St. Nicholas procession through The Hague


St. Nicholas is coming to the Netherlands again! The St. Nicholas procession will be held in Scheveningen again too. With umpteen Black Peters, a court and cavalry, endless music, oodles of sweets and mandarins, St. Nicholas will arrive in the morning by steamboat in Scheveningen Harbour. Then St. Nicholas and his Black Peters and floats will head off through the streets of The Hague, to end up in the centre by the afternoon.

 

Arrival

10:30 Start of stage program

11:15 Boat sails into the second inner harbor

11:30 Sinterklaas comes ashore

11:45 Official reception by mayor and Spanish ambassador

12:00 Departure Sinterklaas and end of program in the harbour

12:30 Start procession through the streets of The Hague

Procession

12:30 - Depature harbour 

12:45 - Keizerstraat 

13:30 - Frederik Hendriklaan 

13:40 - Aert van der Goesstraat 

14:00 - Reinkenstraat 

14:45 - Thomsonlaan en Fahrenheitstraat 

15:10 - Weimarstraat 

15:30 - Prins Hendrikstraat 

15:45 - Piet Heinstraat 

16:10 - Denneweg 

16:45 - Grote Marktstraat 

17:00 - Plein 

 

Harbour accessibility 

Due to the crowds that will gather during the procession we recommend you leave your car at home and travel by bike or public transport. If you're coming by public transport there are plenty of tram and bus routes departing from The Hague's Central and Hollands Spoor stations that will take you to Scheveningen.

 

Date

16 November

 

More information

www.sinterklaasindenhaag.nl

denhaag.com/nl/sinterklaas