Festivals in Amsterdam

Hosting in excess of 400 festivals every year, Amsterdam's festival agenda spans all tastes and genres. The calendar is packed with everything from cultural, culinary and cabaret to film, music, art and kid's festivals, attracting a diverse range of Dutch and international festival-goers.

Check out the festivals taking place in Amsterdam throughout the year below or jump straight to our overviews of dance music festivals, open-air film festivals and autumn film festivals.

Amsterdam festivals

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Taste of Amsterdam
This culinary festival takes over the Amstelpark for four days of eating, drinking & entertainment.
15-18 May 2014 | Read more

Pacha Festival
Pacha returns to kick-start the summer festival season with slamming DJs at a unique location! 
17 May 2014 | Read more

Holland Festival
The acclaimed performing arts festival returns to showcase exciting international productions.
1-28 June 2014 | Read more

DGTL Festival

Fans of top-notch underground dance sounds should certainly head to Amsterdam’s NDSM Wharf on 19 & 20 April 2014.

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Het Lente Kabinet

Go for a wild walk in the forest and discover one of Amsterdam's most vibrant and laidback dance music parties at Het Twiske on 31 May 2014.

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