city centre

Explore the most famous neighbourhoods of Amsterdam: its Canal Ring (listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2010), the main shopping districts and public meeting places like Dam Square, Leidseplein and Rembrandtplein, where thousands of people congregate. There’s much do to and multiple cultures and nationalities overlap as you head through streets.

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Opera in the Garden

Keizersgracht 672
1017 ET AMSTERDAM
Museum Van Loon
11/08/2020 - 16/08/2020
Harking back to opera’s beginnings as courtly entertainment in Italy, the annual Opera in the Garden performances at Museum van Lo...

Gin Festival Amsterdam

Damrak 243
1012 ZJ AMSTERDAM
Beurs van Berlage
16/05/2020
Amsterdam’s Gin Festival returns in 2020 with another enticing selection of G&Ts. Sample hundreds of brands of botanical gins, tas...
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Chocoa Chocolade Festival

Damrak 243
1012 ZJ AMSTERDAM
Beurs van Berlage
22/02/2020 - 23/02/2020
Chocoholics’ dreams come true at the Chocoa Festival: a festival at Amsterdam's Beurs van Berlage that examines the origin, produc...
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ITs Festival

Diverse locaties / Various locations
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Diverse Locaties / Various locations
24/06/2020 - 29/06/2020
Amsterdam's International Theatre School Festival (ITs) brings the best of new theatrical talent to stages at theatres across Amst...
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Roef Festival

Diverse locaties / Various locations
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Diverse Locaties / Various locations
12/06/2020 - 13/06/2020
Amsterdam's Roef Festival returns with a mix of crowd-pleasing events high above the city's canals. Dance the evening away to live...

Brainwash Festival

Nes 1
1012 KE AMSTERDAM
Diverse Locaties
26/10/2019
What will happen when our planet becomes uninhabitable? Is the chase for happiness making us unhappy? Does our trust in algorithms...
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Museum Night Amsterdam

Diverse locaties
1071 DJ AMSTERDAM
Diverse locaties
02/11/2019
See Amsterdam's museums in a completely new light – after dark! Spend a night at the museum during this annual event that sees Ams...
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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...
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SAIL Amsterdam

Piet Heinkade
1019 BR AMSTERDAM
SAIL Amsterdam
12/08/2020 - 16/08/2020
SAIL Amsterdam is one of the biggest attractions in Amsterdam, cruising into the city every five years. In August 2020 an entire f...

Open Ateliers Nieuwmarkt

Nieuwmarkt
1011 JP AMSTERDAM
Nieuwmarkt
07/11/2020 - 08/11/2020
Organised by local artists from the Nieuwmarkt neighbourhood, this annual open studio day returns to Amsterdam in November 2019.
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Open Garden Days

Herengracht
1017 BZ AMSTERDAM
Diverse grachtentuinen
12/06/2020 - 14/06/2020
For one weekend only, visit the pristine gardens of some of Amsterdam’s finest canal houses and experience the quiet oases during ...