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October highlights in Amsterdam

Browse I amsterdam's October highlights for an idea of the festivals, performances and other special events in store throughout the month.

Amsterdam festivals, events & exhibitions in October

Autumn is turning Amsterdam a beautiful orange and amber as the days get shorter and cooler, but that just means the city packs more in. The music venues are busy with touring bands, museums fill up as people begin looking for indoor activities and intriguing festivals inspire the curious.

24H Noord

24H Noord returns on 28 October 2017, showcasing small and big initiatives, locations and events taking place north of the River IJ. Check out the ful...

Amsterdam Dance Event

Diverse locaties
1017 SG AMSTERDAM
Amsterdam Dance Event
18/10/2017 - 22/10/2017
The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is the gateway to the international electronic music scene. As the world's biggest club festival a...

TCS Amsterdam Marathon

When it comes to running events, you could say Amsterdam has a personal best: the TCS Amsterdam Marathon. Held annually in mid-October, the event draw...

Cinekid Festival

Pazzanistraat 10
1014 DB AMSTERDAM
Westergasfabriek
21/10/2017 - 27/10/2017
The Cinekid Festival is an annual film, television and new-media festival for children across the Netherlands, attended by more th...

Camera Japan

Roetersstraat 170
1018 WE AMSTERDAM
Kriterion
13/10/2017 - 15/10/2017
The largest multidisciplinary Japanese cultural festival in the Benelux, Camera Japan presents a heady mix of film, art, music and...

AMF Amsterdam

Arena boulevard 1
1101 AX AMSTERDAM ZUIDOOST
Amsterdam ArenA
21/10/2017
In October 2016, some of the biggest names in electronic dance music are expected to once again invade the Amsterdam ArenA for ano...

Cello Biënnale Amsterdam

Piet Heinkade 1
1019 BR AMSTERDAM
Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ
18/10/2018 - 27/10/2018
Cello Biënnale Amsterdam, the world’s biggest cello festival takes place in Amsterdam every two years, bringing an impressive line...

Amsterdam Halloween Festival

Diverse Locaties / Various Locations
1016 EZ AMSTERDAM
Amsterdam Halloween Festival
20/10/2017 - 29/10/2017
Amsterdam Spook have been providing partygoers in Amsterdam with their Halloween fix since 2000. Morbidly hanging on to the belief...

KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival

IJpromenade 1
1031 KT AMSTERDAM
EYE Film Instituut Nederland
17/10/2017 - 22/10/2017
The KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival features a massive selection of top-quality animated films that go well beyond Walt's work....

PINT Bokbierfestival

Damrak 243
1012 ZJ AMSTERDAM
Beurs van Berlage
27/10/2017 - 29/10/2017
The largest beer festival in the Netherlands, the PINT Bokbier Festival is an annual fixture in Amsterdam. The festival returns to...

Afrovibes Festival 2017: Fragile Freedom

Diverse locaties / Various locations
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Diverse Locaties / Various locations
28/09/2017 - 06/10/2017
Afrovibes is an African cultural and performing arts festival that tours the Netherlands every autumn, traditionally stopping off ...

‘I am not a tourist’ Expat Fair

Damrak 243
1012 ZJ AMSTERDAM
Beurs van Berlage
08/10/2017
Whether you’re new to the Netherlands, recently arrived or about to make the big move, jot down Sunday, 8 October 2017 in your dia...

Read My World

IJpromenade 2
1031 KT AMSTERDAM
Tolhuistuin
12/10/2017 - 14/10/2017
Read My World is the international literature festival of Amsterdam. Going beyond the commonplace, it explores the boundaries of l...

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