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40x King's Night and King's Day parties in Eindhoven

It's almost time for everyone's favorite birthday party: King's Day! But where to celebrate the King's birthday this year? We've put together a massive list of the best parties for King's Night and King's Day in Eindhoven. Take your pick!

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King's Night

King-s Festival @Strijp-S

If you're afraid you won't have anything left in the tank on King's Day, you definitely shouldn't go to the King-S Festival at Strijp-S on King's Night. Here, you'll stumble upon the fun disco house party by MOZEM or the house veterans from Funki Bizniz. Mark 18:00 to 00:00 on your agenda. Still in doubt? Don't be! Admission is free!

King-S Rave @Klokgebouw

Is the regular King-S party not loud enough for you? Around the corner, at Klokgebouw, you can infiltrate a techno haven like no other. Don't forget your Matrix shades and sturdy shoes as hard-techno queens Cynthia Spiering and Vera Grace, along with many others, guarantee a non-stop barrage of techno bangers. Pro tip: go for a friend ticket with you mates, it's a steal. You can party here from 23:00 till 6:00!

King's Night SHAWTY @Lichtplein

At Lichtplein (behind De Witte Dame), SHAWTY and Café Thomas are joining forces for a legendary (free!) King's Night and King's Day party. On King's Night, you can let loose to the best house, deep house, and house classics, from artists such as Gregor Salto and Erick E. Bringing out the big guns! This outdoor party starts at 19:00 and ends at midnight. 


Kings Plaza @Paterskerk

Near the Paterskerk on Vestdijk, Kings Plaza brings you back to the 80s and 90s, the years when Wim-Lex was still somewhat of a party animal (did you know his nickname used to be Prins Pils, which translates to the Beer Prince?). Party tribute band Mad Pianos will make sure you have a great night. Admission for this King's Night party is free, and you can dance from 19:00 to 01:00!

Royal Rawk @Dynamo

During King's Night, it's time for beers and gritty guitars at Royal Rawk at Dynamo! Get ready for hardcore punk, rock, and metal from bands like Alkahest and Devilöck. Starts at 19:00, ends at 01:00, and is entirely free. Grab your earplugs and go!

King's Night @POPEI

For King's Night, POPEI serves up bands born and raised at POPEI's grounds. From rehearsal space to the stage, these rising stars – Stray Dog, Neon Buzz, Death Sells, and Pistits – have rock music in their DNA. If spending your King's Night listening to some rock music with a beer in your hand sounds nice, this is the place to be. Admission's free!

King's Night @Biergarten

Stuffing yourself with bitterballen and beer while dancing on the steaming beats of an amazing dj line-up. If that's your thing, make sure to visit Biergarten on Strijp-S for a royal edition of their Friday Night Drinks. At Biergarten, music evangelists Chocolate Swirl and Gino Le Noir bring you danceable deep house and afro house. Shake those hips from 19:00 to 3:00. Price tag? There isn't one!

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Royal Dutch @Stadhuisplein

This year's 'fun for everyone' King's Night party is at Stadhuisplein. DJs such as Mooikaap Maikel and Loud & Fout will be playing the best dance tracks all night long. Admission is free, but once the square is full, you're out of luck. Want to make sure you get in? Be there at 18:00! Can't make it here on King's Night? Then you can try again on King's Day.

King's Night Oranjefeest @Wilhelminaplein

Where better to kick off Willie's birthday party than on the one and only Wilhelminaplein, named after one of our queens? At Wilhelminaplein, you are at the right place for live bands and music you can dance to. Betty Blue will set the tone with vintage rock at 20:00. Still not done dancing at midnight? Café Wilhelmina will keep the party going until the late (early?) hours.

King's Night Festival @Stratumseind

Why stand in a crowded cafe this King's Night, when you can also party outside? Well, you can at Stratumseind! The longest nightlife street in the Netherlands will turn into one big King's Night (and King's Day!) festival. The outdoor party is from 19:00 to 00:00, after that, you can continue inside for a few more hours!

575 X 212 @Ketelhuis

Missing out on an epic bash ... well, that hurts. That's why we're telling you now to go full throttle at 575 x 212 King's Night. The entire Ketelhuis, upstairs and downstairs, will be set ablaze from approximately 22:00. Artists like Mad Miran are armed with playful breakbeats, electro, acid house, and adventurous IDM. Grab your ticket here.



