Never a dull moment in Aalsmeer!

Aalsmeer is full of fun, inspiring and amazing activities for young and old. Aalsmeer is a flower village on the banks of the Westeinderplassen, and our agenda is full of new and recurring events all year round. There are events for everyone from (water) sports enthusiasts and nature lovers to music fans and those seeking art and culture. You will find plenty to do in Aalsmeer both on and around the water, among the flowers or enjoying the rich natural beauty that our diverse region has to offer.

This agenda gives you an overview of the programme of events planned throughout the year.

2 June 2019

Village Tour

The cycling festival of Aalsmeer and the surrounding area is the Village Tour on the first Sunday of June. You cycle from village to village and raise money for charity. Do you start the cycle tour in Aalsmeer?

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2 June 2019

Aalsmeer Roest Niet

The car festival for old and young timers for more ten years! During Aalsmeer Roest Niet, cars and motorbikes from before 1987 drive along a beautiful route through Aalsmeer and its surroundings.

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15 June 2019 t/m 16 June 2019

Flower Festival

Do you love to plant flowers in the garden? Then come to the Aalsmeer Flower Festival, where you can see everything from garden squares to art exhibitions. You will learn all about the Aalsmeer flower world.

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29 June 2019


Plaspop is a mini festival in Aalsmeer, where you don't walk but sail from performance to performance. You will be totally immersed in music all over these green islands of the Westeinderplassen.

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7 September 2019

Fire and Light on the Water

One of the finest firework displays in the Netherlands featuring hundreds of illuminated boats and the Westeinderplassen. Fire and Light on the Water is a spectacular annual celebration, on and around the water.

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8 September 2019 t/m 14 September 2019

Aalsmeer Festival Week

Spectacular fireworks, brightly lit boats, a nostalgic film festival and famous artists. Do you want to join the party during the Festival Week in Aalsmeer? There are lots of activities for all ages.

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14 September 2019

Pram Boat Race during the Festival Week

A colourful and musical spectacle on the water and a true Aalsmeer tradition: welcome to the Pram Boat Race. Join the treasure hunt on the water or watch these flat wooden barges from the shore.

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21 September 2019 t/m 22 September 2019

Art Trail 2019

The Aalsmeer Art Trail is an artist celebration that takes place every year on the third weekend of September. As many as 75 national and international artists take part in the event across 27 locations.

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20 February 2020 t/m 26 March 2020

Kudelstaart Carnival

Carnival music rings out through the streets in Kudelstaart, and revellers of all ages dress up in beautiful carnival costumes. It is Carnival time! The highlight is the carnival parade on 23 February 2020 at 11:41.

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