Opening hours

Shopping every Sunday, late-night shopping every Thursday night

General store opening hours

Monday:12.00–18.00 uur
Tuesday:10.00–18.00 uur
Wednesday:10.00–18.00 uur
Thursday:10.00–21.00 uur
Friday: 10.00–18.00 uur
Saturday:10.00–18.00 uur
Sunday : 12.00 -17.00 uur

Shops might open earlier or close later. So make sure you visit the website of the stores you have in mind to find out the exact opening hours.

Generally, food shops will open up earlier, and more and more stores maintain extended opening hours. In fact, department stores like Bijenkorf and Primark continue to welcome visitors until 19.00 and 20.00, from Monday through Saturday.

Late-night shopping: late-night shopping is possible only on Thursday. Most stores are open until 21.00. Sunday opening hours: most stores are open every Sunday from 12.00 to 17.00.

To find out whether your store is available, check out their website

Date Holiday Open  Grote Marktstraat
27-Apr Kingsday 12.00-6.00 p.m.*
1-May Labour day 12.00-6.00 p.m.* 6:00 PM
4-May Remembrance day 10.00 a.m.-6.00 p.m.* 7.00 p.m
5-May Liberation Day 12.00-6.00 p.m.*
5-May Ascension Day 12.00-6.00 p.m.*
8-May Mothersday 12.00-6.00 p.m.*
15-May Pentecost closed
16-May Whit Monday 12.00-6.00 p.m.*
19-Jun Fathersday 12.00-6.00 p.m.* 6:00 PM
24-Jun ShoppingNight 5.00 p.m.-12.00 a.m.*
20-Sep Prince's Day 10 a.m.-6 p.m.* 7:00 PM
03-Dec Saturday before Sinterklaas 10 a.m.-6 p.m.* 7:00 PM
04-Dec Sunday before Sinterklaas 12.00-5.00 p.m.* 6:00 PM
05-Dec Sinterklaas 12.00-6.00 p.m.* 7:00 PM
23-Dec Friday before Christmas Eve 10.00 a.m.-9.00 p.m.*
24-Dec Christmas Eve 10.00-5.00 p.m.* 6:00 PM
25-Dec Christmas closed
26-Dec Boxingday 12.00-6.00 p.m.*
31-Dec New Year's Eve 10.00-6.00 p.m.*
01-Jan New Year's day closed

*= Passage open until 5 p.m.