The North Sea Summer Festival will be helt from 4 till 12 august 2023.

The North Sea Summer festival stands for nine days free events at the beach in Katwijk.

in a huge tent central at the beach in Katwijk.

With 25.000 visitors and more than 80 volunteers is the North Sea Summer Festival the biggest free event in the area.

During the day you will find cultural and sport activities  for all ages.

All events are free to attend. We only serve alcohol to 18+ 

Friday, August 4
14.00 – 16.00 Clinic Golfsurfing for youth from 12 – 16 years. In cooperation with Brunotti Surfschool Katwijk.
20.00 – 00.00 UB 40 Tribute. Exciting kick-off of the festival with the English UB40 tribute band Johnny2bad + support act.

Saturday 5th of August
14.00 – 16.00 Children’s Circus in front of the tent.
11.00 – 14.00 Painting workshop
13.00 -18.00 Acoustic @ The Beach: Various performances by live bands acoustic at the beach. Featuring: Johnny Ceese & ACE
20.00 – 00.00 Full House on the beach.
Dance party night. with performances by famous DJs. Hosted by the famous Katwijk DJ Mystica. Special Guest: Sluwe Vos

Monday 7th of August
14.00 – 16.00 Children’s bingo, for youth from 6 – 12 years.
15.00 – 16.00 Mini disco, for youth from 6 – 12 years.
18.30 – 22.30 Summer Carnival for people with disabilities.
Lots of artists selflessly give their cooperation, in cooperation with Foundation Jan. Accessible to everyone but the target group has priority.
Festival tent opens at 6 pm. Mandatory advance registration at Special guest Frans Bauer.

Tuesday, August 8.
12.00 -17.00 National costume festival.
In close cooperation with the society Oud Katwijk and Tourist Market Katwijk. Musical entertainment by DJ Arie van Rooyen.
20.00 – 00.00 Katwijk bands hosted by Aphrodasiac.

Wednesday 9 august
13.00 – 21.00 Pasar Malam
Travel in Indian spheres during the first Pasar Malam in Katwijk. Experience this oriental market full of entertainment, exotic foods and boutiques.
One hour early because of the expected crowds !!!
22.00 – 00.00 Katwijk top band: Los Elektros

Thursday 10th of August
14.00 – 16.00 LEGO building contest for youth from 4 to 12 years old. Everyone can make their own structure.
09.30- 11.30 Hexathlon for youth ages 12 to 17. The theme is “Expedition Robinson. Sign up via the website or .
20.00 – 00.00 Queen Must Go ON. This band won the SBS Battle of the tribute bands last year and is playing in a sold out Ziggo Dome this year.
They will take you through a two-hour Queen show (with support act) Again, admission is free. Due to expected crowds, we advise visitors to arrive early.

Friday, August 11
14.00 – 16.00 Bouncy castle festival in the festival tent.
15.00 – 16.00 Treasure hunt for the youth On the beach near the festival tent on the Event Grounds. In two groups: from 4-6 years and from 7-10 years.
20.00 – 00.00 Friends of Katwijk Live
A great party of Katwijk artists for everyone led by Support Act.

Saturday, August 12
11:00 – 12:00 NK tug of war in the surf.
Teams can win cash prizes and sign up at Sign up your team here !
15.00 Arrival Flowerparade to be seen from the grandstand on the boulevard.
16.00 – 17.00 Shanty Sing Along in the tent.
17.00 – 18.30 Wine tasting Weinhaus Gold.
20.00 – 00.00 Party band The recipe.

For the evening program is an admission from 18 years and older!

The entrance is free!
The program is subject to change