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Top 10 fun things you can do on Kingsday in the Netherlands

Kingsday is the absolute best day to go out and indulge in music, culture, food and fun.


Watch the King's Parade

In some cities, there will be a parade to celebrate the King's birthday. It's a colorful and festive event that you don't want to miss.


Listen to live music

There will be lots of music performances all over the country on Kingsday. Check out local bars, cafes, and public squares for live music.



Take a canal boat ride

In Amsterdam, you can take a canal boat ride and see the city from a different perspective. It's a great way to escape the crowds and enjoy the beautiful scenery.


Try Dutch treats

Kingsday is the perfect time to indulge in some traditional Dutch treats like stroopwafels, poffertjes, and bitterballen.


Dance in the streets

There will be plenty of street parties and open-air dance events on Kingsday. Join in the fun and dance to your heart's content.



Visit a street market

Kingsday is known for its huge street markets, where you can buy anything from clothes and souvenirs to food and drinks. The most famous street market is in Amsterdam, but you can find them in almost every city and town in the Netherlands.


Participate in a kids' activity

Kingsday is a family-friendly event, so there will be lots of activities for kids, including face painting, games, and crafts.


Watch a football game

Football (soccer) is a big part of Dutch culture, so why not watch a game on Kingsday? Find a local bar or sports cafe and join the fans.


Take a bike ride

The Netherlands is known for its bike-friendly culture, so why not rent a bike and explore the city on two wheels? It's a fun and eco-friendly way to see the sights.



Wear orange

Orange is the national color of the Netherlands, so make sure to wear something orange to show your Dutch pride.


Kingsday is the absolute best day to go out and indulge in music, culture, food and fun, DO NOT MISS IT!

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