Dates for Rotterdam Unlimited Zomercarnaval for next year have been confirmed: July 23 – 27, 2023.

So SAVE THE DATES in your, undoubtedly, silting up agendas for this summer.

Although summer of ’24 is still a long wait, we at least have something to look forward to, we are so ready! So stay safe and healthy and save all your carnival energy for Rotterdam Unlimited Zomercarnaval 2024.

General information Rotterdam Unlimited Zomercarnaval
The Zomercarnaval 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.De Straatparade is the largest Caribbean streetparty in the Netherlands and everyone is invited!

Rotterdam Unlimited Zomercarnaval 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 to 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 Zomercarnaval comprises battles, parades live music, dance and so 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 Zomercarnaval.

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

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

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