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Store opening hours during holidays in Rotterdam

Store opening hours during holidays in Rotterdam

Before the holidays the stores in the city centre of Rotterdam and shopping centres Alexandrium and Zuidplein stay open longer to accommodate Christmas shopping. See the extra opening hours below. Here you can find the regular opening hours.

City Centre

The extra shopping evenings start with Black Friday on Friday 29 November. Department store De Bijenkorf is open more often for the festive season. MediaMarkt Rotterdam Centre is open until 21:00 every day during the week.

Day Opening hours
Friday 29 November (Black Friday) 10.00 – 23.00
Thursday 5 December (St Nicholas’ Eve) 10.00 – 18.00 (regular)
Friday 20 December 10.00 – 21.00
Saturday 21 December 10.00 – 21.00 (regular)
Sunday 22 December 10.00 – 18.00 (open earlier)
Monday 23 December 10.00 – 21.00 (earlier and longer open)
Tuesday 24 December (Christmas Eve) 10.00 – 18.00 (open earlier)
Wednesday 25 December (Christmas Day) closed
Thursday 26 December (Boxing Day) 12.00 – 18.00
Tuesday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) 10.00 – 18.00
Wednesday 1 January (New Year’s Day) closed

 

Markthal Rotterdam

For the ingredients for your Christmas dinner or typical Dutch seasonal delicacies such as kruidnoten, pepernoten (gingerbread cookies) and oliebollen (deep-fried dough balls), a visit to the Markthal Rotterdam is a must. Check the opening hours because they differ slightly from the rest of the city centre.

Day Opening hours
Friday 29 November (Black Friday) 10.00 – 23.00
Thursday 5 December (St Nicholas’ Eve) 10.00 – 18.00
Sunday 22 December 10.00 – 20.00 (open longer)
Tuesday 24 December (Christmas Eve) 10.00 – 18.00
Wednesday 25 December (Christmas Day) closed
Thursday 26 December (Boxing Day) 12.00 – 18.00
Tuesday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) 10.00 – 18.00
Wednesday 1 January (New Year’s Day) closed

 

Alexandrium

You’ll find everything you need for the holidays at the Alexandrium Shopping Centre. The Alexandrium Megastores such as Toys XL and MediaMarkt (open until 21:00 during the week) are outside. For your home interior, visit the Woonmall Alexandrium.

Day Opening hours
Friday 29 November (Black Friday) 9.30 – 22.00
Thursday 5 December (St Nicholas’ Eve) 9.00 – 17.00
Monday 23 December 9.30 – 21.00
Tuesday 24 December (Christmas Eve) 10.00 – 17.00 (closed earlier)
Wednesday 25 December (Christmas Day) closed
Thursday 26 December (Boxing Day) 12.00 – 17.00
Tuesday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) 10.00 – 17.00 (closed earlier)
Wednesday 1 January (New Year’s Day) closed

 

Zuidplein

Zuidplein is the biggest covered shopping mall in the Netherlands, so you will always find a gift or brand new outfit. Zuidplein is easy to reach by car, metro and bus.

Day Opening hours
Friday 29 November (Black Friday) 10.00 – 22.00
Saturday 30 November (Black Friday weekend) 12.00 – 18.00
Sunday 1 December (Black Friday weekend) 12.00 – 18.00
Friday 5 December (St Nicholas’ Eve) 10.00 – 17.30 (regular)
Friday 20 December 9.00 – 21.00 (regular)
Saturday 21 December 9.00 – 20.00
Sunday 22 December 12.00 – 18.00 (some shops may be open earlier)
Monday 23 December 9.00 -21.00
Tuesday 24 December (Christmas Eve) 9.00 – 17.30 (regular)
Wednesday 25 December (Christmas Day) closed
Thursday 26 December (Boxing Day) 12.00 – 17.30
Tuesday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) 9.00 – 17.30 (regular)
Wednesday 1 January (New Year’s Day) closed

 

Supermarkets

The shops in Rotterdam are closed on 1 January, but some supermarkets in the centre are open on New Year’s Day, such as the Jumbo and the COOP. The Albert Heijn supermarkets are closed.

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