In the summer there is almost daily something organized Schiermonnikoog. Under which the various markets, folklore, music performances and various sporting events where you can look at or to which you can join.
Open Schier Dart tournament
In the first weekend of March the northernmost darting tournament takes place at Schiermonnikoog. A nice tournament suitable for everyone.
This running contest, with three distances and a limited number of participants, takes place on quite a special and versatile trail: over a beach and through the dunes with the start and finish in the village Schiermonnikoog.
National Museum Week
During this Museum week about 450 museums are to visit. There are extra activities such as workshops, guided tours, tastings, children's treasure hunts, musical performances and the possibility to dress up.
In the spring, the Royal Dutch Rescue Society (KNRM) organizes its annual open day on Schiermonnikoog. On Lifeboat Day you can look into the rescue station. At all stations are demonstrations, storytelling, and you can see the equipment. Listen to the exciting stories the crew have to tell. They are glad to ...
National Mills Day
Since 1974 the event is held every year on the second Saturday in May. It is a day when as many mills as possible are running. The National Mills Day has now become an annual event. Besides turning and grinding, all kinds of activities take place at a large number of mills, from baking pancakes to music festivals. ...
Langs de kust van Schiermonnikoog zijn nog sporen te vinden van de Tweede Wereldoorlog. Onder andere de bunkers, gebouwd als onderdeel van de Atlantikwall. Normaal zijn deze fascinerende betonnen kolossen gesloten voor het publiek, maar onder andere op Bunkerdag zijn van 10.00 tot 17.00 uur de bunkers ...
Open Monuments Day is held every year halfway through September, when thousands of monuments in the Netherlands are free to the public. The participating monuments can be recognized by the Open Monuments Day flag as shown here. Open Monuments Day is organized to encourage people to know more about their historical ...
Renowned international and national musicians come together at Schiermonnikoog to make music together in variable composition.
Arrival of Saint Nicholas
End of November
The tradition of Saint Nicholas bringing gifts to children, celebrated in many countries, is an extraordinary occasion on Schiermonnikoog. Saint Nicholas arrives surrounded by his servants. Later, the whole parade in a festive way accompanies him to the city center. Children greet the procession. Customarily candies ...
New Year's Eve
See in the New Year with family or friends on Schiermonnikoog! A good reminisce about the year during a long beach walk and then it is time for games, doughnuts, apple turnovers and champagne! Will you celebrate New Year’s Eve together at your cosy holiday ...