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King's Day in Zwolle, Oldenzaal, Enschede

On King's Day, large numbers of revellers travel by train. Due to the large crowds different rules will apply on the train and at the station from 18:00 on the evening of Thursday, 26 April, until 7:00 on the morning of Saturday, 28 April.


All over the country, cities will be organising King's Day festivities and flea markets. This year, Kingsland festivals will not only be held in Amsterdam and Groningen, but also in Oldenzaal.

In Zwolle, the first King's Night Spectacle will be held on the evening of 26 April at De Grote Voort festival venue, and the Kingdance festival will be held there again the following day.

In Enschede, you can attend the King's Night event at the TU Twente campus on the evening of 26 April, and the King's Day Hardfest will be held at the same location on King's Day itself.

If you plan on going to:

  • Kingsland festival Oldenzaal, please travel to station Hengelo. From there, buses will take you to the event venue.
  • Koningsnacht Spektakel or Kingdance Zwolle? From station Zwolle, you can walk to the De Grote Voort festival venue. Simply follow the signs pointing the way.
  • The festivals at TU Twente on King's Night or Hardfest on King's Day, please travel to station Enschede Kennispark. The festival venue is just a few minutes' walk from this station.

You must purchase a ticket to these festivals to be admitted to the festival venues.