clubs/nightlife

From cosy pubs to glitzy cocktail bars, from tiny hip-hop or rock clubs to arena-filling dance music events: when it comes to nightlife in Amsterdam, there are bars, gig venues and club nights to suit every taste. Amsterdam's nightlife is rich and easy-going.

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...

King's Day parties & events

King's Day (formerly Queen's Day) must turn every other monarchy in the world green with envy as Amsterdam and the rest of the Netherlands turn a brig...

King's Night events & parties

King's Day must turn every other monarchy in the world green with envy as Amsterdam and the rest of the Netherlands turn a bright shade of orange to c...

LGBTI King's Day

One of the largest crowd-pullers of the year, King’s Day (formerly Queen's Day) in Amsterdam attracts visitors from all over the globe. A free-spirite...

All clubs

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

Our Top 5 ADE picks

07 Sep 2017
As ADE thumps its way back into town from 18 to 22 October, A-Mag scopes out which DJs are worth the detour.

Coffeeshops

In Amsterdam, smoking cannabis or hashish is permitted in the city's coffeeshops. Visitors should keep in mind that other establishments generally do ...

Drug warning ADE

There has been an official warning about dangerous ecstasy pills with high doses of MDMA circulating in Amsterdam.

iLLUSEUM

Witte de Withstraat 120
1057 ZH AMSTERDAM
The iLLUSEUM is a contemporary wondercabinet near Amsterdam’s Bos n’ Lommer and the Baarsjes.
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Wester Wijnfabriek

Pazzanistraat 10
1014 DB AMSTERDAM
This place takes the wine experience to the next level. There are 70 types of wine to taste, a lab where you can blend your own, a...
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Amsterdam Roest

Jacob Bontiusplaats 1
1018 PL AMSTERDAM
Amsterdam Roest, city beach, market and event hall and bar in one, perfectly encapsulates Amsterdam's effortlessly cool vibe. It h...