Clubbing & nightlife in Amsterdam

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 everything from techno, dub step and trance to hip-hop, funk and deep house.


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Upcoming dance events in Amsterdam

DIYnamic Festival

Bezoekerscentrum Amsterdamse Bos
Hamburg-based record label DIYnamic is set to take over the Amsterdamse Bos once again. During the latest bout of their DIYnamic F...

Chateau Festival

Chateau Techno burst onto the scene a few years ago and wasted no time building up a solid reputation amongst techno lovers.

Vrijland Festival

IJburg Strand - Strandtent Blijburg
This festival took place in 2016. Event details will be updated once the 2017 details are announced.

Het Lente Kabinet

Recreatiegebied Het Twiske
Het Lente Kabinet, the spring electro music, art and culture festival returns for its latest edition at the Twiske nature reserve ...

Amsterdam Open Air

Amsterdam Open Air
04/06/2016 - 05/06/2016
The Amsterdam Open Air dance music festival looks set to return for another wild summery weekend bash at Amsterdam’s Gaasperpark i...

Nomads Festival

Sportpark Riekerhaven
This popular house music festival traditionally sells out quickly, so get your tickets for the upcoming edition while you can! The...

Clubbing and parties in Amsterdam

All clubs in Amsterdam

Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to groove. In Amsterdam you can party all night long, nearly every night of the week!

Club night listings

See what's coming up in Amsterdam with our selection of the best club nights, DJ parties and dance festivals in the Amsterdam area.

Partying basics

Whether you’re after electro beats, a live rock band, an intimate jazz show or something more obscure, Amsterdam is ready to party every night of the ...

Top Amsterdam clubs


Housed in a former church, Amsterdam's Paradiso is a true temple of live music. Its atmosphere and acoustics are internationally r...


Located in the bustling heart of Amsterdam, the Melkweg (Milky Way) is one of the city's leading entertainment venues with two hal...


This huge hall on the Westergasfabriek grounds regularly hosts bigger-is-better-style club nights.

De School

The long awaited and highly anticipated new club from the team behind Trouw opened its doors in January 2016 inside a former schoo...

AIR Amsterdam

Risen from the ashes of the legendary club iT in Amsterdam's city centre, AIR is a house and dance club with an interior designed ...


Amsterdam’s Sugarfactory is a dynamic, open-minded and creative place where club, live music and theatre meet. The club regularly ...


This creative space, located in a former medical office building in Amsterdam’s District of Nieuw-West hosts art, music, dance and...

De Marktkantine

Housing a theatre, a restaurant, a club and creative workspaces all under one roof, there’s always a lot going on at De Marktkanti...

Popular LGBT venues


This popular gay cocktail bar is located on the Spuistraat, a short walk from Dam Square. The trendy bar prides itself on its deli...


Established in the early 80s as a non-commercial venture, volunteers still play a major role at this popular gay and lesbian bar o...

Club Church

This gay cruise club on the Kerkstraat hosts large-scale parties catering to a wide range of sub-groups within the gay community. ...