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Top creative events in Europe this Summer

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With the sun shining bright and a new season in full swing, we have put together a list of top creative events you won't want to miss this Summer 2024. Whether you’re into art and music or fashion and design, we've got just the event for you to explore.

A new season means time for new experiences! So we've put together a list of the top approaching creative events for you to enjoy. Whether you’re into art and music or fashion and design, we've got just the creative event for you to explore...

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Europe is a host to a range of creative events throughout the year, but some of these may be hard to find. That's why we have compiled the top creative events worth your attention in 2024! Prepare for a year full of discovery, exploration, art and travel with some of the world's most inspired creatives! Ranging from art to film and design, these events draw in creatives from not only Europe, but all over the world.

Sónar

Creative Field: Music
Where: Barcelona, Spain
When: 13th-15th June 2024
Stay: The Social Hub Barcelona

Sónar is a unique arts, design, and electronic music festival that takes over Barcelona in spring. Separated into two parts — Sónar by Day and Sónar by Night — over three days festival goers explore avant-garde experimentation paired with the hottest sounds in dance and electronic music. Now grown into a music festival institution, Sónar is worldwide, also hosting events in various locations, from Bogota to Hong Kong. It's 2024 - let's see you on the dance floor! After a good boogie you can stay at The Social Hub Barcelona to rest before you return to dance some more. 

Barcelona Design Week

Creative Field: Design
Where: Barcelona, Spain
When: 16th-28th October 2024 
Stay: The Social Hub Barcelona

Barcelona Design Week, part of the prestigious World Design Weeks network, celebrates its 19th edition this year. A must-attend event on design, creativity and innovation in Barcelona, BDW has a long term goal of exploring the, “transformative capacity of design in the face of the unprecedented changes we are experiencing in the social, economic, ecological and cultural spheres.” For easy access to this amazing exhibition stay with us at The Social Hub Barcelona!

Madrid Book Fair

Creative Field: Literary
Where: Madrid
When: May 31 to June 16, 2024.
Stay: The Social Hub Madrid

Every spring the Madrid Book Fair overflows into the Paseo de Carruajes avenue in Madrid's famous Retiro park. Avid readers and bibliophiles from all over the world travel to attend this event, browsing over 350 stalls, discovering the latest book releases and meeting their favorite writers. Here, attendees not only uncover the pulse of the latest book releases but also indulge in the joy of meeting their cherished authors.the 83rd Madrid Book Fair, the theme of sport takes center stage, illuminating the event with a dynamic fusion of literature and athletic fervor. The upcoming fair promises to be a celebration where sport and the written word coalesce, inviting participants to immerse themselves in a diverse array of activities. Want to meet other bookworms like yourself? Bond over great literature at The Social Hub Madrid !

More Creative Events in Europe That Should Be On Your Radar This Summer

From literary book fairs that spill onto the Madrid streets to colorful balloon art in Paris, and the flashes of exciting music festivals and fashion events in the Netherlands, there seems to be events for every creative across Europe this summer.

Boothstock Festival 

Creative Field: Music
Where: Rotterdam, Netherlands
When: 15th of June 2024
Stay: The Social Hub Rotterdam

Nine years since Boothstock launched in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and the country still anxiously awaits this festival every summer. With a unique festival approach that focuses squarely on ‘technical prowess and danceability’ Boothstock Festival spins house, techno and urban beats. You can expect to dance alongside people from all over the world, too, since Boothstock has made a name for itself as truly celebrating the art that fuels DJ-ing. Plus, if you stay with us at The Social hub Rotterdam, we’ll get you discounted tickets to the event!

Rotterdam Unlimited 

Creative Field: Cultural Festival 
Where: Rotterdam, Netherlands 
When: 23rd – 27th July, 2024 
Stay: The Social Hub Rotterdam

Rotterdam Unlimited is a vibrant celebration of music, dance, and street art. Known for its colorful parades and diverse performances, this festival reflects Rotterdam's multicultural spirit. Stay at The Social Hub Rotterdam for an immersive festival experience. 

Popronde Den Haag

Creative Field: Music
Where: The Hague, Netherlands
When:11 january - 27 November 2024
Stay: The Social Hub The Hague

Popronde is a famous traveling festival in the Netherlands that shows off the most talented upcoming Dutch bands and artists. This is pretty much the place to discover the hottest new artists before all your friends. But, don’t leave them at home, take them with you! You can all stay at the social hub Den haag and enjoy a fun night out! See you there!

Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) 

Creative Field: Music 
Where: Amsterdam, Netherlands 
When: 16th – 20th October, 2024 
Stay: The Social Hub Amsterdam

Amsterdam Dance Event is the world's leading electronic music conference and festival, attracting top DJs and industry professionals. Enjoy a variety of events, from performances to panel discussions in hundreds of venues across the city. Stay at The Social Hub Amsterdam for a comfortable and connected experience. 

 

Fête de la Musique 2024

Creative Field: Music
Where: Paris, France
When: 21st,- 23rd of June 2024
Stay: The Social Hub Paris

Completely open to the public, the Fête de la Musique is a special day in France when anybody can play music on the streets. Just imagine the already-magical Parisian boulevards overflowing with a symphony of sounds — from classical musicians to DJ’s and bands. More than just a great opportunity to discover new music, it's an important cultural event that has supported local artists for the last 43 years. A unique and beautiful way to explore the city, Fête de la Musique will allow you to look at Paris through an entirely new lens. Conveniently, enjoy a stay at the Social hub Paris.

Paris 2024 Summer Olympics 

Creative Field: Sports 
Where: Paris, France 
When: 26th July - 11th August, 2024 
Stay: The Social Hub Paris

The Paris 2024 Summer Olympics will be an extraordinary celebration of athletic excellence, featuring a wide array of sports disciplines from swimming to gymnastics. Experience the thrill of world-class competitions in iconic venues throughout the city. Stay at The Social Hub Paris for convenient access to all the Olympic events and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of this global spectacle.  

Toulouse Rio Loco Music Festival 

Creative Field: Music 
Where: Toulouse, France 
When: 12th-16th June, 2024 
Stay: The Social Hub Toulouse

The  Toulouse Rio Loco Summer Music Festival showcases a wide range of music genres, from classical to contemporary. Enjoy performances in beautiful venues across the city. Stay at The Social Hub Toulouse for easy access to all the concerts. 

Vienna Biennale for Change 

Creative Field: Art & Design 
Where: Vienna, Austria 
When: 5th of April - 14th of July, 2024 
Stay: The Social Hub Vienna 

Taking place throughout multiple months, The Vienna Biennale for Change focuses on art, design, and architecture that address contemporary societal issues. This year's theme is "Planet Love," exploring sustainable living and innovation. Stay at The Social Hub Vienna for convenient access to the exhibitions and events. 

Atonal Festival 

Creative Field: Music and Art 
Where: Berlin, Germany 
When: 21st – 25th August, 2024 
Stay: The Social Hub Berlin

Berlin Atonal is an experimental music and art festival held in the iconic Kraftwerk Berlin. Experience groundbreaking performances and installations by avant-garde artists. Stay at The Social Hub Berlin for an immersive experience in the heart of the city. 

Beiennale Opening

Creative field: Art
Where: Venice, Italy
When: April 20-24th November 2024

Easily one of the most prestigious art and architecture events in the world, the return of the exclusive has been much-awaited. This is a special year, too, because the contemporary art exhibition is curated by Adriano Pedrosa, the first Latin American to hold the position. This year is the 60th anniversary of the Biennale exhibition. The theme? foreigners — Centering on artists with diverse backgrounds such as foreigners, immigrants, expatriates, diasporic individuals, émigrés, exiles, and refugees, particularly those who have traversed between the Global South and the Global North, this Biennale prioritizes their creative output. The main emphasis of the International Exhibition lies in showcasing the works of these artists, forming the core of contemporary art. Additionally, the exhibition will include a Historical Core, bringing together artworks from the 20th century representing Latin America, Africa, the Arab world, and Asia. The great thing about the Venice Biennale is that it runs from May to November, so you have plenty of time to visit this spring and beyond.

Pitti Immagine Uomo 

Creative Field: Fashion 
Where: Florence, Italy 
When: 11th – 14th June, 2024 
Stay: The Social Hub Florence

Pitti Immagine Uomo is one of the world's leading fashion events, focusing on men's fashion and contemporary lifestyle trends. Explore the latest collections and network with industry professionals. Stay at The Social Hub Florence to be at the center of the fashion action. 

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