Welcome to Amsterdam and welcome to your official guide to the Netherlands' capital city. With a full cultural agenda showcasing the very best festivals, nightlife, exhibitions & events, plus practical tourist info, hotel, museum, excursion & attraction listings, you won't miss a thing.
Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) returns from 19-23 October 2016, bringing over 2,200 of the world's biggest and up-and-coming dance artists to play in 120 of Amsterdam's best clubs. Check out the event agenda to see what's coming up!
With a dedicated Halloween festival, scary movies, kids’ events and a frighteningly fang-tastic agenda of themed costume parties throughout the city, there's no better place to be than Amsterdam at Halloween!
Hop over the IJ to discover the many creative delights of Amsterdam North as the neighbourhood's venues and cultural institutions throw open their doors for 24 hours of unique events and special surprises.
See the magnificent collection of opulent silk kimonos that were used in Japanese theatre performances through the ages on display at the Rijksmuseum until 13 December 2016. The collection includes a woven silk damask kimono embroidered with moonflowers that dates back to the 18th century.
The neighbourhood of Amstelveen hosts the India Diwali Festival on 22 October, celebrating Amsterdam's strong ties with the Indian community with a colourful day of Indian cuisine, drinks, traditional dance performances and a spectacular fireworks display.
Hop on your bike for a cycling lesson unlike any you've seen before as Dutch funnyman Maxim Hartman guides you through the potential pitfalls of cycling in Amsterdam.
One city. Two bloggers. One challenge: to visit all that the I amsterdam City Card has to offer in just 24 hours. Can it be done? Watch the video to find out - and then take the challenge yourself!