Rotterdam Unlimited is the biggest street festival in Europe. Taking place in the heart of the Netherlands, the city of Rotterdam is transformed into a unique and vibrant experience; celebrating and focusing on cultural diversity. The annual event takes place towards the end of July and attracts more than 900,000 visitors from all over Europe for the ultimate five-day experience.
“Rotterdam Unlimited comprises of battles, parades, live music, dance and so much more”
Rotterdam’s vibrant and exciting atmosphere act as the perfect setting for the unique event. Combining its eclectic music scene and famous creative arts community, visitors can tap into 178 different cultures, all while indulging in some serious partying. In addition to the wide range of stage programs, you can also enjoy the battle of drums, a huge market featuring food from all over the world and the famous street parade, which will paint the streets of Rotterdam with a wave of colour, music and energy.
Rotterdam Unlimited takes place in Rotterdam Centrum in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. You can find the event at Centrum, 3039 Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Located south of the Dutch capital, the city of Rotterdam is easily accessible by car as well as public transport. The nearest major airport is Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, located approximately 40 minutes north of Rotterdam. The quickest and easiest way to get to Rotterdam from Amsterdam or most major cities in the Netherlands is via train.
Direct trains are available from Schiphol Airport, with a significantly shorter travel time of approximately 25 minutes. A number of public ground transportation services such as buses/coaches also regularly operate throughout Rotterdam. When travelling around Rotterdam, the easiest way to get around is via tram or intercity train.
Buses are also available throughout the city. To get around in true Dutch fashion, you can also find a variety of bike rental options located all throughout the city.
Located in the heart of Rotterdam, there is a wide range of accommodation options available throughout the city centre. Popular nearby hotels include easyHotel Rotterdam City Center, Hotel Emma and This big Schell; all located a just a short walk to the event.
You can also find a range of Airbnb’s across Rotterdam for an authentic local experience and hotel deals on the map below. It is recommended to book accommodation well in advance as many places tend to sell out during the event.
The Dutch city of Rotterdam offers a wide variety of things to see and do. One of the most popular attractions is the Euromast; a TV tower which offers 360-degree views, a restaurant, abseiling, zippiness and more. The Rotterdam Zoo is also a popular attraction, showcasing a wide range of wildlife from Asia, Africa and the Arctic.
The city is also home to a number of popular museums, including the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, the Maritime Museum and the Grote of Sint-Laurenskerk heritage museum. Located in the heart of the city, you can also find a number of popular landmarks such as the Erasmusbrug suspension bridge and the 10-storey art building ‘Witte Huis’, the first high-rise building in Europe.
Rotterdam Unlimited will take place from July 23-27, 2019.
Rad Season is providing you with hotels and Airbnbs at the lowest prices available online. Book your stay for Rotterdam Unlimited 2019 using the map below!
The best and most unique action sports and adventure events in Netherlands