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Biggest Street Party

I've been to some big block parties where a few main streets have been closed off for parting but... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Glasgow, United Kingdom
King's day

Best day to visit Amsterdam if you want to mingle with locals and enjoy one huge party. The... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
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King’s Day is one of the biggest nationwide festivals in the Netherlands. Formerly known as Queen’s Day and celebrated on April 30, King’s Day is now celebrated on April 27, the birthday of Willem-Alexander, who ascended the throne in 2013...more
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Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

I've been to some big block parties where a few main streets have been closed off for parting but this is just so much bigger and better. Previously busy roads become paces to sit and have a beer and joint. You can casually walk around...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

Best day to visit Amsterdam if you want to mingle with locals and enjoy one huge party. The experience is second to none with everybody in good spirits and plenty beer to go around. One thing I would say though is that prices are hiked...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Alistair R
Reviewed 17 June 2018

I happened to fall upon King's Day as my 2nd day in Amsterdam, not knowing in advance what a wonderful happening. Lot's of street sales, lots of partying. Everyone wears Orange color - I happened to have an orange shirt which I proudly wore to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Glen U
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We recently visited Amsterdam NL for Kings Day for the second time (we also went in 2016). Both times were an incredible time and memorable experience. Kings Day (formerly Queens Day) is a Nation wide celebration and National holiday in celebration of the King’s Birthday...More

Date of experience: April 2018
7  Thank CuriousCanuk
Reviewed 29 May 2018

festival in breda 26euro 10 hours music where can you get that book early 40000 people there. i wanted to see armin van buuren in his own country.i am 64 and there where a lot of young people there down to about 9 but who...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Geoffrey A
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Personally, I’m not a big fan of parties, but this city is alive during the King’s Day! Crazy! Enjoy!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

My friend and I have traveled to Amsterdam two years in a row for King’s Day and we absolutely love this festival/experience. As Americans, we are always looking for opportunities to broaden our cultural experiences in unique ways and Kong’s Day is one of the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

This must be one of the best parties in Amsterdam. Love the atmosphere, the people, the orange cloths and so on.

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Coen K
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I was in Amsterdam for a business trip with a colleague and happened to stay over an extra day, which turned out to be King's Day. What I really want to address in this review is public transportation on that day, as we ran into...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank LisaM5624
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Kings Day is when you will find almost everyone out on streets- everyones either drinking or dancing away!

Date of experience: April 2017
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Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
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Response from Solodam J | Reviewed this property |
at the King day self (27thApril) is always chaotic, a lot of trams don't ride their original route. The next day is back to normal again. If you like a big fest this is one of a kind (dutch only), seeing all the people with... More