Special events in true island style

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
01-12-2022 - 09-02-2023

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

Zouterik's journey

Zouterik's journey

De Cocksdorp
02-12-2022

Stories from Tjaart, Mariska, Linde and Berber about the journey with the Zouterik (Dutch).

The Big 'Sinterklaasshow'

The Big 'Sinterklaasshow'

De Cocksdorp
03-12-2022

Enjoy a sparkling St. Nicholas party along with the Sint & Friends Liveband.

Ouwe Sunderklaas

Ouwe Sunderklaas

Multiple locations
12-12-2022

An annual event that is celebrated in every village. 

Eat yourself fit workshop

Eat yourself fit workshop

De Cocksdorp
12-12-2022

Learn which foods cost your body energy and which foods give you energy.

Vegetable fermentation workshop

Vegetable fermentation workshop

De Cocksdorp
13-12-2022

Learn about the peculiarities of vegetable fermentation.

Holiday special

Holiday special

De Cocksdorp
14-12-2022

Create surprising recipes that will keep you feeling fit and energetic during the holidays and after.

Happy Food Happy Mood workshop

Happy Food Happy Mood workshop

De Cocksdorp
15-12-2022

Learn, cook and taste what makes your body very happy.

Breakfast bowls workshop

Breakfast bowls workshop

De Cocksdorp
16-12-2022

Learn how to make the tastiest breakfast bowl at this workshop.

Christmas market Oosterend

Christmas market Oosterend

Oosterend
17-12-2022

Stroll along the stalls at the Christmas market in Oosterend! 

Christmas Bingo

Christmas Bingo

De Cocksdorp
24-12-2022

Join the fun Christmas bingo at Holiday Park De Krim! Great prizes for young and old.

Family Bingo

Family Bingo

De Cocksdorp
27-12-2022

Family bingo at Holiday Park De Krim! Tuesday , December 27 in Evenementenhal Texel.

Winter market Den Burg

Winter market Den Burg

Den Burg
28-12-2022

Strolling around at the winter market just before the new year!

De Krim end-of-year quiz

De Krim end-of-year quiz

De Cocksdorp
28-12-2022

End-of-year quiz at Holiday Park De Krim! Wednesday, December 28 in Evenementenhal Texel. 

Winter fair

Winter fair

De Cocksdorp
29-12-2022 - 30-12-2022

All kinds of fun stalls at the winter fair in the Events Hall!

New Year’s dip

New Year’s dip

Multiple locations
01-01-2023

2023 is a fresh start! The best way to start the new year is a New Year's dip. 

Family Bingo

Family Bingo

De Cocksdorp
03-01-2023

Family bingo at Holiday Park De Krim! Tuesday, January 3 in Evenementenhal Texel.

The Texel Storm Track

The Texel Storm Track

De Cocksdorp
04-01-2023 - 06-01-2023

For 3 days in January, the Evenent hall will be transformed into a storm track. Are you coming too?

Family Bingo

Family Bingo

De Cocksdorp
07-01-2023

Family bingo at Holiday Park De Krim! Saturday, January 7 in Evenementenhal Texel.

Texel Darts Trophy

Texel Darts Trophy

De Cocksdorp
13-01-2023 - 15-01-2023

The Texel Darts Trophy tournament will be held at Holiday Park De Krim in 2023

TexelTrail run

TexelTrail run

De Cocksdorp
04-02-2023

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

Run for KiKa Marathon

Run for KiKa Marathon

Multiple locations
25-03-2023

Run along for a good cause or encourage the participants!

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!

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!

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

Catamaran race

Catamaran race

Multiple locations
10-06-2023

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

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!

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!

Durpermarkt in De Cocksdorp

Durpermarkt in De Cocksdorp

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

Every Thursday in summer a lively market.

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!

Texel Airshow

Texel Airshow

De Cocksdorp
12-08-2023

The show of which you are guaranteed to look everywhere. Come and experience the airshow!

Strenderpop

Strenderpop

Oosterend
19-08-2023

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

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! 

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.