Christmas markets in Zeeland 2022

Make a diary date with Zeeland’s Christmas markets! Enjoy the festive cheer, entertainment, food and the inner glow of a glass of Glühwein. Zeeland’s towns and cities come alive with their Christmas lights and their snug and warm bars and restaurants. Stroll from stall to stall in search of the perfect Christmas bargain. We have listed all the Christmas markets in Zealand for you below!

Axel Christmas Market – Thursday 8 December

On Thursday 8 December, if you stand on the main square in Axel, Hofplein, you will be surrounded by 75 Christmas trees and Christmas lighting. This year is the anniversary of the Axel Christmas Market, with street theatre, live music, an après-ski tent and a live nativity scene. The nearby Warenhuis museum will be opened especially for the occasion too. The market can be visited between 5 and 10 p.m. Want to know more about Axel’s Christmas Market?

Wolphaartsdijk Christmas Market – Saturday 10 December

With its large array of Christmas stalls, you can enjoy all kinds of festive delicacies here, plus antiques, Christmas items and gift ideas; savour the spirit of Christmas! The Christmas Market takes place in Hergberg de Griffioen on Saturday 10 December 1 to 5 pm.

Veere Christmas Market – mid-December

From the beginning of December, Veere comes to life with dozens of illuminated Christmas trees. From mid-December onwards, Veere’s intimate market square will be home to around 40 stalls with all the tastiest food and the most exquisite Christmas decorations. In the festively decked out bars and restaurants you can warm yourself up with a traditional thick pea soup, hot chocolate and, of course, Glühwein! For the latest updates go to the Veere town website.

Winterstad Goes – Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 December

From bargain-hunting at the many Christmas stalls to enjoying a warm Glühwein and live music. The Goes Christmas Market snakes its way through the town-centre streets and around the main church. Sample some fine Christmas cheer in Goes on Saturday 10 December, between 11 am and 6 pm, and on Sunday 11 December, between 12 midday and 5 pm. Read more here.

Philippine, indoor Christmas Market – Friday 16 December

In this indoor Christmas Market you can enjoy live music, a prize-draw, and of course, all the trimmings of a real Christmas market. Father Christmas will also be in attendance with his very own photo booth! The Christmas Market takes place from 5 pm in De Kraaie community hall. More information can be found here.

Winterfair Oostdijk – Friday 16 December

From women’s fashion and jewellery to toys and a delicatessen; browse the many stalls and find something unique for yourself during the Oostdijk winterfair. This takes place on 2e Vlietweg from 3.30 pm to 9 pm.

Hoofdplaat Christmas Fair – Saturday 17 December

On Saturday 17 December Hoofdplaat will be hosting its very own Christmas Fair. The village hall will be metamorphosed into a winter wonderland. Updates about times and events can be found here.

Grijpskerke indoor Christmas Market – Saturday 17 December

At this indoor Christmas Market you can surround yourself with all manner of Christmas regalia, antiques, puzzles, jewellery, gifts and much, much more in the Nimmerdor village hall. Father Christmas will be there too! The Christmas Market will be held from 10 am to 5 pm. More information about the Grijpskerke Christmas Market?

Kats Christmas Market – Sunday 18 December

The Katse Kerk Christmas Market will be held on Sunday 18 December, between 11 am and 4 pm. The programme has not yet been finalised, but as always, there will be a great festive atmosphere.