As a diverse shopping city, Enschede has the most all-round shopping choice range of the east of the Netherlands. With the largest weekly marketplace of the country, Enschede draws many visitors from the region and from far across the German border. The heart of the city has lots to offer for a day of shopping. There is a great mixture of large department stores, special shops and lively bars, cafés and restaurants. Here you can find everything in the field of fashion, gadgets, interior and lifestyle.

  • The shops in the city centre are open six days a week (Monday to Saturday).
  • Regular opening hours are from 10:00 to 18:00.
  • On Monday morning most shops are closed until 13:00.
  • Saturday opening hours are from 10:00 to 17:00.
  • Every first and last Sunday of the month, shops in the city centre are open from 10:00 to 17:00.



• Enschede, H.J. van Heekplein, Tuesday and Saturday 8.00-17.00, city centre.


Late night shopping

• Enschede (centre, within the ‘Singel’; circle of streets around the centre), Thursday until 21.00.

• Enschede (suburbs, outside the ‘Singel’), Friday until 21.00.

• Glanerbrug, Friday until 21.00.