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Events in Egmond

In the summer there is almost daily something organized in (the region of) Egmond. Under which the various markets, folklore, music performances and various sporting events where you can look at or to which you can join.

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Kunst 10-daagse

The Kunst10daagse (10 days of Art) in Bergen has become an extensive art and craft-manifestation in the grand manner. Lots of artists, sculptors, painters, ceramists, photographers and gold-and silversmiths exhibit their works of art in shopwindows, restaurants, café s, galeries, or open their personal studio s for the ...

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Arrival of Saint Nicholas

The tradition of Saint Nicholas bringing gifts to children, celebrated in many countries, is an extraordinary occasion in Egmond. Saint Nicholas arrives surrounded by his servants. Later, the whole parade in a festive way accompanies him to the city center. Children greet the procession. Customarily candies ...

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Fjoertoer Egmond

The Fjoertoer is a magical evening tour, along the way you will be surprised by the original sound and light effects and special acts. Performed and produced by artists and creative people from the province of Noord Holland. It is a hike in the dark, full of experiences and emotions along the beacons of light. The start ...

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New Year's Eve

New Year is another wild celebration. The Dutch often stay home with their families until midnight, and many bars open just then. Many venues offer New Year parties. From midnight the sky lights up as everyone sets of fireworks. People in Egmond love a party and New Year’s Eve in particular. It’s a reason ...

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New Year's Day plunge

On the first on January the annual New Year's Dive is organized in Egmond, which has been since 1982.

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Egmond Halve Marathon

Early January

The Marathon-race of Egmond started on the 12th of March, 1973 as an achievement-run for joggers alongside the seacoast of Egmond. At first just a limited number of people took part in the race, but after a while the event developed in an achievement-run of 21 kilometres. In 1980 The Half Marathon-race of Egmond became an ...

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Egmond-Pier-Egmond

In early January, the annual Egmond-Pier-Egmond takes place. This mountain bike race is, with more than 3,000 participants, the largest and most prestigious ATB Beach Race of Europe. Among the hundreds of recreationists there are many famous mountain bike participants and cyclists. The track is 36 kilometers long, and ...

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Egmond Walking Marathon

In late January Le Champion annually organizes the PWN Egmond Walking Marathon, with start and finish in the picturesque seaside resort of Egmond aan Zee. With separate routes for walkers and Nordic walkers, everyone can enjoy one of the most beautiful areas of the Netherlands for a whole weekend long. Up to 13,000 hikers ...

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National Museum Week

Begin april

During this Museum week about 450 museums are to visit. There are extra activities such as workshops, guided tours, tastings, children's treasure hunts, musical performances and the possibility to dress up. This year's theme is: "Let yourself be mesmerized by a museum piece."

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Lifeboat Day

Early May

In the spring, the Royal Dutch Rescue Society (KNRM) organizes its annual open day. On Lifeboat Day you can look into the rescue station. At all stations are demonstrations, storytelling, and you can see the equipment.

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National Mills Day

Tweede weekend van mei

Since 1974 the event is held every year on the second Saturday in May. It is a day when as many mills as possible are running. The National Mills Day has now become an annual event. Besides turning and grinding, all kinds of activities take place at a large number of mills, from baking pancakes to music festivals. More ...

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Bunkerdag

Langs de kust van Egmond zijn nog sporen te vinden van de Tweede Wereldoorlog. Onder andere de bunkers, gebouwd als onderdeel van de Atlantikwall. Normaal zijn deze fascinerende betonnen kolossen gesloten voor het publiek, maar onder andere op Bunkerdag zijn van 10.00 tot 17.00 uur de bunkers geopend! Met het ...

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Beach Volleyball Circuit

Begin juli

The beach of Egmond is big, wide and blends seamlessly into the beach of Bergen aan Zee. The beaches are well kept and have a lot to offer. This is what the Beach Volleyball Circuit Beach Life! stands for. Play along, or enjoy a drink in the sun – everything is possible. Beach Life is for ...

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Fishery Day Egmond

Third Saturday in June

The annually held Fishery Day has been organized in the heart of Egmond aan Zee since 1995. The nautical past of Egmond aan Zee annually attracts thousands of people to the seaside village. In June, they can go all out during the Fishery Day in Egmond. It's the annual highlight for so called 'Derpers': dialect, former ...

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Art Market

Late June

An art market yearly ten summer nights in Bergen (Noord-holland). Organized around the Ruined Church in downtown Bergen during july and august every Thursday from 17:00 to 22:00. 350 Artists from across the country, weekly and every time other artists, will exhibit their work and sell. A very broad interpretation of ...

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Six Days at the Beach

End July

The already 'Strand6daagse' (Six Days at the Beach), is a six day lasting hiking and camping trek along the beach from Hoek van Holland to Den Helder. Since 1959, this trek of 140 kilometers is organized every year in the last week of July. The length of each stage of the trek varies daily. For ...

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Night of Lights

First Wednesday of August

The Night of Lights is held every year on the first Wednesday of August. Traditionally it originated in 1926, and attracts many visitors each year. As dusk falls, a large part of Bergen will be illuminated by thousands of lights. That's because the residents of Bergen have been busy with hanging up lights, lanterns and ...

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Egmond op z’n kop

End July

The 'Egmond op z'n Kop' started for the first time in 1974 and has become one of the great happenings in this holiday-resort. People (including kids) will take part in sports, games and other activities, music can be heard everywhere, demonstrations of different disciplines, in short, many amusing moments in the centre of ...

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Heritage Days

Second Saturday and / or second Sunday in September

Open Monuments Day is held every year halfway through September, when thousands of monuments in the Netherlands are free to the public. The participating monuments can be recognized by the Open Monuments Day flag as shown here. Open Monuments Day is organized to encourage people to know more about their historical ...

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