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 country's biggest street party: King's Day.

Spring is one of the most beautiful times of the year to visit Amsterdam, when the city awakens from its wintry spell and Holland's famous tulips come out in bloom. If you're planning a trip to Amsterdam this spring, take a look below for the best events, highlights and things to do.

Major spring events

King's Day

Held every year on 27 April, King's Day (previously known as Queen's Day) is renowned for being one of the biggest and most colourful festivities in t...

Easter in Amsterdam

With the tulips in bloom and spring in the air, there is no better place to be than in Amsterdam during the long Easter weekend. In 2019, Easter Sunda...

Tulp Festival

Diverse locaties / Various locations
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Diverse Locaties / Various locations
31/03/2018 - 30/04/2018
A tulip for every citizen of Amsterdam´ is the motto of Tulp Festival 2018, which once again will be brightening up the Amsterdam ...

24H Oost

The 2018 edition of 24H Oost takes place on 12 May, showing off Amsterdam Oost's diversity with a wealth of wealth of workshops, guided tours, perform...

Open Tower Day

Ingang / Entrance Damrak-Beursplein
1012 ZJ AMSTERDAM
Beurs van Berlage
23/03/2019
Amsterdam has many monumental towers that overlook its skyline, but the public rarely ever gets to experience the special views of...

National Museum Week Amsterdam

Diverse locaties / Various locations
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Diverse Locaties / Various locations
08/04/2019 - 14/04/2019
The National Museum Weekend has transformed into the Museum Week. Every spring, many museums in Amsterdam participate to showcase ...

Keukenhof Gardens

Stationsweg 166a
2161 AM LISSE
Each spring, the Keukenhof Gardens in Lisse come alive with blooming flowers in every colour of the rainbow.

Monthly highlights

Spring in Amsterdam: get inspired!

Best terraces in Amsterdam

Whether you’re in the mood for canal-side cocktails, breathtaking rooftop views or craft beer and bitterballen at your local, these sun-soaked hotspot...

Explore Amsterdam by season

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...

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 stree...

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 ...