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Events in Bergen aan Zee

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

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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 of ...

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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 ...

Night of Lights

First Wednesday of August

The Night of Lights is held every year on the first Wednesday of August. Traditionally it originated in 1926, and attracts many visitors each year. As dusk falls, a large part of Bergen will be illuminated by thousands of lights. That's because the residents of Bergen have been busy with hanging up lights, lanterns and ...

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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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Round of Bergen

First Sunday in October

A running competition for both professionals and amateurs. School kids and recreationists now have the opportunity to participate in this run.

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Kunst 10-daagse

End October

The Kunst10daagse (10 days of Art) in Bergen has become an extensive art and craft-manifestation in the grand manner. Lots of artists, sculptors, painters, ceramists, photographers and gold-and silversmiths exhibit their works of art in shopwindows, restaurants, café s, galeries, or open their personal studio s for the ...

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New Year's Day plunge

On the first on January the annual New Year's Dive is organized in Bergen aan Zee. Start 2018: 14:00 hrs

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Egmond-Pier-Egmond

Early January

In early January, the annual Egmond-Pier-Egmond takes place. This mountain bike race is, with more than 3,000 participants, the largest and most prestigious ATB Beach Race of Europe. Among the hundreds of recreationists there are many famous mountain bike participants and cyclists. The track is 36 kilometers ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 Bergen aan Zee 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. ...

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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 go all out during the Fishery Day in Egmond. It's the annual highlight for so called 'Derpers': ...