Below, you'll find our selection of the finest events on Texel. Especially in the summer, there are almost daily festivities, ranging from markets and folklore to music performances and sporting events. Yet, even outside the summer season, there's plenty to enjoy in terms of varied activities.
Half Marathon De Waal
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
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
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
The National Mill Day, celebrated annually on the second weekend of May, is a festive day when hundreds of wind and water mills across the Netherlands open their doors to the public. This event, which has been organised since the 1970s, celebrates the country's rich milling history and attracts thousands of visitors ...
The nicest outing is the arts festival Klifhanger in Den Hoorn. Are is being exhibited in living rooms and gardens in the picturesque village and in the meadows in the surroundings. As a visitor you can follow a walking or biking route along the exhibition. Klifhanger goes ...
Living Room Theatre Festival Broadway
Om het jaar
Discover a unique cultural event on Texel: the Living Room Theatre Festival Broadway. This special festival transforms the picturesque village of Den Hoorn into a lively theater stage every two years. What to Expect at the Living Room Theatre ...
Along the coast of Texel, traces of the Second World War can still be found. Dive into the past and experience history up close during Bunker Day, a unique event that opens the doors to the hidden bunkers along the Dutch coast. From Zeeland to the Wadden Islands, discover the remnants of the Second World ...
Om't Eiland offers a unique opportunity to explore Texel. This two-day walking and camping tour around the island is a feast for the senses, promising a rich blend of nature, culture, and relaxation. A Historical Route; ...
Round of Texel
Texel is really the place to be for catamaran sailors. To join the Round of Texel they arrive with hundreds to the island. Every year this biggest catamaran race takes place around the island, which has started out as a small ...
Het Gouden Boltje organiseert, onder auspiciën van de NHWB, de Avondvierdaagse. Deze wandeltochten van 5, 10 en 15 km voert u door Den Burg en omgeving en het Hogeberg gebied. Startplaats: Kantine Schietsportcentrum Odysseus - Emmalaan 65 Den ...
Markets and fairs on Texel
Every Monday from 08:00 to 13:00, a market takes place at the Groeneplaats in Den Burg throughout the year.
In juli/augustus donderdag
In Den Hoorn vindt iedere donderdag gedurende de maanden juli en augustus 'Hoornderdag' plaats in de Herenstraat met diverse kramen en wisselende thema's tot 18.00 uur.
SomPop is the biggest live pop festival on the island. A nice pop festival which is very professional with bands that have received a lot of popularity. They have become popular in the rest of the country.
Texel Day of the Sheep
This event includes sheep shearing, you can learn to make sheep's milk, make a tour though the sheep country, and kids can make a sheep button for free.
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 ...
Beach Food Festival
Tientallen foodtrucks, strandhuisjes, zitzakken en parasols maken dit festival bij Oudeschild tot een waar zomers feestje. Texelse chefs en koks vanuit elders in Nederland maken de lekkerste gerechten van lokale producten.
Texel has a progressive agricultural sector, but it is also an industry with a special past. The Agricultural day which is being held at Den Hoorn, shows a mixture of modern techniques and nostalgia, with livestock inspection, demonstrations of garden ...
The fishery is a fixed part of Texel. The fishermen in Oudeschild dispose of a modern fleet and won’t shy away from renewal. The idea for Simwin, a sustainable alternative for the beam, was a typical one for this area. New, but also traditional techniques ...
In de muzieknis in Oosterend begint Strenderpop. Een kleinschalig muziekfeestje met diverse optredens van zowel jonge als ervaren Texelse muzikanten.
Schapenfokkersdag op de Groeneplaats; traditionele veemarkt met de sfeer van een algemene jaarmarkt. In vroegere tijden vonden in Den Burg echte lamsmarkten plaats. De schapenfokkers uit de wijde omgeving trokken hier naar toe om hun jongvee te koop aan te bieden. Vandaag de dag ...
Open Monuments Day on Texel
Every year, on a weekend in September, many monuments in the Netherlands open their doors to the public. The participating monuments on Texel can be recognised by the Open Monuments Day flag, ...
Tweede weekend van september
Everyone who loves good food, has to be in the Dorpsstraat in De Koog during the second weekend of September. The best restaurants of Texel serve delicious snacks during Texel Culinary. A nice atmosphere and a ...
Texel Half marathon
The Texel Half Marathon offers a unique start for its participants. A staggering 1600 runners disembark from the ferry, ready to explore the beautiful island of Texel. With distance options of 21 or 10 kilometres, there's a challenge for every skill level. Across ...
Texel, the largest of the Dutch Wadden Islands, is not only renowned for its beautiful nature and serene beaches but also for its culinary delights. Discover this during the AmuseTour! What is the AmuseTour?; - Culinary Walk: On a ...
Texel Blues Festival
Dive into the rich world of blues at the Texel Blues Festival, an annual event that transforms the picturesque village of Den Burg on Texel into the blues heart of the Netherlands. What can you expect at the ...
For real Texel fans! Traditional festival that takes place at night in almost every village on the island. On the street or in the living rooms, the events of the society of Texel are made fun of. It's a good idea to know some things about ...