, and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Yet to Come.


Christmas Circus The Hague (22 December – 6 January)

The Christmas Circus is back during the winter break at The Hague’s Malieveld, bringing a highly entertaining collection of dazzling acts by performers from all over the world.


Winter Fireworks at Scheveningen (23 December)

Every Sunday in December, winter fireworks shows take place on the beach at Scheveningen at the Amrâth Kurhaus at 6pm. Stichting Internationaal Vuurwerkfestival Scheveningen presents the annual festival in cooperation with Xena Vuurwerk. The small-scale event with an intimate feel is freely accessible to everyone. The fireworks take place subject to weather conditions.


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Upcoming dates for your diary!


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