The government’s measures to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus will also have major consequences for public life in Haarlem and its surroundings in the coming weeks. See below for the consequences of the measures taken by the Dutch government.

All performances and concerts of the Stadsschouwburg & Philharmonie Haarlem will be canceled until March 31. Stadsschouwburg & Philharmonie Haarlem will investigate whether it is possible to move performances and will inform ticket buyers about this later. For the time being, the cash register in the Philharmonie will remain accessible during normal opening hours.

All performances by Toneelschuur and Filmschuur have been canceled until March 31. “We regret this decision,” reports the organization, “but we adhere to the national measures in the hope of preventing greater consequences. We are looking at the possibilities of moving performances as much as possible.”

Pathé cinema at Raaks will remain open. The capacity of the rooms goes to a maximum of 100 people. Pathé has also noted the choice of seats with ‘free sitting’.

This afternoon, the Teylers Museum and pop venue Patronaat were the first of the Haarlem places to decide to close due to stricter corona measures. They close the doors immediately and in any case until March 31st. “Very unfortunate,” responds an employee of Teylers Museum, “But closing is the advice and we follow that.” They cannot do otherwise with the Patronaat either. “The doors are closing here. We can no longer organize our events.”

The 30 of Zandvoort, Omloop van Zandvoort and the Zandvoort Circuit Run on 28 and 29 March will not take place in accordance with the announced measures. “We wanted to organize the events until the very last minute, but the safety and health of the participants, volunteers, spectators and other stakeholders is always paramount. At the moment we are considering how to deal with this situation.”

All activities of NL Doet have been stopped this weekend.

The brand new Formula 1 exhibition at the Zandvoort Museum would open tomorrow. But the museum is also closing its doors.

The final of the Haarlem Entrepreneur Prize 2020 is postponed due to the Corona pandemic. The closing evening of the entrepreneurial competition would have taken place on Monday 6 April at Van der Valk Hotel Haarlem.

The final in which the Haarlemse Ondernemers Prijs 2020 would present the winning Haarlem song is canceled this weekend.

This weekend’s tribute concert RipLive in Patronaat has been moved to June 13.

The church service of the Protestant Church in Bloemendaal has been canceled next Sunday, reported Pastor Ad van Nieuwpoort. The service can be followed online from 10 am via The Friday prayer in the Selimiye Mosque in Haarlem-East has also been canceled.

Holland Casino in Zandvoort will close its doors until March 31, the organization announced.



“We are still here to relax,” says P60 programmer Helma Wiebrecht. The program of the pop stage is largely out and that hurts.”We just had such a nice programming this month, which is a bit sad. ”


The Amstelveen theater can still hold some events. “For performances on Thursday 12 March, the performances with up to 100 visitors can take place. This concerns Cocktails in the Main Hall and the films in the Filmzaal. The performance of Joris Linssen & Caramba will be canceled,” Schouwburg Amstelveen reports. The following performances will be updated later.

Spring marathon

The running race on Sunday March 22 has been canceled.

Fitness center

The dance groups of the Amstelveen gym Buenting had a large performance on the program in the HWC auditorium on March 14. But this too has to be canceled. However, a new date is been sought.


Church services

Church services are canceled in various places. This applies, for example, to the service of the Open Hof Church in Aalsmeer on March 15.


Oceanus Triathlon Team Aalsmeer has canceled all training and competitions until March 31.

Cleaning action

The large Westeinder Cleaning Promotion from SPIE will not take place on Saturday. A new date is set.


Football matches

All matches of field and indoor football clubs in Amstelland are canceled until March 31. Director of Amateur Football KNVB: “We advise all amateur associations not to organize training and practice matches.”

Volunteer work

The Orange Fund calls on all participating organizations in NL Doet to postpone their actions.


Carnival association

The big carnival parade in Kudelstaart on Sunday March 22 is canceled. The previous parade was also canceled due to the storm. No new date is planned for this year.


Local council

All meetings of the Haarlemmermeer city council are held without an audience. Some meetings can be followed via webcam.


The Schouwburg De Meerse in Hoofddorp is still in consultation, but chances are that all events with more than 100 visitors will be canceled. This weekend, performances by singer Stef Bos and Hans Teeuwen are planned.

Pancake day

The National Pancake Day on March 20 in Hoofddorp, among others, has been canceled.