Nightlife

Whether you’re in the mood to dance to the beats of the DJ or to drink a beer at the bar, Rotterdam offers you the choice. You can find glamorous cocktail bars, classic pubs, hip and happening dance clubs, intimate concert venues and more.

Festivals, events & concerts

Rotterdam Unlimited 2017

Cultural Festival

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Festivals in Rotterdam

Rotterdam was nominated the world's best festival city a couple years ago, and with good reason. Not only does the city host many different festivals (not just in sultry summer, but also in the icy winter months), Rotterdam's festival organisers also demonstrate daring and a drive to innovate in the programmes they design.

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Tropical parties

Zomercarnaval Official Pre-Party

Dance

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Manteca Zomercarnaval Afterparty

Dance

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Nightlife in Rotterdam

Like so much else in Rotterdam – the architecture, the people, their cultures and customs – the city's nightlife is filled with contrasts. Glamorous cocktail bars and classic pubs, hip and happening dance clubs and intimate concert venues. Depending on what you like to do when you hit the town and what mood you're in, Rotterdam can offer you wildly different nights out. It's all up to you!

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Give a VVV gift certificate

Give a VVV gift certificate

Download the Rotterdam Tourist app

Download the Rotterdam Tourist app

Receive a discount with the Rotterdam Welcome Card

Receive a discount with the Rotterdam Welcome Card