Koningsdag / King's Day in Haarlem

Koningsdag / King’s Day in Haarlem

Haarlem celebrates King’s Day and you are welcome to join the city’s activities in Haarlem and Spaarndam. Here’s the program of King’s Day 2023 in Haarlem and Spaarndam.

Enjoy the many performances.

Musical activities

Great or St Bavo Church

9.45 to 11.30 a.m. Sing-in in the Great or St Bavo Church

9.30 am church is open

9.45 to 10.15 a.m. concert by the Haarlem Symphonic Wind Orchestra conducted by Misha Sporck

10.25 to 10.30 a.m. opening remarks by mayor Jos Wienen

10.30 to 11.30 a.m. performance by theatre choir Blue Moon led by Harry Habets interspersed with a lot of singing together, accompanied by Anton Pauw on the Muller organ

Nieuwe Kerksplein/Vijfhoek

in cooperation with Lokaal

12.00 to 21.30 Nieuwe Kerksplein Kings Day festival

performance various bands

10.30 to 11.30 a parade through the neighbourhood with band Blij met muziek

K-Day Kenaupark

In collaboration with the Kookrebellen

7.00 to 20.00 free market 10.00 to 13.30 Scopo Atletico gets the youth moving 11.00 to 12.30 HIT (Haarlems Interscholair Tournament) is an annual competition for school bands and other acts 13.00 to 19.00 various performances, see www.k-daykenaupark.nl

Vinylpodium Zijlstraat

In cooperation with Funky Vinyl and the catering industry in Zijlstraat

12.00 to 22.30 performances by Vinyl DJs

Stage the Lord is King

i.s.m. the Lange Heer

11:00 to 22.30 DJs spin disco, deep house, tech house, techno and electro

Podium Hortusplein

in cooperation with the Hortusplein catering industry

11am to 8pm performance various bands. Last performance will be by The Family (Haarlem’s best three-man cover band).

Stage at Nes 71 (Van Nesstraat 71 Haarlem-Noord)

In cooperation with Nes71

11:00 to 18:00 performance various Haarlem bands

Haarlems Committee for National Feasts Foundation

More information on www.koningsdaghaarlem.nl

Neighbourhood activities

Oranjeplein (Bosch and Vaart)

09.00 to 22.00 neighbourhood party, children’s free market and children’s disco

15.30 to 16.30 King and Queen on the balcony, performance Damiate band with children’s parade Award ceremony for the most beautiful prince and princess by the royal couple

12.00 to 14.00 children’s games for the smallest children

Da Vinciplein (Meerwijk)

12.00 to 15.30 Kidz DJ, various activities such as sweeper, bungee run, crafts and button making

Californian square (Schalkwijk Centre)

in cooperation with several neighbourhood councils and Schalkwijk shopping centre

7am to 4pm free market, face painting and free candyfloss

Performing on stage:

9.30am to 1pm Groovy Gents

13.00 to 13.30 hrs Karaoke

13.30 to 16.00 hours The Night Sister

Vijverpark (Schalkwijk)

around the Composers’ Pond

10.00 to 20.00 free market and neighbourhood party with bouncy castles, face painting artists and mini disco

14.00 to 14.30 performance Farmers’ band the Mosquito Blowers

Neptunusstraat (Haarlem North)

09.00 to 22.00 free market and neighbourhood party with bouncy castle and various children’s activities

Thorbeckeplantsoen (Sportheldenbuurt)

13.00 to 18.00 neighbourhood party with children’s games and assault course

De Kolk (Spaarndam)

11.15 – 11.30 gathering on Biesheuvelplein for costume parade

11.45 – 12.00 departure costume parade with Show-rent music trolley

12.00 – 12.30 p.m. Spaarnebazuin drum band

12.30 – 13.00 aubade for mayors Schuurmans and Wienen and the children’s mayor Word of welcome by chairman of the Spaarndam King’s Day Committee Spaarndam speech by mayor Wienen prize-giving ceremony costume parade

13.00 – 13.30 coffee with orange scones for all attendees

13.30 – 16.00 start children’s fair with all kinds of games, face painting, hotdogs and more

King’s Day

The Orange Committee wishes all Haarlemmers and also people from outside our beautiful city a happy King’s Day. for more information, please check their site.