Skip links

Visitors’ Information

The Royal Christmas Fair is located in the historic heart of The Hague. Surrounded by the Binnenhof, Noordeinde Palace, various embassies, museums, and atmospheric shopping streets such as Denneweg, and the Plaats and Plein squares.

A day’s visit to the most beautiful Christmas fair in the Netherlands is simply perfect for a day or night on the town in The Hague! With an optional visit to Scheveningen to get a breath of fresh air on the beach in addition to the atmospheric Royal Christmas Fair and the aforementioned attractions.


Lange Voorhout is located in the centre of The Hague. Easily accessible by car, bicycle, public transport, and within walking distance of Central Station. The entrances to the Christmas fair can be found at the Kloosterkerk (Cloister Church – corner Parkstraat/Lange Voorhout), hotel Des Indes (Denneweg), and the American embassy (Tournooiveld).

More info

Opening hours

Free access, 7 until 23 December 2023.
Open every day from 12:00 – 21:00 hrs.


The programme at and during the Royal Christmas Fair is essentially versatile. In addition to atmospheric decorations with fire baskets and twinkling lights everywhere, there are Christmas actors, (children’s) choirs, the one and only real Santa Claus, cultural activities and performances! Check out our Facebook page for more up-to-date information.

Experience The Hague

The Hague is a city rich in culture, attractions, and events. And on top of that, it is an international city with a royal allure. You can find abundant information and the extensive programme of what’s on in The Hague at

Overnight stays

With the enormous range of shops, museums, attractions, hospitality facilities, and not forgetting the beach, a visit to the Christmas fair can quickly become a weekend or midweek visit to The Hague! From luxurious top hotels and family hotels to boutique hotels, you are spoiled for choice at


A visit to the Royal Christmas Fair simply ‘has to be’ accompanied by a shopping spree in the Shopping City The Hague! The choice of shopping in the City Centre, on Frederik Hendriklaan, and at the world-famous Hague Market (the largest in Europe) is absolutely unsurpassed. For more shopping information, you can take a look at, and

Foto: Graeme Anderson


A day at the Christmas fair combined with the city and the beach? The only city where you can do this is The Hague. With tram lines 1, 9 or 11 you can be walking on the Netherland’s longest city beach in a mere fifteen minutes. The Hague’s western border features over 12 kilometres of beach, where you will also find city’s most versatile district and the most famous seaside resort in Northern Europe: Scheveningen! To find out what you can experience and do there, check out

Restaurants & coffee bars

All over the city centre, The Hague offers a varied and tasty range of food and drinks. And because anticipation is half the pleasure, at you can start looking forward to the numerous Hague delicacies! Discover more local hotspots in The Hague at

Check out the current programme on Facebook

To facebook