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Edam Cheese Market

July 3 @ 10:30 am 12:30 pm

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Summer Cheese Market in Edam

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 cheese village has a unique cheese market every Wednesday morning during the summer months. The cheese markets in Edam start in 2024 on Wednesday 3 July and the last cheese market is on 21 August. The unique village character of the Cheese Market in Edam makes it different from the cheese market in Alkmaar and the cheese market in Gouda.

Opening hours Edam cheese market

The cheese market in Edam is held only eight weeks a year on Wednesday mornings. The market starts at 10.30am and ends at 12.30pm. In 2024, the cheese market will be held on the following Wednesdays:

  • Wednesday 3 July
  • Wednesday 10 July
  • Wednesday 17 July
  • Wednesday 24 July
  • Wednesday 31 July
  • Wednesday 7 August
  • Wednesday 14 August
  • Wednesday 21 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 home or abroad, such as members of the Dutch parliament, ministers, European commissioners, writers, representatives from the world of sports and entertainment and others who have distinguished themselves in some way.

How do I get to the cheese market in Edam?

The cheese market in Edam is easy to reach. From Amsterdam, there is also a bus tour entirely dedicated to Dutch cheese and the cheese market.

Parking at the Cheese Market in Edam

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

Travelling by public transport

Edam has no train station and is therefore difficult to reach by train. However, buses do run to Edam from Amsterdam. The following bus lines run to Edam: 310, 312, 314, 316, 317 (rush hour) and 318. These bus routes are included in the Dutch Countryside Card. Plan your trip on www.9292.nl

Jan van Nieuwenhuizenplein 5
Edam, 1135WT Netherlands
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