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  • Activities in Rotterdam

    What's up in Rotterdam?
    Besides the well known major festivals and sports events there are lots of other fun activities organized in Rotterdam. Most of these activities such as the Winter Square, the Christmas Circus, the Night of Orange, the arrival of Sinterklaas and the National Tattoo return year after year. Some of these activities are hosted in Rotterdam for decades and are very popular. You can find an overview of the most popular activities below, but you will have to look at our other pages for the major festivals and fairs. Check our Rotterdam calendar of events to see what's going on in Rotterdam during your visit!

    Things to do in Rotterdam!
    Do you want to find out what other things you can do during your visit to Rotterdam? Check out our page about things to do in Rotterdam! Here you will find information about attractions, sights, museums, shops and other fun things in Rotterdam. Thrillseekers can check our page with thrills in Rotterdam!

  • Rotterdam Calendar 2017
    Rotterdam Calendar 2017
    Enjoy Rotterdam during the whole year! Buy the Rotterdam Calendar 2017 now!

    Welcome Card
    Welcome Card
    This card entitles you to free travelling and a coupon book with plenty of discounts on attractions, museums and restaurants.

    Cruise Ship Schedule
    Cruise Ship Schedule
    Visit the Cruise Terminal in Rotterdam when one of the impressive cruise ships arrive!

    Vrienden van Amstel
    Vrienden van Amstel
    Spectacular music festival in the Ahoy venue Rotterdam with Dutch top artists!

    Valentine´s Day
    Valentine´s Day
    Find the best gifts, restaurants and hotel deals to pamper your loved one in Rotterdam on 14 February!!

    Museum Night
    Museum Night
    Visit all museums in Rotterdam on one single ticket!. Experience the cultural side of Rotterdam. At night!


    Disney on Ice
    Disney on Ice
    An enchanting ice skating show in Rotterdam Ahoy that will bring all Disney characters alive!

    Easter
    Easter
    Search for Easter eggs, enjoy a delicious Easter breakfast and go shopping during Easter in Rotterdam!

    Fun Fair
    Fun Fair
    Families have a good time riding bumper cars and eating cotton candy in Rotterdam

    Night of Orange
    Night of Orange
    Sing along with the orange dressed madness during a big indoor music festival prior to King's Day. See it to believe it!

    Mother's Day
    Mother's Day
    Go shopping in Rotterdam together with your mother (in law) and spoil her with some flowers or a sweet gift!

    Pentecost
    Pentecost
    Stay the long Pentecost weekend in Rotterdam and visit the attractions and museums. Most shops are open as well!

    Father's Day
    Father's Day
    Surprise your dad (in law) with a special gift or a nice day out in Rotterdam!

    Military Tattoo
    Military Tattoo
    This musical event in Ahoy is a versatile and impressive show of various Dutch and international military orchestras.

    Night of the Proms
    Night of the Proms
    Series of concerts in Rotterdam where big stars play their pop songs accompanied by classical music!

    Vrienden van Amstel
    Vrienden van Amstel
    Spectacular music festival in the Ahoy venue Rotterdam with Dutch top artists!

    Sinterklaas
    Sinterklaas
    This Dutch children's festival is celebrated with presents for all children in Rotterdam!

    Ice Rink
    Ice Rink
    Kids enjoy the winter at this beautiful indoor fun skating rink and sporty adults love the speed skating course..

    Holiday on Ice
    Holiday on Ice
    A spectacular international ice skating show in Rotterdam with great artists, music and light effects!

    Christmas Market
    Christmas Market
    Get into the Christmas mood at several small markets within Rotterdam.

    Christmas Circus
    Christmas Circus
    The Netherlands biggest Christmas circus with spectacular acrobats and hilarious clowns takes place in Rotterdam!

    Christmas
    Christmas
    Celebrate Christmas in Rotterdam and see the giant Christmas tree in front of the City Hall!

    New Years Eve
    New Years Eve
    Enjoy the spectacular fireworks show at the Erasmus Bridge and party all night long in one of the clubs in Rotterdam!