Queens Day

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Queens Day Amsterdam Reviews

Bartje83 Bartje83
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Queen's Day in Amsterdam Mar 02, 2008
Held on the 30th of April, Queen's Day is one of the main Dutch national celebrations. Pretty much every town has some kind of festival going on, though most of it is concentrated around the big cities.

Major party spot of these is, of course, Amsterdam. Tens of thousands of people from throughout the country flood to the city, all dressed in orange, crowding the entire city centre. Large stages are placed at the major squares (Rembrandt-, Leidse-) boasting national and international DJ's and bands, and smaller stages, bands, DJ's and (of course) bars selling beer are all throughout the streets. The ambience is usually very, very nice with people cheerful and happy, and any disturbances are well controlled by the police (with riot cops at the ready)

No matter what you've seen, I'm sure not much will compare to the total mayhem the city seems to be in during this day :D
Dress code : orange.
The Museum square, hosting one of …
The canals are filled with boats a…
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derekp says:
I think queens day is on the same date though this year? Next year they are moving it to kingsday but its only a day or so different I hear. Anyway Im off this year as its a great party really fingers crossed there will be some sun though.
Posted on: Mar 07, 2013
Bartje83 says:
True. It's likely that some events get cancelled.
Posted on: Feb 26, 2012
Travelstein says:
If anyone is planning Queensday in Holland this year.. Keep urself posted on the accident of the son of our queen, cause it might turn out a bit different this year!

Posted on: Feb 25, 2012
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