New Years Eve Rotterdam

31 Dec


National Fireworks Rotterdam Erasmus Bridge 2018/2019

New Year 2018 officially kicks off in Rotterdam with the National Firework Show from the Erasmus Bridge. The banks of the river Maas form a marvellous architectural stage setting with the various docks as a natural grandstand for the biggest fireworks show in the Netherlands. The show is accompanied by music at Boompjeskade. Counting down to midnight starts at 11 pm. It's always very exciting, isn't it? The National Fireworks show will also be broadcast live on Dutch television network RTL5 and RTL8. Admission is free. Read our page about the National Fireworks to get more information.

Fireworks ban in Rotterdam

Setting off private fireworks is exclusively allowed on New Year's Eve from 6 pm till 2 am. Furthermore, the City of Rotterdam has decreed some areas in which private fireworks are strictly prohibited, such as Town Hall Square and the Erasmus Bridge. Offenders will get a €100 fine!

The best NYE parties in Rotterdam

Most clubs and bars in Rotterdam organise really good New Year celebration parties. See below for an overview of the best New Years Eve parties in alphabetical order:


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