Posted: 01 June 2023, 09:53 hour
From Saturday 15 until Friday 21 July Nijmegen will turn back into the temporary capital city of the Netherlands: for 7 days 1,5 million visitors will enjoy the biggest event of the country. The main program of over 45 stages is now complete.
Over 1000 acts can be found on the website or through the Vierdaagsefeesten app. To help visitors navigate through the comprehensive program and its various music genres, the highlights are presented in 7 themes.
Today’s party tracks
Looking for today’s hottest artists? Snollebollekes, Frans Bauer, Tino Martin, Xander de Buisonjé, Henk Dissel, Robert Pouwels, Roy Donders and Stef Ekkel are added to the lineup of amongst others Matrixx Live aan de Kade, Molenstraat and Hertogplein. It was announced before that Flemming, Ch!pz, Frans Duijts, Ammar, John West, Jannes, John de Bever, Marco Schuitmaker and Wolter Kroes are staged here too.
I love music
At Valkhof Festival, the Stevenskerk and Smaakmarkt you can find the best rock, pop and indie music. Sophie Straat, Ramkot, Robin Kester, Bumble B. Boy, Ronald Langestraat and Jarreau Vandal have been added to the lineup, that already had Sef, Elephant, AnnekevanGiersbergen, Luwten x B.O.X, Stephanie Struijk, Chibi Ichigo, ΣTELLA, Frankie and the Witch Fingers and Margaritas Podridas on the list.
Have a blast
Feel like dancing? Do exactly this to Bizzey, JonnaFraser, JoostvanBellen, Lucas&Steve, KrisKrossAmsterdam, FeestdjRuud or at hostings by Het Zusje van Debbie, Crotona, Diskodip, Watermeloen, Orbit, Off the Grid and WTF. La Fuente, Paul Elstak, Outsiders, The Partysquad, Happy Feelings and Disko Disko were formally announced at Matrixx at the Park, The Outdoor Club, Stadseiland Stek and Park Kronenburg, among other places.
At places like The Kaaij, World Street Kitchen, Mariënburgplein, Valkhof Festival and Stadseiland Stek you will be able to enjoy music from all over the world. Make sure to check out Amartey, Johan Bee, Bahram Karimi and several DJs playing at Bora Bora, next to Ladaniva, BoomshakalakSoundsystem, FiestaMacumba, BalkanovaOrchestra, Kuunatic, The Square Keys, Los Moustros,SuperNaturalSelection and RollingBeatMachine.
All time favourites
For the best covers and classics, head to Kelfkensbos Festival, Koningsplein, Faberplein, Grote Markt, Credible and Rade aan de Kade. Martijn Fischer, Disco Daddies, Karin Bloemen, Samantha Steenwijk and Sjieke Bazen are scheduled to perform, amidst great dance concepts and coverbands. Gevelconcert, Bonnie St. Claire, Imca Marina, Ronnie Ruysdael, Jackfire and The Euros were announced earlier.
Looking for something else to do? Join one of the citytours through Nijmegen, a rollerdisco, yoga, graffiti workshop, skate + BMX workshop, disco robics workout, attend a reading by Suzan Smit or Radboud Reflects, experience a bloemenregen (flower shower), listen to spoken word by Mensen Zeggen Dingen, abseil off of the Stevenstoren, enjoy street theatre, relax at Health & Hightechlounge or visit a classical concert at the parking garage. It is also possible to experience what it is like to visit the Vierdaagsefeesten with a visual impairment. Party without any limits at Uniek Feesten and the Special Social club.
There is lots to do for the youngest visitors as well: like a kids’ circus and -disco, hiphop- or theatershows, picture book yoga, building sand castles, running the obstacle course,workshops djembé or dancing.
More and more stages start early in the afternoon, so make sure you are at the city centre on time for a program that will entertain young and old. On Saturday afternoon the Vierdaagsefeesten are going to be opened officially, on no less than 22 stages at the same time! On Sunday night the traditional fireworks show takes place and on Wednesday the whole city turns pink, to celebrate the day of acceptance and diversity. After 00.30 o’clock (on Friday after 1.00 o’clock) the Vierdaagsefeesten will carry on inside several bars, cafes and clubs in Nijmegen. All stages at the Vierdaagsefeesten are accessible and free of charge, except for concerts at the Stevenskerk and Sint Jacobskapel, where you will need a ticket.
Figure out your personal route for the Vierdaagsefeesten using the app, where you can filter the acts by genre. You are able to create your own homepage with your favourite stages and performances. Share this personal timetable with your friends. During the Vierdaagsefeesten you can use a crowd tracker on the map to find a quieter place when needed and to be updated on the latest announcements.
From the 21st of June there will be wrist bands available through Vierdaagsefeesten.nl, which will allow you access to all toilets at the festival ground, in addition to a fun, extra program every day, for only 10 euros. A Friend band, for € 36,- allows you to support Vierdaagsefeesten and also means getting a discount on the merchandise.
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