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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)

ARTIS ZOOmeravonden

Natura Artis Magistra
01/07/2017 - 26/08/2017
On Saturday evenings throughout summer, party animals in Amsterdam's Artis Royal Zoo gather expectantly in their enclosures as the...

Edward Krasinski

Stedelijk Museum
24/06/2017 - 15/10/2017
The Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam celebrates the achievements of Polish artist Edward Krasinski with a full retrospective. This ex...

New Realities

17/06/2017 - 17/09/2017
Some of the most intriguing photographs of all time were taken shortly after the invention of the camera in 1839. The exhibition: ...


Nationale Opera & Ballet
27/06/2017 - 05/07/2017
The Dutch National Opera & Ballet presents a beautiful rendition of Strauss’ opera: 'Salome'. The passionate, seductive and violen...

Sloten Bier Festival

Radion Amsterdam
Great food, good music and delicious craft beer serve as the inspiration for the Sloten Bier Festival.

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.


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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