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November highlights in Amsterdam

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

Amsterdam festivals, events & exhibitions in November

The nights are long and the sun low, November in Amsterdam is perfect for film festivals and special screenings at the various art-house theatres about town.


Turn on the Lights

De Bijenkorf
With Turn on the Lights, Amsterdam's luxury department store de Bijenkorf opens the festive season in brilliant spectacle and fest...

Amsterdam Art Weekend

Diverse Locaties / Various locations
23/11/2017 - 26/11/2017
Amsterdam Art Weekend returns to the city every November offering art enthusiasts the chance to delve into Amsterdam’s vibrant con...

Arrival of Sinterklaas

Sinterklaas Intocht Amsterdam
He might look similar to Father Christmas or Santa Claus, but ‘Sinterklaas’ (Saint Nicholas) is a very Dutch character loved by ch...


01/11/2016 - 30/11/2016
Movember Netherlands is all about raising funds and awareness for men's health in a novel (and hairy) way. A number of events are ...

Museum Night Amsterdam

Diverse locaties
On the first Saturday in November every year, Museum Night Amsterdam sees around 50 museums in the city open their doors from 19:0...


25/11/2016 - 27/11/2016
The name says it all with Meesterlijk, which translates to masterly, an independent design fair celebrating craftsmanship and arti...

Da Bounce Urban Film Festival

03/11/2017 - 05/11/2017
This film festival provides an international platform for urban film lovers and the film industry. Da Bounce Urban Film Festival t...

Young Pianists Festival Amsterdam

Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ
03/11/2017 - 26/11/2017
The Young Pianists Foundation has been a solid supporter of piano talent since 1999 and now hosts an impressive piano festival in ...

Marinus Boezem

Oude Kerk Amsterdam
24/11/2016 - 26/03/2017
Marinus Boezem was one of the first Dutch artists to explore conceptual art in the 1960s. In this exciting exhibition, he transfor...

Hercules Segers

07/10/2016 - 08/01/2017
Hercules Segers is one of the most intriguing artists of the Golden Age and the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam houses the largest collec...

Daubigny, Monet, Van Gogh

Van Gogh Museum
21/10/2016 - 29/01/2017
Enter the world of Charles-Francois Daubigny, a 19th-century painter who influenced Van Gogh and other famous Impressionists. The ...

Catherine, the Greatest

Hermitage Amsterdam
18/06/2016 - 15/01/2017
A collection of more than 300 paintings, sculptures and personal objects of Catherine the Great make their way from St Petersburg ...

Dream Out Loud

Stedelijk Museum
26/08/2016 - 01/01/2017
The Stedelijk Museum sets out to introduce the lesser-known talent of 26 artists in the large group exhibition, Dream out Loud, sh...

Royal Bags

Tassenmuseum Hendrikje
08/10/2016 - 26/02/2017
A collection of handbags once carried by royalty can be seen at Amsterdam’s Museum of Bags and Purses from 8 October 2016 to 26 Fe...

The Buddha

23/09/2016 - 31/01/2017
Having drawn 70,000 visitors in Leiden, this eye-catching exhibition brings the story of the Buddha to the Tropenmuseum in Amsterd...

Best of Boom 2016

Boom Chicago
After more than 20 years of laughs and cultural silliness in Amsterdam, the Boom Chicago comedy crew presents 'Best of Boom'. This...

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