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

Open Monuments Day Amsterdam

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1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Diverse locaties in Amsterdam
08/09/2018 - 09/09/2018
The Open Monuments Day Amsterdam annually explore and celebrate the city’s rich history by casting open the doors of important bui...

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...

Unseen Amsterdam

Klonne plein 1
1014 DD AMSTERDAM
Westergasfabriek
21/09/2018 - 23/09/2018
Unseen is the leading platform for contemporary photography. Exclusively focusing on what’s new in the photography world, the plat...

Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE)

Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) returns in October 2019, bringing over 2,200 of the world's biggest and up-and-coming dance artists to play in 120 of Amst...

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...

Museum Night Amsterdam

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1071 DJ AMSTERDAM
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03/11/2018
On the first Saturday in November every year, Museum Night Amsterdam sees around 50 museums in the city open their doors from 19:0...

Turn on the Lights

Dam 1
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
De Bijenkorf
15/11/2018
With Turn on the Lights, Amsterdam's luxury department store de Bijenkorf opens the festive season in brilliant spectacle and fest...

Amsterdam Art Weekend

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1012 JS AMSTERDAM
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22/11/2018 - 25/11/2018
Amsterdam Art Weekend returns to the city every November offering art enthusiasts the chance to delve into Amsterdam’s vibrant con...

Arrival of Sinterklaas

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1006 EB AMSTERDAM
Sinterklaas Intocht Amsterdam
19/11/2017
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 ...

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

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