About this festival
Emporium is a Dutch dance festival that since 2005 has been organized by the Nijmegen The Matrixx in recreation area Berendonck near Wijchen.
At Emporium different house and dance styles are played across different locations (areas). The first edition was dedicated to the celebration of 2000 years of Nijmegen and had 12,500 visitors. After this, the capacity was expanded to 20,000 and the festival has been sold out every year. The number of areas was also extended to eight in 2011. Each edition is dedicated to a theme. In 2014, the festival was allowed to expand to 25,000 visitors.