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Enjoy Amsterdam

Become a true local in Amsterdam: join community groups, find your favourite restaurants and bars, and check out upcoming events near you.

Love your new life in Amsterdam

Make the most of living in Amsterdam: international groups & clubs, workshops, family fun, eating & drinking and much more. If you're a culture lover, embrace the city's vibrant art, theatre and music scenes, and experience the broad variety of English-language entertainment. On these pages, you will find plenty of inspiration to ensure you enjoy life in Amsterdam to the fullest.

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A-mag is Amsterdam’s city magazine, packed full of insider tips for what to do and see in the city, ensuring you get the most out of Amsterdam.

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I amsterdam's tips: things to do this week (and next)

Robeco SummerNights

Het Koninklijk Concertgebouw Amsterdam
01/07/2017 - 31/08/2017
Taking place from 1 July until 31 August 2017, the Robeco SummerNights series is an integral part of Amsterdam's summer cultural c...

Cirque Éloize - SALOON

Koninklijk Theater Carré
05/07/2017 - 13/07/2017
Saddle up for a wild west-themed circus show at Amsterdam’s Royal Theater Carré. Cirque Éloize presents SALOON, a high-energy musi...

Pitch Festival

NDSM-werf
01/07/2017
The Pitch Festival is known for its traditionally strong electro-tinged line-up, bringing a two-day musical celebration at Amsterd...

Urban Sports Week Amsterdam

Diverse Locaties / Various locations
06/07/2017 - 09/07/2017
Enjoy a wealth of urban sports throughout Amsterdam from 5-9 July 2017 as part of the Urban Sports Week Amsterdam.

Edward Krasinski

Stedelijk Museum
24/06/2017 - 15/10/2017
The Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam celebrates the achievements of Polish artist Edward Krasinski with a full retrospective. This ex...

Brian Wilson

Koninklijk Theater Carré
03/07/2017
Brian Wilson – the legendary co-founder of The Beach Boys – will be playing through his magnum opus – the monumental 'Pet Sounds' ...

What's on in Amsterdam

What's on

Check out what's on in Amsterdam, stay up to date with the latest events and read our guides to nightlife, theatre, festivals and more in the Dutch ca...

Dining out in Amsterdam

Amsterdam certainly holds its own on the restaurant front, offering a culinary melting pot reflective of the city itself. The city's restaurants offer...

Bars & cafés

With everything from traditional brown cafés to bars and luxurious grand cafés, Amsterdam is the perfect place to enjoy a tipple.

Community

Make the most of life in Amsterdam by becoming a part of the community around you! Enjoy the very best in culture, eating and drinking, performances a...

Museums & galleries

Amsterdam is home to a variety of world-famous museums. No trip to the city is complete without stopping by the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum or Stedel...

Family activities

Enjoy family-friendly fun in Amsterdam. From performances for kids to days out and visits to major attractions, there's plenty to keep the young (and ...

Music & concerts

With the sheer number of theatres, clubs, stages and intimate neighbourhood venues, Amsterdam has live music performances to suit every taste. Find ou...

Clubbing & nightlife

When it comes to nightlife in Amsterdam, there are venues, dance festivals and club nights to suit every taste! DJs keep the crowd going with everythi...

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