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Events in Oostkapelle

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

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Ice rink in Middelburg

Wednesday 30 November 2016 — Sunday 15 January 2017

From mid-December you can grab your skates again and show off your tricks on the ice. Of course it is also possible to rent skates.

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New Year's Eve

Saturday 31 December 2016

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 in Oostkapelle love a party and New Year’s Eve in particular. It’s a reason ...

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National Museum Week

Saturday 8 — Friday 14 April 2017

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 piece."

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King's Day

Thursday 27 April 2017

King's Day is officially the national celebration of the birthday of the King, but this in reality is only an excuse to party hard. The celebrations takes place all over the Netherlands. Several activities taking place throughout Oostkapelle and make the 27th April for a special day.

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Paintersweek Domburg

The Sunday before Ascension until the Saturday after.

Domburg verandert eens per jaar een week lang weer even in de kunstkolonie die het vroeger was. Kunstschilders als Piet Mondriaan, Mies Elout-Drabbe en Jan Toorop deden destijds de ...

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Liberation Day Zeeland

Friday 5 May 2017

The Bevrijdingsfestival Zeeland (Liberation Festival Zeeland) is celebrated every year on May 5th, on the Bellamypark in Vlissingen. We celebrate freedom with musical performances on various stages, with ...

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Lifeboat Day

Saturday 6 May 2017

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.

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Kunstroute Oostkapelle

End August

Tijdens de Kunstroute Oostkapelle laten meerdere kunstenaars hun werken zien op verschillende locaties in Oostkapelle. Er is een gevarieerd aanbod zoals: schilderen, beeldende kunst, keramiek, glas in lood, quilts, bonsai, kaartknipkunst.

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National Mills Day

Saturday 13 — Sunday 14 May 2017

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. More ...

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Fietssnuffeltocht

Begin juni

In Oostkapelle vindt jaarlijks een fietssnuffeltocht plaats. Van 10:00 - 16:00 uur kunt u op ruim 50 adressen terecht voor brocante, boeken, speelgoed, kleding enzovoorts. Ook kunt u op een aantal adressen terecht voor koffie of thee met lekkers of een broodje. De plattegrond waarop de ...

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Market in Oostkapelle

Entire Summer

The weekly tourist market in Oostkapelle there throughout the summer every Thursdays from 12:00 to 20.00. At the market you can find the greatest deals, fresh seasonal products and unique specialties. The market is the place to socialize and do your shopping at the same time! You will find ...

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Funfair in Domburg

Friday 30 June — Sunday 2 July 2017

Who didn’t like it as a child to be swirled around in a carousel or to get sticky from some cotton candy. In Domburg it is still possible every year, at the end of June.

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Ring Riding

Entire Summer

Ring Riding is a folkloric tradition where the ring rider sits on a horse and puts a lance through a ring. He gallops to a scaffold where the ring is attached. In Oostkapelle is it considered a serious sport, even though it's a folkloric activity. In summer ...

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Folkloric day in Middelburg

Thursday 13 July 2017

Ring Riding is a folkloric tradition where the ring rider sits on a horse and puts a lance through a ring. He gallops to a scaffold where the ring is attached to. In Middelburg it is practiced as a serious sport, even though it's a folkloric activity.

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City of Dance festival Middelburg

Friday 14 — Sunday 16 July 2017

The City of Dance Festival Middelburg has become an indispensable event in the capital of Zeeland. Also this year the city will be in the spotlight again, to shake up the summer spectacularly! The compelling city architecture is the back drop of a spectacular ...

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Funfair in Vlissingen

Last week of July

Who didn’t like it as a child to be swirled around in a carousel or to get sticky from some cotton candy. In Vlissingen it is still possible every year, at the end of July.

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Night market Middelburg

Mid August

The night market has been a great success and a crowd pleaser for many year. Due to its wide variety there is something for everyone. There are over 100 stalls at the night market. Add to that the festive lighting, cozy cafes, fine dining at one of the many restaurants, cheerful live music on several locations and your ...

