Rotterdam is a young and dynamic city internationally known for its modern architecture, incredible nightlife and artistic scene.
This is our guide to The Netherlands second city and our first international WHP event - WHP ROTTERDAM.
Featuring - Bicep, Peggy Gou, Mall Grab, DJ EZ, Kerri Chandler, Joy Orbison, Overmono, Skream, Seth Troxler, HAAi, Prospa, Saoirse + many more across our two day trip to Rotterdam.
Tickets + Travel Accomodation Packages are now available on our website.
Read our guide to the city in full below.
FOOD & DRINK / NIGHTLIFE
FENIX FOOD FACTORY - Independent stalls with fresh produce, incredible deli with soups, stews, salads and more to go with a seasonal menu that changes regularly. Plus beer hall and regular events.
MARKTHAL - A must visit for Rotterdam, not just for the wide array of food stalls and restaurants but to see the incredible building adorned with 11,000 square meters of artwork across the roof of the unusual horse shoe building.
DELI BIRD THAI KITCHEN -The best Thai restaurant in Rotterdam! Featuring traditional and affordable Thai food plus all round good vibes.
WILLIAMS CANTEEN - A hidden gem in the heart of the city. Featuring a creative modern kitchen, great coffee, cocktails, wine & beer with a menu centered around local and seasonal produce.
SPIKIZI BAR - An exciting and trendy speakeasy bar in the cool district. With one of the best cocktail menus in town!
ROTWON ROTTERDAM - A famous city-centre venue in Rotterdam for concerts that also houses an incredible vegan restaurant.
TECH-NOIR - A unique 80’s themed American diner in the cool district featuring burgers, ribs, American breakfasts, chicken wings and much more.
WITTE DE WITHSTRAAT - Also known as the ‘cool district’, it is the vibrant heart of Rotterdam full of nightlife, bars, restaurants, theatres, art and much more.
THINGS TO DO - CULTURAL
MUSEUMPARK - An urban park featuring a sculpture garden, several parks and the world famous ‘Mirrorball’ art depot building.
KUNSTINSTITUUT MELLY - An art-house with a mission to present contemporary ideas and work created by modern artists and cultural makers.
HET NIEUWE INSTITUUT - A cultural centre in Rotterdam focussing on archictecture, design and modern design culture. Including a shop, exhibition space, study centre and small park.
CUBE HOUSES - One of the city’s most iconic attractions! 45 degree tilted cube houses with one housing a museum.
WORM ROTTERDAM - A network organization of popular culture, performing arts and much more. Featuring workshops, concerts, theatrical performances and much more.
THINGS TO DO - ACTIVITIES
TREMPENBURG TUINEN + ARBORETUM - Stunning botanical gardens with water features, desert greenhouse and a large aviary.
EUROMAST ROTTERDAM - One of the tallest towers in Holland featuring spectacular views across the city and beyond. Also features a restaurant at the top and abseiling for the thrill-seekers.
ERASMUS BRIDGE - One of Holland’s most famous bridges, it is the largest and heaviest in Western Europe. Lovely walks over the bridge take in the skyline on both sides of the river.
JULES BOULES BITES BAR - Play Dutch indoor boules with friends with 11 courts plus great food, large terrace and much more.
WATER TAXIS - Book a water taxi to get around the city using the app, just like uber but on the water. Lots of fun!
BOAT PARTIES - Instead of a tourist cruise, book on a WHP boat-party and see the city from the river with DJ’s and bar service taking you from the centre to the RDM for the main events.
VELVET MUSIC - Famous independent record-store featuring limited edition and rare finds from all genres of music.
NIEUWE BINNENWEG ROTTERDAM - The longest shopping street in the Netherlands! A mix of pre-war buildings, art deco facades with boutique and speciality shops, bars and restaurants.
CLONE RECORDS - World famous record store and label / distributor in Rotterdam supplying all the best in electronic music. Consistently voted in the top 100 record stores in the World.