Autumn in Amsterdam

The autumn - or fall - months are some of the most beautiful in which to visit Amsterdam, when golden leaves fill the trees and line the cobbled streets, the nights begin to draw in and the cultural season is in full swing. Find out what to do and see in Amsterdam in autumn.

Autumn in Amsterdam: Get inspired!

Major autumn events

Tip

Open Monuments Day Amsterdam

Diverse locaties/various locations
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Diverse locaties/various locations in Amsterdam
12/09/2020 - 15/09/2020
The Open Monuments Day annually explores and celebrates the city’s rich history by casting open the doors of important buildings, ...

Autumn film festivals

As the leaves start to fall and the weather gets a little cooler, Amsterdam plays host to some of the most interesting, quirky, cultural and fascinati...
Tip

Unseen Amsterdam

Klonne plein 1
1014 DD AMSTERDAM
Westergas
20/09/2019 - 22/09/2019
This annual photography festival not only presents the latest in contemporary image-making from across the globe but also a divers...

Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE)

Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) takes place every October bringing over 2,500 of the world's biggest and up-and-coming dance artists to play in 140 of Ams...

TCS Amsterdam Marathon

When it comes to running events, you could say Amsterdam has a personal best: the TCS Amsterdam Marathon. Held annually in mid-October, the event draw...
Tip

Museum Night Amsterdam

Diverse locaties
1071 DJ AMSTERDAM
Diverse locaties
02/11/2019
See Amsterdam's museums in a completely new light – after dark! Spend a night at the museum during this annual event that sees Ams...
Tip

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.
Tip

Amsterdam Art Weekend

Diverse locaties / Various locations
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Diverse Locaties / Various locations
21/11/2019 - 24/11/2019
At the end of November each year, Amsterdam’s cutting-edge contemporary art venues come together for Amsterdam Art Weekend. This i...
Tip

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...

Autumn in Amsterdam: Get inspired!

10 reasons to visit in autumn

The autumn months from September to November are some of the most magical in which to visit Amsterdam. The city's canals and parks are transformed by ...

Our Top 5 ADE picks

07 Sep 2017
As ADE thumps its way back into town from 18 to 22 October, A-Mag scopes out which DJs are worth the detour.

Top 10 rainy day activities

Don’t let rain stop play on your trip to Amsterdam. Here’s our selection of the city’s best indoor attractions and activities guaranteed to keep you h...

Explore Amsterdam by season

Winter in Amsterdam

Amsterdam comes into its own in the winter months with a festive atmosphere, cosy pubs and plenty of events to enjoy as the nights draw in. Check out ...

Spring in Amsterdam

Find the best events and things to do in Amsterdam during the spring season, including a trip to the iconic flower strip, cultural festivals and the c...

Summer in Amsterdam

Enjoy countless festivals, urban beaches, picnics in the park, outdoor cinema & art, and cool drinks on sunny terraces - Amsterdam is teeming with thi...