Special events in true island style

Events on Texel

So much to do all year round!

Culture, music or sports lover? Texel has lots to offer all year round! Surprising, special events in true island style! Below is an overview of fun events to look forward to in the coming months.

The best events on Texel 

Texel Darts Trophy

Texel Darts Trophy

De Cocksdorp
10-01-2020 - 12-01-2020

The 11th edition of the Texel Darts Trophy tournament will be held at Holiday Park De Krim during the weekend of 10, 11 and 12 January 2020.... 

... Various tournaments for both men and women will take place throughout the weekend. There will be a separate junior tournament to introduce youngsters to competitive darts.

TexelTrail

TexelTrail

De Koog
01-02-2020

The TexelTrail is a challenging run through Texel’s rugged dunes. Space, wind and water are typical elements of running through Texel’s countryside. Come and watch! The course is ...

... off-road, with tracks on sand, grass, shell paths and mud. The course runs through De Nederlanden, De Muy, De Slufter, Bleekersvallei and the woodland close to De Koog.

Location: Badweg 33, De Koog

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Cybercrime event (NL)

Cybercrime event (NL)

De Cocksdorp
05-02-2020

How can you prevent criminals from slylyly withdraw money from your bank account? What does digital fraud mean and how do criminals act? Discover it during the cybercrime event on... 

... 5 February in Evenementenhal Texel van Recreatiepark de Krim. Visit this evening, learn to recognize digital fraud and make sure that criminals can't deceive you!

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Texel Culture Night

Texel Culture Night

Oosterend
08-02-2020

The Texel Culture night is a unique cultural experience! In 2020, the village Oosterend hosts the Culturenight. This is situated in and around the Village house... 

... A nice taste of the Culture month "Lange Juni" and a free event where Texel cultural initiatives present themselves. 

Location: Oosterend

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ABBA Tribute

ABBA Tribute

De Cocksdorp
08-02-2020

Come dance and sing along with ABBA hits like 'Waterloo', 'Dancing Queen' and 'Mamma Mia'. A party that nobody wants to miss!...

...Fabulous classic ABBA hits from the '70s! In this anniversary year of De Krim Texel, we start with a big ABBA party in the Event Hall Texel.   

Tock tournament

Tock tournament

De Cocksdorp
06-03-2020 - 08-03-2020

Do you enjoy playing Tock with friends and think it would be fun to challenge other teams? Be sure to mark your calendar for the Tock tournament at Holiday Park De Krim...

... The tournament will take place during the weekend of 6, 7 and 8 March 2020.

Do you like games but have never heard of Tock? No problem, there is still plenty of time to learn.

Half Marathon

Half Marathon

De Waal
14-03-2020

De Waal’s annual Half Marathon is held on 14 March. The Half Marathon, held every year for nearly 39 years, has become a fixed feature of spring. De Waal’s Half Marathon is...

... a run organised by the regional athletics union; runners come from near and far. The event is famous for its good atmosphere and small-scale approach. Distances: 21 km, 10.6 km and 5 km.

Location: De Waal

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Texelpop 2020

Texelpop 2020

De Cocksdorp
28-03-2020

Dutch pop music enthusiasts will have a great time on Saturday, 28 March, during the popular festival Texelpop...

...The line-up consists of bands and artists from Texel. From rock to blues and from ballads to funk, a different band will take to the stage every 40 minutes. 

Little Lamb Walk

Little Lamb Walk

Den Burg
13-04-2020

Take part in the Little Lamb Walk around Den Burg on Monday 13 April. The 5, 10, 15, 25 or 40-km routes lead through Texel’s ancient countryside. On this...

...Little Lamb Walk, you’ll see the sheep with their newborn lambs in the meadows. And you’ll see traditional schapeboeten and tuinwallen. The youngest walkers will receive a medal when they reach the finish.

Location: Emmalaan 65, Den Burg

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Life Boat Day

Life Boat Day

Multiple Locations
25-04-2020

In the May holidays, the Dutch coastguard hold their annual Life Boat Day, when the rescue stations open their doors to the public and invite them to have a look. Listen to the exciting...

... stories the crew have to tell. They are glad to explain why their work is so important. If you are a donor, you can join them in a fast life boat; if you donate on the spot, you can sail with them!

Location: Haven 26, Oudeschild and

Volharding 3, De Cocksdorp

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King's Day

King's Day

Den Burg
27-04-2020

27 April is King’s Day! This festive event is celebrated in the bustling centre of Den Burg with a range of activities for all ages. King’s Day is a party throughout...

 ... Den Burg, with lots to do in the Wezentuin, on Groeneplaats, Cinema Texel’s terrace and a flea market. 

Location: Den Burg

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Wadden Bird Festival

Wadden Bird Festival

De Cocksdorp
08-05-2020 - 10-05-2020

Birds are everywhere on Texel: there are many different species, often rare ones. Discover Texel’s wealth of birds at the Wadden Bird Festival. Texel has 380 different species of birds...

 ... so it has more birds than anywhere else in the Netherlands. The nutrient-rich mudflats are great stopovers for migrating birds. The event offers visitors lots to do.

