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.

Coronavirus measures

Due to the measures concerning the Coronavirus (COVID-19) museums, restaurants and more and more shops are closed and events cancelled. Here you can find the most current coronary measures on Texel.

The best events on Texel 

Arie Safari - Easter show

Arie Safari - Easter show

De Cocksdorp
12-04-2020

Arie Safari has made it back from his trip around the world just in time to celebrate Easter on Texel. Arie is looking for some new friends to have fun with in the jungle. 

Will you and your son or daughter join him on his adventure? Dancing, singing, doing magic together and, most importantly, laughing a lot. Sitting still is not an option!

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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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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Woezel & Pip

Woezel & Pip

De Cocksdorp
29-04-2020

The cutest dogs in the world go on a new adventure in this fun musical show for the entire family. There’s a big problem!...

... Woezel’s bone has suddenly disappeared. The dogs go on amazing adventures during their search. Will you join Woezel & Pip in their search?  

Steven Kazàn

Steven Kazàn

De Cocksdorp
02-05-2020

Enjoy a unique, magical night at Event Hall Texel on Saturday 2 may 2020! None other than magician Steven Kazàn is coming to Texel to do an exclusive show...  

... A feel-good show full of humour, interaction and of course many amazing magic tricks. A show not to be missed!

  

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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Sesame Street Mini Show

Sesame Street Mini Show

De Cocksdorp
22-05-2020

Go on the greatest adventures with Cookie Monster, Elmo, Tommie, and Bert and Ernie in Event Hall Texel...

... Sing and dance with the Sesame Street residents and enjoy this funny, swinging show for the entire family.  

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

Hypnosis show Patrick Pickhart

Hypnosis show Patrick Pickhart

De Cocksdorp
31-05-2020

Famous hypnotist Patrick Pickart is coming to Texel to perform an exclusive show. The show is entertaining, educational and very suitable for the entire family. 

It’s going to be a night of entertainment and mystery. During the show, you will embark on a journey through your own imagination. 

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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Texel Train

Texel Train

De Cocksdorp
04-07-2020 - 27-08-2020

Step aboard the Krim Train, which is fully electric, and explore the most beautiful parts of North Texel...

... During the tour you will hear fun facts about all the places you visit, in both Dutch and German. For example, have you ever heard of Sil’s Dock (Haventje van Sil)?  

Starting point: Holiday Park De Krim, De Cocksdorp

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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Arie Safari Children’s Show

Arie Safari Children’s Show

De Cocksdorp
15-07-2020

Arie Safari has made it back from his trip around the world just in time to celebrate the summer on Texel. Arie is looking for some new friends to have fun with in the jungle.

Does your son or daughter like fun jungle songs? And dancing and singing along? Then you are the perfect travel buddies for Arie Safari’s journey through the Jungle.

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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Hypnosis Show Patrick Pickart

Hypnosis Show Patrick Pickart

De Cocksdorp
19-07-2020

A unique journey through your own imagination. Famous hypnotist Patrick Pickart is coming to Texel to perform an exclusive show.

The show is entertaining, educational and very suitable for the entire family. It’s going to be a night of entertainment and mystery.

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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Magic Show Steven Kazàn

Magic Show Steven Kazàn

De Cocksdorp
23-07-2020

During the Magic Show at Event Hall Texel, Steven Kazàn, the youngest son of the most famous Dutch magician Hans Kazàn, will take you to a world full of comedy and magic.

The 50-minute show is a whirlwind of hilarious acts and inimitable magic tricks. A unique feel-good programme for the entire family!

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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The big pirate show!

The big pirate show!

De Cocksdorp
29-07-2020

The pirates will hunt for real treasure on an exciting adventure full of music and mystery in Event Hall Texel. Will they find it, or will they need help from their fellow sailors in the audience?...  

 …Agaat Piraat and her mates are going on a swinging, musical adventure. The audience won’t be able to sit still. You will have to pull out all the stops, searching for the pirate’s treasure together.

Magic Show Steven Kazàn

Magic Show Steven Kazàn

De Cocksdorp
02-08-2020

Steven performs a show full of humour, interaction and, of course, incredible magic tricks. Enjoy a unique, enchanting night on Texel. A feel-good production full of humour, interaction and...

... of course, numerous magic tricks. A show not to be missed!

  

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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Hypnosis Show Patrick Pickart

Hypnosis Show Patrick Pickart

De Cocksdorp
09-08-2020

During the show, you will embark on a journey through the magical world of the human brain. Patrick will take volunteers from the audience on an interactive journey through the subconscious. But don’t worry,

although some situations may be funny and extraordinary, no one is ever mocked. It will be a pleasant and unique experience for both participants and spectators.

Pip & Pelle – The laugh factory

Pip & Pelle – The laugh factory

De Cocksdorp
12-08-2020

A fun and adventurous show full of surprises! When Pip and Pelle return to Texel, one thing is sure: it’s going to be a crazy afternoon!

All the familiar Pip & Pelle ingredients are there, with interaction, songs, costumes, crazy situations and, best of all, lots of laughter.

Magic Show Steven Kazàn

Magic Show Steven Kazàn

De Cocksdorp
14-08-2020

Enjoy a unique, magical night at Event Hall Texel on Friday 14 august 2020! Steven performs a show full of humour, interaction and, of course, incredible magic tricks.

Enjoy a unique, enchanting night on Texel. A feel-good production full of humour, interaction and, of course, numerous magic tricks. A show not to be missed!
  

Bertus & Jaapie Magical Music Party

Bertus & Jaapie Magical Music Party

De Cocksdorp
19-08-2020

This cheeky duo is taking the ferry to Texel. It will be a summer afternoon full of music, magic and lots of joking around! Sing along with songs from the new album like...

.. ‘Zomerfeest’ and ‘Cadeautjes’ during a magical musical celebration. Bertus & Jaapie will get everyone out of their seats.
  

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

Tock tournament

Tock tournament

De Cocksdorp
05-03-2021 - 07-03-2021

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 5, 6 and 7 March 2021.

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

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 tourist 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 tourist 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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