Events on Vlieland

In the summer there is almost daily something organized Vlieland. Under which the various markets, folklore, music performances and various sporting events where you can look at or to which you can join.

Kunst- en muziekroute


Maak kennis met de kunstschilders, schrijvers, smeden, dichters, beeldbouwers en musici van Vlieland. De kunstroute voert langs bijzondere locaties, zoals de oude raadzaal, de reddingbootschuur, het museum en de historische kerk. Ook huiskamers en werkplaatsen zijn opengesteld voor publiek. Op iedere locatie is een ...

New Year's Eve

New Year is another wild celebration. The Dutch often stay home with their families until midnight, and many bars open just then. Many venues offer New Year parties. From midnight the sky lights up as everyone sets of fireworks. People on Vlieland love a party and New Year’s Eve in particular. It’s a reason ...


National Museum Week

Begin april

During this Museum week about 450 museums are to visit. There are extra activities such as workshops, guided tours, tastings, children's treasure hunts, musical performances and the possibility to dress up. This year's theme is: "Let yourself be mesmerized by a museum ...

Lifeboat Day

Early May

In the spring, the Royal Dutch Rescue Society (KNRM) organizes its annual open day. On Lifeboat Day you can look into the rescue station. At all stations are demonstrations, storytelling, and you can see the equipment.

Here Comes The Summer

Here Comes The Summer is een popfestival voor alle leeftijden, een initiatief van een club mensen die elkaar kennen uit de popmuziek en die op Vlieland hun droomfestival werkelijkheid doen worden. Here Comes The Summer is een samenzijn op ...

National Mills Day

Tweede weekend van mei

Since 1974 the event is held every year on the second Saturday in May. It is a day when as many mills as possible are running. The National Mills Day has now become an annual event. Besides turning and grinding, all kinds of activities take place at a large number of mills, from baking pancakes to music festivals. ...


Early August

Ten old Dutch flatboats, ten days, five islands, hundred artists and talents… since 1988, people from all age groups can annually enjoy upcoming talent, different kinds of music, surprising (street)theater, cabaret and different workshops. Almost all performances are free or can be visited at a small fee. 3 & 4 Aug. ...

Half Marathon

Early August

The best walk of the Netherlands! Every first Sunday in August the Half Marathon of Stortemelk is held. The route is very attractive due to of its diversity and runs through the village, forest, dunes, hills, and goes over shell paths and asphalt.

Heritage Days

Second Saturday and / or second Sunday in September

Open Monuments Day is held every year halfway through September, when thousands of monuments in the Netherlands are free to the public. The participating monuments can be recognized by the Open Monuments Day flag as shown here. Open Monuments Day is organized to encourage people to know more about their historical ...

Amuse Tour

Enjoy special snacks and wines in ten restaurants. You can do this during Amusetour.