Smaak van Rotterdam Festival

30, 31 August & 1 September

Culinairy, Cultureel festival, Dance festival

Brace yourself for an unforgettable weekend full of good food, wonderful music and creative vibes!

Rotterdam pride takes center stage

This inclusive festival is an ode to everything Rotterdam has to offer. Local talents, from musicians to artists and chefs, get the opportunity to show their skills. On stage you can enjoy emerging bands and DJs, while you can express your creativity during workshops. Learn to paint while enjoying a cocktail during a ‘Sip & Paint’ session or try a Latin dance lesson.

A party for young and old

Taste of Rotterdam is for everyone! While you enjoy live music or a delicious meal from one of the food trucks, the little ones can have fun with crafts, face painting and other fun activities in the children’s corner.


The food trucks on the festival grounds serve the tastiest dishes from all corners of the world. From Rotterdam classics to exotic street food, there is something for everyone. Taste, enjoy and be surprised by the culinary diversity of our city!

Do not miss it!

Taste of Rotterdam is more than a festival, it is an experience. Come experience the atmosphere, meet your neighbors and enjoy everything Rotterdam has to offer. Book August 30 to September 1 in your calendar, because you don’t want to miss this festival!

We strive for an inclusive environment for all visitors. Entrance to Smaak van Rotterdam is completely free, so that everyone can experience the magic of the festival and cultural heritage of Rotterdam.

Extra fun: follow Smaak van Rotterdam on social media for the latest updates and competitions!


Stork looks for its food here

The park was built as early as 1929, directly opposite Diergaarde Blijdorp along the Vroesenlaan. The stork that breeds at Blijdorp Zoo comes here every morning to look for food. The Vroesenpark has large lawns where you can run and play endlessly. You will also find playground equipment and a fishing pond.

Rotterdammers like to gather here with blankets, picnic baskets and barbecues. Or they can sit down in the Vroesen Pavilion for a snack and a ...

Specifieke tijden

  • 30 August 2024, 13:00-23:00
  • 31 August 2024, 12:00-23:00
  • 1 September 2024, 12:00-23:00

Price overview