Cheese market Alkmaar
This traditional cheese market with cheese carriers in historical guild costume is every Friday from 30th of March to 28th of September. On the Waagplein there is also a lively market with herring, poffertjes (small pancakes), cheese and all kinds of Dutch articles. At 10 a.m. the bell will sound and the market will be opened. Explanation about the market is given in Dutch, German and English. Every other week they explanation is given in French and Spanish. During the market the carillon is played at fixed times. The market ends at 13.00 hours.