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...
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Afrovibes Festival

Diverse locaties / Various locations
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Diverse Locaties / Various locations
03/10/2019 - 11/10/2019
Afrovibes is an African cultural and performing arts festival that tours the Netherlands every autumn, traditionally stopping off ...
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Over het IJ Festival

tt. Neveritaweg
1033 WB AMSTERDAM
NDSM Werf
05/07/2019 - 14/07/2019
This annual theatre festival brings a summery blend of inspirational theatre and fabulous food to Amsterdam Noord every July.
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Turn on the Lights

Dam 1
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
De Bijenkorf
14/11/2019
Amsterdam’s luxury department store De Bijenkorf opens the festive season in brilliant spectacle and festive cheer.

World Press Photo Festival 2019

Haarlemmerweg 8E
1014 BE AMSTERDAM
Westergasfabriek
12/04/2019 - 13/04/2019
At the World Press Photo Festival 2019, you can expect the best visual journalism and storytelling with a vibrant program of prese...
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WESTwaARTS

Erasmuspark
1056 LE AMSTERDAM
Erasmuspark
13/06/2019 - 14/07/2019
Every summer Amsterdam’s Erasmuspark is filled with fun activities thanks to the vivacious family-friendly WESTwaARTS festival. Lo...
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Vondelpark Open Air Theatre

Vondelpark 5A
1071 AA AMSTERDAM
Vondelpark Openluchttheater
09/06/2019 - 15/09/2019
From June through September every year, the Vondelpark Open Air Theatre presents a programme packed with festivals, dance, cabaret...