annual events

Many events and festivals, such as the Grachtenfestival, the Uitmarkt, Amsterdam Gay Pride, the IDFA and many others return annually, marking their spot in Amsterdam’s cultural year with pleasing regularity.

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KunstRAI

Europaboulevard 22
1078 RV AMSTERDAM
RAI Amsterdam
16/04/2020 - 19/04/2020
Featuring a huge number of established and emerging galleries, the KunstRAI art fair returns to RAI Amsterdam every spring. The Ku...
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FIRST ART FAIR

Piet Heinkade 27
1019 BR AMSTERDAM
Passenger Terminal Amsterdam (PTA)
16/01/2020 - 20/01/2020
Get the new year going with a burst of artistic flair at the FIRST ART FAIR in Passenger Terminal Amsterdam. This refreshed art fa...
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Theater Na de Dam

Diverse locaties / various locations
1017 AC AMSTERDAM
Diverse locaties / various locations
04/05/2020
The National Remembrance of the Dead on 4 May on Dam Square will be followed at 21:00 by Theatre Na de Dam ('Theatre after the Dam...
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Amsterdam Sevens Rugby

Bok de Korverweg 6
1067 HR AMSTERDAM
Stichting Rugby Promotie Amsterdam
29/05/2020 - 31/05/2020
Although the Netherlands isn’t quite renowned as an international rugby nation, Rugby Sevens, a fast-paced seven-a-side variant of...

Head of the River Amstel

Jan Vroegopsingel 4-8
1096 CN AMSTERDAM
Start: Rozenoordbrug
14/03/2020 - 15/03/2020
Rowing regattas are always exciting affairs, but as the Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race in England proves, nothing quite captures the s...
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Amsterdam City Swim

Kattenburgerstraat
1018 JA AMSTERDAM
Marine Etablissement Amsterdam
06/09/2020
Every September the canal cruise boats and other vessels make way for up to 2,500 brave swimmers (and another 500 kids) as the Ams...

Grachtenrace Amsterdam

Herengracht
1017 CD AMSTERDAM
Grachtenrace Amsterdam
10/10/2020
This annual Amsterdam canal race for small boats returns every October. More than 140 teams are expected to participate in this ye...
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TCS Amsterdam Marathon

Olympisch Stadion
1076 DE AMSTERDAM
Olympisch Stadion
20/10/2019
When it comes to running events, you could say Amsterdam has a personal best: the TCS Amsterdam Marathon taking place annually in ...

Nescioloop

Radioweg 89
1098 NG AMSTERDAM
AV ’23
19/04/2020
The next instalment of the Rondje Mokum (Amsterdam Circuit) takes running enthusiasts to Amsterdam Oost/IJburg for a challenging 1...
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Dam tot Damloop

Prins Hendrikkade
1011 AG AMSTERDAM
Dam tot Damloop
19/09/2020 - 20/09/2020
The Dam tot Dam Weekend sprints into town every September, bringing with it not only thousands of sporting enthusiasts but also nu...

Movember Run Amsterdam

Vondelpark
1071 AA AMSTERDAM
Vondelpark
30/11/2019
Proudly perform your slowest 5km run of the season, as that free-flowing moustache you've grown for Movember drags you back in the...
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TangoTrain

Diverse locaties / Various locations
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Diverse Locaties / Various locations
26/12/2019 - 01/01/2020
Warm up the wintry days between Christmas and New Year with a week of dance at the TangoTrain. Both old and new varieties of tango...