community

Make the most of life in Amsterdam by becoming a part of the community around you! Enjoy the very best in culture, eating and drinking, performances and family fun. And by joining groups and clubs or participating in courses and workshops, you can develop an extensive network of friends and professional acquaintances throughout the city. 

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Chinese New Year

Dam 1
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Dam
25/01/2020
Festivities traditionally take place on Amsterdam’s Dam Square and around the historic Nieuwmarkt/Zeedijk neighbourhood.
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Rolling Kitchens

Polonceaukade 27
1014 DA AMSTERDAM
Westergas
27/05/2020 - 31/05/2020
The free Rolling Kitchens (or Rollende Keukens in Dutch) food festival sees dozens of mobile kitchens and food trucks pop up at We...
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Restaurant Week

Dam
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Diverse locaties
23/09/2019 - 09/10/2019
The twice-yearly Amsterdam Restaurant Week sees the city’s eateries offers up memorable mouthfuls at discounted prices. It's a gre...
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Chocoa Chocolade Festival

Damrak 243
1012 ZJ AMSTERDAM
Beurs van Berlage
22/02/2020 - 23/02/2020
Chocoholics’ dreams come true at the Chocoa Festival: a festival at Amsterdam's Beurs van Berlage that examines the origin, produc...
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Cinekid Festival

Pazzanistraat 10
1014 DB AMSTERDAM
Cinekid Festival Westergas
19/10/2019 - 25/10/2019
The Cinekid Festival is an annual film, television and new-media festival for children across the Netherlands, attended by more th...
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Kaboom Animation Festival

Haarlemmerweg 8E
1014 BE AMSTERDAM
Westergas
13/11/2019 - 17/11/2019
The KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival features a massive selection of top-quality animated films that go well beyond Walt's work. ...

World Cinema Amsterdam

Diverse locaties / Various locations
1072 MH AMSTERDAM
World Cinema Amsterdam
15/08/2019 - 24/08/2019
Go see the world at World Cinema Amsterdam! In August the city is transformed into the stage of world cinema as World Cinema Amste...
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Pluk de Nacht

Stenen Hoofd, Westerdoksdijk
1013 BX AMSTERDAM
Stenen Hoofd
14/08/2019 - 24/08/2019
Pluk de Nacht (Seize the Night) takes place in August. As the sun sets, sit in your deckchair, snuggle under a blanket and enjoy a...
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Over het IJ Festival

tt. Neveritaweg
1033 WB AMSTERDAM
NDSM Werf
03/07/2020 - 12/07/2020
This annual theatre festival brings a summery blend of inspirational theatre and fabulous food to Amsterdam Noord every July.

Storytelling in the digital age

Rigakade 10
1013 BC AMSTERDAM
Rockstart
10/09/2019
The John Adams Institute hosts Leon Neyfakh who produced award-winning podcast ‘Slow Burn’. His visit to Amsterdam highlights his...
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Opera in the Garden

Keizersgracht 672
1017 ET AMSTERDAM
Museum Van Loon
13/08/2019 - 18/08/2019
Harking back to opera’s beginnings as courtly entertainment in Italy, the annual Opera in the Garden performances at Museum van Lo...