Amsterdam Events August 2020

by Tanja
Amsterdam Events August 2020

August in Amsterdam is full of summer celebrations on the water: from the Canal Pride Parade, to the tall ships of SAIL2020 and the Grachtenfestival, a classical music festival in the Canal Belt. Below a complete list of things to do in Amsterdam in August 2020. 

Events will be added to the Amsterdam events calendar when a specific date has been set. Want your event listed? Invite me! Mention the date, place & website for the event.

For an overview of temporary art exhibitions in Amsterdam’s museums, please check the Amsterdam Art Exhibitions Calendar. For Amsterdam’s dance festival: Amsterdam Music Festival Calendar 2020

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Because of the world wide spread of Coronavirus, all events in Amsterdam have been cancelled from March 15. If events are listed below, check links for info on rules and restrictions. Follow Facebook/whatsupwithamsterdam for last minute events.

Amsterdam in August 2020


Vondelpark Festival @ Vondelpark 
Every weekend music and performances

1 August 2020
Canal Pride Parade 2020 @ Amsterdam Prinsengracht Canal (FREE)
Annual Pride (LHBT-movement)

1 August 2020
Rooftop Movie Nights @ Floor 17 (rooftop of the  Leonardo Hotel at Rembrandtpark)
Open air film

12 – 16 August 2020
SAIL Amsterdam @ IJ (FREE)
Nautical event with Tall Ships

7 – 16 August 2020
Grachtenfestival @ Various locations around the Amsterdam canals
Classical music and jazz concerts 

18 August 2020
Green Doc @ De Ceuvel  
Screening of documentary in open air film Galapagos: Hope for the future

14 – 30 August 2020
De Parade @ Martin Luther Kingpark
Annual festival of theatre, dance and mime

28 – 30 August 2020
Uitmarkt 2020 @ Museumplein (FREE)
Showcase of cultural events

29 – 30 August 2020
Design Icons @ De Kromhouthal
Vintage design trade show

31 August 2020
Rooftop Movie Nights @ Floor 17 (rooftop of the  Leonardo Hotel at Rembrandtpark)
Open air film

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