Events on Texel

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

Lambs hike De Hoge Berg

Lambs hike De Hoge Berg

Den Burg
23-02-2024 - 31-05-2024

The lambs are back in the meadow, admire them on this lovely walk!

Art on Texel

Art on Texel

Multiple locations
01-04-2024 - 31-10-2024

Three routes lead you along galleries, exhibitions and artists on Texel!

Oyster tours

Oyster tours

Den Burg
07-04-2024 - 30-06-2024

Pick up oysters, learn how to open them and enjoy them during this typical Texel activity!

Campina Open Farm Days

Campina Open Farm Days

Oudeschild
10-05-2024 - 20-05-2024

Stop by farm Witte Julia and learn through play how dairy can contribute to healthy eating. An educational outing with lots of activities to do too!

Specialty Beer Festival

Specialty Beer Festival

Den Burg
17-05-2024 - 19-05-2024

Taste the special beers from all over the country and enjoy live music.

Broadway Texel

Broadway Texel

Den Hoorn
17-05-2024 - 19-05-2024

Watch performances in the living rooms of Den Hoorn during this unique living room festival!

Family Bingo

Family Bingo

Events hall Texel
18-05-2024

Enjoy the fun family bingo with the whole family. Who takes the prices home?

Christian Farla

Christian Farla

Event hall Texel
19-05-2024

Experience the incredible magic of Christian Farla, a master illusionist. 

Drive-in Cinema

Drive-in Cinema

De Cocksdorp
24-05-2024

Watching a film from the comfort of your own car. You can experience this on Friday 24 May 2024 during the Drive-in Cinema at Texel Airport.

Rescue boat day

Rescue boat day

Oudeschild and De Cocksdorp
25-05-2024

Step into the shoes of the crew members of the rescue boats and sail away!

Open day bunker Texla

Open day bunker Texla

Den Burg
25-05-2024

Discover Texel's most robust bunker during a special open day!

Om ‘t Eiland

Om ‘t Eiland

Multiple locations
01-06-2024 - 02-06-2024

Experience Texel on foot in a unique way with a fully catered walking-camping trip

Round of Oudeschild

Round of Oudeschild

Oudeschild
01-06-2024

Experience the liveliest cycling event in town and race against Texel cyclists!

 WAVES festival

WAVES festival

De Koog
07-06-2024 - 09-06-2024

At WAVES you can enjoy the summer feeling during different kinds of sports & music.

Harbour market Oudeschild

Harbour market Oudeschild

Oudeschild
07-06-2024 - 30-08-2024

Get yourself some bargains at the Harbour market of Oudeschild! 

Catamaran race

Catamaran race

Multiple locations
08-06-2024

Come and watch the biggest catamaran race in the world. Who is the fastest around the island?

Day of the Sheep

Day of the Sheep

Den Hoorn
08-06-2024

Admire the different sheep breeds and take part in a sheep-shearing competition.

Autocross Texel

Autocross Texel

De Cocksdorp
16-06-2024

Adrenaline and thrills come together at Texel autocross!

TX 44 evening cruise

TX 44 evening cruise

Oudeschild
21-06-2024

An adventure outing for a good cause.

Round of Oosterend

Round of Oosterend

Oosterend
22-06-2024

Take on the challenge yourself or encourage the cyclists from the sidelines!

Fair De Koog

Fair De Koog

De Koog
02-07-2024 - 27-08-2024

Get yourself some bargains at fair De Koog every tuesday in July and August!

Kite Evening

Kite Evening

De Koog
02-07-2024 - 27-08-2024

Feel the power of the Texel wind every Tuesday in July and August during the kite evening!

Summer market in Den Burg

Summer market in Den Burg

Den Burg
03-07-2024 - 28-08-2024

You don’t want to miss these fun summer markets in Den Burg!

Hoornder Thursday market

Hoornder Thursday market

Den Hoorn
04-07-2024 - 29-08-2024

Atmospheric market with view of the famous white church.

Durpermarkt in De Cocksdorp

Durpermarkt in De Cocksdorp

De Cocksdorp
04-07-2024 - 29-08-2024

Every Thursday in summer a lively market.

SomPop festvial

SomPop festvial

De Waal
06-07-2024

Come to SomPop and enjoy the music and the cosy island atmosphere!

SunBeats festival

SunBeats festival

De Koog
13-07-2024

Dance until the sun sets at this annual beach festival!

Beach Camps Texel

Beach Camps Texel

De Koog
15-07-2024 - 16-08-2024

Get to know the best board and beach sports on Texel together with your peers!

De Krim pubquiz

De Krim pubquiz

Event hall Texel
17-07-2024

Take up the challenge with an evening of quizzes and join forces in a team!

Aunt Rita's Party

Aunt Rita's Party

Event hall Texel
18-07-2024

A surprising swing musical full of humour and the 10 best-known Minidisco hits, that's Aunt Rita's Party!

Beach Food festival

Beach Food festival

Oudeschild
19-07-2024 - 21-07-2024

Enjoy delicious Texel dishes with your feet in the sand at the Beach Food Festival.

Speedweekend

Speedweekend

De Cocksdorp
20-07-2024 - 21-07-2024

Feel the Need for Speed during the weekend that is all about speed and competition!

The Grand Fairytale Show

The Grand Fairytale Show

Event hall Texel
24-07-2024

An interactive show set in the fairytale world of Princess Yara and Lakei Lux who will do everything to get the treasure chest open.

Agricultural Day

Agricultural Day

Den Hoorn
25-07-2024

Get to know all aspects of agriculture during this event.

