3 kilometer fun-run through downtown Haarlem. Run, hop or walk together for charity. By participating in the event, you donate to charities that reduce child poverty in Haarlem. You can join on Friday, 16 December, dressed as Santa, and run, hop or dance along with 2,000 other Santa’s 3 kilometers through the beautiful Haarlem city […]
Arianna was born in Rome, Italy and grew up mostly in Florence. When she was 18 years old she came to the Netherlands, where she remained till today. Arianna likes to make trips, discover Haarlem, taste good food, meet internationals and share experiences. Currently she is living with her hubby and 3 kids in one of the cutest little neighborhoods of Haarlem, de Vijfhoek.
Entries by Arianna
They both work in the same sector, wear red, and have a big white beard. For Piet’s sake: what’s the difference?
‘It’s the most wonderful time of the year!’ We can’t believe it is December already! Haarlem is full of fun and festive treats for you and the whole family to enjoy.
This year’s Haarlem Christmas Market will take place on December 9, 10 and 11 and will be bigger than ever with 350 stalls and an extensive program. To prevent parking chaos, two additional parking lots will be available this year, in Hoofddorp and Vijfhuizen. The last Christmas market was in 2019. In 2020 and 2021, the […]
Dutch Language exercise: choose the correct answer for each of the gaps. Sinterklaas woont in Spanje en Zwarte Piet is zijn helper. De Sint is een oudeplanmanmaanbaanmet een lange witte baard. Hij heeft een mijter op zijn hoofd en hij draagt een rode mantel. Een keer pergevaarjaarpaardollarkomt Sinterklaas naar Nederland. Hij komt met een stoomboot. […]
Join us on Saturday 19 November at Mama Gaia Haarlem for our special performance MAMA COMEDY: a delicious international comedy night at one of Haarlem’s trendiest and most sustainable spots. Next to Haarlem CS, so easy to reach from Haarlem and surroundings. Our headliner Rogier Kahlmann will be supported by a line up featuring MC […]
Join us for the best Saturday night laughs and giggles!
Deliver a relevant swim performance. Get sponsored by all your family, friends and colleagues and raise money for groundbreaking cancer research together with hundreds of others. Swim to fight cancer on Sunday, September 18th, 2022 in the river Spaarne in Haarlem.
Queues are building again at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport after more than 80 flights were cancelled on Monday, September 12th, 2022.
Stand strong, feel good about yourself and be confident this Fall.
Enjoy summer food, drinks and vibes and that lovely Latin feeling in Haarlem.
Our Summer Comedy show will feature experienced and upcoming comedians of the international comedy scene. Join us for a Saturday night of laugther! Sunny square outside and Comedy Bar inside (so we can chill with a drink on the terrace in the break). Online ticket price: €11,00 (€ 12,73 including Eventbrite transaction costs); €15 at […]
The Municipality of Haarlem warns citizens to watch out for caterpillars. Oak processionary caterpillars can cause health problems in humans and animals. That is why the Municipality of Haarlem and Spaarnelanden investigate every year in June whether these caterpillars are in oak trees in public spaces. Anyone who has ever had the hairs of oak […]
The Haarlem non-alcoholic liquor store Nix & Nix has raised 750,000 euros in investments. The first non-alcoholic liquor store opened less than a year ago in the Grote Houtstraat in Haarlem. Now there are two shops and several pop-up locations during the holidays. Founder Wim Boekema is surprised and satisfied by the success of his […]
Join us for the best Saturday night laughs and giggles. Five talented comedians will take to the stage to offer you a night full of laughs. Enjoy a great English spoken Comedy Night in Haarlem with upcoming comedians and new material by established comedians from the international scene. Line up: Rogier Bak, Mikaela Burch […]
The strikes in regional public transport are hitting Noord-Holland this weekend. On Saturday June 11th, 2022, more scheduled bus services will not run to and from Schiphol. Travelers in Haarlem, Amstelveen, Purmerend, and Zaandam, should also take potential bus stoppages into account. The strike is part of the relay strike organized by the trade union […]
These days walking around you will notice the national Dutch flag with a school bag. It’s a Dutch tradition upon graduation to put out the flag with the student’s school bag atop the pole.
Stripdagen Haarlem is the festival for comics magazines in the Netherlands. The Fair weekend of Stripdagen Haarlem 2022 is on 4/5/6 June 2022 at the Grote Markt.
Luilak is a non-Christian festival that is usually celebrated on the Saturday before Pentecost. This year, the famous Luilak pot and plant market (Luilak market) will be held again in Haarlem from Friday, June 3rd, 2002 in the afternoon, but it won’t last all night. Usually Luilak plant market starts at 16:00 in the afternoon […]
The popular Comedy on Top of Haarlem at DeDakkas by the Haarlem Comedy Factory turns pink! Come and see some of the best rising female comedians of ‘the scene’ performing this Funny Ladies Comedy Show, with the skyline of Haarlem as set! Join us on the Rooftop! Comedy world is known to be masculine; most […]
The program of The Housing & Career Event this Saturday 21 May in De Koepel in Haarlem is complete! The program might still be broadened by a couple of more information points. With talks and information stands about Housing – Education – Health – Employment – Entrepreneurship – Finance – Relocation – Families – Going […]
Get information, meet services and businesses, attend free workshops and presentations, enjoy networking, meeting people and having fun!
GREG SHAPIRO, one of the best comedians in the Netherlands, keynote speaker and talk show host, The voice of Trump in the ‘Netherlands Second’ video with over 50 million views all over the world is coming to Haarlem!. Together with funny Anthon Ramos, hilarious Hager, and Mikalea Burch and Maeva Dolle. To give you the best […]
The Netherlands is unique among the other European countries in having two national ceremony days originating from the Second World War: Remembrance Day – ‘Dodenherdenking’ and Liberation Day – ‘Bevrijdingsdag’.
Learn how the Dutch tax system works and how to file your Dutch Taxes in the Netherlands during our tax event for employees and small business owners. On Saturday 23 April, from 1:30 to 6PM. Most citizens in the Netherlands are obliged to fill out their Dutch Tax Forms by May 1st. Time to get […]
Join us on Saturday 23 April at Mama Gaia for the very first edition of our special performance: MAMA COMEDY. A delicious international comedy night at one of Haarlem’s trendiest and most sustainable spots. We bring along the established names and new talents that the international scene in the Netherlands has got to offer.
This year the Easter weekend will be from 16 till 18 april. In the Netherlands, the Friday before Easter is a normal work day, except for the few offices that are closed. Easter Monday (Tweede Paasdag) however, is a day off. Easter has a long standing tradition. Next to its religious ties, in the Netherlands […]