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Enjoy Amsterdam

Become a true local in Amsterdam: join community groups, find your favourite restaurants and bars, and check out upcoming events near you.

Love your new life in Amsterdam

Make the most of living in Amsterdam: international groups & clubs, workshops, family fun, eating & drinking and much more. If you're a culture lover, embrace the city's vibrant art, theatre and music scenes, and experience the broad variety of English-language entertainment. On these pages, you will find plenty of inspiration to ensure you enjoy life in Amsterdam to the fullest.

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A-mag is Amsterdam’s city magazine, packed full of insider tips for what to do and see in the city, ensuring you get the most out of Amsterdam.

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I amsterdam's tips: things to do this week (and next)

ARTZUID

Artzuid
19/05/2017 - 17/09/2017
ARTZUID is a popular international sculpture route that brings the streets of the Amsterdam District of Zuid to life with original...

Martin Scorsese

EYE Filmmuseum
25/05/2017 - 03/09/2017
Each year Amsterdam’s EYE Filmmuseum selects an esteemed director as the subject of a major exhibition. In 2017, it celebrates the...

London Calling

Paradiso
26/05/2017 - 27/05/2017
The twice-yearly music festival at the Paradiso called London Calling helps give Amsterdam's indie kids and music lovers an insigh...

Amsterdam Sevens Rugby

Nationaal Rugbycentrum Amsterdam
26/05/2017 - 28/05/2017
Although the Netherlands isn’t quite renowned as an international rugby nation, Rugby Sevens, a fast-paced seven-a-side variant of...

Rolling Kitchens

Westergasfabriek
24/05/2017 - 28/05/2017
The weekend of the Rolling Kitchens brings an annual dose of outdoor mobile food fun to the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam.

Aldous Harding

Schellingwouderkerk
28/05/2017
She's been an underground folky singer-songwriter till now, but this New Zealand songstress looks like having a fantastic year. Ne...

What's on in Amsterdam

What's on

Check out what's on in Amsterdam, stay up to date with the latest events and read our guides to nightlife, theatre, festivals and more in the Dutch ca...

Dining out in Amsterdam

Amsterdam certainly holds its own on the restaurant front, offering a culinary melting pot reflective of the city itself. The city's restaurants offer...

Bars & cafés

With everything from traditional brown cafés to bars and luxurious grand cafés, Amsterdam is the perfect place to enjoy a tipple.

Community

Make the most of life in Amsterdam by becoming a part of the community around you! Enjoy the very best in culture, eating and drinking, performances a...

Museums & galleries

Amsterdam is home to a variety of world-famous museums. No trip to the city is complete without stopping by the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum or Stedel...

Family activities

Enjoy family-friendly fun in Amsterdam. From performances for kids to days out and visits to major attractions, there's plenty to keep the young (and ...

Music & concerts

With the sheer number of theatres, clubs, stages and intimate neighbourhood venues, Amsterdam has live music performances to suit every taste. Find ou...

Clubbing & nightlife

When it comes to nightlife in Amsterdam, there are venues, dance festivals and club nights to suit every taste! DJs keep the crowd going with everythi...

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