Festivals in Holland

There's always an exciting festival happening in Holland so why not make sure you are not missing out on something amazing? Our festival listings keep you informed about all of Holland's biggest (and smallest!) festivals so you will not miss any when visiting Hollan. We have festivals that celebrate our cities, seasons and monarchs and each one is unique from anything you've experienced back home. Whether music festivals are your style or food festivals call your name, there's guaranteed to be a fun festival happening any time of the year that you visit.

Annual Festivals in Holland:

January
  • New Year's Day Dive (Nieuwjaarsduik), various locations
  • Rotterdam International Film Festival
  • Chinese New Year in the Netherlands, various locations

February
  • Carnival (Mardi Gras), Maastricht
  • Grachtenfestival, Amsterdam

March
  • Opening of Keukenhof Gardens, Lisse
  • Silent Walk (Stille Omgage), Amsterdam
  • Festival of Trees (Boomfeestdag)
  • TEFAF, Maastricht


April

  • Flower Parade, Noordwijk to Haarlem
  • National Restaurant Week
  • World Press Photo Exhibition, Amsterdam
  • King's Day (Koningsdag), Amsterdam
  • Paaspop Music Festival, Molenheide

May
  • The Hague Festival
  • Breda Jazz Festival

June
  • Flag Day (Vlaggetjesdag), Scheveningen
  • Holland Festival in Amsterdam, Den Hagg, Rotterdam & Utrecht
  • Pinkpop Music Festival, Landgraaf
  • Canal Run (Grachtenloop), Haarlem
  • Parkpop Music Festival, The Hague

July
  • Rotterdam Summer Carnival (Zomercarnaval)
  • North Sea Jazz Festival, Rotterdam
  • Jam de la Crème Music Festival
  • Suikerrock Music Festival
  • Stonehenge Music Festival, Steenwijk

August
September
  • Jordann Festival in Amsterdam
  • Dam tot Damloop
  • Lief Music Festival, Utrecht
  • Into the Woods Festival, Amsterdam

October
  • Relief of Leiden (Leidens Ontzet)
  • Dutch Design Week
  • Amsterdam Music Festival

November
  • St Nicholas Parade (Sinterklass), Amsterdam

December
  • World Christmas Circus, Amsterdam

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Music Festivals in Holland
International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR)
Flag Day Scheveningen
Amsterdam Canal Festival
Rotterdam Summer Carnival
Flower Parade in Holland
King’s Day in Amsterdam
Scheveningen International Fireworks Festival
Carnaval in Maastricht
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