events in friesland

The best activities and events in Friesland

The dates will soon be updated for 2023!

Friesland is best known for its Eleven Cities Tours, which can be ridden in various forms. On the bike, per skate, on the motorbike, per canoe etc. Skutsjesilen is also a real Frisian ritual. In our agenda, we try to reflect the activities and events as well as possible.

First Sunday of the monthShopping Sunday
from noon - 5 p.m.
Every Sunday of the
Shopping Sunday
from noon - 5 p.m.
April 01, 2023Fleet Day HarlingenHarlingen
April 01, 2023Leeuwarden Free TourLeeuwarden
until 25 AugustSwim fish swim! - Nature Museum FryslânLeeuwarden
until 31 DecemberHigh Light TourLeeuwarden
Every 2 weeks on FridaySounds & BitesLeeuwarden
Throughout the yearVirtual reality experience - home exhibitionLeeuwarden
30 March to 27 OctoberClimb the OldehoveLeeuwarden
March 31Street art tourLeeuwarden
March 31Toddler festival - the gruffalo & Shst the tiger sleepsLeeuwarden
April until OctoberCitytrain - sightseeing tourLeeuwarden
5 April to 27 SeptemberCity Hall tourLeeuwarden
6 April to 28 DecemberOldehove tourLeeuwarden
7 AprilBeautiful SneekSneek 
April 8Guided tour SonnemaBolsward
9 - 14 AprilGuided tour of Museum JoureJoure
April 13Painting workshop 'The five'Terherne
April 13Jazz Festival FriejamLeeuwarden
21 AprilChildren's craft afternoon EasterLeeuwarden
April 22Opening water sports seasonTerherne
April 26King's NightSneek
April 27King's Day Orange FestivalCompletly Friesland
every last Saturday of the month until 27 AprilNorth Frisian shopping routeReitsum
until 30 AprilMata Hari 'Lady of Fashion' - MuseumLeeuwarden
May 11Painting workshop 'The five'Terherne
14 MayFairSneek
15 & 22 MayGuided tour SonnemaBolsward
24 & 25 MayFrisian street festivalLeeuwarden
May 25Cultural festival Ut SneekSneek
May 25Elfseren bicycle tourSneek
May 264 Mile of cutSneek
30 MaySmall cut - SailsSneek
May 31Summer MarketWorkum
2 to 30 JuneMade in Holland - Ceramics Museum princessehofLeeuwarden
1 & 22 JunePainting workshop 'The five'Terherne
2 JuneTasty SneekSneek
June 10thBirds of prey showSneek
June 15Amsterdam DayLong Weather
June 22Mar-athonSneek
22 & 23 JunePraam SailsOudega
June 29Utloper party - MusicSneek
June 29Caribbean summer marketBlender
June 30Wine Alley WalkSneek
6,13,20 & 27 JulySaturday afternoon MartineeSneek
10 JulySummer MarketWorkum
July 11thSummer MakesMakkum
July 13Painting workshop 'The five'Terherne
July 13Summer MarketBlender
July 13Summer MarketJoure
17 - 21 JulyBalloon partyJoure
17 JulySummer MarketWorkum
18 JulySummer MarketMakkum
July 19thRing RidingLong Weather
21 JulySummer MarketJoure
July 22Summer MarketTerherne
July 24Summer MarketWorkum
July 25Summer MarketMakkum
July 26Summer MarketBeam
July 27Summer MarketJoure
July 27SKS contest skutsjesilenGrou
July 29SKS contest skutsjesilenThe Peat Pile
July 30SKS contest skutsjesilenEarnewâld
July 31SKS contest skutsjesilenTerherne
July 31Summer market - as long as workumWorkum
1 AugustSKS contest skutsjesilenLong Weather
1 AugustSummer MarketMakkum
August 2SKS contest skutsjesilenElahuizen
August 2Opening SneekweekSneek
August 2Summer MarketBeam
August 4 to 10Sneekweek 2023Sneek
August 3SKS contest skutsjesilenStavoren
August 3Summer MarketJoure
August 3Summer market food & funOldmirdum
August 5SKS contest skutsjesilenForestry
August 5Summer MarketTerherne
August 7thSKS contest skutsjesilenBlender
August 7thSummer MarketWorkum
August 8SKS contest skutsjesilenBlender
August 8Summer MarketMakkum
August 9SKS contest skutsjesilenSneek
August 9Sneekweek Children's afternoonSneek
August 9Summer MarketBeam
August 10thStreet Theatre DaySneek
August 12Summer MarketTerherne
August 14thSummer MakesWorkum
August 15Summer MarketMakkum
15 to 17 AugustMakkumer fishing daysMakkum
August 16Summer MarketBeam
August 19thSummer MarketTerherne
August 21Summer MarketWorkum
August 22Summer MarketMakkum
August 23Light eveningLocks
August 23Summer MarketBeam
August 24Summer MarketJoure
August 28Summer MarketWorkum
August 29Summer MarketMakkum
August 31Summer MarketJoure
September 14thOpen monument daySneek
October 23Autumn marketWorkum