Explore the best events in Maastricht
during your stay
Events in and around Maastricht
- Events for all ages
- From sports events to cultural and musical events
- Stay in our beautiful hotel, close to Maastricht city centre
A number of events take place in Maastricht and its vicinity throughout the year. Perfect to make your stay in Dormio Hotel De Prins van Oranje an unforgettable one! Whether you like to go to an art and antiques fair, enjoy sports events or love to go to musical events, a number of special events for young and old take place in and around Maastricht
Traditional summer evening concerts of André Rieu
Do you like the classical music played by André Rieu and his Johann Strauss Orchestra? Every summer, you can enjoy the traditional summer evening concerts of André Rieu and special guests in Maastricht. The concerts take place on the famous Vrijthof, in the middle of the vibrant city centre of Maastricht. Enjoy a magical evening with musical moments and lovely melodies at this popular event.
Sample local specialities at Preuvenemint
Are you a gourmet and would you like to try out some local specialities in Maastricht? The largest open-air restaurant in the Netherlands, Preuvenemint, is the perfect place to do so. This event takes place annually in August, when you can taste a selection of food and drinks from more than 40 restaurants and caterers. Whether you want a delicious filled roll or would like to try exclusive culinary delights, there is something to suit everyone! You can also enjoy delicious drinks and live music at Preuvenemint.
Experience Magical Maastricht
Every year in December, Maastricht is transformed into a true winter paradise. Magical Maastricht is the largest, best-known and most attractive Christmas market in the Netherlands, where you can enjoy beautiful lights, various attractions and lovely stalls. During this special event, the whole inner city of Maastricht is lit by fairy-tale lights, and there is a beautifully decorated Christmas market, a large ice rink, a grand carousel and a giant wheel.
Did you know that...
...it only takes 10 minutes by bicycle to get from our hotel to the friendly Vrijthof in Maastricht? Do you not have a bicycle with you? No problem! You can easily hire a bicycle or e-bike at the bike hire shop immediately in front of the hotel.
Visit the Maastricht Carnival
Would you like to experience the true atmosphere of carnival and celebrate this festival in the only real carnival city in the Netherlands? You are very welcome at the carnival in Maastricht, or “vastelaovend in Mestreech”, as it is locally known. It normally takes place at the end of February or the beginning of March.
Visit the Amstel Gold Race cycling event
Are you a cycling enthusiast and would you like to see some of the top cyclists? Go to the Amstel Gold Race, a classic road cycling race organised in Maastricht. The event takes place annually in June. You can take part in the ride on Saturday, where bike rides of between 60 and 240 kilometres are organised especially for tourists. A perfect way to familiarise yourself with the beautiful Limburg hills while being active!
Admire art and antiques at TEFAF
Every year, the most influential art and antiques fair of Europe, The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF), takes place in Maastricht. An unforgettable event for true art lovers from all over the world. You will find traditional art of the old masters, antiques and classical antiquities here, as well as a selection of modern and contemporary art, photography and jewellery. This popular fair takes place annually in the spring.
Take part in Maastrichts Mooiste
Do you want to explore Maastricht and come across special places while being active? Take part in Limburg’s hiking and running event! During Maastrichts Mooiste you will discover the most beautiful places of Limburg while hiking or running. The event takes place annually in June.
Go to one of the unique events during your stay
Are you going to visit one of the popular events in Maastricht? Combine your visit with a night spent at Dormio Hotel De Prins van Oranje! Our hotel offers free parking, and you can make use of the taxi service offered by our partner Taxi Royal. Stay in a comfortable hotel room, suite or apartment in Maastricht and enjoy the extensive facilities, including the luxury spa and wellness centre, several eating places and a heated indoor swimming-pool. You can also explore the beautiful surroundings and experience the best activities during your stay. So, you can have lots of fun during your stay at Dormio Hotel De Prins van Oranje!