March 25th 2022 - September 30th 2022

Every Friday from 10:00 to 13:00 it's finally here. Alkmaar rings the bell at 10 am for the first cheese market of the season. After 2 years of not having a full cheese market season due to corona, the cheese carriers are eager.

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Alkmaar pride

May 28th 2022 - May 28th 2022

Alkmaar Pride is there to increase the acceptance and integration of transgender, lesbian, gay and bisexual residents in Alkmaar and the surrounding area.

On this day there are parties in Alkmaar.

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Kaeskoppen city

June 4th 2022 - June 5th 2022

Kaeskoppenstad returns the beautiful city center of Alkmaar to just after the Alkmaar relief of 1573. The city was first liberated from the Spaniards and began to develop fully.

Kaeskoppenstad gratefully uses the rich historical decor of facades, bridges and canals to relive the 16th century. Kaeskoppenstad immerses itself in history every year, starting in 2020, by addressing six different themes during the walk.


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Hiking 4-day

June 15th 2022 - June 18th 2022

From Wednesday the 15th to Saturday the 18th of June 2022 the 14th edition of the 4-days hiking of Alkmaar will take place. The most varied 4-day hiking event in the Netherlands on the beach, through the polder, in the woods and an unforgettable finish on the historic Waagplein in Alkmaar.  Choose from a distance of 8.5 - 15 - 20 - 25 or 40 km. And do you prefer walking 2 days? That's possible too!

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Cheesemarket in the evening

July 1st 2022 - August 31st 2022

Every Tuesday from 19:00 to 21:00 all over the world Alkmaar is known as Cheese City. The Alkmaar Cheese Market on the Waagplein has been a tradition since 1593. Every year more than 175,000 people visit this colorful event.


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Stedelijk msueum - Rembrandt in Alkmaar

July 1st 2022 - July 31st 2022

The work 'De Vaandeldrager' by Rembrandt, recently purchased by the Dutch State, will be touring the twelve provinces before it is given a permanent place in the gallery of honor of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar has been selected as an exclusive location for the province of North Holland

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July 1st 2022 - July 1st 2022

Typhoon (Glenn de Randamie, 1984) is a storyteller who raps, speaks and sings in an honest and vulnerable way. He knows how to capture major life themes in a striking way in personal expressions about love, faith, choices, slavery and ambition.

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