Built for experiences

Why Ahoy?

Rotterdam Ahoy has been the place where shows, sports and entertainment come together for more than 50 years. It is the most unique event location in the Netherlands. Our iconic Ahoy Arena can accommodate 16,500 visitors and is designed to house world-class sports events and bring fans even closer to their favourite artists. RTM Stage is a concert hall with a capacity of 7,842 visitors. The Exhibition & Event Halls have a flexible layout ranging from 3,000 to 30,000 m2. This makes Rotterdam Ahoy the ideal venue for organising a concert, show or sports event. Rotterdam Ahoy also offers excellent facilities, such as ample parking and easy access by public transport, bicycle and car.

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Rotterdam Ahoy

  • The place that was made legendary by Pink Floyd  in 1971
  • RTM Stage: the newest concert hall
  • More than 50 years of experience
  • The Netherlands' most unique event venue
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Famous names like Jennifer Lopez, U2 and Justin Bieber have performed at Rotterdam Ahoy. Organise an event at our Ahoy Arena for up to 16,500 visitors, or choose our smaller concert hall RTM Stage. RTM Stage is a unique state-of-the-art concert hall for over 7,800 visitors, which can also be converted into the largest theatre/auditorium in the Netherlands.


Shows can also be organised to perfection at Ahoy. How about the stunning decors of Cirque du Soleil or the familiar faces at Disney on Ice? So whether you choose to hold your event at the Ahoy Arena, RTM Stage or Ahoy Theatre (Hall 1), your visitors are guaranteed an unforgettable experience.

Sports Events

For years our Ahoy Arena and Exhibition & Event Halls have been the stage for the biggest national and international sports events. The Six Days Cycling of Rotterdam, the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament and the European Volleyball Championships are iconic sports events that characterise Rotterdam Ahoy.

Organise Concerts, Shows or Sports Events at Rotterdam Ahoy

We gladly go the extra mile to create a fantastic event for you and your visitors. As an organiser, you, therefore, have nothing to worry about. We are happy to work with you to create an event that leaves a lasting impression. Interested in the options available for your concert, show or sports event at Rotterdam Ahoy? View all spaces including specifications below.

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