What to Experience in Burgh Haamstede: Events & Activities
Below, you'll find our selection of the finest events in Burgh Haamstede and the surrounding region. 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.
Market in Renesse
Throughout the entire summer, the weekly Market in Renesse takes place every Wednesday until 3:00 PM. At the market, you'll always find the best deals, fresh seasonal produce, beautiful souvenirs, and a pleasant atmosphere.
National Museum Week
The National Museum Week is an annual event where hundreds of museums throughout the Netherlands open their doors to celebrate the rich culture, art, and history of the country. This event offers a unique opportunity to discover the hidden treasures and famous collections of Dutch museums. ...
King's Day in Burgh Haamstede
King's Day is officially the national celebration of the birthday of the King, but this in reality is only an excuse to party hard. The celebrations takes place all over the Netherlands. Several activities taking place throughout Burgh Haamstede and make the 27th April for a special day.
Liberation Day Zeeland
The Liberation Festival (Liberation Festival)Zeeland is celebrated every year on the 5th of May in Vlissingen. We celebrate freedom with musical performances on various stages, discussion programmes, and the Freedom Square. The festival ...
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 ...
Middelburg VÓLkoren is het grootste korenfestival van Zuid-West-Nederland. In dat weekend zijn tegelijkertijd op ruim twintig locaties in de oude Middelburgse binnenstad, op loopafstand van elkaar, optredens van allerhande koren en ensembles te beluisteren. De centrale locatie hierbij ...
During the third week of June, the western corner of Schouwen comes alive as the creative epicenter of Zeeland, thanks to the annual event, the Kunstschouw. This is the region's largest contemporary art event, seamlessly connecting art, culture, and the natural environment. Discover the Art Route; Explore an ...
Concert at Sea
Concert at Sea is one of the biggest festivals in our country. Each year, on the Brouwersdam at the Zeeland coast, the biggest and best national and international artists perform again. The organization is co-owned by the band ...
Five day beach marches
The five day beach march is a five day walking event that goes over the beaches and delta works of Zeeland and Zuid Holland. Two thirds goes over the beach, and a third over paved road.
Flea market in Zierikzee
On a cozy summer day, scouring the flea market stalls in Zierikzee. You will find many beautiful second-hand books, curiosities, antiques, toys, handicraft items, and various other items there. For many thousands of people, both buyers and sellers, this event has become a concept that stands ...
Market in Burgh-Haamstede
July & August
The Market in Burgh-Haamstede takes place on Noordstraat and Ring, on seven Thursdays in July and August. Programma 2023; - Thursday 18 May 2023: Ascension Fair from 1-6pm ; - Thursday 13 July 2023: Summer market from 10 am to 5 pm ; - Thursday 20 July 2023: ...
City of Dance festival Middelburg
City of Dance festival is one of the longest-running electronic music festivals in the world and elected as ‘’#2 Best Dutch Dance Festival’’ in 2015, ended in the top 10 in 2016 in the Festival chart of Benelux and is known as THE EDM festival of the South-West part of The Netherlands. The festival, which ...
Fishing Days Bruinisse
Each year, the three-day lasting Visserijdagen (Fishing Days) event takes place in Bruinisse. This 'Brusian' Mussel Festival always takes place in the 3rd weekend of July on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The program is renewed every year and also has a number of fixed elements such as the street fair, the fleet ...
Funfair in Renesse
Who didn’t like it as a child to be swirled around in a carousel or to get sticky from some cotton candy. In Renesse it is still possible every year, at the end of July.
End of July
In July, for three days straight, one can indulge in the delicious Zeeland delicacy, the mussel, in Middelburg. At the Vlasmarkt, Koorkerkplein, and Damplein, hospitality entrepreneurs let guests enjoy a wide variety of mussel and other seafood dishes. The whole event is spiced up with street ...
Funfair in Zierikzee
Who didn’t like it as a child to be swirled around in a carousel or to get sticky from some cotton candy. In Zierikzee it is still possible every year, early August.
Funfair in Middelburg
Who didn’t like it as a child to be swirled around in a carousel or to get sticky from some cotton candy. In Middelburg it is still possible every year, early August.
Ring Riding is a folkloric tradition where the ring rider sits on a horse and puts a lance through a ring. He gallops to a scaffold where the ring is attached. In Burgh Haamstede is it considered a serious sport, even though it's a folkloric activity. In summer multiple matches are held in the ...
Street market and farmers' market, along with the Zeeland Ring-riding Association featuring activities such as ring-tilting and sjezen-riding around the church. Children's games, miniature train rides, vintage cars and military vehicles, equestrian dressage, farmers' market, crafts market, street fair, and various musical ...
Zeeland Late Summer Festival
Zeeland is bursting at the seams during the Late Summer Festival (Nazomerfestival). In and around the historic Abbey of Middelburg is the vibrant festival hub, the central meeting point. A daily varied range of small productions, concerts, dance, ...
Film by the Sea
Every year in September, Vlissingen briefly becomes the backdrop for (inter)national film stars. During this period, Cine City cinema organises the International Film Festival Film by the Sea. The festival screens a ...
Every year, on the first weekend of October, the province of Zeeland comes alive with the largest annual sporting event: Marathon Zeeland. Over this weekend, nearly 20,000 athletes participate in various disciplines, experiencing the beauty of the Zeeland coastline in all its glory. [eventimg-144-3]Diversity of ...
Ook in 2023 er weer een Lichtjestour op Schouwen-Duiveland! Deze zal plaats vinden op 30 december 2023. Wie versiert er dit jaar de mooiste trekker of truck? Route en tijden 2023; - Starten in Nieuwerkerk ; - Ouwerkerk ; - Oosterland (langs de saele), ; - Bruinisse ...
New Year's Day plunge
On 1 January, the new year starts on Schouwen-Duiveland with a refreshing tradition: the New Year's Dip of Westerschouwen. This tradition, held annually since 1996, provides much entertainment on the beaches. For the 26th time, locals and ...
Zaterdag, 7 weken voor Pasen
Straô is an enchanting annual tradition that captures the hearts of horse enthusiasts and culture lovers on the beautiful island of Schouwen-Duiveland in the Netherlands. This event, rooted in ancient pagan traditions, celebrates the magical connection between nature and the ...