Kidsstock organisers

Kidsstock is a festival for and by kids

The organizers of Boothstock have kids who are pretty outspoken. They think they can organise a festival themselves so their parents let them. Sunday, June 12, a day after Boothstock, it’s time for the first edition of Kidsstock.

The kids could decide everything. The youthful advisory board came up with the name and they decided what the program would be. The festival offers performances by folk singer Pierre van Duijl and his daughters and illusionist Steven Kazàn. The young visitors can dance to the best house classics or drive the bumper cars, hosted by MC Buttslammer.

Michel de Hey performs with his daughter during Kidsstock
Michel de Hey performs with his daughter during Kidsstock

Divided over three stages, young and old can enjoy acts such as Fokke Simons and Michel de Hey will perform together with his 12-year-old daughter Loulou. Los Paja Brava provides a worldly mix of music styles. Los Paja Brava is an eclectic group whose Latin roots run deep in Mexican, Chilean, Spanish, and Italian cultures that found each other in Rotterdam. Their coming together creates an explosive cocktail of cumbia, rock, ska and rumba.

Los Paja Brava. Photo Pitillo
Los Paja Brava. Photo Pitillo

For the whole family

Next to the Kralingse Plas there is also programming for the parents. They can enjoy food at several food stalls like Pomms, Gruppo Amici, De Poffertjesman and Esa’s Nachos. In addition to a variety of entertainment for the kids, there is a wine theatre with tastings for example. “We wanted to organise a festival for the whole family, where children of all ages and their parents can have a wonderful day by the water,” says co-organiser Henk Witteveen.

Kidsstock, takes place Sunday, June 12 (1 PM – 9 PM) at Kralingse Plas.
Tickets are €22,50. Children under 6 pay €5 (all activities at festival included)

 

Share this post

Related posts

Rotterdam Architecture Month takes over Museumpark

The largest architecture festival in the Netherlands is descending on Museumpark during the whole month of June. Visitors

Read more

O. Festival

World premieres and special location performances at O. Festival for Opera. Music. Theatre.

O. Festival for Opera. Music. Theatre. is an international festival with a programme full of surprises: from international

Read more

Poke Perfect at the Oude Binnenweg

Poké Perfect brings the Haiwaiian poké bowl to Oude Binnenweg

Poké Perfect is a family-run business that was founded in 2016 and already operates 15 eateries in the

Read more

Rita Ora plays Impact Night

First Impact Night takes place in Rotterdam Ahoy

On Tuesday 4 June, Rotterdam Ahoy will host Impact Night, a brand new event that will bring thousands

Read more

Inside Rotterdam

The leading city-guide for tourists, business people, expats and locals. 150.000+ readers.

Download our free city app and start exploring!