As befits an underground party in a skatepark basement, they give almost no information. What do we know? It's a party with grassroots electronics by various (local) DJs. Starts at 22:00, and goes on until 04:00. On King's Day, they're repeating this mystery party. More on that later! Check their Facebook event for updates. 

Kroongenoten @Keizersgracht

This year's royal edition of Bontgenoten can be found in the heart of the city, at the parking lot on Keizersgracht. Whatever your taste in music, this is the place to be this King's Night. They play a mix of R&B, hits, disco, '90's & '00s, classics, house & techno! Kroongenoten starts at 19:00 and goes on until midnight. And best of all: admission is free, and they have another party on King's Day, also free of charge! 

PIXL invites Ferreck Dawn @PIXL CLUB

Get ready for this special King's Night edition of PIXL! On Wednesday, April 26th, this will be your kickstart to an unforgettable royal birthday party. PIXL invites starts at 20:00 and ends at 02:00. On the menu? The slickest house by the one and only Ferreck Dawn! That was the good news. The bad news is that this party is sold out. So keep an eye on Ticketswap!

Rewind King's Night @LAB-1

Anyone who has ever visited LAB-1 knows that the temperatures can run high there. During Rewind's parties, that's a feature, not a bug. Be tempted by delicious hip-hop, sultry R&B, and oldskool dancehall music. Tickets are ten euros, if you get yours on time! Rewind King's Night starts at 23:00 and ends at 05:00.


King's Night Presented By X Boolin' @Effenaar

On stage: UK hip-hop, trap, and grime. The biggest orange-tinted hip-hop party can be found at Effenaar. Eindhoven-based collectives Presented By and Boolin' joined forces for ear-pleasing beats and mind-boggling lines from wordsmiths like Lawson and Teekay. Make sure you get that golden ticket ASAP. Early birds pay only 10 euros.

King's Night Fries Party @Piet Hein Eek

Fry before you die, must have been the thought of the designers and party animals at Piet Hein Eek. You can't dance on an empty stomach, right? Behold: a veggie frikandel eating contest! From 19:00, you can stuff your face with this Dutch snack delight. Need to burn off those calories with a dance? Drop by at 21:00, when DJ Rick and DJ Piet will be at the DJ booths. 

Koning op de Dijk @Dijk9

Were you rocking your Nike Air Max on Stratumseind in the '90s, dancing your heart out? Then we've got the perfect nostalgic party for you. Koning op de Dijk (King on the Dike) takes you back to the era of boybands and the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Those oldskool days when Leonardo was as young as his girlfriends. From 22:00 to 1:00, you can relive those beautiful years for free. Want to do it all over again the next day? We'll tell you all about it in the King's Day section!

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King's Day

Kroongenoten @Keizersgracht

Just like we promised, Bontgenoten returns on King's Day with a free edition of Kroongenoten. The party starts at 12:00 and goes on until 00:00. And best of all: admission is free! 

Dubhoven @HAVEN

At HAVEN, they're going all-out with Dubhoven: a laid-back outdoor reggae & dub festival. This mini-festival guarantees an entire day and evening of easy-going fun. Add a food truck and a vinyl stand, and your King's Day can't go wrong. Dubhoven is from 13:00 to 23:00 and is completely free! 

Royal Dutch @Stadhuisplein

Royal Dutch will also make your King's Day royally awesome. Sam Hofman, Trobi, Wedamnz, Ziggy, and many more will keep you entertained all day and night long. It starts at 12:00, and again: space is limited. So don't be late. At midnight, they will pull the plug, but if you want, you can keep on partying at Stratumseind.  

King-S Festival @Strijp-S

Strijp-S is a royal hotspot this King's Day, from De Machinekamer to Radio Royaal and back. Dance the king's birthday away at parties from MOZEM (disco house), KADER X Tasty Folk (Afro house), Zodiak (techno), NOX (drum and bass) and Metatron (psytrance). Getting excited? Tickets are on the house (aka, you can enter for free), and King-S Koningsdag kicks off at 13:00. See you there!

