Recreation site of the public swimming bath “De Bosberg”. Address: Bosstraat 116, 6071 PZ Swalmen.

Opening HOURS

Sunday 19th of May from 10:00am to 6.00 pm.
Monday 20th of May from 10:00am to 5.00 pm.

Entrance fee

The entrance fee is €5 for adults; children under 12 enter for free. Payment can be made by both card and cash.

General information

At the International Ceramics Market Swalmen, nearly 100 top ceramists from across Europe present their work. Thanks to this large number of international participants and the rigorous selection process, visitors can expect to see high-quality ceramic pieces, which are also available for purchase. The market offers a wide range of styles, often surprising visitors with diverse offerings. Among them, you’ll find utilitarian pottery, porcelain, garden ceramics, and ceramic jewelry, as well as unique pieces, sculptural works, and even ceramic musical instruments. The selection of ceramists is now known, and you can get a preview of all participants on this website.

This extensive range makes the market appealing to anyone interested in art, home decor, interior and garden decoration, (interior) architecture, and architectural ceramics. In short, it’s a charming quality market with something for everyone. Moreover, the event provides a unique opportunity to connect with ceramic artists, ask questions about their craft, and learn more about their work.

At the entrance to the market grounds, you’ll find the Information Stand, where you can access current information about the market, a list of participants, the workshop program, and other activities.

Praktical information

Entrance fee

The entrance fee is €5 for adults; children under 12 enter for free. Payment can be made by both card and cash.


The market is accessible on:
May 19th: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
May 20th: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm


There are plenty of free parking spaces near the market area. We advise you to make use of this and, in particular, to follow the directions of the traffic brigade.


Dogs are allowed, provided they are on a leash and do not cause any inconvenience to other visitors or participants.

Location and accessibility

The International Ceramics Market Swalmen is held at the recreational area of the outdoor swimming pool “De Bosberg,” located at Bosstraat 116, 6071 PZ in Swalmen. It’s a beautiful location surrounded by forests near the border crossing to Brüggen in Germany.

Swalmen is accessible by train and bus from Venlo and Roermond. From Swalmen station, it’s a little over 3 km to the market area, and from the Rijksweg noord bus stop, it’s approximately 1.5 km. For public transport information and schedules, please refer to Arriva’s website. The route to the market area in Swalmen is clearly signposted.