August highlights in Amsterdam

Browse I amsterdam's August highlights for an idea of the festivals, performances and other special events in store throughout the month.

Amsterdam festivals, events & exhibitions in August

August in Amsterdam kicks off with flair as Amsterdam Gay Pride festivities fill the streets, clubs and canals. It's also a great month for outdoor cinema and major cultural festivals, including the Uitmarkt in the final weekend of August.

 

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Pride Amsterdam

One of the world's biggest celebrations of LGBTI equality returns from 27 July until 4 August 2019. Pride Amsterdam lights up the city in all the colo...

World Cinema Amsterdam

Diverse locaties / Various locations
1072 MH AMSTERDAM
World Cinema Amsterdam
15/08/2019 - 24/08/2019
Go see the world at World Cinema Amsterdam! In August the city is transformed into the stage of world cinema as World Cinema Amste...
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Appelsap Fresh Music Festival

Kramatweg
1095 KD AMSTERDAM
Flevopark
10/08/2019
Appelsap (Apple Juice) represents everything that's fresh. Spend a Saturday in August in the Flevopark's fresh air, with a refresh...
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Vondelpark Open Air Theatre

Vondelpark 5A
1071 AA AMSTERDAM
Vondelpark Openluchttheater
02/06/2019 - 08/09/2019
From June through September every year, the Vondelpark Open Air Theatre presents a programme packed with festivals, dance, cabaret...
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De Parade Theatre Festival

Martin Luther Kingpark
1079 RL AMSTERDAM
Martin Luther Kingpark
09/08/2019 - 25/08/2019
The Parade travelling theatre festival returns every summer to tour the Netherlands with a rich array of artistic surprises in tow...
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Grachtenfestival Amsterdam

Rokin 75
1012 KL AMSTERDAM
Grachtenfestival Amsterdam
09/08/2019 - 18/08/2019
The magnificent Grachtenfestival (Canal Festival), held annually in August on and around Amsterdam’s canals, is one of the cultura...
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Pluk de Nacht

Stenen Hoofd, Westerdoksdijk
1013 BX AMSTERDAM
Stenen Hoofd
15/08/2019 - 25/08/2019
Amsterdam's open-air film festival Pluk de Nacht (Seize the Night) annually brings a round of free outdoor cinema to Amsterdam's w...
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ARTIS Summer Nights

Plantage Kerklaan 38-40
1018 CZ AMSTERDAM
Natura Artis Magistra
01/06/2019 - 31/08/2019
In June, July and August, ARTIS Amsterdam Royal Zoo will be open every Saturday until sunset.
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Mysteryland

Paviljoenlaan 1
2131 LZ HOOFDDORP
Floriadeterrein in Haarlemmermeer
24/08/2019 - 25/08/2019
Each year, the Mysteryland dance festival transforms a patch of land 20 kilometres from Amsterdam into a magical place with fairyt...
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Encore Festival

Neveritaweg 15
1033 WB AMSTERDAM
NDSM-werf
24/08/2019
Unfortunately this festival has been canceled. Summer is sure to be hotter than ever as the Encore Festival bounces out of its us...
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Comedytrain International Summer Festival

Breitnerstraat 2
1077 BL AMSTERDAM
Toomler
03/07/2019 - 10/08/2019
The world-famous Comedytrain International Summer Festival steams into town every summer for sensational stand-up comedy performan...
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Summer Dance Forever

Diverse locaties / Various locations
1017 SG AMSTERDAM
Summer Dance Forever
20/08/2019 - 28/08/2019
The international Summer Dance Forever festival fixes the spotlights firmly on urban dance in the heart of Amsterdam.
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Live at Amsterdamse Bos

De Duizendmeterweg 7
1182 DC AMSTELVEEN
Amsterdamse Bostheater
07/05/2019 - 27/09/2019
As well as its sport and recreation facilities, the dazzling nature of Amsterdamse Bos is home to a picturesque open-air theatre t...

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