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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.

Read the latest A-mag

A-mag is Amsterdam’s city magazine. Created especially for international visitors and residents, it's packed full of insider tips for what to do and w...

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

Keukenhof Gardens

Each spring, the Keukenhof Gardens in Lisse come alive with blooming flowers in every colour of the rainbow. Come tip-toe through ...

World Minimal Music Festival

Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ
05/04/2017 - 09/04/2017
The World Minimal Music Festival is a renowned biennial music festival at Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ, presenting a series of special c...

Tulp Festival

Diverse Locaties / Various locations
01/04/2017 - 14/05/2017
Celebrate the famous Dutch flower at the Tulp Festival in Amsterdam.

Body Art

Tropenmuseum
31/03/2017 - 14/01/2018
Running from 31 March to mid January 2018, the ‘Body Art’ exhibition at Amsterdam’s Tropenmuseum explores the history, culture and...

Passion concerts

Around Easter time in Amsterdam, one famous classical composition tends to dominate the concert halls and churches: Johan Sebastian Bach’s St. Matthew...

Nalini Malani - Transgressions

Stedelijk Museum
18/03/2017 - 18/06/2017
Large-scale installations, dynamic video and flashes of shadow make Nalini Malani’s latest exhibition: 'Transgressions', a full se...

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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