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Events in Rockanje

In the summer there is almost daily something organized in (the region of) Rockanje. 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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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 ...

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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 Rockanje. 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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New Year's Eve

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

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New Year's Day plunge

On the first on January the annual New Year's Dive is organized in Rockanje, which has been since 2008. Start 2017: 12:00 hrs.

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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. This year's theme is: "Let yourself be mesmerized by a museum piece."

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King's Day

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 Rockanje and make the 27th April for a special day.

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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. More ...

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Bunkerdag

Langs de kust van Rockanje zijn nog sporen te vinden van de Tweede Wereldoorlog. Onder andere de bunkers, gebouwd als onderdeel van de Atlantikwall. Normaal zijn deze fascinerende betonnen kolossen gesloten voor het publiek, maar onder andere op Bunkerdag zijn van 10.00 tot 17.00 uur de bunkers geopend! Met het ...

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Concert at Sea

Mid June

Concert at Sea is one of the biggest festivals in our country. Each year, on the Brouwersdam at the Zeeland coast, the biggest and best national and international artists perform again. The organization is co-owned by the band Blof. Aside from good music, much more is going on during the two day ...

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Five day beach marches

The five day beach march is a five day walking event that goes over the beaches and delta works of Zeeland and Zuid Holland. Two thirds goes over the beach, and a third over paved road.

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