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

The measures concerning the Coronavirus (COVID-19) may have consequences for your visit to Texel. We advise you to check the website of the event you wish to visit if the event will take place and/or the location you want to visit is open and/or reservation is necessary.

The best events on Texel 

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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An intimate musical journey

An intimate musical journey

De Cocksdorp
03-10-2020

This is a concert with Dutch songs...

...if you are interested, please click. Information is also in Dutch.

Family Bingo

Family Bingo

De Cocksdorp
10-10-2020 - 20-10-2020

Family bingo on Holiday Park De Krim! At Saturday and Tuesday in the autumn holiday we organize a super cozy family bingo with beautiful and

varied prizes for young and old. Every prizewinner selects his own price or prizes!

Sesame Street Mini Show

Sesame Street Mini Show

De Cocksdorp
14-10-2020

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.  

Magic 4 Kids

Magic 4 Kids

De Cocksdorp
15-10-2020

An unforgettable magic show from Lars van Tuijn at Event Hall Texel...

... A show full of magic for the entire family (aged 4 and up).

Show of Magic and Illusion

Show of Magic and Illusion

De Cocksdorp
15-10-2020

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.  

Autumn market De Waal

Autumn market De Waal

De Waal
18-10-2020

 On the 18th of October, there will be an autumn market in De Waal. Stroll along the various stalls and discover the nicest items. Or enjoy all the goodies ...

... available at the market. The autumn market starts at 11:00 and lasts until 15:00. In the event of bad weather, the market will be moved to Dorpshuis de Wielewaal. 

Location: De Waal

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Autumn market De Cocksdorp

Autumn market De Cocksdorp

De Cocksdorp
22-10-2020

On the 22nd of October, an autumn market will be held in the centre of De Cocksdorp where everyone will find something to their liking. Young or old, there’s something fun for everyone: ...

... music, art and nice knick-knacks. The autumn market starts at 11:00 and ends at 16:00 in the city centre of De Cocksdorp. Experience the cosy atmosphere of the market.

Location: Kikkertstraat, De Cocksdorp.    

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Show of Magic and Illusion

Show of Magic and Illusion

De Cocksdorp
22-10-2020

In the wondrous show: C-O-N-T-R-O-L, a series of unbelievable experiments will be conducted...  

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

Magic 4 Kids

Magic 4 Kids

De Cocksdorp
22-10-2020

 A show full of magic for the entire family (aged 4 and up)... 

...An unforgettable magic show from Lars van Tuijn at Event Hall Texel.

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. There is a bat lecture, you can learn all about moths and go on exciting evening walks. Take a quick look at the complete programme.

Location: Multiple Locations

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Lights-Tour

Lights-Tour

Den Burg
24-10-2020

On Saturday the 24th of October, a light walk will be organised for the second time, which you can take part in for free. Everyone is requested to bring their own light or candle to contribute to the special atmosphere during the walk. At 19:00, participants gather at the glass stage ...

... in the park where the walk also ends. The walk will be musically accompanied by the SOS band from De Koog. Hot chocolate with a tasty treat will be served after the walk to warm up again.

Location: Den Burg

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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

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Singing under the tree

Singing under the tree

De Koog
24-12-2020

On Christmas Eve, residents of De Koog and guests will sing under the large Christmas tree on the Dorpsplein at 19.00 hrs. In the attractively lit centre you can get into the Christmas mood by singing along with...    

...all the famous Christmas carols. But of course you can only listen and enjoy them too. Afterwards you can have a drink in the cosy Dorpsstraat to warm up again.       

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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.

Texel Culinair Inside Edition

Texel Culinair Inside Edition

De Koog
12-03-2021 - 13-03-2021

Texel Culinair is a three-day culinary event in the centre of De Koog. The 2020 edition cannot take place due to Corona. In order to support the participants, an alternative has been devised for March 2020.

During 'Texel Culinair Inside Edition' the participants will share their restaurant with a participant who does not have a restaurant in the street. 

Location: De Koog

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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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King's Day

King's Day

Den Burg
27-04-2021

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
08-05-2021 - 09-05-2021

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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Beer festival

Beer festival

Den Burg
22-05-2021 - 24-05-2021

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

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Round Texel Race

Round Texel Race

Multiple Locations
24-06-2021 - 26-06-2021

'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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WAVES

WAVES

De Koog
24-06-2021

From the 24th until the 26th of June 2021 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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Texel Darts Trophy

Texel Darts Trophy

De Cocksdorp
14-01-2022 - 16-01-2022

The 15th edition of the Texel Darts Trophy tournament will be held at Holiday Park De Krim during the weekend of 14, 15 and 16 January 2022.... 

... 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.

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Weekend: 9.00-17.00

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All prices 2021 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 € 9.30 per person. Prices subject to change.

For group bookings, please contact the Booking office.

All prices 2021 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 € 9.30 per person. Prices subject to change.

For group bookings, please contact the Booking office.

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