Here’s your weekly summary of What’s On 

This is our top list of events, exhibitions, music, festivals and more to keep you entertained this weekend. We include events from The Hague, Leiden, Delft, Scheveningen and everywhere in between.

Below the four featured events, you can find other things happening this weekend, as well as ongoing exhibitions and festivals. You’ll also find all our upcoming listings with links so you can plan ahead. There are family-friendly suggestions too, making sure everyone can explore the area and its culture together. We hope you have a great time, no matter what you get up to.

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

KoningsKermis: The King’s Fair! (12-28 April)

There’s no party as dynamic and colorful as the fair! Characteristic of the many sparkling lights, festive music and the speed of modern and sensational attractions. But also the smell of warm oliebollen, popcorn and cotton candy. It is not without reason that the fair – along with carnival and Sinterklaas – is one of the three oldest traditions in our country.

Lentebier Festival @ Grote Markt (12-13 April) 

As lovers of tasty, expertly brewed specialty beer, the Dutch must be looking forward to the Lentebier festival at Grote Markt. Twelve high-quality brewers from all over the country are on tap to present their most impressive brews to the public. It promises to be a great event with specialty beers that simply cannot be found elsewhere!

The History of The Hague Day (13 April)

This year’s theme is ‘gold’, inspired by the annual topic Rembrandt and the Golden Age. Between 1100 and 1600 Het Plein in the centre of The Hague will be transformed into a vibrant festival site. Young, elderly, newcomer, expat, traditional ‘Hagenaar’ or ‘Hagenese’; everyone can participate and enjoy free workshops, guided tours, special performances and old Dutch children’s games, offered by over thirty heritage institutions and organizations in The Hague. An extensive English language programme will be available for expats and tourists.

APCH Palm Sunday Concert: The Seven Last Words of Christ by Theodor Dubois (14 April)

The Seven Last Words of Christ is a traditional collection of short phrases uttered by Jesus Christ before he died, gathered from the four Gospels – simple words put on impressive music by the French composer Dubois in 1867.

Ongoing events around the city

Upcoming dates for your diary

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