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King's Day in Amsterdam

King's Day (formerly Queen's Day) is a public holiday in the Netherlands but certainly not a day of rest. Find out what's planned across Amsterdam this year!

King's Day in Amsterdam

King's Day FAQ

Below you will find a list of frequently asked questions concerning King's Day (formerly Queen's Day) in Amsterdam.

King's Day dance parties

The Amsterdam festival scene and King's Day celebrations collide in spectacular style on 27 April. As well as the smaller-scale events and family fun ...

King's Night events & parties

King's Day must turn every other monarchy in the world green with envy as Amsterdam and the rest of the Netherlands turn a bright shade of orange to c...

Getting around

King's Day (formerly Queen’s Day) is one of the busiest days of the year in Amsterdam and public transport in the city centre is affected by restricti...

King's Day family fun

Aside from children being able to try their hand at trading on King's Day (formerly Queen's Day), there are also plenty more activities taking place a...

King's Day street markets

As a city built on trade, Amsterdammers love to haggle and there’s no better place to pick up a bargain than at the citywide vrijmarkt ('free market')...