January 9 to 12, 2025

Food & drink

Are you a true foodie? Travel around the world by tastes in one day at Vakantiebeurs. Discover what's out there. Shall we go for a real American burger today? Or should we go for gyoza on the Asia terrace? Let's have a look at the various products on the world market. And then to the Bierstube at the end of the afternoon. See below what you could expect at Vakantiebeurs 2024. Soon we will complete the website for upcoming edition in 2025!

Asia & Africa

Asian Terrace
You either love it or you don't....but we promise one and all fun with karaoke on the Asian Terrace! Get to know Asian cuisine and get delicious bao buns and gyoza. Also, don't miss the best patatje rendang in Utrecht!

Africa Terrace
Get into true African spheres! Enjoy an African show, accompanied by an African snack. At food truck Die Ou Braai you can find a variety of African dishes + ham on the bone.

Mediterranean food & winning prizes

Transavia Holidays Hotel Lobby
From 09:00 (half an hour before the exhibition floor opens) you can enjoy a cup of coffee and cake in the Transavia Holidays Hotel Lobby. This is where you check in for your visit to Vakantiebeurs and have a chance to win great prizes. How? We're keeping that a secret for now...
At 09:30 we open Vakantiebeurs every day in a festive way.

SunnyCars Terrace
Come refuel at SunnyCars in Mediterranean atmosphere. Enjoy a wide range of sandwiches and beverages as well as book your rental car directly for your upcoming vacation.
And for the lucky ones among us, win cool prizes with SunnyCars.

Corendon Terrace
Take a seat on the Corendon terrace and dream away to your next sunny vacation. Here you'll enjoy the most delicious Mediterranean dishes such as pastel de nata, naanta gyros and pinsa charcuterie.

Green Destinations

You can't avoid it...the always cozy Bierstube! The atmosphere and music from different countries come full circle. You will be taken through green countries such as Norway, Sweden, Germany and more. Get out and let loose during the Bierstube! The Old Grill is waiting for you with delicious bratwurst sandwiches, frikadellen and apfelstrudels. At our Jaarbeurs bar get the tastiest Glühwein, beer and hot chocolate with whipped cream!

Festival vibes

Dutch Travel Week Festival Foodtruck experience
While enjoying great performances by, CH!PZ, Robert van Hemert, Danny Froger and The Brotherhood, you can score various delicacies at the foodtrucks and get delicious drinks at the bar. Together we will make it a party to never forget!

Festival Entrance
From 09:30 enter through our festival your day Vakantiebeurs. Get your map, redeem your food tour ticket or score your Kid Passport at the Vakantiebeurs Specials desk. This is also where you buy your ticket for the prize festival, the entire proceeds of which go to the Princess Maxima Center.

Waffle stand
Do you prefer a vacation near you in the Benelux? Then get a taste of Belgium at the waffle stand.

Winter spheres

Nordics terrace
Imagine yourself in Nordic spheres on the Nordics terrace. Choose from an assortment of fresh items here, for the quick, healthy and tasty appetite. A delicious sandwich to go with it, a healthy salad or a savory snack.

Winter Paradise (unox bar)
Did you just take a lap on our ice skating rink? That will make you hungry! Get a nice Unox sandwich on the terrace next door with the one and only unox sauce!

Cruise terrace
Although the first cruise ship was launched as early as 1901, cruise travel did not become popular until the mid-20th century. Cruise ships generally stay fairly local, which is why you can enjoy a variety of sandwiches and snacks from our Jaarbeurs kitchen on our Cruise terrace. Just as local.

Caribbean & America terrace

Caribbean Terrace
Take a peek at the Caribbean terrace and immerse yourself in the cozy atmospheres of music and dancing. Enjoy the Caribbean show with a fresh coconut in hand and taste the flavors of Caribbean cuisine with Madam Cocos on the Caribbean terrace.

USA Terrace
Immerse yourself in the American vibes at the USA Terrace. Stop by the Saloon bar for an American hot dog, tortilla wrap, pulled chicken bun and nachos. What also can't be missed is of course the real American burger from our food truck!