Fight the winter blues with the Blijdorp Winter Festival

Summer is a short period of time in the Netherlands and with the sunnier days being long gone (as you would expect from the Dutch weather), it’s getting harder and harder to find reasons (other than boring ones such as working and studying) to go out and endure the chilly weather. But don’t mourn for the summer festivals! There is still hope!

A Winter Festival You Don’t Wanna Miss!


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Blijdorp Winterfestival is a house, techno and hip hop festival in Rotterdam it will turn The Van Nelle Factory (a national monument) into a funky land of discovery for you, with stages inside and outside this historical UNESCO World Heritage Site venue.

Where is Blijdorp Winter Festival?

As we mentioned before, the event will turn the monumental Van Nelle Factory into a fun and mysterious festival ground. The Van Nelle Factory is located in Rotterdam, on the Schie River and previously described as  “the most beautiful spectacle of the modern age” and “a poem in steel and glass” by several architects.

You can come over to the Blijdorp Festival by bus, bike, or however you prefer. It is easy to find and reachable! If you’re a keen user of Uber, you’re in luck because you can get €5 off with the special Promo Code!

What’s the Line-Up like?

The Festival will be on three different stages of which you can take your pick from: Tobacco Factory, Yardbird and the Live Stage.

On the Tobacco Factory, also known as the Main Stage, expect to see performers such as Agoria, Rod, Tim Sweeny and You Kultura.

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The Yardbird Stage rules with kick-ass artists like Jarreau Vandal, Murlo, FS Green and HEAZ.

Last but certainly not least, the Live Stage is getting ready to pump you up with live performances from artists such as Bad Gyal, Dazion, DOOXS and many more!

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The Tickets

You better hurry up because the tickets for the Blijdorp Winter Festival is selling out fast! With less than 300 tickets left get them while you still can!

You can get them here for €42,50 and thank us later!

So, are you ready to Rock Out?



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Ceren Spuyman
Born and raised in Istanbul, Ceren moved when she decided to follow her own Dutchie. Being restless by nature, she is now busy with everything Dutch by majoring in Dutch Studies at Leiden University while living in Delft. Her hobbies are petting as many cats as possible.


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