Events in & around Callantsoog

The X-Run

Up the stairs, down the stairs, grass, asphalt, over bridges into the dunes and above all the beautiful surroundings. The X-Run is for the dedicated runners amongst us. There are different distances to choose from and for the children, there is a special X-Run Kids. The course starts and finishes at the Dorpsplein in Callantsoog.

“Oog op Pop” music festival

One of the annual events in Callantsoog is Oog op Pop. For four days there is a party tent on the Dorpsplein where you can enjoy the best live music daily.

Navy days in Den Helder

Take your place along the quays or one of the moored ships and watch how the Marines operate as they liberate a hijacked ship and carry out a counter-narcotics operation. Fun for young and old, there’s plenty to see and do.

Kolhorn Night Market

The picturesque fishing village of Kolhorn is one of the prettiest villages in North Holland. Viewing points have been built along the village dike which afford beautiful views over the Polder. If you visit Kolhorn in the summer, don’t miss the three Night Markets. 250 market stalls are set up, running through the village like a long ribbon. After dark, the market is illuminated which gives it a magical atmosphere.

West Frisian Folklore Schagen

Go back in time during the 10 West Frisian Folklore Thursdays. They’re all about life, work and clothing in this region in 1910.

North Holland Vintage Car Festival

Come to the Vintage Car Festival and marvel at the beauty of the old-timers. Especially for children, there is a go-kart track and they can test their strength and try to ring the bell on an old-fashioned High Striker.

Parade of Flowers in Winkel

Just half an hour’s drive from Callantsoog is the village of Winkel, home to a magnificent Parade of Flowers, an event you won’t forget. Flowers from Callantsoog are used to decorate the floats.