Crossing Border Festival 2018. What to do and see, October, The Hague, Netherlands

Crossing Border Festival

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DATA: from the 29 October to the 04 November 2018
PLACE: The Hague, Holland

Crossing Border Festival is one of the most important European events that combines music and international literature. For a whole week, from morning to night, you can see over 100 artists coming from all over the world.

Giants of literature and emerging artists. Talented musicians from the pop and alternative scene. Workshop and activities. A billboard full of events not to be missed, in the center of The Hague.

25 years have already passed since the very first edition of the Crossing Bording Festival. After a brief period in Amsterdam, the Festival returned to its origins, obtaining its definitive consecration. Today, it attracts visitors of all ages, from all over Europe.

Due to its peculiarities, the Festival is suitable for everyone, including families. Sunday, closing day, there will be an event dedicated to children.
Crossing Borders Festival is also a good excuse to visit Holland and, above all, this beautiful city, beautiful, refined, elegant ...


Crossing Border Festival


The plane is the ideal solution to reach The Hague. The international airport of Rotterdam it is located just over 20 kilometers, well connected to the E line of the metro. All the info from this link.

The locations of the Crossing Border Festival will be the Theater aan het Spui, Bibliotheek Den Haag, Nieuwe Kerk and Filmhuis Den Haag. The offices are all central and easily accessible on foot, by bike and by public transport.

Those arriving by car can use the excellent Hoornwijck car park and, with the P + R ticket, can arrive by tram in the center and return by midnight.


All events at the Crossing Border Festival are subject to charges. The price varies depending on the date. Here are the main ones.

Music, performances and shows, 01 and 02 November days, from 18: 30 to 01: 00; 03 / 11 day, from 18: 00 to 03: 00 with afterparty.
The three-day season ticket costs 65.00 €. Two days, 50.00 €; one day, from 22.50 € to 30.00 €.

For the BorderKitchen, the day 30 / 10 appointment with Michael Palin, from the 20: 00 to the 21: 15. Ticket to 15.00 €.
On 01 / 11, from the 12: 30 to the 13: 30, there will be Sir Ian Kershaw. Tickets to 10 €
On 02 / 11, on the other hand, the 12: 30 appointment at 13: 30 with Adam Kay. Tickets to 10 €.


Sleeping in Holland, notoriously, can be quite expensive. The rule also applies to The Hague. Especially for those wishing to stay in the center.

Zeta Beds It offers rooms with shared bathroom, in the center. Excellent value for money. It is located in Grote Markt, in the lively center of The Hague, at 800 meters from Mauritshuis, and offers views of the city and a restaurant. There are also rooms with private toilets. In a rather lively area, with numerous bars. Info and reservations from here.

Hotel Room11 it's a good alternative, always in a central position. It is located in the immediate vicinity of the gardens of the Palace of Noordeinde, and offers bright rooms, TV and free wifi.

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