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On the 27th of April the Dutch celebrate the Kings's birthday: King's Day. For one day Rotterdam turns orange with flea markets, parties and, of course, festivals!



Fri 27 April Het Park (at the Euromast)

A big and exuberant orange party. The line-up is kept secret until the last moment, but you can definately count on a fully dressed festival area, little techno and lots of classics, house, 80's, 90's, disco and hiphop.

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Stage with crowd

S'Oranje Festival

Fri 27 April Plein 1940

Enjoy yourself at the urban and eclectic stages. The festival takes place at a square instead of grass so even when it's raining this is a great place to dance without getting soaked.

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Dj's and crowd

Kralingse Bos Festival

Fri 27 April Kralingse Bos

Live and electronic music in the woords! This is one of the biggest King's day festivals of Rotterdam with six stages and a high quality line-up.

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Show with smoke machine

Code Oranje

Fri 27 April Stadhuisplein

A party in the city centre, organised by the cafes and restaurants around Stadhuisplein. With several Dutch artists.

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Cheering people in orange

Kroon Festival

Fri 27 April Willemsplein

Dance next to the Maas until you can no longer stand on your feat. This house and deep house festival is organised by students.

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Artist on stage

Containerbar Noord Koningsdag

Fri 27 April Noordplein

Containerbar is back with a free mini festival at Noordplein! Expect a large line-up of local heroes and a variaty of food and drinks. More information will be announced soon.

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Royal Republic

Fri 27 April Garden of BIRD

Enjoy drinks, food and music. Music wise you can count on lots of hiphop, soul, disco, afrobeat and house. You can dance until the sun disappears behind the most beautiful skyline of The Netherlands. Entry is free of charge.

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Kingsday@Hotel New York

Fri 27 April Hotel New York

At this anniversary edition, Hotel New York's terrace will be transformed into an orange square with several dj's behind the turning table. Come join the celebration and dance between 1 and 11pm with one of the most beautiful views in the city. This event is free of entry.

King's Day at Hotel New York

Royal Rollerdisco

Fri 27 April Deliplein

Fun Kingsday party for the whole family with a flea market, rollerdisco and a variaty of activities and performances.

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Fri 27 April Liskwartier

Flea market with carpets and stalls full of vintage clothing, designer stuff and toys. You can also enjoy live music and performances, local treats and fun workshops for kids.