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Clubbing & nightlife in Amsterdam

When it comes to nightlife in Amsterdam, there are venues, dance festivals and club nights to suit every taste! DJs keep the crowd going with everything from techno, dub step and trance to hip-hop, funk and deep house.


Clubbing and parties in Amsterdam

Regular party nights

Amsterdam's clubbing scene covers the entire range of the electronic music and hip-hop spectrum, from tiny clubs to arena-filling parties!

Partying basics

Whether you’re after electro beats, a live rock band, an intimate jazz show or something more obscure, Amsterdam is ready to party every night of the ...

Dance music festivals

Dance music is a big deal in Amsterdam, and the dance festival season stretches from the beginning of summer through to the end of autumn.

Top Amsterdam clubs


Located in the bustling heart of Amsterdam, the Melkweg (Milky Way) is one of the city's leading entertainment venues with two hal...


This huge hall on the Westergasfabriek grounds regularly hosts bigger-is-better-style club nights.

De School

Taking over a former school building in Amsterdam West, De School is nightclub, restaurant and cultural complex with a 24 hour lic...

AIR Amsterdam

Risen from the ashes of the legendary club iT in Amsterdam's city centre, AIR is a house and dance club with an interior designed ...


Amsterdam’s Sugarfactory is a dynamic, open-minded and creative place where club, live music and theatre meet. The club regularly ...


This creative space, located in a former medical office building in Amsterdam’s District of Nieuw-West hosts art, music, dance and...

De Marktkantine

Housing a theatre, a restaurant, a club and creative workspaces all under one roof, there’s always a lot going on at De Marktkanti...

Canvas op de 7e

Located on the seventh floor of the lively Volkshotel, this bar/club/cafe/restaurant is characterised by an easy-going vibe.

Popular LGBT venues

Club NYX

Rising from the ashes of the famous EXIT club on the Reguliersdwarsstraat, NYX is a gay club that’s open to all sexual persuasions...

Club Church

This gay cruise club on the Kerkstraat hosts large-scale parties catering to a wide range of sub-groups within the gay community. ...


Established in the early 80s as a non-commercial venture, volunteers still play a major role at this popular gay and lesbian bar o...