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About Baarlo

About Baarlo

About Baarlo

Baarlo is a small village in the south of The Netherlands, close to the German border.

Baarlo, a nice small village

Baarlo is a small village in the south of The Netherlands, close to the German border. The nearest city is Venlo, about 10km from Baarlo. With several castles, Baarlo is also called the Castle Village. During the day Baarlo is a very quiet village, but it celebrates several annual festivals, like the Volksfeesten (National feast), Carnival, a Fair and Ammyday festival.

And of course ProgPower Europe has become a well known event in Baarlo and is the highlight of the year for many people.

Friendly people

Baarlo is also a very friendly village. During ProgPower Europe everyone here knows just how many people will be visiting Baarlo. They will help you in every possible way to make your visit a pleasant one.

Interesting things you should know about Baarlo include:

  • almost 6.500 inhabitants
  • part of the municipality Peel en Maas (since 1 January 2010)
  • 2 supermarkets, Coop and Aldi
  • 2 pizzerias
  • 1 (excellent) Chinese restaurant, very popular with our regular visitors
  • 3 pubs (as well as Sjiwa’s basement bar)
  • 2 snack bars
  • 2 regular restaurants

All in all Baarlo has more than enough on offer to help make your stay during ProgPower as good as possible. Everything is within walking distance. Check out the photos of Baarlo, it will give you a good idea what to expect from this lovely place.

Photo of Baarlo, 6 | ProgPower Europe
Photo of Baarlo, 1 | ProgPower Europe

Photo gallery of Baarlo


ProgPower Europe is the unique annual progressive rock/metal festival, since 1999. The festival is not only known for the music, but also for its unique atmosphere and great afterparties. It's no surprise that ProgPower Europe has many regular visitors who celebrate progressive rock/metal in Baarlo every year. Join the ProgPower family!


  • Weekend tickets available now
  • Day tickets available early June 2021


  • Orders for 3 and 4 nights possible now
  • Orders for 2 nights from 1 August 2021 (when available)



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