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Are you looking for a fun activity on the island? Every year, you can enjoy various large and small events on the Wadden island Texel. Check out the overview of events on Texel below.

Another great tip to see and do during your holiday on Texel: visit a local market or fair! View the overview of markets and fairs on the Wadden Island Texel.


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King's Day - VVV Texel -

King's Day

During King's Day, the entire island is dominated by fun festivities. Every village celebrates on Texel.

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Koningsparkty - VVV Texel -


On King's Day, enjoy the afternoon during the King's Parkty.

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Meierblis - VVV Texel -


The arrival of spring is celebrated with the lighting of bonfires.

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Wadden Bird Festival - VVV Texel -

Wadden Bird Festival

With a bit of luck you can spot more than 170 different bird species during this weekend.

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Uitmarkt BuitenGewoon - VVV Texel -

Uitmarkt BuitenGewoon

A spectacle with music, art and culture!

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Ronde van Oudeschild - VVV Texel -

Ronde van Oudeschild

The only village round with a real climb and the associated “Mountain Jersey”.

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BUTE bij De Bonte Belevenis - VVV Texel -

BUTE bij De Bonte Belevenis

A fair with various activities including the traditional 'Lions auction', music and a snack and drink.

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Biergarten specialty beer festival - VVV Texel -

Biergarten specialty beer festival

The specialty beer festival of "café De Slock" has 12 tap points and more than 60 types of specialty beers!

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Broadway Boulevard - Texel -

Broadway Boulevard

Huiskamerfestival met 3 dagen lang cabaret, kleinkunst en muziek.

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Reddingbootdag KNRM - VVV Texel -

Reddingbootdag KNRM

Reddingbootdag KNRM

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'Around the island' walking tour - VVV Texel -

'Around the island' walking tour

An all-inclusive two-day hiking camping trip on Texel.

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Tevoko - VVV Texel -

Tevoko Buitentoernooi

Sporty and cozy outdoor volleyball tournament.

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Avondvierdaagse - VVV Texel -

Evening Four Day walk

Come also walk the Evening Four Day walk on Texel!

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WAVES Festival - - VVV Texel

WAVES Festival

During the WAVES Festival, the beach at Paal 17 is completely devoted to (water) sports and live music.

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Tour de Lasalle - Texel -

Tour de Lasalle

Tour de Lasalle is de oudste wielerkoers van de Kop van Noord-Holland.

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Round Texel - - VVV Texel

Round Texel

The world's largest catamaran event.

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Tour of Oosterend - VVV Texel -

Tour of Oosterend

Do you ever want to measure yourself against Texel riders? Join the Ronde van Oosterend!

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SOMPOP - VVV Texel -


SOMPOP is het meest relaxte festival van Nederland.

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Kermis Den Burg - VVV Texel -

Kermis Den Burg

Family fair with large and small attractions.

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Skemere - VVV Texel -


A recurring small festival at a special time: the twilight time.

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Sunbeats Paal 17 - VVV Texel  -

SunBeats Paal 17

SunBeats is the dance event of Texel where you can enjoy the best dance music with your feet in the sand.

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Day of the Texel Sheep - VVV Texel -

Day of the Texel Sheep

Do you want to know more about the sheep you see all over the island? Then come to the Day of the Texel sheep!

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Beach Food Festival - VVV Texel -

Beach Food Festival

Gutes Essen und Chillen! Dutzende Foodtrucks, Strandhütten, Sitzsäcke und Sonnenschirme machen dieses Outdoor-Kochfestival zu einem echten Sommerfest.

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Speedweekend - VVV Texel -


Roaring engines and lots of spectacle.

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Agricultural day  - - VVV Texel

Agricultural day

During the Agricultural Day you get to see as many aspects of Texel agriculture as possible.

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HavenVIStijn Oudeschild - VVV Texel -

HavenVIStijn Oudeschild

What do you know about fish? Test your knowledge at the Havenvistijn in Oudeschild!

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Strenderpop - VVV Texel -


Small pop festival with lots of fun.

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Texel Fly-in - VVV Texel -

Texel Fly-in

Vliegveld Texel organiseert dit weekend de grootste Fly-In van Nederland.

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End of Summer Festival - Texel -

End of Summer Festival

Caraïbische muziek, reggaeton of Hollandse muziek: er is voor ieder wat wils.

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Durper Tuinen en Straatfeest - Texel -

Durper Tuinen en Straatfeest

Er is een grote markt, live muziek en entertainment.

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Sheepbreeding day - VVV Texel -

Sheepbreeding day

The annual sheep breeding day is held on the first Monday of September.

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Combined riding competition - VVV Texel -

Combined riding competition

Enjoy spectacular obstacles!

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Strender fish smoking contest - VVV Texel -

Strender fish smoking contest

Do you know how fish is traditionally smoked? You can experience it up close in Oosterend, during the annual Strender fish smoking competition of gurnard and slip sole

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Texel Culinair - VVV Texel -

Texel Culinair

Culinary enjoyment on Texel!

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Beach Family Festival - VVV Texel -

Beach Family Festival

With a little wind it will be a true color feast near De Koog!

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Texel Half Marathon - VVV Texel -

Texel Half Marathon

A unique running event with a nautical character.

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NK Kitebuggy - - VVV Texel

NK Kitebuggy

A kite buggy competition is being held on the beach near the Vuurtoren, which counts for the NK Kitebuggy, organized by the Buggy Club Holland.

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Texel Blues - VVV Texel -


Blues musicians from home and abroad play on small stages throughout Den Burg.

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Lichtjestocht Den Burg - VVV Texel -

Lichtjestocht Den Burg

Wandel ook mee met de Lichtjestocht in Den Burg!

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Gerrit Zijm cross MAB-club - VVV Texel -

Gerrit Zijm cross MAB-club

A 4-kilometre course filled with spectacular obstacles.

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Arrival of Sinterklaas - VVV Texel -

Arrival of Sinterklaas

Sint and his Pieten arrive during the general entry with the steamer in the harbor of Oudeschild.

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Ouwe Sunderklaas - VVV Texel -

Ouwe Sunderklaas

The age-old, but very much alive tradition: Ouwe Sunderklaas has nothing to do with Sinterklaas

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Staying overnight on Texel - - VVV Texel

Staying overnight on Texel

Texel Passport - - VVV Texel

Texel Passport