North Sea jazz festival 

9, 10 en 11 July 2021

In 2006, the festival moved to its current, bigger, location in Rotterdam. This year, the organisation expects more than a thousand musicians, spread out over 150 performances and thirteen different stages. Though the numbers of visitors were between 65.000 and 70.000 in recent years, the festival still manages to retain its intimate character. Program

Delft Ceramica

Last weekend of July 2021

This unique event is organized this year by the Foundation in collaboration with: Royal Delft Factory, Happy Day Tours, Delft City Shuttle and Rondvaart Delft.

Delft Chamber Music festival 

22 July - 1 August 2021

The 25th edition of the Delft Chamber Music Festival will take place from 22 July to 1 August 2021. A special lustrum that is celebrated with two artistic directors: violinist Liza Ferschtman who is leaving after 14 years and pianist Nino Gvetadze who takes office as artistic director.

The festivaltheme, programme and musicians will be announced in the spring of 2021. read more

The Floating Flower Parade

1 - 4 July 2021

The Westland Floating Flower Parade is a unique and colourful annual event. Some sixty magnificent boats decorated with flowers, plants, fruit and vegetables will sail a route of around 70 kilometres through the centres of the municipalities of Westland, Midden-Delfland, Vlaardingen, Rijswijk, The Hague and Delft. Admission to the parade is free.

North Sea Round Town 

24 June - 11 July 2021
North Sea Round Town is the Fringe Festival of North Sea Jazz. In the two weeks before the big festival you will encounter surprise performances everywhere in the city.
Music in the streets
Here you can see the best that Rotterdam has to offer in jazz. Expect a varied program in unexpected places with blues, soul, funk, hiphop, pop, improvisations and more. 

Rotterdam Unlimited

27 - 31 July 2021

The Summer carnival is the most colourful and tropical party of the Netherlands! read more


General Market: Every Thursday on the Market square with more than 150 stalls and every Saturday on the Brabantse Turfmarkt and the Burgwal (50 stalls).

Flower Market: On Thursdays the flower market can be found at the Brabantse Turfmarkt in the inner city ofDelft.

Antiques and Bric-a-Brac: The popular Antiques, Bric-à-brac and book market is on of Delft’s best kept secrets. But it’s a secret we gladly share with you. If you are into antiques, bric-à-brac and books, make sure you visit Delft on any Thursday or Saturday from April till September, right in the historic centre of Delft. 

Kaasmarkt Gouda 

1 April - 26 augustus, elke donderdag van 10.00-12.30. Traditionele kaasmarkt op de markt in Gouda. Lees meer

Kaasmarkt Alkmaar 

Datum nog onbekend voor 2021

Elke vrijdag van 10.00-13.00 uur. Traditionele kaasmarkt met kaasdragers in historisch gildekostuum. Rondom de markt kan men demonstraties van oude ambachten bekijken. Lees meer