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April highlights in Amsterdam

Browse I amsterdam's April highlights for an idea of the King's Day events, festivals and other special events in store throughout the month.

Amsterdam festivals, events & exhibitions in April

By April, spring has well and truly sprung in Amsterdam. The Keukenhof is in full bloom, film festivals thrill guests and the citywide King's Day celebrations wrap up a major month in Amsterdam.


King's Day

Held every year on 27 April, King's Day (previously known as Queen's Day) is renowned for being one of the biggest and most colourful festivities in t...

Tulp Festival

Diverse locaties / various locations
01/04/2017 - 15/05/2017
Celebrate the famous Dutch flower at the Tulp Festival in Amsterdam.

World Press Photo

De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam
16/04/2016 - 10/07/2016
The winning images from the world's largest and most prestigious annual press photography contest begin their world tour in Amster...

CinemAsia Film Festival

07/03/2017 - 12/03/2017
The CinemAsia film festival is set to return to Amsterdam every February/March to show more groundbreaking films from Asia.

Meibock Festival

The spring sister of the Bokbier Festival held in the autumn, this deliciously beery festival celebrates meibock (spring beers) fr...

Imagine Film Festival

EYE Filmmuseum
12/04/2017 - 23/04/2017
From sci-fi to cult, anime to fantasy and horror to experimental: the Imagine Film Festival, formerly known as the Amsterdam Fanta...


NEMO Science Museum
22/04/2016 - 01/01/2017
Harness the elements and learn all about generating energy from renewable resources at NEMO Science Museum in Amsterdam. This ener...

I am Art: Dutch Masters

Madame Tussauds Amsterdam
15/03/2016 - 01/03/2017
Art has never been so much fun! From 15 March 2016, Step into the world of the Dutch Masters and immerse yourself in some of the g...

SOTU Festival

Diverse locaties / various locations
20/04/2017 - 24/04/2017
The Sounds of the Underground Festival in Amsterdam focuses on alternative and independent music culture with events held at vario...

Springsnow Festival

Diverse locaties / various locations
21/04/2017 - 21/05/2017
Every year, Amsterdam’s elm trees scatter the city’s streets with a blanket of blossom that has come to be known as ‘spring snow’....

Bredeweg Festival

26/04/2017 - 27/04/2017
This event took place in 2016. Event details will be updated once the 2017 details are announced.

Cherry Blossom Festival

Cherry Blossom Festival
The Cherry Blossom Festival hits the Amsterdamse Bos every year, celebrating the return of spring to the city. Look out for the fe...

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