The Netherlands offers a fantastic club scene year-round with some of the best club nights and festivals.
This summer is no different as Holland is host to some of the hottest events on the clubbing calendar. The festivals range from chic VIP to underground house or cutting edge trance. So no matter what your mood you are sure to find something to suit your tastes. Experience the full force of the Dutch clubbing scene and combine your trip to the festivals with a visit to some of the trendiest clubs in Amsterdam, Rotterdam or Bloemendaal aan Zee.
Holland offers a variety of sizzling hot summer festivals each year catering for all sorts of musical tastes. 2011 is no different and features some of the hottest events in the clubbing calendar.
Extrema Outdoor is an international dance festival presenting the best in club house, progressive and electro. It will take place on 16 July at the Aquabest recreational lake near Eindhoven. This year’s edition will feature over 100 of the world’s best known dance artists including Afrojack, Armand van Helden and Sander Kleinenberg. The 2011 theme is ‘Sharing Secrets’.
Another event not to be missed is the popular festival Lovelands. Visit the Sloterpark in Amsterdam on Saturday 13 August from 11am to 11pm to see some of the biggest names in techno and house music including Dutch favourite Fedde le Grand.
Perhaps the most well-known Dutch festival is Mysteryland. Holland’s oldest dance event became the first outdoor festival when it began in 1993. On Saturday 27 August, join the likes of rising star Chuckie and Swedish House mafia’s Sebastian Ingrosso for a guaranteed dance fest.
CLUBBING IN HOLLAND
Rotterdam is still holding firm to its position as the clubbing capital of Holland. This is no surprise as the local club scene attracts the crème de la crème of the DJ community. The club nights give you plenty of opportunities to display some of your best dance moves. The clubs range from chic red carpet to hip hop grooves or trance underground, so no matter what your mood you are sure to find something to suit your taste. This summer, the 4* Bilderberg Parkhotel is offering the ultimate clubbing package “Don’t settle for less”. This includes 1 night accommodation in a XL Executive Room; VIP entrance to the trendiest club in town, Club Vie, with champagne on arrival; a Bloody Mary late breakfast; late check-out until 15.00; free usage of the sauna and fitness and a Rotterdam Welcome Card. Prices started from €64,00 p.p. Visit www.rotterdam.info to book.
Bloemendaal aan Zee is one of the trendiest beach resorts in Holland, and only 20 minutes from Amsterdam. During the summer, big name DJs spin tunes from 2pm until the late evening.
Every year, some of the leading Dutch DJ’s return to their home turf to take the opportunity to play here. One of them, Ferry Corsten, will make an appearance at the newly opened Beachclub FUEL during ‘Fiesta Summersounds’ on Sunday 31 July from 16.00-24.00. Late nighters can then continue their evening in one of the groovy clubs in Amsterdam.
New in Amsterdam in 2011 is something special for the girls! Every Friday, the House of Bols is organising Ladies Night, with a special entrance fee of €6.50 and extended opening hours until 22.00. A visit to this trendy Cocktail & Genever Experience is a great start to your night out by experiencing an interactive introduction into the dazzling world of cocktails and bartending.
BOOK YOUR HOLLAND FESTIVAL BREAK WITH NOMUD.COM
Booking your festival break to Holland has never been easier. Brand new this summer is the one-stop shop for international clubbing travel. NoMud.com is a new website that’s set to make life for all festival fans much easier! Simply log on, choose your favourite event, and you can book your tickets, flights and accommodation at amazing prices.
Forget the mud flooded tents and the rained soaked fields of the UK festival scene, and get packing as NoMud.com takes you to some of the hottest festivals in Europe! It’s set to be a scorching summer bringing you the very best in music, with Holland as one of the leading party destinations. Exclusive NoMud packages are available which include your festival wristband, accommodation and transfers, and flights can be included or added separately. NoMud have just teamed up with Hollandclubbing.com to become Official Travel Partners and it won’t be long until packages to various Holland music events are available, so watch this space. To book or for more information visit www.nomud.com or call 0844 879 8319.
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