What to do in July/August 2019


Welcome to the Future festival @ Het Twiske

July 20th

The 13th edition of the Welcome to the Future festival is packed with an exciting line-up of house and techno performances by 49 international and local artists across 7 stages!  In combination with the natural scenery, Welcome to the Future is a top rated environmentally conscious event that also features a delicious spread of organic food and drinks.

Amsterdam Pride @ Various locations in the city centre

July 27th – Aug 4th

The internationally renowned Amsterdam Pride returns to the Dutch capital for nine days of parties, films, exhibitions, debates and, of course, the Canal Parade!


Pluk de Nacht open air film festival @  Nijverheidsweg 4

July 31st  – Aug 4th

Pluk de Nacht (Seize the Night) is an outdoor film festival by night, dedicated to sharing films that haven’t been aired in Dutch cinemas, or which have only reached a very small audience.

All year long the organisation visits international film festivals to carefully select the best cinematic works. You can expect anything to hit the screen; from tragic rural documentaries, absurd romantic comedies and animations to road movies.


Summer Carnival Rotterdam @ Various locations

July 26th – July 27th

The Summer Carnival is the largest Caribbean street party in the Netherlands with more than 2.500 dancers, 25 carnival groups and 30 floats. Come and party Caribbean-style in the streets of multi-cultural Rotterdam at the 2019 Summer Carnival!

Den Bosch

TREK food truck festival @ Paleiskwartier

July 4th – July 7th

A wide variety of mobile eateries transform city parks into a huge open-air restaurant, brimming with delicious food and atmosphere! Besides the mouth-watering cuisine, you can enjoy great live music and theatre and much more.

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