outdoor

Amsterdam’s wildly varied festival calendar includes a lot of events that take place outdoors. There are food festivals where you can sample culinary delights in the sun, dance music festivals where you can dance under the stars, film festivals in the open air and much more.

Euro 2020

Arena Boulevard 1
1101 AX AMSTERDAM
Johan Cruijff ArenA
14/06/2020 - 27/06/2020
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of UEFA, the format for the European Championships will change for the summer of 2020. Twelve co...
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Dam tot Damloop

Prins Hendrikkade
1011 AG AMSTERDAM
Dam tot Damloop
19/09/2020 - 20/09/2020
The Dam tot Dam Weekend sprints into town every September, bringing with it not only thousands of sporting enthusiasts but also nu...
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Pleinvrees Festival

Neveritaweg 15
1033 WB AMSTERDAM
NDSM-werf
06/06/2020
Pleinvrees is a popular festival celebrating house music in Amsterdam. It's back in 2019 with a massive line-up of DJs and a new h...

Parklicht

Oosterpark
1092 AT AMSTERDAM
Oosterpark
13/11/2019 - 17/11/2019
An exhibition of fifteen light art works in the northern half of the Oosterpark in Amsterdam. All the art works are abstract and b...
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Amstel Concert

Amstel
1018 EM AMSTERDAM
Concert op de Amstel
05/05/2020
Liberation Day traditionally concludes with one of the biggest events of the day, the Amstel Concert. Musicians from various genre...
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Pluk de Nacht

Stenen Hoofd, Westerdoksdijk
1013 BX AMSTERDAM
Stenen Hoofd
13/08/2020 - 23/08/2020
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...

On the Roof Film Festival

op het dak van de VU/De Boelelaan 1105
1081 HV AMSTERDAM
On the Roof Film Festival
01/09/2020 - 04/09/2020
Climb to the top of the VU University Amsterdam for this high-flying film festival every September! On the Roof mixes cinematic fa...
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Arrival of Sinterklaas

Diverse locaties in het centrum
1006 EB AMSTERDAM
Sinterklaas Intocht Amsterdam
17/11/2019
He might look similar to Father Christmas or Santa Claus, but ‘Sinterklaas’ (Saint Nicholas) is a very Dutch character loved by ch...
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Hemeltjelief Festival

NDSM-plein 61
1033 WB AMSTERDAM
NDSM
21/05/2020
This family festival steals the show every Ascension Day with an enormous musical and theatrical line-up and plenty of events and ...