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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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 ...

Siam's Cultural Spectacular & Viva ASEAN

Honthorststraat 20
1017 DE AMSTERDAM
Museumplein
11/07/2019 - 12/07/2019
the first pop-up edition of Siam's Cultural Spectacular & Viva ASEAN - street; come and watch a mix of classical art and folk art ...
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Read My World

IJpromenade 2
1031 KT AMSTERDAM
Tolhuistuin
10/10/2019 - 12/10/2019
Read My World is the international literature festival of Amsterdam. Going beyond the commonplace, it explores the boundaries of l...
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Uitmarkt

Museumplein 6
1071 DJ AMSTERDAM
Uitmarkt
23/08/2019 - 25/08/2019
The Uitmarkt rings in the start of the new cultural season each year, inspiring, entertaining and astounding theatre, music, book ...
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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.
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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 ...