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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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National Tulip Day

The Dutch tulip season officially gets underway in January every year as the National Tulip Day comes to town! Everyone is invited...

Whisky Weekend Amsterdam

20/01/2017 - 21/01/2017
Peaty, oaky, creamy, smoky – those are just a few words to describe whisky like a pro at the Whisky Weekend Amsterdam. Every year,...


Passenger Terminal Amsterdam (PTA)
20/01/2017 - 22/01/2017
Held in January at the Passenger Terminal Amsterdam, the annual FOR REAL art fair (formerly known as Realisme) welcomes a huge ran...

IMPRO Amsterdam

21/01/2017 - 28/01/2017
Featuring world-class improv actors from all over the globe, IMPRO Amsterdam, the international improvisation theatre festival, hi...

Figure a Sea

Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam
22/01/2017 - 23/01/2017
A beautiful new performance by Cullberg Ballet of Sweden sees 21 dancers glide across the stage, dissolving and re-emerging like w...

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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...