king's day

King's Day is a public holiday in the Netherlands but certainly not a day of rest. Join the locals in painting the town orange for the party to end all parties. Hang out with friends on the canals, explore the citywide markets or head to one of the official city festivals.

King's Day

Held every year on 27 April, King's Day (previously known as Queen's Day) is renowned for being one of the biggest and most colourful festivities in t...

King’s Games

Diverse Locaties
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Koningsspelen
10/04/2020
A few days before King's Day, more than 1.5 million children at 7,500 schools around the nation will engage in sports and exercise...
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NDSM Vrijhaven King’s Day

tt. Neveritaweg
1033 WB AMSTERDAM
NDSM Vrijhaven bij NDSM-werf
27/04/2020
Everyone is welcome at NDSM Vrijhaven, a free event on the old wharf of Amsterdam that celebrates King’s Day with music, food and ...

Bredeweg Festival

Bredeweg
1098 BR AMSTERDAM
Bredewegfestival
26/04/2020 - 27/04/2020
Characterised by a family-friendly vibe, the free Bredeweg Festival in Amsterdam Oost is a bustling street fiesta featuring a stre...

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King’s Day (previously known as Queen’s Day, prior to the inauguration of King Willem-Alexander) is a public holiday in the Netherlands but certainly ...

Practical info

Find all you need to know about getting to and around Amsterdam on King's Day (formerly Queen's Day) and the rules & regulations to ensure everyone ha...

King's Day parties & events

King's Day (formerly Queen's Day) must turn every other monarchy in the world green with envy as Amsterdam and the rest of the Netherlands turn a brig...

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...