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Summer in Amsterdam

Enjoy countless festivals, urban beaches, picnics in the park, outdoor cinema & art, and cool drinks on sunny terraces - Amsterdam is teeming with things to do in the summer. And, on a bright sunny day, the best place to be is outside! Find out how to experience Amsterdam and go home with a healthy tan. Sunglasses on – let’s go!

Summer in Amsterdam: Get inspired!

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Amsterdam canal Merijn Roubroeks

What's on this summer

June

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

July

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

August

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

Hit the beach

Urban beaches in Amsterdam

There's no better place to be when the sun shines in Amsterdam than on one of the city's many urban beaches. From post-industrial hotspots to chilled-...

Amsterdam Beach

When the temperatures soar in Amsterdam, sun-seekers flock to the Dutch coast and the beaches at Bloemendaal and Zandvoort to bask on the sands and so...

Amsterdam beach parties

Summer has started, and so has the beach party season! Head to the beach clubs in Bloemendaal, Zandvoort, Blijburg or any of the other beaches in the ...

Summer festivals

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...

Explore Amsterdam by season

Autumn in Amsterdam

The autumn - or fall - months are some of the most beautiful in which to visit Amsterdam, when golden leaves fill the trees and line the cobbled stree...

Winter in Amsterdam

Amsterdam comes into its own in the winter months with a festive atmosphere, cosy pubs and plenty of events to enjoy as the nights draw in. Check out ...

Spring in Amsterdam

Find the best events and things to do in Amsterdam during the spring season, including a trip to the iconic flower strip, cultural festivals and the c...