Jamie Jones, Loco Dice, Meduza and The Martinez Brothers play A Day at the Park

A Day at the park

A Day At The Park is a festival full of adventures, surprises, delicious food, and fine drinks. And once the sun goes down, magic replaces natural light on the stages. On September 17 Jamie Jones, Loco Dice, Meduza, The Martinez Brothers, Bizzey, and many more come to the Kralingse Bos. Several local dj’s are present […]

De Grote Schijn highlights Kralingse Bos once again

e Grote Schijn door Andreas Terlaak

De Grote Schijn returns to the Kralingse Bos with an entirely new show. After two sold-out editions, it’s again possible to enjoy the power and beauty of nature during this special journey through the dark. From October 20 to November 6 whispering trees, fascinating light projections and sounds make for a magical spectacle. The forest […]

Reggae Rotterdam brings Grace Jones, UB40 and Chuckie to Kralingse Bos

Grace Jones Reggae Festival photo by Emma Swann

The biggest open-air reggae festival in the Netherlands will once again take place in Rotterdam. Next to the Kralings Plas Reggae Rotterdam fills three stages with reggae and derived music styles. Expect classics like Grace Jones, UB40, Steel Pulse and Third World next to new names such as Konshens, Chronixx and Protoje. Dutch DJ’s like […]

Kidsstock is a festival for and by kids

Kidsstock organisers

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 […]

Equestrian excellence at 73rd edition of CHIO in Kralingen

chio Daar Zijn

CHIO Rotterdam is the only Dutch equestrian top outdoor event. It belongs to the very best international events in the world. With a 73 years history in showjumping and dressage, CHIO Rotterdam is also the oldest international top sports event in Rotterdam. Besides enjoying the world’s best riders and horses competing at the beautiful historic […]

De Grote Schijn illuminates Kralingse Bos

De Grote Schijn 2021

After a sold-out edition in 2019 with more than 30,000 visitors, this year there will be a completely new De Grote Schijn in the Kralingse Bos. You can stroll in the magical forest from 14 to 31 October.  Last year, De Grote Schijn could not take place due to corona measures. But fortunately, the event […]


Food & Music [dt_gap height=”10″ /] This food festival boasts the Netherlands’ largest outdoor bar and promises to be both a culinary and musical surprise. As well as typical Rotterdam street food, there will be signature dishes from the city’s best restaurants. [dt_gap height=”10″ /] [dt_gap height=”10″ /] There will also be live shows by […]