Location: Kikkertstraat 42-44, De Cocksdorp

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Broadway

Broadway

Den Hoorn
29-05-2020 - 31-05-2020

Every 2 years, this 3-day home-theatre festival Broadway is held at Whitsun weekend. The charming village of Den Hoorn is turned into...

... A veritable Broadway, where every “theatre” becomes a venue for an amazing performance. More than 30 living rooms and garages are transformed into real, tiny theatres. Get refreshments between performances from street-food stalls.

Location: Den Hoorn

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Beer festival

Beer festival

Den Burg
30-05-2020 - 01-06-2020

Come and enjoy a beer at Den Burg’s specialty beer festival. Live music plays while you have the chance to sample a range of special draught beers. This festival is held every...

... year in Wezentuin Park in Den Burg. Over 12 sorts of speciality draught beer from all over the Netherlands, including Texel of course! Everyone’s welcome.

Location: Parkstraat 36, Den Burg

WAVES

WAVES

De Koog
26-06-2020 - 27-06-2020

From the 26th until the 27th of June 2020 the brand new sport and music festival WAVES will take place on the beach of Paal 17. Next to numerous watersport competitions like the famous “Ronde om Texel” many other activities…

 ... are being organised. Whether it is yoga in the dunes or an exiting music line-up, WAVES has it all. The Festival aims at putting a playful focus on sustainability and mindfulness, while offering everyone a weekend full of activities and fun. A beachfestival with everything that belongs to it.

Locatie: Ruyslaan 96, 1796 AZ, De Koog. 

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Round Texel Race

Round Texel Race

Multiple Locations
27-06-2020

'The Round Texel Race is the catamaran race in the world. Hundreds of “cat” sailors come to Texel and sail around the island as fast as possible. It’s a stunning sight. The start and finish are...

 ... at Pole 17. Good views of the race can be had from various spots. At Pole 17, near the lighthouse, from the dyke at Oosterend and at NOIZ, at Oudeschild’s harbour and at `t Horntje.

Locatie: Multiple Locations

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Sompop

Sompop

De Waal
04-07-2020

Sommeltjespop is a very professional, free pop festival. In recent years, it has grown into a large festival with a great atmosphere and many different artists. Sommeltjespop is...

... held in De Waal and is known for its relaxed, island ambiance. There are several stages and a surprising line-up, with something for everyone at Texel’s favourite pop festival.

Location: De Waal

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SunBeats

SunBeats

De Koog
11-07-2020

SunBeats is Texel’s big dance happening. Dance barefoot in the sand and enjoy good music with good friends. The line-up is always booming! Many an islander, former islander...

 ... or Texel guest looks forward to the annual SunBeats at Pole 17. What could be better than sun, sand and music with famous DJs at the turntables? The festival is 18+.

Location: Strand Paal 17

Ruyslaan 96, De Koog

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Day of the Sheep

Day of the Sheep

Den Hoorn
16-07-2020

Enter the world of sheep on the “Day of the Sheep”, which features competitions, demonstrations and various sheep breed shows. Sheep are...

... sheared, milked and their hooves trimmed. Watch sheepmilking and sheepshearing contests or buy souvenirs. The venue is next to Den Hoorn’s church, or Novalishoeve if the weather is bad.

Location: Den Hoorn 

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Speedweekend

Speedweekend

De Cocksdorp
18-07-2020 - 19-07-2020

Feel the need for speed at the MAB’s off-road circuit on Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 July. At this speed weekend, cars race in various categories. Races are held on Saturday and Sunday...

... by junior races, rodeo, bangerstox, free class and stock cars. Island racers have the chance to test their skills against each other at this spectacular event. 

Location: Hoofdweg 35, De Cocksdorp

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Agricultural Day

Agricultural Day

Den Hoorn
23-07-2020

Den Hoorn’s Agricultural Day is a well-known event at which local Texel business can exhibit their products during a varied and fun programme. There are...

... various demonstrations and activities, including a tractor show, a gooseherd, a wood artist and much more. The youngest visitors can visit the petting farm.

Location: Kleiweg, near Den Hoorn. 

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Horizon Tour

Horizon Tour

Den Burg, Oudeschild
25-07-2020 - 26-07-2020

The Horizon Tour is a fleet of authentic flat-bottomed boats full of performing artists. This floating festival passes all the islands of the Wadden Sea, stopping off at Texel too. While it’s here...

... you can watch and listen to great shows, demonstrations and music performed by these creative sailors in Den Burg and Oudeschild. It’s enchanting!

Location: Multiple locations

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HavenVIStijn

HavenVIStijn

Oudeschild
08-08-2020

Oudeschild’s harbour is the backdrop for HavenVIStijn, an event where Texel’s fishing fleet and the public meet. There is a range of fun activities and demonstrations, so why not...

... Stroll past the fish stalls at HavenVistijn and how the various species are related. Sample freshly fried or smoked fish, take part in an activity or sail with the lifeboat crew.

