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St Martin's Day

St Martin’s Day

Did you know this week in some parts of the Netherlands processions take place for St Martin's Day on 11 November? Children walk down...
koekhappen

Guinness World Record for most people dry bobbing

Did you know that this Sunday koekcity Deventer attempts to break the Guinness World Record for most people dry bobbing ('koekhappen' in Dutch)? Sign up...
Bloemencorso Lichtenvoorde

Many hands make light work at the flower parade

Did you know that hundreds of volunteers have spent months and months preparing for annual flower parade in Lichtenvoorde? Their tasks vary from designing to...
funfair kermis Amsterdam

Funfair in the heart of Amsterdam

Click here for a list of funfairs in Amsterdam in 2018 Did you know that a travelling funfair ('kermis in Dutch') pitches up twice a...
rollercoaster

90-year old daredevil tries out every single roller coaster in the Netherlands

Did you know that 90-year old Jan tried out every single roller coasters in the Netherlands? Until 5 years ago this dare devil had...
Artis Zoo

Artis: The oldest zoo in the Netherlands

Did you know that Artis is not only the oldest zoo in the Netherlands but also one of the oldest zoos of Europe? The zoo...
Nijntje Miffy

Nijntje a.k.a. Miffy

Did you know that Miffy ('Nijntje' in Dutch) was created in 1955 when graphic artist Dick Bruna drew cartoons for his 1-year old son...
Gouda

Fairytale Gouda

Did you know that Gouda turns into a fairytale city tomorrow when the medieval town hall is illuminated by candles and the Christmas tree...
stroopwafels

Stroopwafel Day in Gouda

Did you know that today is all about 'stroopwafels' in Gouda? Come to Gouda and enjoy free stroopwafels, take part in stroopwafel games, eat stroopwafel...
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...

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