King's Day is, without a doubt, the greatest holiday in the Netherlands, for both locals and tourists. Joining in the celebrations doesn't have to break the bank–here's 5 tips for celebrating King's Day in Amsterdam without killing your wallet.
King's Day on the canals in Amsterdam Koningsdag (Kings Day), Netherlands: April 26 This is a national holiday and a “free market” day, so everyone sells everything on the streets. There are games, concerts and parties on boats in the canals.
Formerly Queen's Day, but now King's Day after the inauguration of King Willem-Alexander on 30 April This is Amsterdam's biggest celebration, and a great time to visit the city. Be sure to wear orange!