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Rotterdam is host to international tournaments

Sports Events in Rotterdam

Rotterdam: City of Sports!

Rotterdam is also called the City of Sports, because there are many big sports events organized. For example there are major sporting events such as the Rotterdam Marathon, the World Tennis Tournament, Six-Days Cycling, the World Port Tournament Baseball and the CHIOhorse riding event. Recently a new sports events was added to the event calendar: the Rotterdam Open Tennis Tournament likely to grow into a major sport event as well.

Join the sports events yourself

There are also a number of smaller sports events which you can join yourself. Besides the marathon you can also participate in the Bruggenloop (running event over 5 bridges in Rotterdam), the Pink Running Day (running event for women) and the Wednesday Night Skate.

Every weekend sport in Rotterdam

Besides the annual major sports events there are big sports events organized in Rotterdam almost every week. Rotterdam is the only city in the Netherlands with three professional football teams: Sparta, Excelsior and Feyenoord. You can visit the Feyenoord Stadium to see a game but it´s open for stadium tours as well. Furthermore, Rotterdam has got teams playing in the premier leagues of baseball, hockey, basketball, tennis and volleyball. The baseball team of Neptunes are one of the best teams in Europe and have been Dutch champions many times.

World Port Tournament

Admire the worlds best baseball teams at the Neptunus Stadium in Rotterdam.

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Upcoming Events Rotterdam

Find out what's going on in Rotterdam now and in the future!

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.

King's Day

The celebration of the King's birthday with in Rotterdam with many festivals & markets.

Liberation Day

Celebrate freedom with a great musical festival at the Euromast park 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.