Rotterdam rooftops

Rotterdamse Dakendagen Rooftops can contribute to a healthy, lively, attractive and future-proof city. The organisation behind the ‘Rotterdamse Dakendagen’ (Rooftop days) sees the city centre as an open laboratory and wants to show inspiring examples of roof use during their festival weekend. You can visit over 50 rooftops for unique views, special yoga classes, music…

Pop-up food festival

For the last weekend of May, the Koopgoot is bustling with picturesque terraces, pop-up kitchens and gastronomic delights. This year’s Kookgoot event is part of GastRO, the new city festival in the center of Rotterdam. It promises to be a true shopping and food festival with pop-up kitchens, cooking demos and successful Rotterdam chefs. Friday…

Aloha Rotterdam

Located in a previously abandoned, sub-tropical water recreation park, Aloha focuses on sustainable, local food and the circular economy. Where once the old outdoor pools were, is now an amazing terrace looking out directly over the river. Maasboulevard 100alohabar.nl [Photo by Sophia van de Hoek]

Blijdorp Fesitval hosts their free spirited, independent and intimate electronic festival in iconic buildings in the city. During the Easter weekend, Blijdorp Fesitval takes place in the monumental concert venue De Doelen; where the Rolling Stones recorded their album in secret and Nirvana once trashed the stage. Join in to celebrate art, culture and some…

Oliver Heldens in Rotterdam

Oliver Heldens Presents: Heldeep 5 For the first time in four years the Dutch DJ / producer is in Rotterdam! Since his breakthrough with “Gecko” in 2015, Oliver Heldens has toured non-stop with over 650 shows around the world. But Heldens has announced his long-awaited return to his hometown for two major shows. Presale is…

St. Patrick’s Day in Rotown

Drunken Dolly & Friends On Saturday, March 16, St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated at Rotown. There will be live performances by Drunken Dolly, Nick Parker, Paul Henshaw and Davey Malone. And to complete the whole party there’s Guinness beer and leprechaun shots (of course!). Honestly, there’s no better place to be. Tickets can be bought…

All Hands on Deck

Scapino Ballet Rotterdam and music theater group Wëreldbänd present the premiere of All hands on deck in Theater Rotterdam. Two top companies from different disciplines bring out the best in each other in a performance full of wonderful combinations of dance, humour, music and theater. The five members of music theater group Wëreldbänd are, apart…

Night at the Museum

Museumnacht010 Squeezed into one night, all of Rotterdam’s art and culture will be available for you at Museumnight 010. Over 40 museums and cultural institutions in Rotterdam open their doors between 8pm and 1am. With only one ticket, you can enjoy several exhibitions, shows and parties. Have a look at the website to see the…

Boompjes Rotterdam

Get a slice of Manhattan on the Maas with the spectacular view at the exclusive event location the Boompjes. Perched right next to the Maas – seemingly balancing on the edge – Boompjes offers a simply stunning view, day or night. Easily accessible by land or water, take the water taxi or a private boat…

The Sound of New Orleans

Tank and the Bangas All the way from New Orleans… Tank and the Bangas! Powered by Tarriona ‘Tank’ Ball – already a prize-winning spoken word performer before setting up the band –Tank and the Bangas give a unique twist to the sound of New Orleans. An energetic mix of R&B, rock, gospel, hiphop and spoken…