theatre festival

The festival scene for the performing arts in Amsterdam is impressive. What’s more, many offer a range of performances suitable for non-Dutch speakers. There is the leading international performance arts festival Holland Festival, the Julidans dance festival, the Dutch Theatre Festival and its accompanying Fringe, travelling theatre circus De Parade and even more.

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...

Hartjesdag

Zeedijk
1012 AN AMSTERDAM
Hartjesdagen
16/08/2020
Each summer, Amsterdam’s Zeedijk area takes a jaunty gallop through its medieval past for Hartjesdag.
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De Parade Theatre Festival

Martin Luther Kingpark
1079 RL AMSTERDAM
Martin Luther Kingpark
07/08/2020 - 23/08/2020
The Parade travelling theatre festival returns every summer to tour the Netherlands with a rich array of artistic surprises in tow...
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International Storytelling Festival Amsterdam

Oosterdokskade 143
1011 DL AMSTERDAM
Diverse Locaties / Various locations
30/10/2019 - 03/11/2019
Tall tales, beautiful stories, old legends and touching recitals will all make an appearance at this year’s International Storytel...

Amsterdam Bodypaint Art Event

Museumplein -
1071 DJ AMSTERDAM
Amsterdam Bodypaint Art Event
25/07/2020
Amsterdam Bodypaint Art Event returns to Museumplein in 2020. From 11 in the morning, a number of artists will begin work on their...

Genlock #2: media vintage festival

Nieuwe Leeuwarderweg 15
1022 BN AMSTERDAM
de Tanker in Noord
28/09/2019
No new media before the old ones are finished: Old game consoles, Amiga computers, SCSI cables, BNC connectors, VJ tapes & Jazz dr...

Front Row Festival

Oosterdokskade 143
1011 DL AMSTERDAM
Diverse Locaties / Various locations
28/09/2019
We believe in relentless art We believe in uncompromising theatre We believe in difficult music We believe in borderless images We...