Royalty fans await King, Queen in Groningen

Police officers waiting for the Royal Family's arrival on Prinsenhof in Groningen, King's Day 27 April 2018
Police officers waiting for the Royal Family's arrival on Prinsenhof in Groningen, King's Day 27 April 2018. (Photo: Politie Groningen Stad & Haren‎ / Facebook)

Excitement is mounting in Groningen as people line the streets, waiting for the Royal Family to arrive. 

King Willem-Alexander, Queen Maxima and their three daughters are set to arrive at 11:00 a.m. Other members of the Royal Family attending the festivities in Groningen include Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien, the King's cousins Princes Maurits, Bernhard, Pieter-Christiaan and Floris, and their wives. Princes Anita, Prince Pieter-Christiaan's wife, will not be there because she is sick, according to NOS.

The Royal Family will arrive at Prinsenhof at 11:00 a.m. Then they will walk 1,200 meters through the city and enjoy thefor them. The walk will end on Vismarkt around 2:00 p.m.

Groningen expects between 60 thousand and 80 thousand visitors, according to the Telegraaf.

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