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Recurring Event Event Series: Edam Cheese Market

Edam Cheese Market

July 20 @ 12:00 am 12:30 am

Cheese market edam Amsterdam holland
Cheese market edam Amsterdam holland

Cheese market near Amsterdam

If you want to visit a cheese market near Amsterdam, the Cheese Market in Edam is a perfect choice. The Dutch village has a unique cheese market every Wednesday morning during the summer months. The cheese markets in Edam start in 2022 on Wednesday 29 June and the last cheese market is on 17 August.

Opening hours Edam cheese market

The cheese market in Edam is only held 8 weeks a year on Wednesday mornings. The market starts at 10.30 am and ends at 12.30 pm. In 2023 the cheese market will be held on the following Wednesdays:

  • Wednesday 29 June
  • Wednesday 6 July
  • Wednesday 13 July
  • Wednesday 20 July
  • Wednesday 27 July
  • Wednesday 3 August
  • Wednesday 10 August
  • Wednesday 17 August

The opening and closing of the market day at the cheese market is marked by the ringing of a bell. The bell is usually rung by a prominent guest from the Netherlands or abroad, such as members of the Dutch parliament, ministers, European Commissioners, writers, representatives from the world of sport and entertainment and others who have distinguished themselves in some way.

How to get to the cheese market in Edam

The cheese market in Edam is easily accessible. From Amsterdam, there is also a bus tour that is completely dedicated to the Dutch cheese and the cheese market.

Travel by own car

The cheese market is easy to reach by car. Navigate to the address: Jan van Nieuwenhuizenplein 5 and follow the signs ‘Parkeren Kaasmarkt’ to park your car.

Travel by public transport

Edam has no train station and is therefore difficult to reach by train. However, it is possible to travel by public transport bus 314. Get off at Edam. Plan your trip on www.9292.nl

Take a tour bus

The easiest and most comfortable way to travel to the cheese market in Edam is the weekly Cheese Tour from Amsterdam. You will travel with a luxury coach directly to the cheese market in Edam. You will also visit a cheese farm if you choose the Wednesday tour.

Tours to EdamPrice
Half day tour from Amsterdam€ 29,50Book now