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Events in Zandvoort

In the summer there is almost daily something organized in (the region of) Zandvoort. Under which the various markets, folklore, music performances and various sporting events where you can look at or to which you can join.

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Arrival of Saint Nicholas

End of November

The tradition of Saint Nicholas bringing gifts to children, celebrated in many countries, is an extraordinary occasion in Zandvoort. Saint Nicholas arrives surrounded by his servants. Later, the whole parade in a festive way accompanies him to the city center. Children greet the procession. Customarily candies ...

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Sprookjeswandeling

Jaarlijks wordt er in het gezellige centrum van Zandvoort weer een Sprookjeswandeling georganiseerd. Een leuke activiteit voor alle kinderen uit Zandvoort aan Zee en de regio. Van 16.00 tot 18.45 zullen veel sprookjesfiguren rondwandelen op het Raadhuisplein en het Kerkplein in Zandvoort. Zo komt ...

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New Year's Eve

New Year is another wild celebration. The Dutch often stay home with their families until midnight, and many bars open just then. Many venues offer New Year parties. From midnight the sky lights up as everyone sets of fireworks. People in Zandvoort love a party and New Year’s Eve in particular. It’s a reason ...

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New Year's Day plunge

On the first on January the annual New Year's Dive is organized in Zandvoort, which has been since 2000. This traditional event creates a lot of fun on several beaches each year on 1 January.

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International Marathon Scheveningen Zandvoort

Early March

This annual marathon takes place in early March at low tide. This reduces the risk of loose and an uneven sand surface. The trail is beautifully, but remote beach between Scheveningen and ...

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National Museum Week

Begin april

During this Museum week about 450 museums are to visit. There are extra activities such as workshops, guided tours, tastings, children's treasure hunts, musical performances and the possibility to dress up. This year's theme is: "Let yourself be mesmerized by a museum piece."

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Lifeboat Day

Early May

In the spring, the Royal Dutch Rescue Society (KNRM) organizes its annual open day. On Lifeboat Day you can look into the rescue station. At all stations are demonstrations, storytelling, and you can see the equipment.

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Fair

Over 300 stalls and a wide range of street theater has to match last year's success. In a matter of three years, the annual market in Zandvoort has grown into an event where visitors and vendors from around the Netherlands especially come to Zandvoort. The whole center of ...

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National Mills Day

Tweede weekend van mei

Since 1974 the event is held every year on the second Saturday in May. It is a day when as many mills as possible are running. The National Mills Day has now become an annual event. Besides turning and grinding, all kinds of activities take place at a large number of mills, from baking pancakes to music festivals. More ...

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Fair

Over 300 stalls and a wide range of street theater has to match last year's success. In a matter of three years, the annual market in Zandvoort has grown into an event where visitors and vendors from around the Netherlands especially come to Zandvoort. The whole center of ...

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Culinary Zandvoort

While enjoying deliciously culinary delights and a nice drink, enjoy the cozy atmosphere for three days. Each year about 15 restaurants and 3 cafes will ensure another year of Culinary Zandvoort. For a reasonable price you can enjoy the culinary offerings of the many restaurants.

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Fair

Over 300 stalls and a wide range of street theater has to match last year's success. In a matter of three years, the annual market in Zandvoort has grown into an event where visitors and vendors from around the Netherlands especially come to Zandvoort. The whole center of ...

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Fair

Over 300 stalls and a wide range of street theater has to match last year's success. In a matter of three years, the annual market in Zandvoort has grown into an event where visitors and vendors from around the Netherlands especially come to Zandvoort. The whole center of ...

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Heritage Days

Second Saturday and / or second Sunday in September

Open Monuments Day is held every year halfway through September, when thousands of monuments in the Netherlands are free to the public. The participating monuments can be recognized by the Open Monuments Day flag as shown here. Open Monuments Day is organized to encourage people to know more about their historical ...

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Shanty and sea song festival

End September

The powerful chorus was once sung loudly by the crew, making the ship go full steam ahead. Sea shanties are more like songs about life, about fishing sorrow, suffering and woman and child ashore.

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