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February highlights in Amsterdam

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

Amsterdam festivals, events & exhibitions in February

Winter continues through February in Amsterdam and the ice skating rinks are still filled with locals and visitors alike. Inside, the famous Amsterdam clubs are packed, cinemas provide entertainment (and refuge) from the cold outside. It's a busy month for touring musical acts, museums host the greats, while love is in the air with Valentine's Day.


Wonderland Festival

Wonderland Festival
Follow the white rabbit every February when the Wonderland Festival in Amsterdam serves up a menu of rumbling house and techno bea...


Big on beats and top DJs, Neonsplash is one of the country's biggest paint parties. Taking place at AFAS Live on 4 February 2017, ...

House Dance Forever

04/02/2017 - 05/02/2017
House Dance Forever is an international dance battle in Amsterdam's Paradiso that pits top talents from the urban and hip-hop danc...

Sonic Acts Academy

Diverse locaties / various locations
23/02/2017 - 26/02/2017
Refusing to be pinned down by a single genre, this innovative festival and academy straddles the boundaries between art, music and...

Design Icons

11/02/2017 - 12/02/2017
The annual Design Icons event returns to Amsterdam’s Kromhouthal, inviting professional vintage and design traders from all over E...

Musicals in Concert - Live on Tour

Koninklijk Theater Carré
12/02/2017 - 13/02/2017
Broadway’s best-loved show tunes take the stage for two performances at Amsterdam’s Royal Theatre Carré in January. Feel-good hits...

Cesar Millan Live!

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...

Jesus Christ Superstar

RAI Amsterdam
31/01/2017 - 05/02/2017
Let Jesus into your heart, as the epic musical 'Jesus Christ Superstar' makes an arena-sized reentry to Amsterdam this winter. Cat...

Mono Japan

Lloyd Hotel
03/02/2017 - 05/02/2017
Taking place in February, Mono Japan is a cultural exhibition and fair taking place at the Lloyd Hotel in Amsterdam.

Ed van der Elsken - Camera in Love

Stedelijk Museum
04/02/2017 - 21/05/2017
Celebrated Dutch photographer Ed van der Elsken was one of the first to delve into street photography. His captivating images shot...

Romanovs & Revolution

Hermitage Amsterdam
04/02/2017 - 17/09/2017
An exhibition that commemorates 100 years since the Russian Revolution began takes place at the Hermitage Amsterdam in 2017. Roman...

De Stijl at the Stedelijk

Stedelijk Museum
03/12/2016 - 21/05/2017
In 2017 Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum joins in a nationwide celebration of 100 years since the art movement known as De Stijl began...

Hiroshi Sugimoto - Black Box

Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam
16/12/2016 - 08/03/2017
Celebrated Japanese photographer, Hiroshi Sugimoto presents a collection of his iconic black and white images at Amsterdam’s Foam ...

Avenged Sevenfold

Ziggo Dome
Avenged Sevenfold, one of the biggest metal groups of the third millennium, are finally returning to Amsterdam as part of their 20...

Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita

Worlds collide in this duet between Welsh harpist Catrin Finch and Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita. They'll join forces once m...

Skunk Anansie

British rockers Skunk Anansie – who made waves in the mid-90s with their chart-topping blend of rock and politics – are returning ...

Teenage Fanclub

Glasgow's Teenage Fanclub make a long overdue return to Amsterdam in 2017 in support of their recent album 'Here'. They'll bring t...

The Notwist

These German indie rockers have made some wild and unexpected musical decisions throughout their 27-year career. They've dabbled i...

Prince Igor

Nationale Opera & Ballet
07/02/2017 - 26/02/2017
The Dutch National Opera takes on an epic performance of 'Prince Igor' in collaboration with the New York Metropolitan Opera. The ...


Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam
21/02/2017 - 22/02/2017
This modern dance piece was created to celebrate 25 years since choreographer Conny Janssen founded her self-titled dance company ...

Juniors Go Dutch

Theater De Meervaart
18/02/2017 - 19/02/2017
Young dancers who have pliéd and pirouetted their way through the Dutch National Ballet Academy have their time in the spotlight i...

Scapino Ballet - Pablo

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

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