Festivals Amsterdam 2013


Here we go again, a list of Amsterdam music festivals 2013.


Most of the festivals concern outdoor Amsterdam music festivals in 2013: electronic music festival Amsterdam 2013 like house, techno, tech-house, dub, club, dubstep, goa trance, minimal music and even reggae and latin music. 

Amsterdam music festivals will be added to the list when the date is officially announced.

Remember that pre-sale of these outdoor music festivals in and around Amsterdam starts very early. Usually, early bird tickets are available, meaning if you buy your tickets early, they are cheaper.

Also check the agenda of your favourite Amsterdam club for special events and parties.

Enjoy your summer festival in Amsterdam in 2013.



March 2013

March 28, 29, 30
Awakenings Easter Special @ Gashouder (indoor, Westergasfabriek)

March 30
House music


April 2013

April 20
420 Festival @ The Sand (indoor)
Festival & Marihuana Smokers Competition

April 30
Queensday / Queen Beatrix’ abdication


Westerpark Amsterdam Festival

5 May Liberation Festival at Amsterdam Westerpark

May 2013

May 5
Amsterdam Liberation Festival @ Westerpark (FREE)

May 9 – 12
Weekend of the Rollende Keukens
@ Westergasfabriek (FREE)
Culinary festival with food served from trucks and vans

May 18
Pacha Festival @ Kop van Java-eiland
Deep house, house, minimal, tech house, techno

May 18
Diynamic Festival 2013 @ Arenapark
Deep house

May 19
TIKTAK Eclectic Music Festival @ Arenapark Amsterdam

May 19
Back in the House @ Java Island

May 19, 20
Vurige Tongen @ Ruigoord
Poetry, rap

May 25
Chateau Festival 2013 @ Amsterdam West – Harbour Area

May 31
Amsterdam Live on Stage @ Amsterdamse Bos


June 2013

June  – August
Vondelpark Openluchttheater @ Vondelpark (FREE)
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays live music, dance performances, theatre

June 1, 2
Percussion Festival @ Ruigoord

June 1
Revolution-909 @ Amsterdamse Bos
Techno festival

June 1
Het Lente Kabinet Festival 2013 @ Het Twiske
Art, culture, music

June 1
Mystic Garden Festival 2013 @ Sloterplas

June 1
Jazz at the Lake @ Het Nieuwe Meer, Marina Het Bosch
Jazz, Soul, Funk

June 1
The Boulevard @ Rhone Warehouse
House, R ‘n B

June 7
De Wereld Draait Buiten @ Westergasfabriek
Pop Festival with Ben Howard, Triggerfinger, Tim Knol, Lianne La Havas  and others.

June 8, 9
Amsterdam Open Air The Weekender @ Gaasperplas
Deep house, dub step, electro, tech house en techno

June 15
Zomerpark 2013 @ Arena Park, Zuidoost

costa del soul festival amsterdam 2013

Poster for Blijburg’s Costa del Soul festival in Amsterdam, 15 and 16 of June, 2013.

