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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!

Mother's Day

Go out in Rotterdam with your mother (in law) and spoil her with some flowers or sweets!

Pentecost

Stay the long Pentecost weekend in Rotterdam and visit some attractions and museums.

Father's Day

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

Kids Paradise

A huge playground in Rotterdam during the summer vacation. Over 100 kids activities!

Military Tattoo

A versatile and impressive show of various Dutch and international military orchestras.

Black Friday

The biggest shopping day of the year with lots of discounts and late night shopping!

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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.