World Port Days 2014Festivals / Rotterdam
September 05-07 2014, 10am - 6pm
Taking place around the Maas River, the World Port Days is a nautical themed festival that invites visitors to explore the largest port in Europe through demonstrations, tours of the harbour, exhibitions, music, markets and more!
All things nautical at World Port Days
Over the course of three days, the organisers of the World Port Days welcomes visitors from around the Netherlands to enjoy a nautically themed showcase at locations around Rotterdam.
The festival's heart is by the Erasmus Bridge and offers a mix of informative showcases, musical performances and interesting stands and stalls to explore.
Memorable highlights of the World Port Days always consist of the demonstrations, stunts and tours involving the boats and barges on the Maas River. An annual fan favourite are the various excursions offered on the Maas.
Photo by Inge Wiedijk
Thumb photo by Anne Reitsma
In order to allow visitors to better understand the inner workings of how the largest port in Europe handles the high volume of traffic, the tours bring visitors by boat or bus to various companies, shipping terrains and boats along the harbour.
Once there, they receive a warm welcome and information about world of international shipping, security and logistics!
With more than 90.000 visitors each year, the mix of impressive machinery, fascinating tours, demostrations, festive performances, family activities and more make the World Port Days a must!