Events in Alkmaar

An overview of all big events in Alkmaar. This page changes weekly to keep you updated!


On 15 and 16 December, the cozy Winter Fair will take place in the Alkmaar Old Town. At the Waagplein, in the Hekelstraat and in the Fnidsen you will find the nicest stalls to shop Christmas presents together. There is also a live nativity scene, live music and much more.

Location: City Centre
Admission: free

Christmas Fair

From 20 to 23 December there are cozy Christmas stalls in Alkmaar, because then the Christmas market is back in the city. This time for the second year at the Waagplein. Here you will find all kinds of original gifts for under the Christmas tree and everything to get your house completely in Christmas spirit.

Location: Waagplein
Admission: free


The cheese market take place until September each year. From the end of March in 2019 you can visit one of the Alkmaar cheese markets again.

But do not worry, even now you can learn everything about cheese! During a visit to the cheese museum, for example. 

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