King Willem-Alexander will celebrate King’s Day 2023 in Rotterdam

It’s official! King Willem-Alexander and his family will join Rotterdammers in celebrating his 56th birthday and 10 years on the throne next year! 👑

Every year on King’s Day (April 27), the Royal Family visits a city in the Netherlands and participates in all the endearing, patriotic, and grand festivities that take place.

This year, the Royal Family celebrated in the wonderful city of Maastricht, and some 40,000 people came to see them at Vrijthof square.

READ MORE | One big party: a round-up of King’s Day 2022

In 2023, they will grace Rotterdammers with their presence — and the city’s mayor, Ahmed Aboutaleb, is especially honoured. 

King’s Day 2023: It’s going to be extra special

“The municipal council is happy and honoured with the choice of Rotterdam. The ties with the royal family have always been strong.”

“Rotterdam has always been able to count on the warm interest of our monarchs, for better and for worse”, the mayor of Rotterdam, Ahmed Aboutaleb, tells RTL Nieuws.

Considering that next year marks the King’s 10-year anniversary on the throne, woners of the city have created a program with crafted ideas on how to make the day unforgettable. 🧡

Now, we all know how crazy Dutchies can get when it comes to the annual King’s Day blowout, but considering that Rotterdam is the second-largest city in the Netherlands, it’s safe to say we can expect double the craze in 2023.

Will you visit Rotterdam to see the Dutch Royal Family on King’s Day next year? Tell us in the comments below! 👇

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Gaelle Salem
Gaelle Salem
Born and raised on the island of Sint Maarten, Gaelle moved to the Netherlands in 2018 to attend university. Still trying to survive the erratic Dutch wind and rain, she has taken up the hobby of buying a new umbrella every month. You can probably find her in the centre of The Hague appreciating the Dutch architecture with a coffee in one hand and a slice of appeltaart in the other.


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