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 festivals is broad, powerful and diverse, attracting both Dutch and international festivalgoers.

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Amsterdam festivals for all audiences

Cultural festivals

Cultural festivals in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area.

Dance music festivals

Dance music is a big deal in Amsterdam, and the dance festival season stretches from the beginning of summer through to the end of autumn.

Music festivals

An overview of music festivals in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area.

Culinary festivals & events

In terms of taste, Amsterdam is home to many cultures and flavours. Check out I amsterdam's selection of upcoming culinary events in and around Amster...

Children's festivals

Children's festivals in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area.

Film festivals

I amsterdam's overview of film festivals in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area.

Theatre festivals

An overview of theatre festivals in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area.

Fairs & events

An overview of fairs & events in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area.

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...