Events and more

The Hansa towns are full of wonderful events, festivals, exhibitions and much more. Below you can view the current calendar and enjoy your stay!


December

Dutch Icesculpture Festival

Dutch Icesculpture Festival

The Dutch Icesculpture Festival is open from 14 December 2019 until 1 March 2020.

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May

Liberation Festival

Liberation Festival

The Dutch national Liberation Festival, with over 50 performances and more than 130,000 visitors.

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June

The IJssel Biennial in the summer of 2020

The IJssel Biennial in the summer of 2020

This international art trail along the most beautiful river in the Netherlands will get a sequel in the summer of 2020. The IJssel Biennial is the longest art trail in the Netherlands, where the visitor will encounter 30 exciting and monumental art works, spread over more than 100 kilometres along the river IJssel in the provinces of Overijssel and Gelderland.

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July

Deventer On Stilts

Deventer On Stilts

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August

Deventer Book Market

Deventer Book Market

Around 6 km of book market with well-established book dealers and antiquarians from all over the Netherlands.

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Euifeest

Euifeest

't Euifeest was originally celebrated after eui (hay) was won.

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September

Doesburgse kadedagen (waterfront festival)

Doesburgse kadedagen (waterfront festival)

The IJssel waterfront becomes the scene of a wonderful market with regional products, several music performances and water-related activities, fashion shows and sports demonstrations.

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Chocolate Festival Zutphen

Chocolate Festival Zutphen

Come to this unique chocolate festival and taste, look at, prepare and enjoy chocolate in many forms.

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December

Dickens Festival

Dickens Festival

The 19th-century English city of Charles Dickens is revived in all its glory in the Deventer city centre.

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