June 15
Costa del Soul @ Blijburg
Techno, disco, soul, bands

June 20
Electronic Family @ Amsterdamse Bos
Trance festival

June 22, 23
Solstice @ Ruigoord
PsyTrance, Goa trance

June 22
Hed Kandi Midsummer Ball @ Concertgebouw Amsterdam

June 22
Cruise and Dance @ De Nieuwe Meer (Amsterdamse Bos)
Tech House, electro

June 28
Pioneer DJ Tour @ Beursplein
DJ contest

June 29
Awakenings Festival
@ Spaarnwoude
Techno, minimal, electro



July 2013

July 4 – 14
Over het IJ Festival @ NDSM
Theatre, music, and visual art at NDSM

July 5 -7
Pitch Festival @ Westergasfabriek
Electronic music festival

July 6
Vogelvrij @ Amstelhoek (Uithoorn)
Dance, house

Amsterdam Ruigoord

Amsterdam Ruigoord

July 5, 6, 7
Future Reggae Ruigoord @ Ruigoord
Reggae Festival

July 6, 7
Sensation: Into the wild @ Amsterdam ArenA
Trance, techno, indoor

July 7
Roots Open Air @ Westerpark
World, urban, groove, roots

July 13
A day at the park @ Amsterdamse Bos
House, techno, techhouse

July 13
Festival 5d @ NDSM
Theatre, music, workshops

July 13
Shoeless Open Air @ Ruigoord

July 13 – August 4 (weekends)
Kwaku Summer Festival @ Bijlmerpark (Zuidoost)

July 14
Hed Kandi Beach House @ Bloomingdale (Bloemendaal beach near Amsterdam)
Electronic/ dance music festival

July 20
Electronic Family 2013 @ Amsterdamse Bos
Trance Festival

July 20
Buiten Westen @ Westerpark
House music

July 20
Henk op de Helling @ NDSM
Electro, house, techno

July 21
Milkshake@ Westerpark
Dance/club, gay friendly festival

July 24 – 28
Landjuweel @ Ruigoord
Music, dj’s, art

July 27
Welcome to the Future @ ‘T Twiske, Oostzaan
Dance festival

July 27
Klamme Handjes Festival @ Dok2013

August 2013

August 3
Dance Valley@ Spaarnwoude
Techno, electro, hardstyle, italo, Goa dance

August 2 -4
Gay Pride Amsterdam (FREE)
Gay Parade and many parties

August 8-19
World Cinema Amsterdam Open Air
@ Marie Heineken Plein (FREE)
International Open Air Film Festival

August 10
Dutch Valley @ Spaarnwoude
Dutch acts, artists and music

August 10
Loveland Festival @ Sloterplas
Techno, house

August 10
Gaasper Pleasure 2013 @ Gaasperplas
House, minimal, techhouse, techno

August 10
Appelsap Fresh Music Festival @ Oosterpark
Urban, R ‘n B, rap, hip hop

August 10
Buitenspelen Festival @ Sportpark Riekerhaven
House, HipHop, Techhouse, Deephouse, Techno, Happy Hardcore

August 11
Groen als gras outdoor @ Gaasperplas

August 11
Straf-werk @ Sportpark Riekerhaven
Dance festival

August 16– 25
Grachtenfestival @ Amsterdam canals (FREE)
Classical music performed on the Amsterdam Canals

magneet festival

‘Creative free spirits’ are welcome at Magneet Festival in Amsterdam, Europe’s first crowd sourced music festival.

 August 16, 17, 18
Amsterdamse Hartjesdagen @ Zeedijk (FREE)
Cross-dressers, dragon dance

August 17
Luminosity Beach Festival @ Blijburg aan Zee
House music, electro, techno

August 17
Wave Festival @ ‘t Twiske (Oostzaan)
House & Techno

August 22 – 29
Summer Dance Forever @ Paradiso
Urban dance festival

August 23, 24
Dekmantel @ Amsterdamse BosDance

August 23, 24, 24
Amsterdam Uitmarkt@ many locations (FREE)
Music, theatre

August 23 – September 15
Magneet Festival@ Zeeburgereiland (Amsterdam Oost)
DIY festival

August 29
Zwerfklank Festival @ Tolhuistuin
Accoustic music

August 31
Wooferland @ Spaarnwoude/Houtrak
Techno, house

August 31
Voltt Loves Summer @ NDSM-Werf
Electro, techno, dance festival


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September 2013


September 1
Lockdown Festival @ NDSM-Werf
Bass music

September 7
Valtifest@ NDSM-werf
Club, dance

September 21
Restival @ Wenckebachweg
Alternative, small scale end-of-the festival season-festival with special attention to the waste and leftovers of large scale dance festivals


Also keep your eye on the online agenda of your favourite Amsterdam club not to miss any special nights.

You can find a complete agenda of all parties in The Netherlands at DJguide.nl




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