When does the event officially start / finish?
The official dates of the event are Friday 28th – Sunday 30th April 2023, which falls on the first UK May bank holiday weekend.
Dates: Friday, 28th April 2023 - Sunday, 30th April 2023
Friday 28th April Doors 20:00/ Curfew 04:00
Saturday 29th April Doors 18:00 / Curfew 04:00
Sunday 30th April Doors 14:00 / Curfew 00:00
However there are boat-parties on Friday & Saturday that start before the main event.
What ticket types are there?
You can buy weekend tickets and upgrade to VIP either at booking or at a later date, suject to availability.
Day tickets for UK and International residents, plus after-party and boat-party tickets, can be purchased here.
Day tickets for Dutch residents can be purchased via Ticketmaster Netherlands here
Do you offer a deposit scheme or payment plans?
Yes we offer both. You can secure your weekend and accomodation from just £50 per person deposit.
Is it a day or night event?
Friday and Saturday will run from early evening until late.
Brunches and boat-parties will run during the day before the festival begins at RDM.
Sunday will be a day party starting at 2pm. After-parties at Toffler will run following the main event until the early hours.
Where is Rotterdam?
Rotterdam is a city in the Netherlands. It is the second largest city in Holland after Amsterdam and is home to the largest port in Europe. It is located close to Amsterdam, only 1 hour's drive away. It is only 20 minutes on the train direct from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and 40 minutes on the train direct from Amsterdam Centraal station.
Where is the venue?
The main three events will take over the former yard of the Rotterdamsche Droogdok Maatschappij (RDM). Uniquely located in the middle of the port and conveniently right next to Rotterdam city, the RDM is easily accessible from the city centre. The impressive space features a huge glass window that looks on to the river and the passing ships of Europe’s biggest port. Boat-parties (to be announced) will collect from the city and drop off at the venue. There is also water taxis from stops all around Rotterdam to take you directly to the venue. Other events around the city including boat-parties and after-parties have also been announced. A shuttle bus service from key locations to the venue will be announced soon.
How do I get to the venue?
We will be running a shuttle bus service to RDM. That can be booked here
. Public transport options
Train – options from The Hague
Regular Bus – Disclaimer; not possible to return to city from event location between 1am and 6am
Taxi – local companies
Water Taxi - you can book using the website/app
Uber – download app
Car – free parking is available at the venue
Scooter/bike - free parking is available at the venueLocal Taxi Companies
Rotterdamse Taxi Centrale (RTC)
+31 10 – 462 60 60
Rotterdam Airport Taxi
+31 10 – 262 04 06
+31 10 – 425 70 00
+31 10 – 818 28 23
+31 10 262 25 40
+31 10 – 261 21 22
What is Rotterdam like?
Dubbed as Europe’s next capital of cool by Vogue, Rotterdam is well known for its nightlife scenes, and is noted as the Netherlands’ second city, similar to what Manchester is in the UK. Built on innovation, the city of Rotterdam is filled with striking architecture, urban design and waterways with many docks and canals. Rotterdam has a rich clubbing heritage and an impressive array of night-clubs, bars, restaurants and more.
Is there a minimum age required to attend WHP Rotterdam?
Yes, you must be at least 18 years of age to book and attend WHP Rotterdam. Staff will ask you for proof of age ID and anyone less than 18 years of age will be declined entry to any official venue.
Will there be a shuttle service to get me to the venue?
Yes, there will be a shuttle service. Details below and you can buy HERE
or by clicking 'shuttles' in the menu above.
This will be a full continue service during the event. It is possible to buy a weekend ticket. During the weekend it is possible to buy a single ticket at the location. So don’t hold back and arrange your transport beforehand.
Shuttle Rotterdam Central Station – RDM Wharf
Friday: 20.00 – 04.00 First shuttle 19.00h – last shuttle 05.00
Saturday: 17.00 – 04.00 First shuttle 16.00h – last shuttle 05.00
Sunday: 14.00 – 00.00 First shuttle 13.00h – last shuttle 01.00
Weekend tickets are available for €25,- (approx. £22)
Will you be announcing further events?
Boat-parties and after-parties have now been announced. You can add these to your booking HERE
or add at time of booking until they sell out. A special brunch will also be announced soon.
Are there any boat-parties or after-parties?
Yes, there are both. These can be added to your existing booking from the manage my booking page HERE
or new bookers can add them into your booking. Capacities are extremely limited for all events.