In the Netherlands, Maastricht is definitely one of the places where the people celebrate carnival with exceptional enthusiasm.
The efforts of the carnival association De Tempeleers guarantee already since 1945 that the traditions are kept alive and that the annual festivities outdo those of the previous year.
Festivities like the Keuze van de Prins (appointment of the Prince) that is kept a secret up to 4 weeks before carnival and the celebration of carnival by the many students that live in Maastricht. Including Zate Hermeniekesconcours and the family parade, carnival in Maastricht promises to be a vibrant party in the city!
Video Carnival in Maastricht
Dates Carnival in Maastricht 2019
Saturday, March 02 - Tuesday, March 05
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Maastricht City Center, Maastricht
Official website of Carnival in Maastricht