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King's Day SHAWTY @Lichtplein

On King's Day, SHAWTY and Café Thomas will repeat their King's Night party at Lichtplein. This time with R&B instead of techno. It will probably start around 13:00, and you can party all day and evening. Admission is free!

King's Day Oranjefeest @Wilhelminaplein 

You're at the right place for a royal party at Wilhelminaplein. Live bands, great dance music, and a friendly atmosphere. At 14:00 American Coast Experience will set the pace. Le grande finale is hosted by Eighty Eight, starting at 20:00 (minus 30 minutes, but eight's more funny). Admission is free! Up early? You can browse the flea market here from 9:00 in the morning. 

Kings Plaza @Paterskerk

Fond of Dutch music? During King's Day you will find a whole bunch of Dutch folk singers and party acts at the Paterskerk on Vestdijk. Get ready to practice your Dutch and sing along at the top of your lungs. Don't want to miss anything? Be there at 13:00! The party ends at 23:00. 

King's Day Festival @Stratumseind

We're going back to Stratum on King's Day! After a big King's Night party, you can return here at noon the next day to keep partying. First, fuel up with some worstenbroodjes, then get back to boogie like there's no tomorrow as the best party DJs from the street will spin the wheels.

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Koningsdag Buiten @Effenaar garden

Not in the mood for big crowds or yelling at each other in front of thumping boxes? Then Koningsdag Buiten (outdoor King's Day) is the party for you. The garden of the Effenaar will be transformed into an oasis of talented bands. Bringing the kids? No problem! They will have a great time in the kids area. Koningsdag Buiten is from 13:00 to 22:00. Best of all? It's free!

King's Day @POPEI

At POPEI, resident rock legends are throwing a royal pop/rock-athon just for you (and all you other King's Day revelers). Simply rock out from 14:00 till midnight to tunes from bands born and raised at POPEI. This one is on the house!

King's Day Blockparty @Bergstraat

Eindhoven's coziest street goes all out again on King's Day. The Bergstraat Blockparty is a household name in the city, and with good reason. From 12:00 to 23:00, the whole street is filled with partying people of all ages. You'll fit right in!

UNDRGRND-S King's Day @Area51

Did you miss the underground king's day party in Area51's basement? No worries! On King's Day, you're welcome back here to escape the orange mania above ground. Get ready for the tastiest grassroots electronics from local DJs. This party lasts from 20:00 to 04:00. Admission is free!

Licht Oranje @Lichttoren

Time to shake things up with Licht Oranje (Dutch for Light Orange) at Grand Café De LichttorenThe Bergstraat Blockparty! With a glass of liquid bread in your hand, sing-alongs in your ears, and sunshine on your face, Bob's your uncle! Fun for all ages, admission is free.

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Haussmann King's Day @LAB-1

Coming in hot: Haussmann. On King's Day, they're kicking things off with a (free) electrifying house edition at LAB-1. Going home early? Nein, mann. With a line-up packed with local house stars like Stevie Wonderboys, RawEndz, Joël Hemmen, and Eric Valentine, you may want to stick around for ein bisschen tanzen. Let's say from 14:00 to 04:00.

House Feeling King's Day @Biergarten

Shh ... don't let the King know, but House Feeling at Biergarten is set to be an absolute blast. Running from 14:00 to 02:00, there wil be non-stop action with 14(!) artists dishing out an energetic live fusion of soul, funk, and house. The perfect recipe for a royal-worthy indoor and outdoor birthday bash.

Punk for the people @KEVN

The Nation's Folk-Punkers Hobojobos, Kraaklustig, and Sjek come riding in with dignity and grace like royals befits. The folk-punk takeover at KEVN is over in a flash. But, wait! From 11:00 onwards, it's chaos, live music, and the Arts and Kitsch-market. Admission is free, fun is abundant.

Koning op de Dijk @Dijk9

Remember our promise? On King's Day, it's non-stop 'vintage' fun again at Dijk9 with tunes from the glorious 90s. From 14:00 to 23:00, you can groove to Britney's greatest hits and drop it like it's hot like Snoop. Still not done after eleven? Head over to Stratumseind for a proper trip down memory lane.

The best of King's Day

By now you're probably thinking: surely there aren't even more things to do on King's Day? Well yes, yes there are! From wandering around the flea markets to eating all the orange pastries: we make sure everyone has a fantastic King's Day! 

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