De Krim Live: Broadway de Band

De Krim Live: Broadway de Band

Events hall Texel
25-07-2024

 Behold the cover band of the Netherlands and experience a musical feast of recognition! 

Sunny Side Up festival

Sunny Side Up festival

Den Hoorn
26-07-2024 - 27-07-2024

Enjoy the sun, sea, beach and tropical music styles at Sunny Side Up!

The Texel Storm Track

The Texel Storm Track

De Cocksdorp
31-07-2024

Climb, scramble, slide and jump and complete the whole course.

The Texel Storm Track

The Texel Storm Track

De Cocksdorp
01-08-2024

Climb, scramble, slide and jump and complete the whole course.

The Texel Storm Track

The Texel Storm Track

De Cocksdorp
02-08-2024

Climb, scramble, slide and jump and complete the whole course.

Fairytale Concert on Tour

Fairytale Concert on Tour

Event hall Texel
04-08-2024

Enchant, sing and dance along with well-known fairytale characters!

The Great Pirate Show

The Great Pirate Show

Event hall Texel
07-08-2024

During an exciting adventure full of music and riddle, the pirates go in search of real treasure.

De Krim live: Guus Bok

De Krim live: Guus Bok

Event hall Texel
08-08-2024

Come and enjoy an evening of music, entertainment and fun!

HavenVIStijn

HavenVIStijn

Oudeschild
10-08-2024

During this event you will be short of eyes and ears, discover the world of fishing!

Sneak Preview: The Great Slime Musical

Sneak Preview: The Great Slime Musical

Event hall Texel
11-08-2024

From October 2024, The Great Slime Musical can be seen in all theatres in the Netherlands, but this summer you can only and exclusively see a unique sneak preview at Event Hall Texel!

The Texel Storm Track

The Texel Storm Track

De Cocksdorp
14-08-2024

Climb, scramble, slide and jump and complete the whole course.

The Texel Storm Track

The Texel Storm Track

De Cocksdorp
15-08-2024

Climb, scramble, slide and jump and complete the whole course.

The Texel Storm Run

The Texel Storm Run

Event hall Texel
16-08-2024

Climb, scramble, slide and jump and complete the whole course.

Strenderpop

Strenderpop

Oosterend
17-08-2024

Enjoy live music from Texel bands in Oosterend and get into a real party mood!

The Hypnosis Show with Patrick Pickart

The Hypnosis Show with Patrick Pickart

Event hall Texel
18-08-2024

An evening of relaxation and mystery where you will travel in your own imagination.

Social Squad

Social Squad

Event hall Texel
22-08-2024

Prepare for an unforgettable and hilarious journey through the world of TikTok with Anique Dreamon, Emme Keuven and Jesse van Wieren.

Christian Farla

Christian Farla

Event hall Texel
28-08-2024

Experience the incredible magic of Christian Farla, a master illusionist.

End of Summer Festival

End of Summer Festival

De Koog
30-08-2024 - 31-08-2024

Celebrate the end of summer at this fun festival!

Sheepbreeding day

Sheepbreeding day

Den Burg
02-09-2024

Experience how farmers from both the Netherlands and abroad trade in sheep of the Texel breed.

Strender fish-smoking contest

Strender fish-smoking contest

Oosterend
14-09-2024

Always wanted to know how fish is smoked? Experience it at the Strender fish smoking contest! 

Open Monumentendag

Open Monumentendag

Multiple locations
14-09-2024

Discover the special monuments Texel has to offer, with sustainability as the theme.

Texel Culinair

Texel Culinair

De Koog
27-09-2024 - 29-09-2024

Taste all the delicacies De Koog has to offer during Texel Culinair! 

Texel Half Marathon

Texel Half Marathon

Den Hoorn
29-09-2024

Participate in the half marathon and experience Texel's diverse landscape on foot!

Texelblues Festival

Texelblues Festival

Den Burg
11-10-2024 - 13-10-2024

Discover the cosiness of Den Burg during Texelblues Festival and enjoy the beautiful music!!

Dutch Birding

Dutch Birding

De Cocksdorp
11-10-2024 - 13-10-2024

Go out with other bird lovers to spot the most interesting birds.

Night of the Night

Night of the Night

Multiple locations
26-10-2024

Experience the darkness at its darkest, the activities will show you how special dark is.

Lights-Tour

Lights-Tour

Den Burg
26-10-2024

Walk along with the Lights-Tour and illuminate the streets of Den Burg!

Autumn market De Waal

Autumn market De Waal

De Waal
27-10-2024

Come to the autumn market in De Waal and stroll along the various stands.

Four against Four & Tokken tournament

Four against Four & Tokken tournament

Events hall Texel
15-11-2024 - 17-11-2024

Come to the Four Against Four and Tokken tournament, where teamwork and strategy are key!

The arrival of Sinterklaas

The arrival of Sinterklaas

Oudeschild
16-11-2024

Sinterklaas and his Pieten will arrive on Texel again. Join the fun party! 

Christmas market Oosterend

Christmas market Oosterend

Oosterend
14-12-2024

Stroll along the stalls at the Christmas market in Oosterend! 

Texel Darts Trophy

Texel Darts Trophy

Events hall Texel
10-01-2025 - 12-01-2025

The Texel Darts Trophy tournament will be held at Holiday Park De Krim in 2025

Keez tournament

Keez tournament

Events hall Texel
07-03-2025 - 09-03-2025

Do you like fun and competition? Then sign up for the keezboard tournament!

King's Day

King's Day

Multiple locations
26-04-2025

Discover how the various villages on Texel celebrate King's Day and have a great day!