Pop music festival Sniester
Music festival Sniester turns The Hague's Grote Markt into a paradise for fantastic live pop concerts, theatre acts and culinary discoveries. Startling international and home-grown bands as well as up-and-coming local talent perform on the dozen indoor and outdoor stages.
Programme and lots of activities
In addition to loads of music, the programme offers a wide spectrum of activities and shows, including exclusive solo performances in mini tents, a car boot fair, special storytellings, children's theatre, delicious tapas and a Texas barbecue in the middle of the Grote Markt.
The word 'sniester' comes from the Middle Dutch word for explosives. Therefore, the festival is an explosion of great vibes, enthusiasm, adventure and artistic expression.
The Grote Markt in the city centre of The Hague is a former market square surrounded by bars and clubs. On the Grote Markt (literally 'Great Market') the atmosphere is welcoming and the crowd is mainly creative, alternative and bohemian. From early in the morning, until late at night you'll find people having a good time here. Throughout the year there are lots of activities taking place in the middle of the square.
The Hague city centre is easy to reach by car, public transport and bike. Grote Markt can be accessed via the tram tunnel on various trams from Central Station. Grote Markt is a fifteen-minute walk from The Hague Central Station or Station Hollands Spoor. As an alternative to parking under Grote Marktstraat, you can also leave your car at Spui, Centrum and Turfmarkt car parks. You will also find a free secure bicycle parking facility in Grote Marktstraat.