Amsterdam Events August 2021

by Tanja
Sail Amsterdam 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 2021. 

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 2021

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! IMPORTANT UPDATE ! CORONAVIRUS in AMSTERDAM !
Because of the world wide spread of Coronavirus, all events in Amsterdam have been cancelled from March 15 2020. If events are listed below, check links for info on rules and restrictions. Follow Facebook/whatsupwithamsterdam for last minute events.

Amsterdam in August 2021

ALL MONTH

Vondelpark Festival @ Vondelpark 
Every weekend music and performances

7 August 2021
Canal Pride Parade 2021 @ Amsterdam Prinsengracht Canal (FREE)
Annual Pride (LHBT-movement)

13 – 22 August 2021
Grachtenfestival @ Various locations around the Amsterdam canals
Classical music and jazz concerts 

14 – 30 August 2021
De Parade @ Martin Luther Kingpark
Annual festival of theatre, dance and mime

27 – 29 August 2021
Uitmarkt 2021 @ Museumplein (FREE)
Showcase of cultural events

29 August 2021
Amsterdam City Swim @ Amsterdam canals

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