Pura Vida is a free open-air festival overlooking lake Oltambtmeer in Groningen. On a big stage by the water, the Noord Nederlands Orkest performs a varied program with both classical and pop music. Bring your own picnic blanket or rent a folding chair and enjoy a lovely summer evening.
- Enjoy a musical summer evening and sunset by the water.
- A combination of classical and pop music performed by the Noord Nederlands Orkest.
- Rent a boat and experience an unforgettable evening or come with your own boat.
Free open-air concert by the water
Pura Vida plays a varied program on the big stage overlooking lake Oltambtmeer. A spectacular decor, particularly at the end of the evening, when you can watch the sun set behind the orchestra. The festival draws over 11,000 visitors and is accessible free of charge; you can rent folding chairs or bring your own picnic blanket, or come with your own boat.
Blauwestad, a unique piece of Groningen
Blauwestad overlooks lake Oltambtmeer and is both a residential project and recreational area. The lake is accessible for sailboats and small motor yachts. You can also go swimming, fishing or canoing. Are you coming to Pura Vida with your own boat? Lake Oldambtmeer connects to several waterways. You can also rent a boat to experience the concert from the water.
Practical information Pura Vida
The open-air festival starts at 20:00 at the Havenkwartier district of Blauwestad. Park your car at the Intratuin parking lot (Lijnbaan 23, Winschoten). From here, a shuttle will transport you to the concert grounds. For up-to-date information about Pura Vida, go to www.blauwestad.nl.