In the summer there is almost daily something organized in (the region of) Burgh Haamstede. Under which the various markets, folklore, music performances and various sporting events where you can look at or to which you can join.
Arrival of Saint Nicholas
End of November
The tradition of Saint Nicholas bringing gifts to children, celebrated in many countries, is an extraordinary occasion in Burgh Haamstede. Saint Nicholas arrives surrounded by his servants. Later, the whole parade in a festive way accompanies him to the city center. Children greet the procession. Customarily candies ...
New Year's Eve
New Year is another wild celebration. The Dutch often stay home with their families until midnight, and many bars open just then. Many venues offer New Year parties. From midnight the sky lights up as everyone sets of fireworks. People in Burgh Haamstede love a party and New Year’s Eve in particular. It’s a reason ...
New Year's Day plunge
On the first on January the annual New Year's Dive is organized in Burgh-Haamstede, which has been since 1996. This traditional event creates a lot of fun on several beaches each year on 1 January. Start 2018: 15:00 hrs.
Zaterdag, 7 weken voor Pasen
Straô is een jaarlijks terugkerende traditie op het Nederlandse eiland Schouwen-Duiveland. Tijdens het evenement rijden rijkelijk versierde paarden voor de eerste maal in het jaar het strand op en de zee in. Op deze wijze worden kwade geesten, die zich volgens oud heidens geloof in de stal ...
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. This year's theme is: "Let yourself be mesmerized by a museum ...
Each year, during Easter, a market takes place in the town center of Burgh-Haamstede from 10am to 5pm. You will find a great selection of all kinds of products.
Other markets during Easter:
Saturday, March 31, 2018 @ Zierikzee Sunday, April ...
In the spring, the Royal Dutch Rescue Society (KNRM) organizes its annual open day. On Lifeboat Day you can look into the rescue station. At all stations are demonstrations, storytelling, and you can see the equipment.
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.
Market in Renesse
The weekly market in Renesse at the Lange Reke is every Wednesday from 08:00 to 14:00. At the market you can find the greatest deals, fresh seasonal products and unique specialties. The market is the place to socialize and do your shopping at the same time! You will ...
Liberation Day Zeeland
The Bevrijdingsfestival Zeeland (Liberation Festival Zeeland) is celebrated every year on May 5th, on the Bellamypark in Vlissingen. We celebrate freedom with musical performances on various stages, with ...
National Mills Day
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. ...
The Sunday before Ascension until the Saturday after.
Domburg verandert eens per jaar een week lang weer even in de kunstkolonie die het vroeger was. Kunstschilders als Piet Mondriaan, Mies Elout-Drabbe en Jan Toorop deden destijds de ...
Each year, during Pentecost, a market takes place in the town center of Burgh-Haamstede from 11am to 5pm. You will find a great selection of all kinds of products.
Other markets during Pentecost:
Saturday, May 19, 2018 @ Zierikzee Sunday, May ...
Third week of June
Tijdens de derde week van juni staat de westhoek van Schouwen traditioneel in het teken van de Kunstschouw en zijn kunst, cultuur en omgeving in perfecte harmonie. Een imposante installatie in de polders, beeldende kunst in een parktuin of een performance in een oude boerenschuur. ...
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.
Market in Burgh-Haamstede
Zes donderdagen in juli en augustus
The weekly Market in Burgh-Haamstede at the Noordstraat and Ring during the summer on Thursday from 10:00 till 18:00 hrs. At the market you can find the greatest deals, fresh seasonal products and unique specialties. The market is the place to ...
Every year in the summer months night market takes place. The night market has been a great success and a crowd pleaser for many year. From 19:00 you can find the widest variety of all kinds of items in the town center of Burgh (Kerkstraat & Hogeweg) or Haamstede.
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 show ...
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 ...
In juli kan drie dagen lang in Middelburg genoten worden van de overheerlijke Zeeuwse lekkernij, de mossel. Op de Vlasmarkt, het Koorkerkplein en het Damplein laten de horecaondernemers gasten genieten van zeer veel verschillende mossel-, maar ...
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
Braderie en boerenmarkt en de Zeeuwse Ringrijders Vereniging o.a. ringsteken en sjezenrijden rond de kerk, kinderspelen, treintje, oude auto,s en legervoertuigen, paardendressuur, boerenmarkt, creamarkt, braderie en diverse optredens van muziek en klederdracht, enzovoorts.
Mussel Day Yerseke
Third Saturday in August
Mussel Day Yerseke is an annually returning great party, always on the third Saturday in August. With eating mussels, sailing on the Oosterschelde, a nice street fair and many other activities. In short, where you can spend a whole day in the mussel center of Europe, on the banks of the Oosterschelde. There ...
Film by the Sea
Every September Vlissingen becomes the backdrop for (inter) national stars in film. During this period you can find the International Film Festival Film by the Sea at cinema Cine City. During these days you can see new movies ...
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 ...
Eerste weekend van oktober
In the first weekend of October, there are nearly 20,000 active athletes to practice their sport. It's the largest annual sporting event in the province of Zeeland. Start in Burgh-Haamstede via ...
End of November
Griezeltocht. Natuurlijk word je (en je ouders) zo griezelachtig mogelijk verkleed verwacht! Het is fijn als jullie, ter verhoging van de sfeer, een lampion meebrengen. Een leuke tocht met veel snoepjes en verrassingen! Zoals altijd met een warme start en onthaal! Deelname is gratis. Start 2018: 18:30 uur.