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Kingsday In Amsterdam

What to say about King’s Day? Well it is the biggest birthday party of the year.  April 27th we celebrate the birthday of our King. There will be music, flea markets, fairs and parties everywhere. Everyone dresses up in orange, everything is decorated in orange and the entire country looks orange. So mark this day in youre agenda and come to Holland, you don’t want to miss this party.

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Party boats in a row at the sluice-gate of Noordersluis Amsterdam on Kingsday

Kingsday Utrecht

In Utrecht Kings Night starts at the evening before Kings Day with the biggest flea market of Holland. Music performances are all over the centre of Utrecht. Life music, dancing in the streets, its one big happy party.

Kingsday 2016

In 2016 King’s Day is on Monday april 27.

Everyone dresses up in orange and is having a grand party. The total country feasts with music, fairs, flea markets and parties in the streets and parks. Put on something orange and join the party.

Tour of the Royal Family

Each year the Royal Family visits a different city to enjoy entertainment. In 2015 the King visited the city Dordrecht. We do not know yet which city will visit op April 27, 2016. But we do know that the Amsterdam Cafe “De Blaffende Vis”(The Barking Fish) will surprise us with a display on the facade of their cafe in the quarter “Jordaan”.

The Royal Family arrived by boat  Dordrecht in 2015 and a grand parade started. After the parade the Royal Family went to the Cathedral were they watched a show of the Bach Choir. Later that day they met city residents; enjoyed local products and  artists showed their work.

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King William and Queen Maxima during their visit to the City Dordrecht in 2015.

 

Best places to be on King’s Day in 2016: Amsterdam, Utrecht or The Hague.

In Utrecht the festivities start at Kings Night, this is on the evening of the 26th at 18.00 hours.

So? Will you join us on King’s Day?

 

 

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Hennie

Hello, my name is Hennie and I am the creator/designer of this website. Always looking for new adventures, travelled the World and I like to travel some more. That's who I am in a nutshell. Together with some friend and family I like to show the Netherlands to the World. I hope you will enjoy our blog and hope to persuade you to visit our lovely country. Love to see you soon in Holland.

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