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Event season kicking off!

Spring has arrived, the sun is shining brightly, the event season is really getting started! Enjoy the lovely spring weather and head out to the events on the Dordt UITagenda this month. Check out some of the events in May here.

The UITagenda is full of activities, festivals and events!

The city's premier food festival !

Lepeltje Lepeltje, the city's premier food festival, is coming to Dordrecht again during the long weekend of Ascension Day. The event is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year! From Thursday, May 9 to Sunday, May 12, the most diverse dishes can be tasted in the Weizigtpark. Meanwhile, bands and DJs will play the most wonderful music, the kids will have a great time and there will also be a nice-goods market. As always, admission is free. In short: the recipe for a wonderful Ascension weekend park hanging out!

Spoonful Spoonful - May 9 to 12


Spoonful event Dordrecht

600 votes in downtown Dordrecht!

The choral festival is once again descending on downtown in mid-May: the Barbershop Encounter Festival! As many as 26 choirs and 15 quartets will perform on 17 different stages. That means 600 singers populate downtown! The festival showcases how great it is to sing. Between 12:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., choirs and quartets will give short performances at various indoor locations and atmospheric spots in the historic center of Dordrecht. The Dordrecht audience will be treated to the most beautiful barbershop chords and beautiful close harmony songs.

BOF you even, Saturday, May 18
choral festival Dordrecht

Steaming through Dordrecht

The end of May marks the 20th time Dordt in Steam, Europe's largest steam event in Dordrecht. Admission is free as always, only for historical transport a day ticket can be purchased, the 'Stoomrondje Dordt'. The event starts Friday evening, May 24, at 8 p.m. with the spectacular Vlootschouw! This spectacle can be followed from the Groothoofd, the Merwekade and on the banks of Zwijndrecht and Papendrecht. Saturday and Sunday there is plenty to do, spread over 2 areas in the city. In the picturesque harbor area near the Groothoofd and the Merwekade, dozens of steam ships, steam engines and steam tools are on display. Steamboats make round trips on the river. Miniature steam trains run for the children. Several (steam) ships are open for viewing. Terraces and music provide conviviality. And of course, don't forget the model show!

Dordt in Steam, Friday, May 24 to Sunday, May 26
Dordt in Stoom event historic harbours Dordrecht (11)
Wantijpop Dordrecht
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