King’s Day is Holland’s biggest birthday party, and many get off to celebrate. The night before, the pre-party gets started. King’s Night starts on the evening of the 26th, when clubs, bars and pubs are open to welcome many people for drinks and to party.
On the day itself, there are plenty of parties to choose from. From huge open-air dance events to small stages on the streets of Amsterdam to events in the neighborhood at cafes and bars. It is also the day of citywide flea markets, where locals and visitors of all ages setting up stalls and be market traders for the day.
- 40 cc ‘’Van wees Oranje Bitter’’ (orange) fruit liqueur
- 20 cc Catz Gin
- 50 cc Apostolhoeve brut
- Amsterdam’s fizzy water
- 1 orange peel
- 1 straw in the colors of the Dutch flag