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King's Day

King’s Day may well be the best party in Holland. On 27 April, we celebrate King Willem Alexander’s birthday with music, street parties, flea markets, and fun fairs. This year everything is different. COVID-19 keeps the Dutch indoors and festivities have been canceled or moved online. Expect the Dutch to have a party regardless of the pandemic, however, even though it's at home and on a smaller scale this year.

The Royal Family

Read all about the Dutch Royal Family, King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima, their children, Friso, Constantijn, Beatrix and Claus.

Why and how do we celebrate King’s Day?

On King's Day, the Dutch vibrantly celebrate the birthday of the King. The whole country turns orange and everyone is happy. This is how this tradition was born.

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Celebrate King’s Day

Apr. 27, 2022 All of Holland

Participate in the national celebration on 27 April and enjoy fun activities in every city!