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Koningsdag or King's Day is a national holiday in the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Celebrated on 27 April, the date marks the birth of King Willem-Alexander. 

Celebrations: Partying, wearing orange costumes, concerts, and traditional local gatherings.
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King’s Day

King's Day (Koningsdag) is an orange-filled celebration held annually for the king's birthday on 27 April. It is renowned for being one of the biggest and most colourful festivities in the Netherlands, especially so in Amsterdam. Join in the revelry with our tips for the best events in Amsterdam and the surrounding region, learn about the history of the Dutch monarchy and check the travel information to save you time on the day.

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