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Even if you’re down to your last cent, you’ll still find plenty to do in Amsterdam! From walking tours to lunch-time concerts, ferry rides to free museum sections, there are lots of options for long days filled with fun and entertainment that won’t cost a thing.

5 perfect picnic spots

Make the most of Amsterdam’s shy sunny days by heading off for a picnic away from the city-centre crowds. From grassy fields to foodie markets and a f...
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Amsterdam Kookt (CANCELLED)

Neveritaweg 15
1033 WB AMSTERDAM
NDSM-werf
02/08/2019 - 04/08/2019
You can never have enough food festivals, as their crazy success in Amsterdam has proven. The Amsterdam Kookt (‘Amsterdam’s Cookin...
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Food Soul Festival

Gedempt Hamerkanaal 231
1021 KP AMSTERDAM
Kromhouthal
24/01/2020 - 26/01/2020
The annual Food Soul Festival transforms the Kromhouthal in Amsterdam Noord into a massive restaurant, packed with mobile kitchens...
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Canal Parade

Oosterdokskade 143
1011 DL AMSTERDAM
Diverse Locaties / Various locations
03/08/2019
Pride Amsterdam remains one of the best celebrations of its kind around the globe and the world-famous Canal Parade is one of its ...

Harbour Festival IJmond

Trawlerkade
1976 CB IJMUIDEN
Vissershaven, Trawlerkade
29/06/2019 - 30/06/2019
During this free maritime event you and your whole family can enjoymusic, culture and entertainment. Special theme of this year is...

Cherry Blossom Festival

Burgemeester A. Colijnweg 68
1182 AL AMSTELVEEN
Cherry Blossom Festival
06/04/2019
Unfortunately, the 2019 Cherry Blossom Festival has been cancelled. While the trees will still be in bloom in Amsterdamse Bos, the...

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.