lgbt festival

Amsterdam openly promotes gay & lesbian rights and regularly hosts major LGBT festivals and events, such as the annual Amsterdam Gay Pride and its colourful Canal Parade. Look out for smaller LGBT festivals throughout the year, such as dedicated LGBT film festivals or other events at independent venues and performance spaces.

Glitter in the Air

Hannie Dankbaarpassage 33
1053 RT AMSTERDAM
De Hallen
27/07/2019 - 04/08/2019
Pride Amsterdam is all about diversity, and so it is with Glitter in the Air. This exhibition at De Hallen brings together kings a...

OSCAM x All American Girls

Bijlmerdreef 1289
1103 TV AMSTERDAM
The Open Space Contemporary Art Museum
25/07/2019 - 04/08/2019
The Open Space Contemporary Art Museum (OSCAM) brings together a gorgeous series of portraits by American photographer Remsen Wolf...

Never again in the closet!

Pieter Calandlaan 84
1068 NP AMSTERDAM
Osdorperhof
29/07/2019 - 03/08/2019
This exhibition takes a look at the lives of people for whom homosexuality is an important part of their lives. Through photograph...

FunHouse Pride Edition

Westerpark
1014 DA AMSTERDAM
Westerpark
03/08/2019
One of Amsterdam’s most popular and largest parties returns to Westergas for their fourth XXL edition. Funhouse will see 8,000 rev...

Pride Drag Queen Olympics

Prinsengracht/Westerkerk
1016 GW AMSTERDAM
Homomonument
02/08/2019
Drag queens and kings from across the globe will battle it out for gold in this 15th edition of the International Drag Olympics at...

Speaking Queerly

Willemsparkweg 1-3
1071 GP AMSTERDAM
Speaking Queerly
31/07/2019
Advocate for diversity and inclusion Sanne Pols hosts a panel discussion with LGBTI+ pastor Wielie Elhorst and the Netherlands’s f...

Backdoor - The Pride Edition

Lijnbaansgracht 234A
1017 PH AMSTERDAM
Melkweg
02/08/2019
This special edition of the LGBT clubbing mainstay invites resident DJs from XLSIOR on Mykonos: Dani Toro and Thomas Solvert join ...

Prik Pride Pop & Cocktails

Mosterdpotsteeg 109
1012 SV AMSTERDAM
Prik Pride Pop & Cocktails
01/08/2019
If ‘you dance to disco and you don’t like rock’, as the Pet Shop Boys would say, you’ll want to head on over to one of Amsterdam’s...

Rainbow concert in the Nieuwe Kerk

Gravenstraat
1012 NL AMSTERDAM
Rainbow concert in de Nieuwe Kerk
27/07/2019
Built in 1655, the Nieuwe Kerk’s magnificent organ will take centre stage when the church’s organist Bernard Winsemius plays a pro...
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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 ...

Café Zilver - Pride Edition

Bakkersstraat 12
1017 CW AMSTERDAM
Café Zilver - Pride Edition
04/08/2019
This meet-up for lesbian women aged 50 and up has been going strong for ten years, providing an opportunity for chats, socialising...