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.
International outdoor festival ‘Deventer On Stilts’. High-grade outdoor theatre, spectacle and professional art. The festival offers visitors national and international top acts from France, England, Spain, Italy, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands.
Around 6 km of book market with well-established book dealers and antiquarians from all over the Netherlands.
Come to Kampen for the comics fair and enjoy the great, family-friendly vibe. With around 85 stands, 55 comic artists and writers, children’s and picture book illustrators, publishers, fan clubs and information stands, activities for children, workshops and musical entertainment, everyone will feel right at home. Admission is free.
't Euifeest was originally celebrated after eui (hay) was won.
Over the years, the open-air Fotografica market has grown into international renown as well as grown in size, to over 125 market stalls – making it the largest open-air photography equipment fair of Europe and placing it firmly on the agenda of international collectors and enthusiasts.
In the second weekend of September, the Botterdagen or ‘smack days’ are upon us.
Back in the days of old-time music, theater, nostalgic stories, crafts, knights and ladies, prostitutes, town crier competitions, children's games and cooking. Highlight is a true legend Hattemse; the Kladdegat.
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.
Come to this unique chocolate festival and taste, look at, prepare and enjoy chocolate in many forms.
The 19th-century English city of Charles Dickens is revived in all its glory in the Deventer city centre.
The charming, authentic old town becomes the scene of a host of theatrical performances, ranging from staged glimpses into the past to encounters with characters from Dickens’ Christmas stories.