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Events in Katwijk

In the summer there is almost daily something organized in (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.

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Fishery Days

End of June

The fishing industry has made Katwijk great. We can be proud of our culture and traditions, past and present. Fishing is in our genes, the fisherman's blood flows through our veins. Even now. For this reason Katwijk has reinstated ...

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Market

Eind juni tot en met eind augustus

The weekly tourist market in Katwijk there throughout the summer every Tuesday from 12:00 to 20:00 hours. At the market you can find the greatest deals, fresh seasonal products and unique specialties. The market is the place to socialize and do your shopping at the same ...

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SAR Katwijk

Last Saturday of June

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 ...

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Rrrollend Foodtruckfestival

Rrrrollend Katwijk: Hét Foodtruckfestival in het hart van Katwijk! Na twee top edities vorig jaar komen we dit jaar terug. Vier dagen lang vermaak, de lekkerste gerechten en beste wijnen! Kom jij ook? Rrrollend Katwijk - editie 2016 Woensdag 13 juli van 16.00 tot 23.00 uur Donderdag 14 juli van 16.00 tot 23.00 ...

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North Sea Summer Festival

Early August

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 large number of new acts to ...

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Flower Parade

2nd Saturday of August

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 ...

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Heritage Days

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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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 Katwijk. 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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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 Katwijk love a party and New Year’s Eve in particular. It’s a reason ...

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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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King's Day

King's Day is officially the national celebration of the birthday of the King, but this in reality is only an excuse to party hard. The celebrations takes place all over the Netherlands. Several activities taking place throughout Katwijk and make the 27th April for a special day.

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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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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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