Events on Ameland

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

Heritage Days

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 ...

Tri-Ambla Offroad Triatlon

De mooiste triathlon van Nederland vindt in september plaats op Ameland. In september zullen weer ruim 600 triathleten aan de start staan voor de tiende Cross Triathlon met het zwemmen in de Waddenzee en mountainbiken en lopen door bos, duinen en over het altijd verraderlijke ...

Burekermis

In onze feesttent is er vermaak voor jong en oud

Tussen Slik en Zand

Wandelen over Ameland tussen Wad en Noordzee met afwisselende routes van 10, 17 en 25 kilometer. De start en finisch van de tocht is in het dorp Nes. Maak als wandelaar tijdens deze dag deel uit van Wadden wereld erfgoed. Beleef en ...

Kunstmaand november

Een cultureel hoogtepunt in de maand november met eilandbrede expositie waar, en dat is ook heel bijzonder, de zee de grens aangeeft. De hele maand November is het dan ook Kunstmaand op Ameland. Dwalen in november over het eiland langs de getoonde kunst. Het is dan genieten van kunst en de ...

Arrival of Saint Nicholas

End of November

The tradition of Saint Nicholas bringing gifts to children, celebrated in many countries, is an extraordinary occasion on Ameland. 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 ...

Advent-ure Run

December

De Ameland Adventurerun is een wedstrijd en prestatieloop gehouden in december. De volgende afstanden kunnen er gelopen worden: 21,1 km wedstrijd- en recreatieloop, 10 km recreatieloop, 5 km recreatieloop, 1 en 2 km Kidsrun. De Adventurerun is een wedstrijd- en recreatieloop voor ...

New Year's Eve

See in the New Year with family or friends on Ameland! A good reminisce about the year during a long beach walk and then it is time for games, doughnuts, apple turnovers and champagne! Will you celebrate New Year’s Eve together at your cosy holiday ...

2021

New Year's Day plunge

On the first on January the annual New Year's Dive is organized on Ameland, which has been since 2004. Start 2020: 11:00 hrs

Mountainbike Ameland

A mountain bike event in the nature of the Wadden area. A trail which lies between the natural area Het Oerd in the east and the 55 meter high lighthouse in the west of the island. A sportive event which is being held annually ...

Lighthouse Trail

The Vuurtorentrail (Lighthouse Trail) is a running competition on the West side of Ameland, with the Bornrif Lighthouse as the beacon of this trail. Start and finish takes place in the beautiful village of ...

Klassiekerweekend

During this weekend Ameland welcomes 100 classic cars, built between 1940 and 1978. Not in possession of a classic car? Then you can also enjoy the Classic Weekend. All cars can be admired on Saturday afternoon in the centre of Nes.

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.

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. ...

Lycurgus volleyball tournament

End May

Het Lycurgus Openlucht Toernooi op Ameland is onder volleyballend Noord Nederland en zelf daarbuiten een begrip geworden. Ieder jaar komen hier nu zo'n 2.500 volleyballers, aanhang en feestvierders op af. Het toernooi kent nu 45 velden en 270 deelnemende teams. Een heel weekend lang staat het ...