Become a member

Yes, I want to join!

As a member of the Society you receive a number of exclusive benefits and you support one of the oldest and largest societies in the Netherlands. It is thanks to the support of our 14 000 members that we are able to organise the 3 October celebration.

Whilst much of the celebration organised by the Society is free, membership offers a number of exclusive benefits:

  • Every member receives, sent free to your home, a copy of the Feestwijzer, the programme of the 3 October celebration.
  • Every member, plus a partner, may join the Hutspotmaaltijd – and eat the traditional stew at an event specially organized for our members.
  • Every member receives, as a gift, a 3 October lapel-pin.
  • As a member, you are entitled to free tickets for the musical event for senior citizens.
  • Our members receive a discount of 10% on all of the products in the 3 October Society’s Service point.
  • Our members have voting rights during the society’s Annual General Meeting, held every May.

Membership costs only € 7.50 per year. A family membership costs € 25 per year, or you may choose to become a member for life at a cost of € 157.40. These prices are minimum process; should you wish to give more, the Society will be very grateful.

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    You receive a free membership card and Party Guide, exclusive for members, a one-time silver membership pin (to be collected at the Service Desk), priority when registering for events, the right to a hutspot voucher and participation in the Hutspot meal on October 2 in the Hooglandse Kerkgracht, a ticket for the Senior Show, a ticket for October 3 Live in concert and voting rights during the General Assembly

    Would like to donate more? Include an additional top-up on your membership here.

    I donate € extra per year (on top of the current membership fee)

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    You will receive a membership card for free by post and the Party Guide, exclusive for members, two silver-colored membership pins (to be collected at the Service point), priority when registering for activities, right to two stew vouchers with two drinks for participation in the Hutspot meal on 2 October on the Hooglandse Kerkgracht, two tickets for the Senior Show and two tickets for 3 October Live in Concert and voting rights during the General Assembly.
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    You will receive the membership card and the Party Guide free of charge by mail, exclusive to members, one-off four silver-colored membership pins (to be collected at the Service Desk), priority when registering for events, the right to four stew vouchers with four drinks for participation in the Stew meal on 2 October on the Hooglandse Kerkgracht, two tickets for the Senior Show and four tickets for 3 October Live in Concert and voting rights during the General Assembly
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    You will receive the membership card and the Party Guide free of charge by mail, exclusive for members, one-time gold-colored membership pins (to be collected at the Service Desk), priority when registering for events, the right to a hutspot voucher for participation in the Hutspot meal on October 2 in the Hooglandse Kerkgracht, a card for the Senior Citizen Proposition, a card for 3 October Live in Concert and voting rights during the General Assembly.