all parties & clubbing events

From tiny clubs to arena-filling events: when it comes to nightlife in Amsterdam, there are venues, dance festivals and club nights to suit every taste. Amsterdam's clubbing scene covers the entire range of the electronic music, hip-hop and rock spectrum.

Amsterdam partying basics

Whether you’re after electro beats, a live rock band, an intimate jazz show or something more obscure, Amsterdam is ready to party every night of the ...

Top clubs in Amsterdam

From vast rave caves to intimate basements, check out I amsterdam's guide to the most popular clubbing hotspots in Amsterdam.

50 years of Paradiso

2018 marks 50 years since the iconic Amsterdam venue first opened its doors. Find out what's happening to mark this special anniversary year. 

Be smart, be safe

Amsterdam is a fun, free-spirited, laid-back city but, as in any other city, it's important to be street smart. Ignore street dealers, do not buy drug...

Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE)

Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) takes place every October bringing over 2,500 of the world's biggest and up-and-coming dance artists to play in 140 of Ams...

Festivals & events

Hosting in excess of 300 festivals every year, Amsterdam’s festival agenda spans all tastes and genres. No matter the time of year, the range of festi...

All clubs

Amsterdam has big clubs with bigger-name DJs on the line-up as well as hip underground places and more laid-ba...

Festival overview

The Amsterdam festival calendar is packed with everything from outdoor film extravaganzas to (multi-day) dance music parties, from kid’s festivals to ...

New Year's Eve parties

Celebrating the new year brings a fresh start full of opportunity, new leaves and blank slates. How will you celebrate? Amsterdam goes all out on New...