The Life I Live Festival in The Hague is a huge free open-air music event that was first organised in 1989. On King's Night (the night before Kinsday) countless bands perform on several stages at different squares.


Downtown The Hague

You can listen to anything from local bands to international acts. As well as booking live bands, the city also attracts a number of DJs during the festival. So it is a big party every year, with people strolling from stage to stage and enjoying street food and drink.

Festival The Life I live is the discovery festival for music lovers. The program of the 2024 edition will be announced soon. In addition to the festival program, The Hague's bars, cafe and restaurants in the city center will also show its best side and give everyone a warm welcome.



The Life I Live Festival takes place in The Hague's city centre. Because the centre is traffic-free, it is advisable to leave your car at home and take a bike or public transportation. 

During the festival in The Hague, HTM (The Hague Public Transport company) relieves visitors by offering safe and easy transport. For the outward journey, visitors can travel by trams, buses and HTM bicycles. For the return journey, HTM organizes various event buses that take visitors home between 01:00 and 04:00. More information can be found on the website: 


The NS (Dutch Riailway company) traditionally uses extra trains. Do you want to be sure that you can still go home at night? Check the website of the NS: