More than 50 Rotterdam monuments can be visited

omd monuments

On Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September over 50 monuments open their doors during the annual Open Monumentendag. The public can choose from a packed free program of tours, lectures, and concerts. This year’s theme is: ‘Transitions – sustainable lasts the longest’ Of course, classics such as The Schielandshuis, De Hef and the Koopmanshuis on […]

Diergaarde Blijdorp opens new Himalaya area

the new iconic rock will be the centerpiece of the Himalaya region. From next year, the enclosure will house the small pandas of Blijdorp Zoo.

Diergaarde Blijdorp is the largest national monument in Rotterdam. With the realization of a new Himalaya area, the monumental  Mountain Animal Rock is also renovated. Here the little pandas and crested deer will live together. The new Himalaya area is decorated with planting, pavement and buildings typical of the area. Including an educational Sherpa hut. […]

Blijdorp Festival 2022 brings Speedy J, Philou Louzolo and Soul Clap

Blijdorp Festival 2022 soul-clap

After two years of absence, Blijdorp Festival will make a grand comeback. On Saturday, August 6 in the familiar Roel Langerakpark. Blijdorp Festival 2022 brings 50 artists on 6 different stages. From local legends like Speedy J to international names like Seth Troxler and Soul Clap. Loyal visitors who bought a ticket in 2020 or […]

TREK is back at Vroesenpark

TREK in Vroesenpark

This coming festival season, Festival TREK will again tour eight city parks after two years. The popular Vroesenpark in Rotterdam is the starting point from May 5 to 8. The festival guarantees an intimate atmosphere, good food and drinks and surprising entertainment from young theatre makers, cabaret artists and musical talent. The festival is free […]

Blijdorp Zoo has the best lottery to enter right now

Blijdorp Zoo Lottery tigers

Want to spend a night in the Blijdorp Zoo with a view of the elephants or accompany a zookeeper for a day!  This year’s lottery is all about the elephants. By buying a lottery ticket, you will be directly helping to expand the elephant enclosure. One ticket costs €2.50. The prizes are great like an […]

Tasty weekend at the park

Food Festival TREK TREK (Dutch for appetite) is a touring caravan of Food trucks and live entertainment. This year the caravan starts in Rotterdam. A vastly diverse offering of food trucks provide the tastiest dishes, made with love in the most original kitchens on wheels.You’ll find everything from sushi to Surinamese food and from vegan […]

Dance Festival in an Industrial Monument

Blijdorp Winter Festival Over the past few years, this electronic-music festival has become legendary in Rotterdam for its colourful stages and mix of techno, house and hip-hop. This winter it takes place at the Van Nelle Factory, a World Heritage Site and aptly impressive industrial venue. The line-up boasts the likes of ROD, Tim Sweeney, […]