Whoever says pop music, says The Hague. That's why The Hague has the reputation of the number 1 city in The Netherlands when it comes to pop music. Parkpop was presented for the first time in 1981, in order to establish this reputation across the nation. A national pop music festival to put the city of The Hague on the map.
Parkpop is a great success, each and every year. What is the secret of this long-running music festival? Parkpop is more than just beer and pop music: it's about the atmosphere in the park, about bringing people together. Besides, every year the program, which contains great national and international acts, is composed with great care. Parkpop with an average of 200,000 visitors is one of the largest free pop music festivals in Europe. Parkpop 2015 celebrates its 35th anniversary and is one of the longest running festivals in the Netherlands.
Parkpop is suitable for true festival lovers, but also for the newbies who want an introduction to the festival world. Parkpop costs you nothing, so what's stopping you? Parkpop shows you that a festival is more than just listening to good music with a beer in your hand. It's also enjoying the atmosphere, being with friends in a park in the city. Besides the main stages, the festival also presents the Hague Stage with the best talents that the city of The Hague has to offer. Block the last Sunday in June and come to Parkpop!