Ameland Activity Calender 2020

  • Ameland Adventurerun | December 14th 2019
    The Adventurerun is a competition- and recreation run for young and old on Ameland in the winter during the Advent Season. Prepare yourself for the sloping and partly unpaved tracks. You can choose between the following distances: 21,1 km competition- and recreationrun and the 10 km recreation run and the 5 km recreation run. There is also a Kids Run of 1 and 2 km.
  • New Year’s dive | January 1st 2020 
    Start the New Year with a fresh dive in the Northsea, the first one of the ;Netherlands! On January 1st at 11 am the ;15th Ameland New Years’s dive will take place on the beach of Hollum on Ameland.
  • Mountainbike Ameland | March 7th till March 8th 2020
    The 11th edition of MTB Ameland on Saturday March 7th and Sunday March 8th is the mountainbike event in the unspoiled nature in the Wadden area. MTB Ameland offers a program for all ages and levels. Come to Ameland for a day or for a weekend full of action and enjoy this unique mountainbike adventure between Oerd and the lighthouse. 
  • Salomon Vuurtoren Trail Festival Ameland 2020 
    A weekend full of Trailrunning inspiration on Waddendiamond Ameland. For the 7th time Cairn Trails and Adventures is organizing this two days Trail festival. The tough “Under the Ligthouse KidsTrail, the start to SnuffelTrail, CaniTrail, Ultratrail are really nice things to do during the perhaps the most beautiful Natur Trail on Dutch ground.
  • Lycurgus Voleyball Outdoor Tournament | May 16th till May 17th
    The Lycurgus Outdoor Tournament on Ameland has become a concept under volleyball playing North Netherlands and even outside the North Netherlands. Every year there are coming about 2.500 volleyball players, supporters and celebraters. Holidaypark Klein Vaarwater in Buren is the host of this tournament for the whole weekend. The tournament knows 45 fields (grass) and 270 competing teams.
  • Round Ameland | June 6th
    Every year the Round Ameland, a hike of about 50 km, takes place. It started in 1997 as a joke in the bar and has nowadays become a real hike event. The start is at 05.00 pm in Hollum. The pack goes over the beach of Hollum, alongside the dike on the southside of the Island to Buren and then back to the beach of Hollum, where on the Zwaneplein will be a musical welcome. Round Ameland is not a running competition but a beautiful hike event.
  • Ameland Beach Rugby Festival | June 12th till June 14th
    In 2020 takes the 21th Edition of the Ameland Beach Rugby festival place. The tournament has got a big European interest and is the largest beachrugby tournament known worldwide. The festival is the official Open Dutch Championship Beachrugby for women and men. There are also a recreation class, a veteran class and a Future Class. Rugby is a contactsport, you may tackle your opponent, that is why it is a spectacular game also for supporters who are unknown with this sport. 
  • MadNes | July 3rd till July 5th ;
    MadNes is a sustainable surf-, skate- and musicfestival and takes place on the beach of Nes. The visitors will enjoy the whole weekend of surf lessons, a halfpipe on the beach, bands and DJ’s, a floating stage, theater, making your own clothes, building a windmill, cleaning the beach and lots more. MadNes is a festival with an open character. Come during the day for a cup of coffee at the beach pavilion, go round in the smallest Ferris wheel of the Netherlands or drink a beer and listen to the many bands.
  • Rôggefestival | August 7th
    “Great entertainment for young and old”. On a summerday in the beginning of August starts since 1987 the streettheater in Nes on the Wadden Island Ameland. There is music on the squares and fields. Everybody who likes nice acts, funny confrontations and lovely music can walk in the Amelander Rôggeparty Village.
  • Demonstration horse-driven lifeboat Ameland
    Saturday December 28 2019 10:30 hours
    Tuesday February 18 2020 17:00 hours
    Saturday April 11 2020 13:30 uur hours
    Friday May 1 2020 17:00 hours
    Saturday May 30 2020 16:00 uur hours
    Saturday June 20 2020 10:00 hours
    Saturday July 4 2020 11:00 hours
    Wednesday July 15 2020 19:00 hours
    Thursday July 30 2020 19:00 hours
    Sunday August 9 2020 15:00 hours
    Thursday August 27 2020 17:00 hours
    Monday October 12 2020 17:00 hours
    Wednesday December 30 2020 11.00 hours