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.

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...

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...

Bredeweg Festival

Bredeweg
1098 BR AMSTERDAM
Bredewegfestival
26/04/2019 - 27/04/2019
Characterised by a family-friendly vibe, the free Bredeweg Festival in Amsterdam Oost is a bustling street fiesta featuring a stre...

Artisplein children's market

Plantage Middenlaan
1018 DC AMSTERDAM
Artisplein
27/04/2019
Artis Royal Zoo hosts a free, open market directly beside the zoo, organised specifically for children on King’s Day. Much like th...

King's Day at Studio/K

Timorplein 62
1094 CC AMSTERDAM
Studio/K
27/04/2019
Studio/K will be transformed into a fabulous free market this King's Day. The kids can lay down their rugs and wares so that you c...
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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 ...

Houtfestival

Baan
2012 DB HAARLEM
Hout Festival
15/06/2019 - 16/06/2019
One of Haarlem’s biggest outdoor fests offers an exotic blend of world music. It takes place at the Stadspark de Haarlemmerhout.

King’s Games

Diverse Locaties
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Koningsspelen
10/04/2020
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...