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...

IMPRO Amsterdam

Kloveniersburgwal 50
1012 CX AMSTERDAM
Compagnietheater
21/01/2019 - 26/01/2019
Featuring world-class improv actors from all over the globe, IMPRO Amsterdam, the international improvisation theatre festival, hi...

Landjuweel Festival

Ruigoord 15
1047 HH AMSTERDAM
Ruigoord
25/07/2018 - 29/07/2018
The vibrant Landjuweel Festival is one of the cultural highlights of the year in Ruigoord, a village that was squatted by a group ...

Hartjesdag

Zeedijk
1012 AN AMSTERDAM
Hartjesdagen
18/08/2018 - 20/08/2018
Each summer, Amsterdam’s Zeedijk area takes a jaunty gallop through its medieval past for Hartjesdag.

Afrovibes Festival

Diverse locaties / Various locations
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Diverse Locaties / Various locations
04/10/2018 - 14/10/2018
Afrovibes is an African cultural and performing arts festival that tours the Netherlands every autumn, traditionally stopping off ...

Dancing on the Edge

Nes 63
1012 KD AMSTERDAM
Frascati
08/11/2019 - 12/11/2019
Dancing on the Edge Festival stimulates artistic exchange with the Middle East and North Africa. Every two years, Dancing on the E...

Holland Festival

Diverse locaties / various locations
1017 SG AMSTERDAM
Diverse locaties / various locations
06/06/2019 - 30/06/2019
A leading international performance arts festival in the Netherlands, the Holland Festival takes place in Amsterdam in June. Since...

Halloween on Pampus

Fortwoning Pampus -
1398 PX MUIDEN
Halloween op Pampus
26/10/2018 - 27/10/2018
Sail to the mysterious fortress island of Pampus (near Amsterdam) this Halloween as it’s transformed into the largest haunted hous...

Grachtenfestival op Pampus!

Fort Pampus 1
1398 VE MUIDEN
Pampus
16/08/2018
This year Pampus is again an idyllic part of the Grachtenfestival Amsterdam. Which young talent will play heavenly on the fortress...