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.
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.
There are no day tickets available.
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 in various venues across the city will run until early morning and will be revealed closer to the event.
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 will be announced in due course.
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 you be announcing further events?
Multiple after-parties, boat-parties, brunches and more will be announced soon.