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
26-01-2023 - 28-02-2023

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

TexelTrail run

TexelTrail run

De Cocksdorp
04-02-2023

Take a look at the challenging walking tour through various types of landscape of Texel.

All-in Stone grilling

All-in Stone grilling

De Waddenhoeve
18-02-2023 - 04-03-2023

A cosy evening around the stone grill, multiple days during spring break. More info (pdf)

Family Bingo

Family Bingo

De Cocksdorp
18-02-2023

Family bingo at Holiday Park De Krim! Saturday, February 18 in Evenementenhal Texel.

Family Bingo

Family Bingo

De Cocksdorp
21-02-2023

Family bingo at Holiday Park De Krim! Tuesday, February 21 in Evenementenhal Texel.

Family Bingo

Family Bingo

De Cocksdorp
25-02-2023

Family bingo at Holiday Park De Krim! Saturday, February 25 in Evenementenhal Texel.

Family Bingo

Family Bingo

De Cocksdorp
28-02-2023

Family bingo at Holiday Park De Krim! Tuesday, February 28 in Evenementenhal Texel.

Family Bingo

Family Bingo

De Cocksdorp
04-03-2023

Family bingo at Holiday Park De Krim! Saturday, March 4 in Evenementenhal Texel.

Tock tournament

Tock tournament

De Cocksdorp
10-03-2023 - 12-03-2023

Do you enjoy playing Tock with friends and think it would be fun to challenge other teams?

Half Marathon of De Waal

Half Marathon of De Waal

De Waal
11-03-2023

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

HAIR Rock opera

HAIR Rock opera

De Cocksdorp
17-03-2023 - 19-03-2023

Music Productions TXL invites you to rock with their impressive rock opera. Get your ticket now! 

Run for KiKa Marathon

Run for KiKa Marathon

Multiple locations
25-03-2023

Run along for a good cause or encourage the participants!

Easter egg hunt

Easter egg hunt

Multiple locations
09-04-2023 - 10-04-2023

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

Roparun Fish and Chips Run

Roparun Fish and Chips Run

Oosterend
10-04-2023

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

Texelweekend

Texelweekend

Den Burg
21-04-2023 - 23-04-2023

The equestrian event of Texel!

King's Day

King's Day

Multiple locations
27-04-2023

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

Bonfire Meierblis

Bonfire Meierblis

Multiple locations
29-04-2023

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

Hoge Berg Run

Hoge Berg Run

Den Burg
30-04-2023

Fan of running? Join the Hoge Berg Run!

De Krim Live: Guus Bok

De Krim Live: Guus Bok

De Cocksdorp
03-05-2023

An evening of music and fun! Enjoy a diverse mix of pop, rock and Dutch hits. 

Family Festival Texel

Family Festival Texel

De Koog
06-05-2023 - 07-05-2023

Come, join and amaze your eyes during the Family Festival on the beach of De Koog.

Wadden Bird Festival

Wadden Bird Festival

De Cocksdorp
06-05-2023 - 07-05-2023

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

Rescue boat day

Rescue boat day

Oudeschild and De Cocksdorp
13-05-2023

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

Wad'n Party

Wad'n Party

Oudeschild
20-05-2023

Enjoy the music and have a good time at the Wad'n Party!

Round of Oudeschild

Round of Oudeschild

Oudeschild
20-05-2023

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

Fly-in Cinema

Fly-in Cinema

De Cocksdorp
20-05-2023

Watch an aviation film from your plane and sleep ‘under the wing’.

Uitmarkt BuitenGewoon Texel

Uitmarkt BuitenGewoon Texel

Den Burg
20-05-2023

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

Specialty Beer Festival

Specialty Beer Festival

Den Burg
26-05-2023 - 28-05-2023

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

Harbour market Oudeschild

Harbour market Oudeschild

Oudeschild
02-06-2023 - 25-08-2023

Get yourself some bargains at the Harbour market of Oudeschild! 

Om ‘t Eiland

Om ‘t Eiland

Multiple locations
03-06-2023 - 04-06-2023

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

 WAVES festival

WAVES festival

De Koog
07-06-2023 - 10-06-2023

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

Catamaran race

Catamaran race

Multiple locations
07-06-2023 - 10-06-2023

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

Round of Oosterend

Round of Oosterend

Oosterend
17-06-2023

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

SomPop festvial

SomPop festvial

De Waal
01-07-2023

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

Kite Evening

Kite Evening

De Koog
04-07-2023 - 29-08-2023

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

Beachclub Cinema

Beachclub Cinema

De Koog
05-07-2023 - 30-08-2023

Watch the most beautiful movies from a beach chair with your feet in the sand.

Summer market in Den Burg

Summer market in Den Burg

Den Burg
05-07-2023 - 30-08-2023

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

Day of the Sheep

Day of the Sheep

Den Hoorn
06-07-2023

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

Durpermarkt in De Cocksdorp

Durpermarkt in De Cocksdorp

De Cocksdorp
06-07-2023 - 31-08-2023

Every Thursday in summer a lively market.

SunBeats festival

SunBeats festival

De Koog
08-07-2023

Dance until the sun sets at this annual beach festival!

Speedweekend

Speedweekend

De Cocksdorp
15-07-2023 - 16-07-2023

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

Beach Food festival

Beach Food festival

Oudeschild
21-07-2023 - 23-07-2023

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

Agricultural Day

Agricultural Day

Den Hoorn
27-07-2023

Get to know all aspects of agriculture during this event.

Sunny Side Up festival

Sunny Side Up festival

Den Hoorn
28-07-2023 - 29-07-2023

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

Strenderpop

Strenderpop

Oosterend
19-08-2023

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

Sheepbreeding day

Sheepbreeding day

Den Burg
04-09-2023

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
09-09-2023

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

Texel Culinair

Texel Culinair

De Koog
22-09-2023 - 24-09-2023

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

Texel Half Marathon

Texel Half Marathon

Den Hoorn
24-09-2023

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

Family Festival Texel

Family Festival Texel

De Koog
07-10-2023 - 08-10-2023

Come, join and amaze your eyes during the Family Festival on the beach of De Koog.

Texel blues Festival

Texel blues Festival

Den Burg
13-10-2023 - 15-10-2023

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

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.