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What's on in Amsterdam

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 capital.

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Cesar Millan Live!

AFAS Live
24/02/2017
Renowned dog behaviourist Cesar Millan is back in the Netherlands in 2017 for his 'Once Upon a Dog' tour. Want to know how Cesar b...

Scapino Ballet - Pablo

Nationale Opera & Ballet
27/02/2017
Scapino Ballet Rotterdam presents the life story of Pablo Picasso as told through dance, theatre and live orchestral music. Pablo ...

Cross-linx Festival

Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ
05/03/2017
This annual, multi-city festival straddles musical boundaries by promoting refreshing combinations of indie and classical music. T...

I Am Surf Festival

Kriterion
24/02/2017
There’s much more to surf films than Patrick Swayze and Keanu, or even Endless Summer, and this film night aims to prove it.

Mark Eitzel

Zonnehuis
01/03/2017
Best known for his time fronting indie rock band American Music Club, Mark Eitzel is celebrated as one of the world's most weird a...

Masterpiece 2017

De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam
18/02/2017 - 19/04/2017
See El Greco's Pentecost at De Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam from 18 February until 9 April 2017. Each year the museum presents a major...

Discover Amsterdam's cultural events and diverse offerings

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...

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...

Art & exhibitions

From modern art to archeology and photography to maritime history, Amsterdam has museums (and exhibitions) to suit every type of interest. Check out I...

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...

Festivals & events

Hosting in excess of 300 festivals every year, Amsterdam’s festival agenda spans all tastes and genres. No matter the time of year, the range of festi...

Culinary events

Amsterdam hosts a number of culinary events throughout the year offering locals and visitors plenty of opportunity to try many new dishes. Whether foc...

Cinemas & film

With a thriving film festival scene and a wealth of both mainstream and independent cinemas, Amsterdam is truly a city of film.

Major sporting events

From the Amsterdam's streets to its stadiums, the city is an iconic sporting location. Swimmers and rowers can be seen racing in the canals, Amsterdam...