King’s Day, Amsterdam: 27th April

King’s DayA daylong festival in the capital of the Netherlands, it celebrates the birthday of King Willem-Alexander. Locals, expats and tourists dress in orange from head to toe to honour the royal Dutch family.

Over 600 000 to a million people head to Amsterdam for King’s day each year! The events usually start the night before King’s day (King’s night). They then continue till the eve of King’s day. You can make your pick from at least 8 King’s day dance parties in the city centre of Amsterdam! King’s day also hosts the biggest flea markets in the world. Everyone, young and old, trade 2nd hand goods out of hand.

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