Events 2024

André Rieu and the Johann Strauss orchestra

André Rieu is back in Maastricht! Enjoy André’s summer evening concerts on the most romantic square in the Netherlands: the Vrijthof in Maastricht! On 45, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20 en 21 July 2024, André will be giving his beloved concerts for the sixteenth year in a row. Enjoy the unique performances of André Rieu and the Johann Strauss orchestra, of all soloists and guest performances! Every year André plays big with special guest artists at the Vrijthof! Join the party and enjoy the thrilling waltzes, classical music, operetta and musical ... an evening to remember. Come see for yourself why André Rieu has been one of the most popular live acts in the world for a number of years.


TEFAF Maastricht is generally regarded as the world's most important exhibition for visual arts, antiques and design. TEFAF Maastricht 2023 welcomes many new exhibitors. The line-up of a large number of exhibitors at TEFAF Maastricht, which covers 7,000 years of art history, promises to offer private and institutional collectors an unrivaled collection opportunity. In addition to the traditional areas of the old masters, antiques and classical antiquities that cover about half the market, you will also find modern and contemporary art, photography, jewelry, 20th-century design and works on paper.

The 2023 edition of TEFAF Maastricht runs from 9-14 March 2024


From 22 to 26 August 2024, the gastronomic capital of the Netherlands will be full of pleasure again, because then the Vrijthof will be converted into the largest open-air restaurant in the country! On those days, the Vrijthof will be converted into the largest open-air restaurant in the Netherlands for the 40th time! Come and taste "preuve" at the more than 30 stands and be surprised by the culinary taste explosions!

Maastricht magic

From December 1 to January 1, Vrijthof will once again be transformed into a true winter paradise! Young and old can enjoy skating on the 800 m² ice rink. You can admire the skyline of Maastricht from the Ferris wheel. A nostalgic grand carousel with 2 floors provides entertainment for all ages. You can also browse the Christmas market in search of original gifts and be surprised by special performances in the atmospheric Vrijthof Pavilion. Want to recover from all the magic impressions? Then conquer a place on a heated Christmas terrace with a view of the imposing St. Servaas Basilica and St. John's Church and enjoy winter delights such as hot chocolate with whipped cream, oliebollen, or mulled wine.


Maastricht Marina now also has charging facilities for electric cars. The system works with the standard cards that can also be us ...

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