Holidays and Festivities


Holiday Gift Inspiration

Perfect Pets Photography

Holiday Gift Offers at Perfect Pets Photography

This is the ultimate Holiday Gift for pet lovers.

Immortalize your dog or cat with a fine piece of art.

Read more about Natasja Noordervliet, photographer at Perfect Pets Photography, and learn more about her Holiday Gift offers in this blog post.

Natasja Noordervliet

Kraanvogellaan 21, Heemstede

Contact Natasja via the website.


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Christmas Gifts At a Hidden Gem

This hidden gem, just minutes away from Haarlem city center, is a one-stop Christmas shop.

Christmas foliage, Christmas trees, candles, bouquets, and holiday gifts, you can find all at Koetshuys Bloemen &More, the best-kept secret of Overveen according to the owner.

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2051 GN Overveen

Find more inspiration here.


Which Christmas Market or Fair will you visit?

Christmas Market Haarlem

Christmas Market in Haarlem

December 9th – 11th

The busiest Christmas market in the Netherlands with around 300 stalls throughout the city center.

Friday, December 9th,10:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Saturday, December 10th, 10:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Sunday, December 11th, 10:3- a.m. – 7 p.m.

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Winter Fair in Heemstede

December 18th

Get into the Christmas mood at the Raadhuisstraat and Binnenweg while you walk along 160 stalls.

Choirs, singing Christmas songs, Santa Claus, and Rudolph will make it even more Christmassy.

Sunday, December 18th, noon – 5 p.m.

Kerstmarkt Caprera

Christmas in Bloemendaal

December 18th, free entrance, noon – 5 p.m.

Walk around in the Caprera Open Air Theater listening to Christmas Carols, and have a Gl├╝hwein or hot cocoa.

Kids can decorate Christmas ornaments, candles, or cupcakes.

You can also join a Christmas-Sing-A-Long.