Rotterdam offers a lot of great festivals, and most of them are free! Enjoy impressive line-ups and be surprised by big concerts, intimate performances by singer-songwriters, great lectures by writers, and more. Check out the list below of all the free festivals in Rotterdam.
IJsvrij Park Festival
A new mini festival full of ice cold joy! With a small skating ring and cultural program on the weekends.
Start the count down at Boompjeskade and watch the biggest firework show of the country above the Erasmus bridge.
The place to be when you feel like discovering new talent. For the past 30 years the festival showcased bands and artists that are on the verge of their breakthrough.
This showcase festival surrounds the Eendrachtsplein with a wide range of creative and talented musicians.
Rotterdam Unlimited presents music, dance, poetry, workshops and, of course, the famous summer carnaval, with a colourful parade that marches through the city.
A must see for everyone who loves ships, docks and maritime adventures. The grand finale shows fireworks lighting up the sky, a truly magical experience.