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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 attractionssightsmuseumsshopsand other fun things in Rotterdam. Thrillseekers can check our page with thrills in Rotterdam!

New Year Fireworks

The national fireworks show broadcasted live on tv as we count down to the new year!

Sinterklaas

This Dutch national festival is celebrated with presents for all children in Rotterdam!

Vrienden van Amstel LIVE!

Spectacular music festival with Dutch top artists in the Ahoy venue Rotterdam.

Valentine's Day

The best gifts, restaurants and hotel deals to pamper your loved one in Rotterdam.

Museum Night 010

Visit all museums in at night on one single ticket. The cultural side of Rotterdam!

Easter

Search for Easter eggs, enjoy an Easter family brunch and go shopping in Rotterdam!

Fun Fair

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

Night of Orange

Sing along with the orange dressed madness during a big indoor festival prior King's Day.

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Ice Rink

Enjoy the winter at the indoor fun skate rink and the sporty speed skate track.

Vrienden van Amstel LIVE!

Spectacular music festival with Dutch top artists in the Ahoy venue Rotterdam.

Book Fair

Huge book fair in Rotterdam with over a million books, multi-media and hobby articles.

Love & Marriage

This romantic fair in Rotterdam is the perfect preparation for your wedding day.

ATP World Tour

International top tennis players at the indoor World Tennis Ttournament in Ahoy Rotterdam.

Valentine's Day

The best gifts, restaurants and hotel deals to pamper your loved one in Rotterdam.