Something special is happening in The Hague’s shopping streets. You may have noticed that many stores are packed. It looks very cozy and it makes shopping even more fun, but there is a message behind it. In other words, buy locally. Because that way you score the best gifts, you never have to go far (there are also nice shops around the corner) and you ensure that those nice, unique shops continue to exist.

Are you going out? Then stick to the current rules and advice from the central government.

If you shop locally , you get that little bit extra: that nice smile for example or extensive explanation. On the following pages we mention a number of neighborhoods whose festive shop windows are already ‘packed’ and where you can shop to your heart’s content. Do you want to see them all right away? Check the website of The Hague will pack you in: all neighborhoods where you can shop wonderfully locally are listed there.


We are kicking off with the Hofkwartier. Right in the center of The Hague you will find this royal shopping area of ​​international allure. Pick up a fork, visit a cozy boutique or check out one of the art galleries.

If you want to enjoy a beautiful part of The Hague and succeed in your (Christmas) shopping, then the Hofkwartier is the perfect place to spend your day. With the Palace Garden around the corner, you also have a lovely piece of greenery within walking distance.

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In Scheveningen, or actually on Scheveningen, there is also plenty to shop for. On the Badhuisstraat and Keizerstraat you will find various shops with beautiful things. For the sporty types there are the characteristic skate and surf shops, but you have also come to the right place for other shopping!

And do you need a break? Then drop by one of the many catering establishments for a delicious lunch or cup of coffee.


Of course the Zeeheldenkwartier should not be missing from this list! On the edge of the city center of The Hague you will find historic and picturesque shopping streets such as Prins Hendrikstraat, Piet Heinstraat and Zoutmanstraat.

The many cozy shops and boutiques provide not only a beautiful street scene, but also a variety of places with unique items that you will not see anywhere else.

Denneweg/ Frederikstraat

A few minutes’ walk from the Lange Voorhout you will find the Denneweg that flows seamlessly into the Frederikstraat. The streets are known for the disc of four: food, lifestyle, fashion and beauty. Of course, much more can be found in this beautiful part of The Hague.

When shopping in this area, you are in any case assured of a cultural outing: according to stories, the Denneweg is even the oldest road of The Hague!

Shopping center Leidschenveen

Ho ho ho! Are you a fan of Santa Claus? Then there is good news. On 12 December he will visit Leidschenveen Shopping Center on his sleigh. Ideal, of course, to combine as an outing with the usual shopping experience .

With a total of 12 shops am in any case, you can be sure that you will succeed with all your Christmas or other purchases.

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Even more local shopping in The Hague

Of course, in addition to the center of The Hague, there are more nice neighborhoods where you can enjoy local (Christmas) shopping. Curious which one? Check the website of The Hague packs you in: there you will find them all in a row. Happy shopping!

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