This winter Scheveningen is again the place to be for the ultimate winter sport experience. From 10 November 2018 to 20 January 2019 The Hague's beach resort is transformed into a true winter wonderland called Cool Event with several activities.
Kurhausplein on Ice
In front of the famous Kurhaus Hotel you will find the beautiful 600 square metre covered ice skating rink. The skating rink is open every day from 10.00 to 22.00 hrs. Admission to the ice skating rink costs 5 Euro. Skates are available for hire.
From Saturday 1 December to Sunday 13 January you can see beautiful ice sculptures in the 500 m² large cooled tent. The theme is 'Tales of Steam & Ice'. Recognizable elements are gears, boilers, pipes, bridges and steel structures, but also clocks and flying machines are indispensable from that time.
You might recognize this theme from well-known films such as Hugo, Fantastic Beasts, The Golden Compass and Alice in Wonderland!
You can find the ice sculptures in the large cooled tent on the beach of Scheveningen next to De Pier. Tip: Dress warmly, because inside it is -10 degrees!
Ice Roetsj sliding fun
From Saturday 1 December to Sunday 13 January on the boulevard of Scheveningen, next to the Pier you will find s super cool Ice Roetsjbaan. On tubes you can slide down. Guaranteed Ice sliding fun! The Ice Roetsjbaan is fun for children from the age of 5.
A warm drink
Take a seat at one of the outdoor cafes (with heating) around the square and enjoy a delicious meal or glass of mulled wine or mug of hot chocolate. This winter the restaurants around the square are offering the Kurhausplein deal with meals and ice skating (including the skate rental).
Why not organise your children's party at Cool Event? After a couple of hours of winter fun on the ice skating rink, children can enjoy preparing their own meal in one of the nearby restaurants. They can flip pancakes at Toff or bake their own pizza with their favourite toppings at La Galleria Boulevard. There are also combinations possible with ice skating and a film or glow-in-the-dark midget golf. Just contact the organization of Cool Event Scheveningen!
Scheveningen is the most-visited beach resort in Holland. It offers a host of attractions, such as the Pier, SEA LIFE, Museum Sculptures at the Sea, the Circustheater and Holland Casino. After a refreshing walk along the beach, drop in at the restaurants and cafés on the boulevard and the year-round beach clubs to enjoy a delicious dinner with a view of the sea. SEA LIFE Scheveningen is a must for a day out with children. The Pathé cinema, Circustheater and Holland Casino guarantee a great evening out in Scheveningen. The historic city centre of The Hague is only fifteen minutes from Scheveningen beach!
Scheveningen is well served by public transport and is easy to reach by car and bike. The boulevard can be reached quickly by public transport. A range of buses and trams run to Scheveningen from both train stations in The Hague within 15 minutes. The beach is a few minutes' walk from the Kurhausplein stop. Travelling by car from the A44 and A12, follow the signs for Scheveningen Bad. You will find various parking garages located in the vicinity of the beach, including Zwolsestraat.