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June highlights in Amsterdam

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

Amsterdam festivals, events & exhibitions in June

Summer has arrived and Amsterdam is abuzz with action through the long days and warm nights. Canals are bustling with boats and terraces are filled late into the evening. June also kicks off a busy festival period. Open air music festivals fill the air with grooves and theatre festivals bring a cultural explosion to the city.


Watch: Holland Festival

Until June 26, enjoy a selection of Dutch premieres and the very best in opera, classical music, world music, theatre, dance, ballet, art and multimed...

Vondelpark Open Air Theatre

Vondelpark Openluchttheater
26/05/2017 - 10/09/2017
From May through September every year, the Vondelpark Open Air Theatre presents a programme packed with festivals, dance, cabaret,...

ARTIS ZOOmeravonden

Natura Artis Magistra
03/06/2017 - 26/08/2017
On Saturday evenings throughout summer, party animals in Amsterdam's Artis Royal Zoo gather expectantly in their enclosures as the...

Open Garden Days

Diverse grachtentuinen
16/06/2017 - 18/06/2017
For one weekend only, visit the pristine gardens of some of Amsterdam’s finest canal houses and experience the quiet oases during ...

dOeK Festival

Diverse locaties / various locations
29/04/2018 - 03/05/2018
dOeK is an Amsterdam-based collective of renowned jazz musicians with a particular penchant for improvisation. And because improvi...

World Press Photo

De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam
14/04/2017 - 09/07/2017
The winning images from the world's largest and most prestigious annual press photography contest begin their world tour in Amster...

Aalsmeer Flower Festival

Aalsmeer Flower Festival
17/06/2017 - 18/06/2017
The village of Aalsmeer, just southwest of Amsterdam, hosts its annual flower festival in June. During a colourful weekend, flower...


01/07/2017 - 09/07/2017
Every summer Amsterdam’s Erasmuspark is filled with fun activities thanks to the vivacious family-friendly WESTwaARTS festival. Lo...

Taste of Amsterdam

02/06/2017 - 05/06/2017
Each year, Taste of Amsterdam takes over Amstelpark for four days of eating, drinking and entertainment. The park will become a Me...

Architecture Day Amsterdam

Dag van de Architectuur Amsterdam
During the annual Architecture Day you can experience some of the city's architectural highlights via tours and special events.

Rhythm & Roots

13/05/2016 - 07/01/2018
This musically-inspired exhibition at the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam addresses a cultural revolution that spread across the world f...

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