The cheesemarket Alkmaar 2012 will take place from
April 6th untill september 7th, every friday from 10 am
untill 12.30 pm on the Waagplein, Alkmaar.
Thousands of visitors from all over the world visit Alkmaar for its cheese market, a particular spectacle which includes a market filled with cheese and hauling cheese carriers. The cheese market has taken place on the Waagpleinin
Alkmaar since 1593.
Program (subject to confirmation):
•09.50: Welcoming the visitors
•09.55: Introduction of the bell-ringer
•10.00: The bell is rung and the market is opened
•10.05 - 10.50: Verbal presentation to visitors, in Dutch, German, English and French
•10.50 - 11.15: Performance by the carillon
•11.20 - 12.05: Verbal presentation to visitors, in Dutch, German, English and French
•12.15 - 12.45 : Performance by the carillon
•12.30: Cheese Market closes
If you would like to see the traditional way of Dutch cheese market you can visit.
For more information go to Kaasmarkt