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Most bridges and locks work Sunday hours on holidays (feestdagen, abbreviated as fd) and it is useful to be aware of these dates to avoid unexpected blockages. It is also a time when most towns organise special events and festivals so it is nice to plan to make the most of these festivities by arriving in the right place at the right time.
|Easter (Pasen)||20 & 21 April||5 & 6 April||27 & 28 March|
|Queen's Day (Koninginnedag)||26 April||27 April||27 April|
|Liberation Day (Bevrijdingsdag)||5 May|
|Ascension Day (Hemelvaart)||29 May||14 May||5 May|
Whit Weekend (Pinksteren)
|Sun 8 June, Mon 9 June||Sun 24 May, Mon 25 May||Sun 15 May, Mon 16 JMay|
|Gronings Ontzet (Groningen's Relief)
No bridge service - applies in Groningen only
|Pekela Annual Market
No bridge service - applies to Pekel Aa & Pekela Hoofddiep only (2nd Saturday in September)
|13 Sept||12 Sept||10 Sept|