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Summer Flower Parade Rijnsburg in Katwijk & Noordwijk 2022

12 August 2022 16:00 14 August 2022 17:00

Flower Parade Rijnsburg

Every second Saturday in August, it is traditionally time for the summer flower parade in the Bollenstreek: The Flower Parade Rijnsburg. This splendid flower festival can be seen in the seaside resorts of Katwijk and Noordwijk, among others.

Summer Flower Parade 2021 | Unfortunately, due to the corona pandemic it is not possible to organise the Summer Flower Parade in 2021. Therefore the edition of 2021 has been cancelled and the next edition of the Summer Flower Parade will be on August 12-14, 2022.

Summer Flower Parade

The Rijnsburg Flower Parade takes place every year on the 2nd Saturday in August and consists of 12 floats, music wagons, cars decorated with flowers and music bands. In addition, the themes on the floats are supported and depicted by more than 100 extras. Every year, this special flower parade attracts more than 350,000 visitors. This event is also successfully broadcast on national TV (Omroep MAX) every year. Flower Parade Rijnsburg distinguishes itself from other flower parades by using hundreds of different types of flowers, which are arranged by professional arrangers. The first flower parade in Rijnsburg took place in 1946. This makes the parade one of the oldest in the Netherlands.

Programme Summer flower parade

On Friday afternoon, 12 August, you can visit the freely accessible Flower Parade Show at the Royal FloraHolland flower auction in Rijnsburg. From this year onwards, it opens at 16.00 hours. An atmospheric afternoon and evening with music and lots of flowers. You can view and photograph all the floats at your leisure. Especially for the children, there are extra activities between 16.00 and 18.30 hrs.

On Sunday 14 August, the floats can be admired all day long on the Kon. Wilhelmina Boulevard in Noordwijk.

The overall programme is as follows:

  • Friday 12 August: in flower auction Royal FloraHolland Rijnsburg the ‘Flower Parade Show’ (from 16.00 hours)
  • Saturday 13 August: the parade drives through Rijnsburg, Katwijk and Noordwijk from 13.00 hrs.
  • Sunday 14 August: the floats are on the Kon. Wilhelmina Boulevard in Noordwijk

The route of the Summer Floral Parade

On Saturday, the Summer Floral Parade will drive from Rijnsburg to Katwijk and then on to Noordwijk. The route follows the roads below. Along the entire route, the Summer Flower Parade can be viewed free of charge.

RIJNSBURG (route 1) 13.00 uur– Laan van Verhof – Rijnsburgerweg – Oegstgeesterweg – Graaf Florislaan – Oude Vlietweg – Kerkstraat –Vliet Noordzijde – Koestraat – Noordeinde – Burgemeester Hermanstraat – Noordwijkerweg– Burgemeester Meijboomstraat – Kanaalstraat -Evertsenstraat – Witte de Withstraat – Akkerwinde– Aronskelk – Boslaan / Westerpark – Sandtlaan. 

KATWIJK (route 2) 13.45 uur– Sandtlaan -Rijnstraat – Zeeweg – Koningin Julianalaan – Boslaan – Meeuwenlaan– Secretaris Varkevisserstraat (kruispunt: Schelpendam). 

KATWIJK (route 3) 14.45 uur– Secr. Varkevisserstraat (kruispunt: Schelpendam) – Vuurbaakplein – Boulevard – Rijnmond– Binnensluis – Hoorneslaan.ParkeergarageBoulevard tussen 14.45 en 17.00 uur niet bereikbaar 

KATWIJK (route 4) 15.15 uur– Melkweg – Steenbok – Hartweg – Noorderlicht – Hercules – Schorpioen – Biltlaan- Zwarteweg– Driehoeklaan (’s Heeren Loo). Noordwijk (route 5) 18.30 uur– Beeklaan (rotonde: Bonnikeplein / Boekerslootlaan) – Boekerslootlaan – Lindenhofstraat– Van Limburg Stirumstraat – HH Geestweg – Raadhuisstraat – Zeestraat – Nieuwe Zeeweg– Huis Ter Duinstraat – Picképlein – De Grent – Palaceplein – Kon. Wilhelmina Boulevard– Vuurtorenplein.

Directions to the Summer Floral Parade

The Summer Flower Parade passes through Rijnsburg, Katwijk and Noordwijk. These towns are centrally located in the Randstad between the cities of: Leiden, The Hague, Haarlem and Amsterdam. The parade is easy to reach by car and public transport.

Hotel at the Summer Flower Parade

Turn your visit into a unique weekend away by spending the night in the Bollenstreek. There is a wide range of hotels, holiday parks and B&Bs.

Tips Bollenstreek

Come and enjoy between beach and city and discover Holland from the most beautiful holiday region of the Netherlands. View our tips below.

Kon. Wilhelmina Boulevard
Noordwijk, Zuid Holland Nederland




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