Kings Day, 27 april, the King’s official birthday (Koningsdag) in the Netherlands is celebrated each year with parties, street markets, concerts and special events in honor of the royal family. We made a list of the best Festivals in Rotterdam.
Thursday 27 April
Code Orange Festival
A festival organised by the cafe’s and restaurants from the Town Hall square
Mr. Polska, Dave Roelvink, Dio, Freddy Moreira en Manuel Broekman & Geza Weisz.
S’Oranje Festival, expect techno, urban and eclectic stages. The areas are covered, so also with rainy weather remains pleasant here
Afrojack is the headliner of the festival. The main is further occupied by, among other things, Quintino, Benny Rodrigues, Gregor Salto, Le Mar and Ravitez. Angelo King, Gio en Irwan b2b Superior, Danny Delgado, Elmer Lopes, Jeff & James, Joey S en Mootz Wanted
Location: Plein 1940 Rotterdam
Dance dance dance . At the foot of the Erasmus bridge
The music genre is mainly house and deephouse.
Line up: Tapesh, Michel de Hey and Wouter s.
Location : Willemsplein, 3016 Rotterdam . Erasmusbrug
A small-scale festival with music, song and dance of the various cultures.
Location: Spinozapark Rotterdam
Kralingse Bos Festival
Expected five istages and national and international artists from different genres: from house to hip hop.
Vunzige Deuntjes, Girls Goin’Wild en Dagduik. De Jeugd van Tegenwoordig, Vengaboys, Trafassi, Leroy Styles, Roog, Fritz Kalkbrenner en de Modular DJ’s.
Location: Kralingse Bos
Koningsdag Orange bitter is one of the largest festivals of Rotterdam.
The theme of this year’s Orange bitter Kingpin! The line up is kept secret until the last moment, but expect of little techno and a good dose of classics, house, 80 ‘s, 90 ‘s, disco and hip hop.
Location: Het Park
Free Kingsday Party’s
Cheers to the anniversary of King Willem in this temporary bar made of shipping containers. There are serving a great variety of ice cold beers, delicious cocktails, good burgers and music from local heroes
On Station Hofplein , BIRD, Denoism, The Black Disco Reboot, toaster and Vagübond working together for a musical afternoon and evening in the Sun. You will also find a free market, various food trucks and of course the famous Neapolitan wood-oven pizza
Westerpaviljoen at the Nieuwe Binnenweg. With music by Islands Finest, Michel Lima, Rico Pop on Acid and DJ Rutger.
Hotel New York
Open-air dance-floor of Hotel New York with stunning views of the River Maas.
Outdoor cafes and a market. Dance, live music, workshops skating and fun children’s activities: you will find it all on the Deliplein and 27 april at Theater Walhalla.
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