Events in Scheveningen

In the summer there is almost daily something organized (the region of) Scheveningen. Under which the various markets, folklore, music performances and various sporting events where you can look at or to which you can join.

Live on the Beach

Live on the Beach is het grote jaarlijkse muziekevenement op het strand van de Haagse badplaats Scheveningen. Het strand is een unieke locatie voor zowel artiesten als publiek, wat bijdraagt aan een geweldige sfeer. Op een zomerse dag genieten van je ...

Funfair in Den Haag

End September

Who didn’t like it as a child to be swirled around in a carousel or to get sticky from some cotton candy. In Den Haag it is still possible every year, at the end of April and September.

SLS Classic Rally

End August

Vier dagen rijden over de prachtigste wegen in België, Luxemburg, Frankrijk en Nederland. Reeds sinds 1952 wordt de SLS georganiseerd; de SLS Classic is vandaag de dag een regelmatigheidsrally voor klassieke auto’s (die uiterlijk op 31 december 1976 op kenteken zijn gezet). Met behulp van de in het routeboek gegeven ...

Heritage Days

Open Monuments Day is held every year halfway through September, when thousands of monuments in the Netherlands are free to the public. The participating monuments can be recognized by the Open Monuments Day flag as shown here. Open Monuments Day is organized to encourage people to know more about their historical ...

Fair

Sinds 2007 wordt er jaarlijkse een grote Jaarmarkt op de Boulevard van Scheveningen gehouden. Deze Jaarmarkt heeft ruim 150 kramen en begint bij het Carlton Beach Hotel en loopt door tot ver voorbij het Sea Life Center. Op deze Jaarmarkt ...

International Kite Festival

At the end of September, the largest international kite event in the Netherlands takes place, the Kite Festival in Scheveningen. Then Scheveningen sees them fly again: kites of all shapes and sizes. This year there are top level kite ...

11 strandentocht

20, 40 of 60 km over het strand te klunen tussen Bloemendaal en Hoek van Holland. Alleen of in een team! De startlocaties zijn Bloemendaal, Noordwijk en Scheveningen. Het doel De ...

Crossing Border Festival

November

International literature festival, Programme not yet available but last year’s talents included the likes of Germaine Greer, Lou Reed, Eddi Reader, the Flaming Lips, David Sylvian, Joseph O'Connor, Bob Geldof and Monica Ali.

Ice Rink

Late November to early January

Experience the ultimate winter feeling with Coolhaus (skating in front of the Kurhaus). The ultimate winter experience in the 4-season resort of the Netherlands! This winter, Scheveningen is once again the place to be when it comes to the ultimate winter ...

Arrival of Saint Nicholas

End of November

The tradition of Saint Nicholas bringing gifts to children, celebrated in many countries, is an extraordinary occasion in Scheveningen. Saint Nicholas arrives surrounded by his servants. Later, the whole parade in a festive way accompanies him to the city center. Children greet the procession. Customarily candies ...

International Fireworks Festival Scheveningen

December 2020

The fireworks festival on the beach of Scheveningen attracts tens of thousands of visitors each year. During the International Fireworks Festival Scheveningen there are beautiful and spectacular firework displays. The arrows are fired from a floating pontoon about 275 meters from ...

New Year's Eve

See in the New Year with family or friends in Scheveningen! A good reminisce about the year during a long beach walk and then it is time for games, doughnuts, apple turnovers and champagne! Will you celebrate New Year’s Eve together at your cosy holiday ...

2021

New Year's Day plunge

On the first on January the annual New Year's Dive is organized on the beach in Scheveningen near the Pier and in front of the Kurhaus, which has been since 1960. This traditional event creates a lot of fun on ...

City Pier City walk

Early March

Annually, early March the City Pier City walk takes place in The Hague. The City Pier City walk is a household name in The Hague. Every year, young and old come together again to participate. Thousands of people run a distance ranging from one kilometer ...

Dune March

The Dune March is a walk that is held on two days every year (on a Saturday and Sunday). It started in 1952, when the first march was organized by the leadership of Scouting Admiral de Ruijter. In recent years, the number of participants varies between 13.000 and 15.000. The 5, 10, 15, 25 and 40 kilometers can be ...

BonFire Beach Fest

Dit 2-daagse evenement vindt plaats tussen de haven en het Zwarte Pad op Scheveningen. Het thema van het festival is ‘vuur’. Tijdens ...

National Museum Week

Begin april

During this Museum week about 450 museums are to visit. There are extra activities such as workshops, guided tours, tastings, children's treasure hunts, musical performances and the possibility to dress up.

National Mills Day

Tweede weekend van mei

Since 1974 the event is held every year on the second Saturday in May. It is a day when as many mills as possible are running. The National Mills Day has now become an annual event. Besides turning and grinding, all kinds of activities take place at a large number of mills, from baking pancakes to music festivals. ...

North Sea Regatta

End May

The event is organized by the Yacht Club Scheveningen and takes place annually in the spring. There are a number of competitions. The first is the 'Vuurschepenrace' (Light ship race) that goes from Scheveningen to Hoek van Holland. The second one is the North ...

Bunkerdag

Langs de kust van Scheveningen zijn nog sporen te vinden van de Tweede Wereldoorlog. Onder andere de bunkers, gebouwd als onderdeel van de Atlantikwall. Normaal zijn deze fascinerende betonnen kolossen gesloten voor het publiek, maar onder andere op Bunkerdag zijn van 10.00 tot 17.00 uur de bunkers ...