Royal The Hague
Get your orange outfit out of the closet again! Here are the best tips for Koningsdag activities and where to get the tastiest Orange cake. Of course, the traditional music festival The Life I Live festival, the night before, should not be missed!
The Hague free markets (markets where everybody can sell anything) are scattered across the city. Here is the complete list of Hague's free markets (subject to change):
On King's Night, the night before King's Day, The Hague traditionally hosts the grand festival The Life I Live. Named after the famous hit by the Hague pop group Q65. With more than 40 acts and a great diversity of music styles in the heart of The Hague city centre. A great musicfestival and it's free too!More information about The Life I Live
During King's Day, a visit to the traditional Geranium Market on the Lange Voorhout should not be missed. Stallholders offer a wide selection of geraniums, summer flowering bedding plants, tub plants, perennials, succulents and small shrubs. You can also find gardening items such as plant tubs, flower boxes and small garden tools at the market.More information about the Geraniummarket
From Friday 5 to Thursday 27 April 2024, the Malieveld will again be transformed into a grand King's Fair with attractions for young and old, something for everyone and affordable!
A smaller fair will take place on the Frederik Hendrikplein near the Frederik Hendriklaan from 19 April to 5 May 2024.
26 April: Kings Night on the Canal
One hour tour
Starting near Central Station at 7 pm
Ending at Toussaintkade at 8 pm
12,50 euro p.p.
27 april King's Day
30 minute tour with live Music
A drink and snacks
Start and end at Hooikade.
29 euro p.p.
Advance reservations for the tours are recommended and can be made via email@example.com
No King's Day without orange tompoucenes and other orange pastries from bakeries in The Hague! We would like to give you direct links to bakeries in The Hague so that you don't have to search any longer and can enjoy a quick bite:
And what about a bottle of Oranjebitter, the royal drink from the royal city? Van Kleef Oranjebitter has been traditionally produced according to the original recipe for many years.
From 12:00 to 18:00, shops in the city centre will be open on Grote Marktstraat, Passage, Spuistraat, Venestraat, Wagenstraat and Vlamingstraat. Want to be sure the shop you want to go to is open? Then check the website of the shop in question.