Location: Oudeschild

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Tropcial festival

Tropcial festival

De Koog
28-08-2020 - 30-08-2020

At the Tropical Sea Festival, various bands play live at the restaurants and cafés in De Koog. The music fills the sultry summer nights on Texel. It’s a cheerful and...

colourful festival: the Tropical Sea Festival. First, several bands play their music in the main street of the village; then the party continues in the little pubs.

Location: De Koog

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Texel Culinair

Texel Culinair

De Koog
11-09-2020 - 13-09-2020

Come and sample traditional Texel food or discover the latest culinary trends! Texel’s greatest gourmet event has it all. Try it “sien Tessels” - Texel style - in De Koog. At Texel Culinair...

... several Texel restaurants prepare tiny dishes from their menus. Stroll from tent to tent and savour the bites; Kogertjes are the means of payment here. True Texel friendliness! 

Location: Dorpsstraat, De Koog

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Texel Half Marathon

Texel Half Marathon

Multiple Locations
27-09-2020

Texel’s half marathon starts at the ferry to Texel. Leaving the ferry, the course takes in dunes, beach and woodland to finish in Den Burg. Other distances are 6 or 10 km. The half marathon...

 ... On Texel begins at the ferry and passes lots of amazing wildlife areas. The course ends with a festive welcome in Den Burg. It’s a great spectator event too.

Location: Pontweg 1, Den Hoorn

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Wind festival

Wind festival

De Koog
03-10-2020 - 04-10-2020

Wind Festival Texel is Texel’s largest kite event and people fly their large, colourful and diverse kites. At the festival, the sky is filled with...

beautiful, unique kites, from whales to crabs and from Pokémon to teddy bears. There’s just so much to see at this event between Poles 19 and 21 at De Koog.

Location: Paal 20, De Koog

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Texel blues

Texel blues

Den Burg
09-10-2020 - 11-10-2020

Small stages with live music at various locations in Den Burg. That’s Texelblues! From 9 to 11 October, numerous blues musicians from the Netherlands and abroad will perform in bars and restaurants. It’ll be the perfect weekend ...

... for music lovers. The cosy atmosphere and the top musicians will make for some unforgettable evenings. 

Location: Multiple Locations, Den Burg

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Night of the Night

Night of the Night

Multiple Locations
24-10-2020

Texel’s night are intensely dark. Here, darkness is really dark. On this night, Texel is host to great activities to show just how special the darkness actually is. The observatory at…

... Ecomare is open. Watch the stars through a telescope if the night is clear. A “dark” excursion round woods, dunes and the beach leaves from Ecomare. Check at the complete programme now.

Location: Multiple Locations

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Ouwe sunderklaas

Ouwe sunderklaas

Multiple Locations
12-12-2020

People who really know Texel love Ouwe Sunderklaas! This folkloric festival unfolds in the evening, in living rooms and on the streets. The islanders poke fun at events on the island. Every village still has...

... its own traditions for Ouwe Sunderklaas. Exciting events of the past year are relived by villagers in fancy dress. Afterwards, everyone reveals his or her identity and shares a drink on the streets.

Locatie: Multiple Locations

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Christmas market Oosterend

Christmas market Oosterend

Oosterend
19-12-2020

 The annual atmospheric Oosterend Christmas market is a true tradition. Be surprised by the great atmosphere of this Christmas market. Stroll through the narrow streets around ...

... the big church and enjoy the small stalls with fun (Christmas) items. The Christmas market starts at 16:00 and ends at 20:00. 

Location: Around the big church, Oosterend

New Year's Dip

New Year's Dip

Multiple Locations
01-01-2021

Start the New Year with a chilly dip in the North Sea at one of the entrances to the beach at Poles 9, 20 or 28. Put on your bikini, swimsuit or trunks and take a dive with hundreds of islanders...

... and tourists for a fresh New Year. Then warm up with some nice hot traditional pea soup or a Texel dram. 

Location: Paal 28, De Cocksdorp. Paal 9, Den Hoorn. Paal 20, De Koog

Zestig van Texel

Zestig van Texel

Meerdere Locaties
05-04-2021

On Sunday 5 April 2021 the 16th Edition oft he Event “Zestig van Texel”is going to take place. During this event, runners have the chance to test their skills to the fullest on either the 60 km or the 120 km route. The route…

 …starts at t Horntje near the ferry port, then leads across the entire west coast of Texel and then finally finishes in Den Burg. Are you ready to take on this challenge?

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All prices 2020 include VAT, reservation fee and excluding toerist tax of € 2.25 per person per night. Prices for all holiday homes and furnished tents with bathroom include final cleaning. The following applies additionally to the holiday homes and all furnished tents: including bedlinen for the 1st person, excluding mandatory bedlinen from the 2nd person and on at € 9.10 per person. Prices subject to change.

For group bookings, please contact the Booking office.

All prices 2020 include VAT, reservation fee and excluding toerist tax of € 2.25 per person per night. Prices for all holiday homes and furnished tents with bathroom include final cleaning. The following applies additionally to the holiday homes and all furnished tents: including bedlinen for the 1st person, excluding mandatory bedlinen from the 2nd person and on at € 9.10 per person. Prices subject to change.

For group bookings, please contact the Booking office.

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