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Looking for the ultimate guide to the best events this summer in Groningen, you’re at the right place. The city of Groningen is buzzing with activities and festivals, and we have gathered the most exciting and tasty events for you. From delicious dishes and refreshing drinks at Foodtruck Festival RRRollend to other exciting festivities. Discover what Groningen has to offer and experience an unforgettable summer full of fun and conviviality!
Do you love tasty dishes, tasty drinks and a good dose of conviviality? Then you’re in luck, because foodtruck festival RRRollend is coming to Groningen soon!
To make sure you can try as many flavours as possible, the foodtruckers offer dishes for €7.50 or less. This way, you can try out different snacks. On Friday 8 September 2023, you found the food truck festival at the Ox Market.
The dates for 2024 are not yet known.
Open Garden Weekend
The Open Garden Weekend on took place on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 August 2023, offering the perfect opportunity to take a look at Groningen‘s gardens. Below are the addresses of participating gardens in the city of Groningen:
- Butterfly Garden Lewenborg – Roer 142K, 9733 AL Groningen
- Garden of Linda and Leo Haak – Picardtlaan 4, 9728 NE Groningen
- Garden of Helen Buwalda – Roerdomp 8, 9728 XP Groningen
- Garden of Harriët Braun – Pop Dijkemaweg 57, 9731 BD Groningen
- Garden of Fokke Jelsma – Picardtlaan 4, 9728 NE Groningen
- Garden of Annette Schreuder – Siersteenlaan 435, 9745 DX Groningen
Wine festival Groningen
Enjoy a unique culinary experience at Wine Festival Groningen! Here you can indulge your taste buds with delicious wines and tasty dishes.
Wine Festival Groningen offers several ticket options, including limited Early Bird tickets for €10 (excluding service charges), regular presale tickets for €12.50 (excluding service charges), and tickets at the door for €15. Each ticket includes a tasting glass, cloakroom and fresh Groningen water to taste or rinse your mouth with.
Food and drinks are paid for with tokens, where you can enjoy half a glass of wine from as little as 1 token. Tokens can be bought at several points in the church for €3.00 each. However, take advantage of the special online promotion and buy 10 tokens for €26.50 (excluding service charges) in advance.
Experience once again the ultimate summer festival: Noorderzon Festival Groningen, an annual event, in 2024 from 22 Aug to 1 Sept 2024. Noorderzon is the perfect fusion of culture and summer festivities! Fun not only because of the performances, but also (and sometimes only) for the unique, relaxed atmosphere. The Noorderplantsoen park turns into a lively place with cosy terraces, tasty food stalls, hundreds of lights and artistic installations.
Discover a wonderful international and local programme at the festival, which takes place in the Noorderplantsoen and at various locations in Groningen city centre. This year is a smaller but equally recognisable Noorderzon, with a live local, national and international programme.