Events in Bergen aan Zee

In the summer there is almost daily something organized (the region of) Bergen aan Zee. Under which the various markets, folklore, music performances and various sporting events where you can look at or to which you can join.

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 Bergen aan Zee love a party and New Year’s Eve in particular. It’s a reason ...

2020

New Year's Day plunge

On the first on January the annual New Year's Dive is organized in Bergen aan Zee. Start 2019: 14:00 hrs

Egmond Walking Marathon

Late January

In late January Le Champion annually organizes the PWN Egmond Walking Marathon, with start and finish in the picturesque seaside resort of Egmond aan Zee. With separate routes for walkers and Nordic walkers, everyone can enjoy one of the most beautiful areas of the Netherlands for a whole weekend long. Up to ...

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 ...

Tour of North Holland

End April

This classic Le Champion, now one of the largest free tours in the west of the Netherlands, leads you past beautiful scenery and some quaint villages of the province of North Holland. Again, a colored ribbon of cyclists will ride through the diverse landscape of North Holland. Think of the bulb fields behind the dunes, the ...

Funfair in Egmond aan Zee

Early April

Who didn’t like it as a child to be swirled around in a carousel or to get sticky from some cotton candy. In Egmond aan Zee it is still possible every year, early April & end of July.

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.

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. ...

Fishery Day Egmond

Third Saturday in June

The annually held Fishery Day has been organized in the heart of Egmond aan Zee since 1995. The nautical past of Egmond aan Zee annually attracts thousands of people to the seaside village. In June, they can ...

Art Market

Late June

An Art Market yearly ten summer nights in Bergen (Noord-holland). Organized around the Ruined Church in downtown Bergen during july and august every Thursday from 17:00 to 22:00. 350 Artists from across the country, weekly and every time other artists, will exhibit their work and sell. A very broad interpretation ...

Funfair in Egmond aan Zee

Early April

Who didn’t like it as a child to be swirled around in a carousel or to get sticky from some cotton candy. In Egmond aan Zee it is still possible every year, early April & end of July.

Six Days at the Beach

End July

The already 'Strand6daagse' (Six Days at the Beach), is a six day lasting hiking and camping trek along the beach from Hoek van Holland to Den Helder. Since 1959, this trek of 140 kilometers is organized every year in the last week of July. The length of each stage of the trek varies daily. For ...

Heritage Days

Second Saturday and / or second Sunday in September

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 ...