In the summer there is almost daily something organized (the region of) Katwijk. Under which the various markets, folklore, music performances and various sporting events where you can look at or to which you can join.
National Museum Week
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.
Funfair in Katwijk aan zee
Who didn’t like it as a child to be swirled around in a carousel or to get sticky from some cotton candy. In Katwijk it is still possible every year, at the end of April.
In the spring, the Royal Dutch Rescue Society (KNRM) organizes its annual open day in Katwijk. On Lifeboat Day you can look into the rescue station. At all stations are demonstrations, storytelling, and you can see the equipment. Listen to the exciting stories the crew have to tell. They are glad to ...
Flower parade of the 'Bollenstreek'
Annually the Flower parade of the 'Bollenstreek' rides its 40 km long route from Noordwijk to Haarlem. It departs from Noordwijk at 9.30am - arrives in Haarlem around 9pm. The parade consists of some twenty floats ...
National Mills Day
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. ...
The Katwijk Rescue Brigade organizes a big rescue demonstration. This event, SAR Katwijk, is one of the biggest (if not the biggest) of its kind in the Netherlands. All the 'Search and Rescue' participants show off their skills and ...
Haringrock is hét openlucht festival aan de Katwijkse Boulevard. Het is een meerdaags festival en voor iedereen gratis toegankelijk. Haringrock heeft als doel een podium te bieden aan Katwijkse bands en muzikanten, maar daar blijft het niet bij. Het belooft een gezellige dag te worden met verschillende ...
North Sea Summer Festival
From the Beach Plaza on the Boulevard of Katwijk, the location for the North Sea Summer Festival. It consists of a large number of daytime and evening activities for everyone and all ages. Also this year the organization managed to get a ...
Beautifully flower decorated individuals and floats drive through the Bollenstreek. Dozens of cars and floats with the most beautiful creations of flowers is a wonderful business card for the floral industry and is a first-class crowd pleaser. The procession is expected ...
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 ...
New Year's Eve
See in the New Year with family or friends in Katwijk! A good reminisce about the year during a long beach walk and then it is time for games, doughnuts, apple turnovers and champagne! Will you celebrate New Year’s Eve together at your cosy holiday ...