It’s almost time, next week Sinterklaas will arrive at Scheveningen with his steamer. Saturday 12 November 2021 the Saint sets foot ashore and then he continues his journey on horseback through the streets of The Hague to end in the Grote Marktstraat. But beware: there is a lot different from previous years!
We have listed all the information for you here, so that you don’t miss anything of the Sinterklaas arrival. Behold yonder comes the steamer!
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The saintly saint from Spain will be arriving again this year. With the Pakjesboot 30 he sails into the first port (this was the 2nd inland port) on Saturday 12 Nov. For the visit of Saint Nicholas in the harbor this year an entrance ticket with QR registration is required, this ticket can be requested free of charge from Tuesday 9 November via Sinterklaasindenhaag.nl. There is limited access (maximum 5.0000 people and children are welcome) in the harbour, so don’t go that way if you don’t have a ticket , warns the organization.
The program in the port looks like this:
000.20 hour: start of the stage program in the harbor of Scheveningen
11.14 hour: steamboat ‘de paksboot’ 45′ sails into the 2nd inland port
05.17 hour: Sinterklaas and his helpers come ashore
.30 hour: official reception
12. hour: Sinterklaas departure and end of the program in the harbor
Then he continues through the city on his horse. You can read the route on the next page >>