Dates for Rotterdam Unlimited and Summercarnival for next year have been confirmed: July 26 – 30, 2022


Although summer of ’22 is still a long wait, we at least have something to look forward to, we are so ready!

After two years of cancelation, it looks like 2022 is really going to happen.

So stay safe and healthy and safe all your carnival energy for Rotterdam Unlimited 2022.

General information Rotterdam Unlimited and Summercarnival

The Summercarnival Streetparade means an explosion of color, music, high energy dancing in a procession with iconic floats. The Streetparade is a 2,5 km procession with more than 2.500 dancers from all over the world, 25 carnival groups, DJ’s and and floats that sets the city center on fire every year. Dressed in spectacular costumes, they have only one mission: to make everyone dance! So immerse yourself and let yourself be carried away into the magic of the carnival. Summercarnival is the largest Caribbean streetparty in the Netherlands and everyone is invited!

Rotterdam Unlimited is one of the largest most exuberant and multicolored free street festivals in the hottest city of Europe, Rotterdam! The eclectic music scene, the famous creative arts community and more than 180 different cultures are the secret ingredients of Rotterdam’s incredibly vibrant and exciting atmosphere, clearly felt during your visit to Rotterdam Unlimited. Witness Rotterdam Unlimited and you are guaranteed a trip top remember. Aside from the photo opportunities, you can tap into more than 180 different cuisines, make friends and indulge in some serious partying.

Rotterdam unlimited comprises of battles, parades live music, dance and sop much more. Exuberant live electronics, soca, hiphop, soul, R&N drum n’ bass and jungle: new music for a new generation of music fans. Whatever flavor of music you’re into you’ll find more that you can ask for on Rotterdam Unlimited.

Rotterdam Unlimited takes place during 5 days, each year at the end of July. Rotterdam Unlimited consists of several programs: in- and outdoor stages with live concerts, soundsystems, the iconic SummerCarnival parade, Rueda de Casino, various pre- and afterparties and the festival market, called MERCADO.

Rotterdam Unlimited is a free festival, although some of the parties may ask for a small fee to get in.

Rotterdam Unlimited takes place in the city center of Rotterdam and many hotels, from budget to midrange to high end are all located in the near proximity of the festival.

What's YouDistrict Rotterdam?

"YouDistrict Rotterdam" is a culture platform, a digital downtown meeting place, where you go out for an evening or visit a festival with your friends. Well-known and less-known buildings house various cultural institutions that will regularly offer programs, free or with charge, live, semi-live or on demand, but always corona proof!

You don't just want to watch but participate yourself? That is also possible: various interactive functionalities enable you to communicate with your friends, the audience or even the artist, or to join a masterclass or workshop. YouDistrict Rotterdam can be visited 24/7; take a look in the museum or better still: buy your own digital art, listen to various interesting podcasts or playlists, visit the library and browse through various lookbooks or watch the programs on demand.

YouDistrict Rotterdam is for everybody, anywhere at any time. By registering you enter the most interactive cultural experience of the moment.

GO TO www.youdistrict.com