King's Day Amsterdam 2014 - Photo Report (formerly Queen's Day)

Amsterdam descends into orange madness as the city is covered in parties and festivities for Kingsday (was Queensday). The Smokers Guide and SGTV was there to cover the action.

Willem-Alexander become King of The Netherlands after the abdication of his mother Queen Beatrix, so now Queensday is gone, long live the Kingsday parties! The Smokers Guide and SGTV was there to cover the action and take some photos of the beautiful city and the chaos that overtakes it on Kingsday.

Kingsday AmsterdamThe new King - Willem-Alexander.

Crowds of all ages gather on Nieuwmarkt

Kingsday AmsterdamAn orange t-shirt is mandatory.

Kingsday AmsterdamThe coffeehops are packed full.

 Kingsday AmsterdamYoung and old enjoy the Amsterdam atmosphere.

 Kingsday AmsterdamHuge crowds gathered all over the city to party.

 Kingsday AmsterdamThe flag might be red, white and blue but the true Dutch colour will always be orange.

 Kingsday AmsterdamThe historic Munttoren on Muntplein has seen many Queensday but this is its first Kingsday.

 Kingsday AmsterdamLike we said, an orange t-shirt is mandatory.

 Kingsday AmsterdamPeople relaxing on Dam square before heading to the next party.

 Kingsday AmsterdamThe fair was also in town, bringing a true carnival atmosphere to Amsterdam.

 Kingsday AmsterdamHundreds of peoples swarmed the main road, the Damrak.

 Kingsday AmsterdamThe city was packed full!

Kingsday AmsterdamThe once quiet bridge becomes the scene for a party at Multatuli Square on the Singel.

Kingsday AmsterdamAmsterdammers piled onto their boats.

Kingsday AmsterdamThe streets were so packed we couldn't even get to the Grey Area Coffeeshop

Kingsday AmsterdamDutch flags lined every street.

Kingsday AmsterdamThis city knows how to throw a party!

Kingsday AmsterdamOverall Amsterdam seemed to enjoy its first Kingsday.

 We also got some great video of the Kingsday festivities, head over to the King's Day Amsterdam 2014 - SGTV Video (formerly Queen's Day) article to take a look.