Haarlem is alive and kicking

There are festivals and events for young and old. In addition to the activities in museums and stages, there are many annual events such as the Flowerparade, Bevrijdingspop, Haarlem Culinair and Haarlem Jazz & More. The kick-off of the cultural season takes place in the second weekend of September, and in December the Anton Pieckparade and the atmospheric Christmas market traditionally take place. See what else is on the agenda and enjoy it.

Haarlem Jazz & More

A unique multi-day event in the old city centre of Haarlem.

Haarlem Culinair in schemerlicht op de Grote Markt met de St. Bavo op de achtergrond.

Haarlem Culinair

Several restaurants in Haarlem and surrounding area present their delicious cuisine to visitors on the Grote Markt

Bezoekers van foodfestival ProefPark Haarlem genieten in het gras op hun picknickkleed of aan een van de tafels van streetfood.

ProefPark Haarlem

A food-truck food festival

Haarlem Tapt Festival

Lots of beer, good food, chilling in the grass, playing games, dancing, singing, enjoying and all this with lots of nice people

De Kerstmarkt verlicht op de Grote Markt in Haarlem

Christmas Market Haarlem

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