An 11-year-old girl from Blokker in Noord-Holland accidentally sold a very valuable family heirloom at the King's Day flea market in Hoorn. The girl went to the flea market with her father to sell some things and afterwards told her mother that she sold "a painting with a lady on it" for 5 euros, RTV Noord-Holland reports.
Utrecht kicked off the King's Day festivities with its annual King's Night flea market, which started at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday night. Many Utrecht residents decided to brave the horrible weather and despite the rain and cold, the market was quite busy.
Tilburg was very busy this weekend with the MeiMartk in full swing. The MayMarkt, or May Market in English, is one of the largest flea markets in the Netherlands. Sales began on Saturday night and the market stayed open through the night until Sunday late afternoon.
The Netherlands' city streets were crowded with King's Night revelers on Sunday night.
King Willem-Alexander's birthday will be celebrated across the Netherlands on Monday.
Celebrants selling their wares across the Netherlands on King's Day are expected to earn a total of 330 million euros, ING analysts stated on Friday. Over a quarter of the nation's adults are planning to sell used items this year, and are expected to make 92 euros on average per person.