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Amsterdam’s festival agenda spans all tastes and genres. The range of festivals is broad, powerful and diverse, attracting both Dutch and international festival-goers. Dance music is a big deal in Amsterdam, and the dance festival season stretches from the beginning of summer through to the end of autumn with world-famous DJs and magical settings.

ADE 2018 events agenda

ADE sees more than 450 events take place in Amsterdam over five jam-packed days and nights. Here's our pick of the best parties of ADE 2018 (with more...

Dance music festivals

Dance music is a big deal in Amsterdam, and the dance festival season stretches from the beginning of summer through to the end of autumn.

Kraak & Smaak

Lijnbaansgracht 234A
1017 PH AMSTERDAM
Melkweg
16/10/2019
Kraak & Smaak & ADE are always golden. The Dutch producer trio got major airplay for their mega hit 'Squeeze Me'. Ever since then,...
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DIYnamic Festival

Nieuwe Meerlaan 1
1187 NW AMSTELVEEN
Bezoekerscentrum Amsterdamse Bos
30/05/2020
Underground electronic music label Diynamic, renowned for the Do It Yourself approach, return to Amsterdam for another Diynamic Fe...
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DGTL Festival

NDSM-plein 15
1033 WB AMSTERDAM
NDSM-werf
17/04/2020 - 19/04/2020
DGTL Amsterdam is one of the city’s most prominent and environmentally sound dance music festivals. It returns to NDSM Wharf this ...

Defqon.1

Spijkweg 30
8256 RJ BIDDINGHUIZEN
Evenemententerrein Biddinghuizen
26/06/2020 - 28/06/2020
Going nuclear once more during Defqon.1 is an electro music blowout held at the festival grounds at Biddinghuizen in Flevoland.
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Dance Valley

Genieweg
1981 LN VELSEN-ZUID
Recreatiegebied Spaarnwoude
10/08/2019
The world’s longest-running dance festivals celebrates 25 years in 2019. Dance Valley features every type of dance music you could...

Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano: Exposed

Arena boulevard 590
1101 DS AMSTERDAM
AFAS Live
18/10/2019
Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano will return this year to the AFAS Live during the Amsterdam Dance Event. On Friday, October 18 they’...
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AMF Amsterdam

Arena Boulevard 1
1101 AX AMSTERDAM
Johan Cruijff ArenA
19/10/2019
Some of the biggest names in electronic dance music will once again invade the Johan Cruijff ArenA for another edition of AMF Amst...
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Wonderland Festival

Contactweg 68
1014 BW AMSTERDAM
Thuishaven Amsterdam
21/03/2020
Follow the white rabbit every March, when the Wonderland Festival in Amsterdam serves up a menu of rumbling house and techno beats...
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Awakenings ADE Special

Polonceaukade 27
1014 DA AMSTERDAM
Westergas
16/10/2019 - 20/10/2019
As one of the country's largest techno events, Awakenings is an institution in the Netherlands. Alongside a summer appearance in S...