all festivals

Including more than 300 festivals every year, Amsterdam’s festival agenda spans all tastes and genres: the range of festivals is broad, powerful and diverse. The festival calendar is packed with everything from outdoor film extravaganzas to (multi-day) dance music parties, from kid’s festivals to art and fashion events and from culinary fêtes to chamber music in Golden Age canal-side houses.

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...

Monthly event calendar

King's Day, Gay Pride, Easter and Valentine's Day are just some of the events featured on our Amsterdam annual calendar of events.

Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE)

Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) returns in October 2018, bringing over 2,500 of the world's biggest and up-and-coming dance artists to play in 140 of Amst...

Pride Amsterdam

One of the world's biggest celebrations of LGBTI equality returns from 28 July until 5 August 2018. Pride Amsterdam lights up the city in all the colo...

July

Browse I amsterdam's July highlights for an idea of the summer festivals, outdoor performances and other special events in store throughout the month....

May

Browse I amsterdam's May highlights for an idea of the festivals, performances and other special events in store throughout the month.

June

Browse I amsterdam's June highlights for an idea of the festivals, performances and other special events in store throughout the month.

September

Browse I amsterdam's September highlights for an idea of the festivals, performances and other special events in store throughout the month.

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.