Fan Picnics in MaastrichtIn 2019: on concert Saturdays in July.
Throughout the years the tradition of a fan gathering in the Maastricht Stadspark (City park) remains. In 2019 the fan picnics will take place onSaturdays: July 6, 13, 20.between 12 pm and 2 pm. Please bring your lunch, drinks and something to sit on (blanket, chair, etc). Last year we had about 100 fans from all continents (on the first concert weekend).
We recommend wearing a name tag with your name and country. There is no registration, just come to the park and meet a lot of fan friends. In case of inclement weather, we'll cancel. But we are not afraid of a little drizzle, we are Dutch. Umbrellas allowed. And you know the Limburg custom…. We'll bring a sausage to Saint Clara, or place a call to Saint Peter, to ask for nice weather!
Map of Maastricht; location of Fan Picnic is at the bottom right.Maps of the Maastricht city center are on sale at the Tourist Office for € 2.
In 2015/16/17 we set up a new record with about 100 fans who attended the fan picnic!!Photo by Al Girard.
And in 2016 we had another 100 attendants!Photo by Al Girard.
Fan Picnic 2010, a video impression by Richard Oswick
A fun video made by Alice Leung in 2009.
The video above is part of the road soap Welcome to my World 2, episode 10: “My musical year”.The images of the fan dinner and fan picnic were recorded in July 2016.It is not guaranteed that soloists or JSO members will appear to meet the fans. We never know what will happen.