Saturday 28 September, Middelstum
The market includes about 25 stands with regional products, such as cheese, meats, vegetables, honey, herbs, bread, chutneys, plants and much more. Food and plant producers will tell you everything you want to know about their products. There will also be live music, a children’s activity and usually other secondary activities.
Saturday 28 September, Ter Apel
The basis of the annual fair is formed by about 150 market vendors from the acknowledged street trade with special offers, thus ensuring considerable benefit for consumers. A varied selection of consumer goods and food will be provided for city and country people of all ages.
Sunday 29 September, Groningen
This market features all kinds of special, original and hand-made products, in addition to other curiosities, such as creative reuse/recycling, vintage and retro items.
1 until 31 October, Groningen
In October, various fun children’s activities will be held throughout the province of Groningen.
Find the activities on the official website.
4 until 6 October, Groningen
From Friday 4 through 6 October, the Wijnfestival Groningen 2019 wine festival will be held in the Der Aa-kerk. Experience another wine weekend and enjoy the very best wines and delicious snacks in the company of hundreds of wine enthusiasts. Will you clink glasses with us?
Saturday 5 October, Hornhuizen
The best harvest-home festival in The Netherlands! Everybody eats potatoes. After all, we love potatoes and potatoes love us. This is why in Hornhuizen the potato harvest will be celebrated in the area where the best potatoes in the world are grown.
Sunday 6 October, Groningen
Sunday 13 October, Groningen
This will be the 33nd time for the 4 Miles of Groningen to take place. In recent years, this main running event in the north of The Netherlands has developed into a national festival for the city of Groningen and the entire region.
Monday 14 October, Groningen
21 until 25 October, Groningen
Groningen version of the famous children’s film and media festival with workshops, media installations and the latest children’s films.
Saturday 26 October, Lauwersoog
Leave the dark to be dark and see how beautiful the night is during the Night of the Night. The Night of the Night is an annual event, which in 2019 will be held for the 15th time. Various activities are held within the framework of the Night of the Night in relation to the Dark Skypark Lauwersmeer.
30 October until 2 November, Groningen
Let’s Gro is all about Groningen of the future. How can we ensure affordable care and a proper link between education and the labour market? How can technology contribute and ensure a city is an even better place for entrepreneurship and more interesting to spend time? Where do opportunities and challenges lie?
Saturday 2 November, Groningen
This is a wonderful wintry activity for both young and old, which has been taking place for 60 years, with about 2000 participating pupils each year. It takes place around the pond of the Noorderplantsoen Groningen, with four different distances. A fun afternoon for the entire family with varying sports and games.
Monday 4 November, Winschoten
The All Hallows market in Winschoten (abbreviated to Adrillen) is the largest annual fair of the province of Groningen, with many stands, a fun fair, music, theatre and good food. One week later, the mini version of the event is held during Lutje Adrillen.
Saturday 9 November, Groningen
The Grote Gebeuren, which is held in the attractively designed Groninger Forum library, is a festival for readers, poets and writers, featuring numerous leading authors. Decide on your own literary menu of interviews, discussions, lectures, signing sessions, music and crossover performances; in short, a full evening’s programme with something for everyone.
15 until 23 November, Groningen
The ultimate theatre festival for young theatre lovers with various of the very best international performances, exciting shows, plenty of new talents and much, much more.
Saturday 16 November, Groningen
28 November, 29 November and 5 more days, Groningen
Saturday 30 November, Groningen
Cheerful St. Nicholas attendants ensure that the city centre will have a lovely St. Nicholas atmosphere.
7 December, 8 December and 4 more days, Bourtange
An attractive Christmas market will take place in the special environment of the small fortified town. The Christmas market features numerous charming stands selling Christmas and gift items and Christmas trees.
21 until 23 December, Groningen
WinterWelVaart – a wintry event organised in conjunction with the Historische Zeilvaart Groningen and the A-Kwartier community association – takes place during the weekend one week prior to Christmas. Approximately 25 ships in and around the A will be open to the public. WinterWelVaart is a Christmas happening with food, music and cheerfulness, and with attention for trades and culture.
15 January 2020 until 18 January 2020, Groningen
Friday 6 March 2020, Scheemda
Monday 27 April 2020, Groningen