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May 2022

InDordrecht Newsletter

Dordrecht will soon be bursting with events. There are events for young and old to enjoy. Get on your bike in Meimaand Fietsmaand or taste the spring with our lunch tips. Be surprised at a number of new Dordrecht companies or discover the Biesbosch with the kids.
3 days of celebration

Great steam spectacle Dordt in Steam

On 20, 21 and 22 May, the largest free steam event in continental Europe will take place for the nineteenth time. From the first to the last steam whistle, there will be a party for young and old.
Dordt in Steam: 3 days of celebration

The event season bursts into life


26 to 29 May

Spoonful Spoonful

Gourmets will be in their element, enjoying delicacies from various Dordrecht kitchens as well as tasty snacks from outside the city. Enjoy the Weizigtpark on a rug or at one of the many outdoor caf├ęs, accompanied by swinging music.


28 May

Lucky you

600 voices in the centre of Dordrecht with the Barbershop Encounter Festival. No fewer than 26 choirs and 15 quartets will perform on 17 different stages in the beautiful historic inner city of Dordrecht.


28 May

Dordt in Cello

Cello OpMaat is an attractive and accessible day full of cello music with musical, theatrical and poetic activities. Masterclasses, a morning, lunch and evening concert and poetic water walks are on the programme.


every 1st Sunday from June to October

Art and antiques market Nieuwkerksplein

Find that perfect little table you've been looking for or that vintage dress. Take a look look over the shoulder of artists at work: painters, glassworkers, ceramists and even a dream-catcher designer.


18 June


For the 25th time there will be one big party in the Wantijpark during the the 25th anniversary edition of Wantijpop! None other than Snelle, Duncan Laurence, Goldband, MEAU and Son Mieux are ready for a top show on the main stage. For the kids there is the Children's Garden King Oak and also on the regional stage are also featuring music acts.

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Enjoying spring

Dordt Vlogt

Watch this vlog and get on your bike because it's May Bicycle Month! Discover all the fun and inspiring places on the island of Dordrecht.

Spring lunches

It is always nice and tasty to have lunch out of doors. Get away from it all. Fortunately, in the city centre of Dordrecht you can choose your favourite lunch spot.

New in town


Rebel Rebel

The new Dordt place to be. Enjoy an English breakfast, Flammkuchen, drinks and a freshly tapped beer.

At VVV Dordrecht

E-chopper rental

Discover Dordrecht and its surroundings on a sturdy electric scooter. It is easy to steer and lightweight. Think of a ride to the Biesbosch, the windmills of Kinderdijk or across the beautiful island of Dordrecht.


The place to be for your workshop, meeting or flexplaces. Location for meetings in the centre of Dordrecht, also suitable for courses, workshops or training sessions.

Read our tips

With the kids on an adventure

Out and about with the kids, a nice adventure with the whole family, there are plenty of possibilities in Dordrecht! Do you like heights? Go to the climbing forest, climb the steps of the Grote Kerk or the climbing wall. Or do you like water? Then sail across with a raft in Speelbos De Elzen or speed along on a wakeboard at the Board Academy.
On the road with children

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