Embassy Festival in The Hague this year on Saturday 5 September

On Saturday, 5 September 2015 the third edition of the (free entry) Embassy Festival will be taking place on the picturesque Lange Voorhout in downtown The Hague, an event that spotlights the many different cultures residing in the city through an internationally appealing one-day programme. Two outdoor stages, numerous pavilions, a creative arena and a kids compound bring the world together in an international festival spotlighting cultural and culinary expressions that span the globe.


The first-ever so-called Fietsbelfestival (Bike Bell Festival) will be held on Saturday, 15 August on the Plein. The festival is meant to make visitors aware of the advantages and ease of using a bicycle.

15 years Dutch for Expats® language school!

Time flies! In 2000 Mrs. Cynthia Mulder started up language school Dutch for Expats®. Today her team of 12 certified language instructors is serving an ever growing number of internationals living and working in The Hague and surroundings areas. What began in Wassenaar and The Hague, extended initially to Leiden, Delft and later to Amsterdam and Rotterdam.


International Fireworks Festival

On the evenings of 14 & 15 and 21 & 22 August 2015, you can watch a spectacular fireworks show in Scheveningen. This will be the 36th edition of this breath-taking annual International Fireworks Festival.

'Vormidable' at The Hague Sculpture

Contemporary Flemish sculpture with monumental artwork on the stately Lange Voorhout in The Hague's city centre and other locations until 30 August.

Old masters meet young artists in Atrium

Atrium City Hall will exhibit the travelling exhibition called DIS from 4 July to 20 August 2015. DIS is a joint project between older and younger artists, between professionals and amateurs and between everyone who creates new work.

Rocket Cinema in Nutshuis garden

This summer Rocket Cinema is coming to The Hague. A series of 5 impressive cult classics with new soundtracks in the secluded garden of the Nutshuis every Saturday evening in August.

Jazz in de Gracht Festival

During the entertaining Jazz in de Gracht Festival from 20 to 22 August, the audience can enjoy music performed by jazz artists who will pass by the canal quaysides in The Hague on characteristic, flat bottom boats.

112 Day Haaglanden in Zuiderpark

The Haaglanden Police, emergency services and fire brigade will organise the annual 112 Day on Thursday, 20 August in Zuiderpark in The Hague. Stop by and see what they are up to with free demonstrations and fun activities.

Historic Festival Scheveningen

Take a walk back through time during the Historic Festival Scheveningen on Saturday, 22 August. The Keizerstraat and other streets in the old village of Scheveningen will serve as a gigantic outdoor theatre.

Expata, live like a local

Established by The Local Expat’s founder and editor Michiel Martijn and partner Diana Karens, Expata is The Hague’s newest professional residential letting agent dedicated to helping newcomers to the city find a home and get settled as quickly and painlessly as possible.