North Sea Regatta 8th May 20th May 2018 

The North Sea Regatta from 8 May to 20 May 2018 starts with the traditional Vuurschepen race from Scheveningen to Harwich. The inshore races off the coast of Scheveningen take place afterwards. With six championships on the North Sea and expected 1500 sailors, the North Sea Regatta in 2018 is once again a special sailing party.

Liberation Festival

Liberation Festival Zuid-Holland 2018 is celebrated on the 5th of May. 

Nationale Mill Day  12nd and 13rd May 2018

Every year, during the second weekend of May, it is National Mill Day. Many mills are open to the public. The millers operate the mills and speak about the technique, the history, and the miller’s trade. Often, extra activities such as fairs, mill markets, demonstrations in bread baking, and exhibitions are organized.


22-03-2018 - 13-05-2018  
Keukenhof is unique, world famous, and for sixty years one of the most popular destinations in the Netherlands. Nowhere can be found so much colour and odor as at Keukenhof, where more than 7 million flowers are a nice backdrop for beautiful photos. Come to Keukenhof and enjoy the ultimate spring feeling, wonderful art, the surprising inspiration gardens and the many flower shows.

Daily City Walk through Delft:

Walk with a guide along the canals of Delft and listen to the century old story behind the buildings and their residents, from Johannes Vermeer till the grave of the Dutch Royal Family. Be enchanted by the charm of Delft. For the City walk you can sign in at the reception. (price 2 euros)


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. 

Cheese market in Alkmaar: 

The cheese market Alkmaar 2018 will take place from March 30th until September 28th, every Friday from 10 am until 13.00 pm on the Waagpleinread more

Cheese market in Gouda:

The cheese market in Gouda 2018 will take place from April 5th until August 30th. If you would like to visit the cheese market, make sure you are on time. In good weather, the event at the Markt attracts many visitors. The traditional cheese market takes place every Thursday morning from 10 to 12.30 hours. read more