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

Stargazing Evening

Stargazing Evening

De Koog
18-01-2024 - 04-04-2024

Be enchanted by the beautiful starry sky during the stargazing evenings on Texel!

Snowdrop days

Snowdrop days

Den Hoorn
17-02-2024 - 24-02-2024

Get the spring feeling during the snowdrop days!

The Texel Storm Run

The Texel Storm Run

Event hall Texel
21-02-2024 - 23-02-2024

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

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!

Jazz on the Waves

Jazz on the Waves

Den Hoorn
25-02-2024

Enjoy a performance of their own compositions paying homage to the jazz giants!

Keez tournament

Keez tournament

Events hall Texel
08-10-2024 - 10-03-2024

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

Half Marathon of De Waal

Half Marathon of De Waal

De Waal
09-03-2024

Come and have a look or take part in this small-scale and cosy event for young and old!

Texelpop 2024

Texelpop 2024

Event hall Texel
16-03-2024

Dutch music enthusiasts will have a great time on 16 March, during the Texelpop!

Texel Hiking Tour 60 km

Texel Hiking Tour 60 km

Den Burg
23-03-2024

A real hiking challenge!

Ultrarun Zestig van Texel

Ultrarun Zestig van Texel

Multiple locations
24-03-2024

 Join the route fanatically or encourage the participants to cross the finish line.

Hoge Berg Run

Hoge Berg Run

Den Burg
28-03-2024

Fan of running? Join the Hoge Berg Run!

Easter egg hunt

Easter egg hunt

Multiple locations
31-03-2024 - 01-04-2024

The Easter Bunny has hidden his eggs in various places again. Can you find them all? 

Lambs hike

Lambs hike

Den Burg
01-04-2024

Admire the cute lambs while hiking!

Roparun Fish and Chips Run

Roparun Fish and Chips Run

Oosterend
01-04-2024

Go running for people with cancer and get fish and chips afterwards.

Queen Must Go On

Queen Must Go On

Event hall Texel
13-04-2024

Enjoy the tribute band Queen Must Go On, winner of SBS6's Battle of the Bands!

Texelweekend

Texelweekend

Den Burg
19-04-2024 - 21-04-2024

The equestrian event of Texel!

Marlijn Weerdenburg

Marlijn Weerdenburg

Event hall Texel
20-04-2024

Personal stories of Marlijn Weerdenburg on Saturday, April 20, 2024.

King's Day

King's Day

Multiple locations
27-04-2024

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

Spring fair

Spring fair

De Cocksdorp
28-04-2024

Market stalls, music and children's activities at our fun spring fair!

Bonfire Meierblis

Bonfire Meierblis

Multiple locations
29-04-2024

Warm up by the big fire and bake sandwiches or marshmallows by the small fires!

De Krim Live: Guus Bok

De Krim Live: Guus Bok

Event hall Texel
02-05-2024

De Krim Live presents: Guus Bok Liveband. For lovers of music & entertainment.

Uitmarkt BuitenGewoon Texel

Uitmarkt BuitenGewoon Texel

Den Burg
09-05-2024

From music events to museums, come and see what Texel has to offer in terms of culture!

De Krim pubquiz

De Krim pubquiz

Event hall Texel
10-05-2024

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

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!

Wadden Bird Festival

Wadden Bird Festival

De Cocksdorp
11-05-2024 - 12-05-2024

Discover the different bird species in the most bird-rich municipality of the Netherlands!

BUTE Fair

BUTE Fair

Den Hoorn
11-05-2024

A magical encounter with English atmospheres at the BUTE fair.

National mills day

National mills day

Multiple locations
11-05-2024

The day when as many mills as possible in the Netherlands turn and are open to the public. 

Roparun Relay Race

Roparun Relay Race

Den Burg
12-05-2024

Join the relay race to raise money for people with cancer!

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!

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!

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!

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!

Agricultural Day

Agricultural Day

Den Hoorn
25-07-2024

Get to know all aspects of agriculture during this event.

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!

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!

Strenderpop

Strenderpop

Oosterend
17-08-2024

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

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.

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!