Events on Texel

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

Heritage Days

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 ...

Texel Half marathon

End September

Texel Half marathon: 1600 runners start a tour of 21 or 10 km over the island, starting at the ferry. A sportive event through forest and dunes, over the beach and through cultural landscapes. With typical Texel elements, like sun, salt and wind. The finish is in Den ...

Texel Blues Festival

Known and unknown celebrities in the blues world take over the stages in Den Burg during this weekend. Lovers of this music always eagerly look forward to this event, where they can enjoy their favorite music in the café’s. An illustrious weekend where artists play beautifully and the ...

2023

Half Marathon De Waal

March

Early March the annually half marathon of De Waal is held. A regional Athletic union walk. You could say it's an early spring classic. It appears again and again that the participants come from near and far to participate. A sporty weekend getaway, and walking on a Waddeneiland ...

The Sixty of Texel

Tweejaarlijkse op 2e paasdag

Athletics Association Texel organizes 'The Sixty of Texel' on Easter Monday. A bi-annual run, which is considered to be the finest and toughest point-to-point race for professional runners and relay teams in the Netherlands by many. This varied and challenging route goes to all the salient ...

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.

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. ...

Bunkerdag

Langs de kust van Texel 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 ...

SunBeats

July

Island Samba is not only the biggest Dance event on Texel, it also takes place at the beach. Imagine: barefoot on the beach, with a setting sun, a cocktail in your hand and Music of well-known artists, as only the best DJ’s are ...

Horizontoer

Early August

Ten old Dutch flatboats, ten days, five islands, hundred artists and talents… since 1988, people from all age groups can annually enjoy upcoming talent, different kinds of music, surprising (street)theater, cabaret and different workshops. Almost all performances are free or can be visited at a small fee. 25 & 26 juli ...