'De Parade' theatre festival


De Parade will pitch its colourful tents in The Hague's Westbroekpark from 4 to 13 July.

Handel to Bach at American Protestant Church


The American Protestant Church of The Hague will organise an afternoon tea concert featuring a beautiful programme from Handel to Bach on Saturday, 12 July.

International acts take the stage next season at Lucent Danstheater


As of next season, Lucent Danstheater remains the place to see dazzling shows and top quality acts in opera and dance. Relocation to the temporary accommodation of the Zuiderstrandtheater, planned for this September, was postponed when the new city council vetoed the erection of the Spuiforum, thus enabling Lucent Danstheater to extend its international programming on the Spuiplein.

Celebrate the 4th of July on July 6th


Come Celebrate the 4th of July on Sunday, July 6th.  The American Community Council welcomes our Dutch and international friends to share the day Americans celebrate the 238th birthday of American independence. 

Magic storytelling carpet for kids


Join us for an afternoon of magical storytelling with New Zealand author Tanya Batt on Saturday, 5 July at the Residence of the New Zealand Ambassador in Wassenaar. This performance is suitable for children aged 3 years and older.

International Rose Competition


The 54th International Rose Competition of The Hague will be held on Thursday, 10 July in Westbroekpark. Some 350 rose species will be competing for prizes including the ‘Golden Rose of The Hague’. You can vote for your favourite rose at the Westbroekpark rose garden. The Day of the Rose will be held on Sunday, 13 July.

‘Speak Dutch Day’ on 5 July


The Direct Dutch language institute is organising the ‘Speak Dutch Day’ in The Hague on Saturday, 5 July.

Home Made Market


Two Home Made Markets during the first weekend of July: one in the Zoutmanstraat during the Zeeheldenfestival on Saturday, 5 July and the other goes ‘on tour’ to The Hague’s Statenkwartier on Sunday, 6 July.

Novelist Christos Tsiolkas at BorderKitchen


Greek-Australian novelist Christos Tsiolkas will be interviewed about his new novel ‘Barracuda’ during a BorderKitchen evening on Thursday, 10 July.

Sport1 Tennis Open - ATP Challenger Tour


The Mets Tennis Club in Scheveningen will set the stage for the 22nd edition of The Hague Open (formerly the Siemens Open) from 7 to 13 July.

Expata, Your Helping Hand for a Home in The Hague


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.