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From cotton candy to claw games and from fresh poffertjes to haunted houses, there is plenty to do at funfairs. As of 2018 the biyearly funfair on Amsterdam's Dam Square no longer exists. We have compiled a list of travellng funfairs in Amsterdam.

Funfairs in Amsterdam 2018

As of 2018 the biyearly funfair on Amsterdam's Dam Square no longer exists. The city council has decided to no longer grant permits for...
The Flower Parade on Saturday 21 April spans a route of 40km from Noordwijk via Keukenhof to Haarlem. This is not the only flower parade in the Netherlands, but it is the only parade with floats that are decorated with bulb flowers like hyacinths, daffodils and of course tulips. The fragrant Flower Parade ('Bloemencorso' in Dutch) is scheduled to pass by Keukenhof around 15.40.

Flower Parade 21 April 2018 route and timetable

The Flower Parade on Saturday 21 April spans a route of 40km from Noordwijk via Keukenhof to Haarlem. This is not the only flower parade...
Did you know that the historic Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam hosts a two day chocolate festival on 24 and 25 February? Sample fine chocolate, discover new flavors and learn about the process from cocoa bean to chocolate bar.

Chocolate festival in the heart of Amsterdam

Did you know that the taste of chocolate varies depends on where the cocoa comes from, just like cheese and wine? You can learn...
Bourtange

Going back in time in Bourtange

Did you know that Bourtange was created during the Eighty Years' War (1568-1648) when William I of Orange wanted to control the only road...
Did you know that you can revive the 19th century of Charles Dickens this weekend in the city center of Deventer? On 16 and 17 December over 950 characters from Dickens' famous novels like Scrooge and Oliver Twist will reenact the romantic stories.

Charles Dickens Festival in Deventer 2017

Did you know that you can relive the 19th century of Charles Dickens this weekend at Bergkwartier in the city center of Deventer? In the...
Sinterklaas

Stuff a shoe at night for Sinterklaas

Did you know that when Sinterklaas is in the country, it is customary for kids to stuff a shoe with a drawing for the...
Did you know that from 30 November 2017 until 21 January 2018 the Dutch capital illuminates for the annual Amsterdam Light Festival? Take a canal boat along, under and through spectacular light artworks. There is also a walking route from 14 December to 7 January.

Amsterdam Light Festival 2017-2018

Did you know that from 30 November 2017 until 21 January 2018 the Dutch capital illuminates for the annual Amsterdam Light Festival? Take a...
Sinterklaas

The arrival of Sinterklaas

Did you know that this weekend Sinterklaas will arrive in the Netherlands on his steamboat, packed to the rim with gifts? According to tradition Sinterklaas...

The Dutch pyramid of Austerlitz

Did you know that a 36 meter high man-made pyramid can be found at the highest point of Utrechtse Heuvelrug National Park? The Pyramid...
Did you know that some Dutch grocery stores offer a free piece of fruit for children? While the parents do their shopping, the kids have something healthy to munch on.

Free fruit for kids in Dutch supermarkets

Did you know that some Dutch grocery stores like AH and Lidl offer a free piece of fruit for children? While the parents do their...