January highlights in Amsterdam

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

Amsterdam festivals, events & exhibitions in January

It may be cold outside but that doesn't stop the fun, as bars become even more gezellig (cosy) and venues heat up with indoor activities. There are classical concerts galore, all sorts of gigs and club nights, exhibitions fill museums, theatres and cabaret halls sell out and the city cinemas host special features to tempt you in out of the cold.

Amsterdam Light Festival

Diverse locaties
1016 HX AMSTERDAM
Amsterdam Light Festival
30/11/2018 - 21/01/2019
The Amsterdam Light Festival is set to return in 1 December 2017, running until 21 January 2018, (literally) putting Amsterdam's b...

Jumping Amsterdam

Europaboulevard 22
1078 RV AMSTERDAM
RAI Amsterdam
24/01/2019 - 27/01/2019
The international equestrian event Jumping Amsterdam is a feast for the senses, taking place in the city every January.

National Tulip Day

Dam
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Dam
20/01/2018
The Dutch tulip season officially gets underway in January every year as the National Tulip Day comes to town! Everyone is invited...

Paradiso Choir Days

Weteringschans 6-8
1017 SG AMSTERDAM
Paradiso
12/01/2019 - 13/01/2019
It may be a modern-day pop temple but Amsterdam’s Paradiso was originally a church. So it’s fitting that every year, the entire ve...

Amsterdam Hotel Night

Hotels Amsterdam
1017 CV AMSTERDAM
Amsterdamse Hotelnacht
12/01/2019 - 13/01/2019
Amsterdammers are invited to experience their city through the eyes of tourists by enjoying an overnight stay in a local hotel. Th...

IMPRO Amsterdam

Kloveniersburgwal 50
1012 CX AMSTERDAM
Compagnietheater
21/01/2019 - 26/01/2019
Featuring world-class improv actors from all over the globe, IMPRO Amsterdam, the international improvisation theatre festival, hi...

Coolste Baan van Nederland

Olympisch Stadion 2
1076 DE AMSTERDAM
From 18 January to 28 February 2018, ice fans are set to travel from all over the country to skate in one of the most historic sta...

Fashion Cities Africa

Linnaeusstraat 2
1092 CK AMSTERDAM
Tropenmuseum
21/11/2017 - 31/12/2018
'Fashion Cities Africa', held at the Tropenmuseum from 6 October until 7 November 2017, explores Africa’s dozens of unique styles,...

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