Things to do in Haarlem this December

Sings – ‘It’s the most wonderful time of the year!’ I can’t believe it is December already! Haarlem is full of fun and festive treats for you and the whole family to enjoy.

On Friday 7 December is the Haarlem Comedy Factory! Enjoy a great ENGLISH SPOKEN COMEDY NIGHT at the art deco theatre at Raecks from 20.00. Tickets are available here.

On Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 is the Haarlem Christmas Market on the Grote Markt. At the same time, the Winerbier Festival is happening at the Jopen Kerk.

Also on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9,  Schagchelstraat in Haarlem will be transformed into a 19th Century Christmas Party, with characters and a tour of Queen Emma, the mother of Queen Wilhelmina.

On Friday 14 December, Haarlem again will be transformed, but this time by lots and lots of running Santas. Its the Santa Fun run. 

On Sunday 16 December, in the Grote Markt from 13.00, you can see some beautiful classic and vintage cars with The 100 Miles Plaats.

From 21 December till 6 January, the Haarlem Christmas Circus will be performing daily in the Reinaldapark.

On Saturday 22 December, Jingle Jazz Dine ‘n Dance with Jase Maxwell at Bar Raecks, Dinner: 6 – 8:30 p.m., Dance: 9 – 1:00 a.m.

On Monday 24 December you can join in with a silent disco and Christmas Carols on the Grote Markt. 

This month there is no End of Month Drinks, but there will be a special New Years Drinks at the end of January. We all at expatsHaarlem wish you a very merry Christmas and thank you all for your support this year!

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