Dutch Style Sinterklaas Day Celebration

the night before the celebration of Sinterklaas, children put their shoes near the fireplace or at the entrance. In recent years, there are no fireplaces, so it is common to place it next to the heater.

The Parade of Sinterklaas, Who is Sinterklaas?

When Sinterklaas arrives in the Netherlands by a steamship it is time to the parade. The Sinterklaas parade are held in cities in the Netherlands on the first Saturday (or Sunday) after November 11th.