Its now May in Haarlem and there are lots of things to do!

On Friday, May 4 is the first instalment of the freedom festival, the memorial concert.

On Saturday, May 5 is the freedom concert! The whole of Haarlem turns into a massive music concert for the day.

On Tuesday, May 8 come practice your Dutch at the Dutch Language Cafe, hosted by our very own Nick!

On Friday, May 11 is the Stand-up Live, English speaking comedy night at the New York Deli. Get your tickets!

On  Friday, May 18 – 21 is the Annual art walk and exploration in the cute historical quarter, Vijfhoek of Haarlem.

On Friday, May 18 is another English comedy night, in Hoofddorp. Get your tickets!

On Friday, May 18 is the famous Luilakmarkt which is a pot and plant market that starts at 16:00 and lasts all night till 11 am the next day. This is also the day you may get rudely awoken by loud neighbours and children… 

On Friday, May 25 –  June 3 is Europe’s largest comic book fair in the Grote Markt.

On Friday, May 25 is the expatsHaarlem end of month drink, at Lokaal.

On Saturday, May 26 is the 34th edition of the Kleverpark festival.





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Jewellery Designer at Uniquely You Jewellery
Katie Joy was born and raised in London and now lives in Haarlem with her partner and their two cats. Katie Joy runs her own handmade jewelry business from home and is the Editor in Chief for ExpatsHaarlem. She enjoys exploring Haarlem, trying new places to eat and drink and likes to immerse herself in the Dutch lifestyle.
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