family/kids

Amsterdam is a great town for activities with kids. The majority of places are family-friendly anyway, and the parks and the zoo and the ice-rink are all-time favourites, but there is also a large range of cultural activities for children, from the cultural (some museums have their own kids’ branch or are even fully dedicated to the little ones, such as science museum Nemo) to the sporty.

Theatre, music & performances

Amsterdam’s rich cultural scene offers a wide variety of entertainment options for children, including a couple of theatres that only stage performanc...

Amsterdam canal tours

The history of Amsterdam is intimately connected with water. Its 165 canals were created over the centuries to stimulate trade and transport and recla...
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NDSM Vrijhaven King’s Day

tt. Neveritaweg
1033 WB AMSTERDAM
NDSM Vrijhaven bij NDSM-werf
27/04/2019
Everyone is welcome at NDSM Vrijhaven, a free event on the old wharf of Amsterdam that celebrates King’s Day with music, food and ...

King’s Games

Diverse Locaties
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Koningsspelen
19/04/2019
A few days before King's Day, more than 1.5 million children at 7,500 schools around the nation will engage in sports and exercise...

Bredeweg Festival

Bredeweg
1098 BR AMSTERDAM
Bredewegfestival
26/04/2019 - 27/04/2019
Characterised by a family-friendly vibe, the (free) Bredeweg Festival in the Oost District of Amsterdam is a bustling street fiest...

Cherry Blossom Festival

Burgemeester A. Colijnweg 68
1182 AL AMSTELVEEN
Cherry Blossom Festival
06/04/2019
The Cherry Blossom Festival hits the Amsterdamse Bos every year, celebrating the return of spring to the city. Look out for the fe...

Hamlet (6+)

Leidseplein 26
1017 PT AMSTERDAM
Internationaal Theater Amsterdam (ITA)
04/04/2019 - 07/04/2019