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Mosselfeesten Middelburg

Mid July

In juli kan drie dagen lang in Middelburg genoten worden van de overheerlijke Zeeuwse lekkernij, de mossel. Op de Vlasmarkt, het Koorkerkplein en het Damplein laten de horecaondernemers gasten genieten van zeer veel verschillende mossel-, maar ...

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Beach volleyball tournament Vrouwenpolder

The Beach Volleyball Circuit Beach Life is a series of beach volleyball tournaments played along the coast and inland in which everyone can participate.

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Funfair in Middelburg

Early August

Who didn’t like it as a child to be swirled around in a carousel or to get sticky from some cotton candy. In Middelburg it is still possible every year, early August.

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Night market Vlissingen

First Friday of August

On a nice summer evening, take a stroll over the Oostkapelle market.

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Folkloric day in Middelburg

Thursday 17 August 2017

Ring Riding is a folkloric tradition where the ring rider sits on a horse and puts a lance through a ring. He gallops to a scaffold where the ring is attached to. In Middelburg it is practiced as a serious sport, even though it's a folkloric activity.

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Mussel Day Yerseke

Third Saturday in August

Mussel Day Yerseke is an annually returning great party, always on the third Saturday in August. With eating mussels, sailing on the Oosterschelde, a nice street fair and many other activities. In short, where you can spend a whole day in the mussel center of Europe, on the banks of the Oosterschelde. There are ...

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Oostkapelle Day

End of August

Ontdek deze dag wat Oostkapelle te bieden heeft! Alle activiteiten hebben te maken met Oostkapelle: inwoners laten zien wat hen boeit, organisaties geven informatie over wat ze allemaal doen in het dorp, actieve werkgroepen maken u deelgenoot en alles wat Oostkapelle tot Oostkapelle maakt, ...

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Zeeland Late Summer Festival

Early September

Zeeland is bursting at the seams during the Zeeland Nazomerfestival (Late Summer Festival). In and around the historic Abbey of Middelburg is the vibrant festival hub, the central meeting point. A daily varied range of small productions, concerts, dance, ...

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Kunstroute Oostkapelle

End August

Tijdens de Kunstroute Oostkapelle laten meerdere kunstenaars hun werken zien op verschillende locaties in Oostkapelle. Er is een gevarieerd aanbod zoals: schilderen, beeldende kunst, keramiek, glas in lood, quilts, bonsai, kaartknipkunst.

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Mussel 10 days

Sinds 2011 wordt er jaarlijks de Mossel 10-daagse in Oostkapelle georganiseerd. Tientallen restaurants en winkels doen mee aan dit jaarlijks terugkerend september-evenement In het Dorpscentrum worden de toeristen en inwoners verwend met een heerlijk portie verse Zeeuwse mossels. Tijdens de ...

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Film by the Sea

Friday 8 — Sunday 17 September 2017

Every September Vlissingen becomes the backdrop for (inter) national stars in film. During this period you can find the International Film Festival Film by the Sea at cinema Cine City. During these days you can see new movies ...

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Heritage Days

Saturday 9 — Sunday 10 September 2017

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 ...

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Jazz by the Sea

Wednesday 13 — Sunday 17 September 2017

Jazz by the Sea is the Jazz festival with a sea view! It's an old style international jazz festival along the coast of Walcheren, from Flushing to Veere. Jazz by the Sea attracts around 30,000 visitors annually, among them many foreign jazz lovers who like to ...

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Marathon Zeeland

Friday 6 — Sunday 8 October 2017

In the first weekend of October, there are nearly 20,000 active athletes to practice their sport. It's the largest annual sporting event in the province of Zeeland. Start in Burgh-Haamstede via ...

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Arrival of Saint Nicholas

End of November

The tradition of Saint Nicholas bringing gifts to children, celebrated in many countries, is an extraordinary occasion in Oostkapelle. Saint Nicholas arrives surrounded by his servants. Later, the whole parade in a festive way accompanies him to the city center. Children greet the procession. Customarily candies ...

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Ice rink in Middelburg

Early December to early January

From mid-December you can grab your skates again and show off your tricks on the ice. Of course it is also possible to rent skates.

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