Events in Rotterdam
Rotterdam: city of events!
Rotterdam is known for its multitude of festivals and sports events. Take the opportunity and plan your tourist visit during one of these events, besides the usual sights and attractions in Rotterdam. Rotterdam is a bustling city throughout the year, but especially in summer the Rotterdam Events Calendar offers plenty of things to do.
Festivals in Rotterdam
Rotterdam was awarded Festival City of the Netherlands several times, mainly due to the variety of festivals in Rotterdam. Some of the festivals in Rotterdam have got an international reputation and attract visitors from all around the globe, such as the International Film Festival Rotterdam, the North Sea Jazz Festival, Rotterdam Unlimited, City Racing Rotterdam and the World Port Festival.
Sports events in Rotterdam
Besides international festivals, Rotterdam hosts major sports events as well. The World Tennis Tournament, the Rotterdam Marathon, the CHIO Rotterdam and the World Port Baseball Tournament attract international top athletes, but there are also a number of sports events which you can join yourself!
Trade fairs and Pop concerts in Rotterdam
The Ahoy Rotterdam multi-functional venue hosts big pop concerts and international trade fairs, so check our calendar of events in Rotterdam and stay up to date.
Activities in Rotterdam
Besides festivals, sports and trade fairs, Rotterdam offers various smaller events, especially during public holidays, such as the Christmas Market, the Sinterklaas celebration for kids and The Night of Orange party, just before Kings Day in Rotterdam. Furthermore Rotterdam organizes plenty of activities for children, such as the Kids Paradise during hte summer vacation.