Sinterklaas and Pieten

on Texel

The arrival of Sinterklaas on Texel

A real spectacle: the arrival of Sinterklaas on Texel! The Saint and his Pieten will visit Texel to make sure everyone has a good time. Have you been nice this year too? Sinterklaas and his Pieten like to give out sweets! In the harbour of Oudeschild, young and old will be waiting for the steamboat to welcome Sinterklaas and his Pieten. Are you coming too?

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Arrival of Sinterklaas in the Harbour of Oudeschild 

In the cutter harbour of Oudeschild, there is plenty of space to receive and greet Sinterklaas and his Pieten. Also enjoy the view of the beautiful steamboat. In the distance, you can already see it approaching. A beautiful sight. It promises to be a fun-filled day. Come too and enjoy the arrival of St Nicholas on Texel: a unique experience! 


Besides handing out gifts and sweets, Sinterklaas and his helpers also come to celebrate! Parades and Sinterklaas celebrations take place in various villages. Visit the different villages and join the party.

Steamboat Package

Combine the arrival of St Nicholas on Texel with a stay at Holiday park De Krim. That way, you will complete the entire Saint Nicholas experience. During your stay, various activities will be organised, such as the pietendisco and crafts with the children. Book the steamboat package and enjoy fun extras such as free visits from the pete's in the accommodation, gingerbread and unlimited access to the swimming pool. 

Visitor information

Date: dates for 2024 are not known yet
Address: Harbour Oudeschild
Website: The arrival of Sinterklaas
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