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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 TournamentSix-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!

Night of the Proms

Series of concerts with big stars in Rotterdam. Pop accompanied by classical music!

Sinterklaas

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

Black Friday

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

Christmas Market Rotterdam

Get into the Christmas mood at several cosy markets in the city centre.

Winterfair

Get into the mood for Christmas with fashion shows and home decoration trends.

Disney on Ice

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

Christmas market Dordrecht

Visit the biggest and best Christmas market of the Netherlands!

Christmas Circus

Spectacular acrobats and hilarious clowns will make your family's day in Rotterdam!

Christmas

Holiday season: don't miss the giant Christmas trees at the City Hall and Rotterdam CS!