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December 2022

InDordrecht Newsletter

Come enjoy Dordrecht's illuminated downtown during De Dordtse December Dagen from December 9 to January 8. From drinking mulled wine on a winter square to evening cruises and walks along Dwaalspoor. Dordrecht's December calendar is full of atmospheric activities.

December magic during Wanderlust

The Dwaalspoor lights walking tour is the highlight of the Dordt December Days. On display daily from 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. in the historic city center from December 9 to January 8 (except December 25 and 31). Take a journey through time at twelve locations with beautiful light projections that tell stories from the Canon of Dordrecht.
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Evening cruises Dordt December Days

Experience December magic from the water with evening cruises. It's enjoying the illuminated downtown at its very best. Board one of the Klein Schippers' Guild boats.

Evening walks Dordt December Days

A city guide from Discover Dordrecht takes you through the attractively lit downtown area. With the city walk "Stories of the Wanderer" you will discover more of the lights walking route.
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The Christmas Sing-a-long

Sing along with your friends to Christmas classics on the Stadhuisplein during the Sing-a-long. On Friday, Dec. 16 and Saturday, Dec. 17 from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. led by Simone Roerarde and Joris Lutz!
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Even more winter coziness

Dordrecht's city center is extra cozy with street theater and music. A number of museums will have extra lights, a Christmas music boat will sail through the Wolwevershaven and in the Doe Dordrecht Kadowinkel, you will have a chance to win crazy gifts.

Winter squares

At several locations you will find winter squares with cozy wooden chalets. Treat yourself to real Dordrecht drinks and snacks or buy Dordrecht presents for under the Christmas tree.

Christmas Fair Grote Kerk

Get into the Christmas spirit during the Christmas Fair at the Great Church. There will be hot chocolate, mulled wine, Christmas lights, Christmas trees and all kinds of fun things to buy at the various stalls in the Great Church.

On magical window display adventure

Take your kids on a tour of various shop windows. Shine the light of your phone in the window and activate a surprising animation of Rudi the Dordt reindeer.

Packing service

Get your gifts wrapped extra festively at one of the cozy wrapping service spots downtown. You'll transform your Christmas shopping into beautiful gifts for free here.

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Dordrecht setting of Scrooge Live

On Sunday evening, December 11, we kick off with Scrooge Live, around 8:30 p.m. on Omroep MAX on NPO 1. The musical is of course in the theme of Christmas and there is attention for Nationaal Fonds Kinderhulp. During the Dordtse December Dagen, this charity will take center stage and one can make a contribution.
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