Amsterdam Events May 2023

by Tanja

Want to know what’s on in Amsterdam in May? Here is the list of things to do in Amsterdam in May 2023. Check the links for details and tickets. Events will be added to the calendar when a specific date has been set by the organizer. 

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Find dance festivals in and around Amsterdam and The Netherlands on Amsterdam Music Festival Calendar.

For an overview of temporary art exhibitions in Amsterdam’s museums, please check the Amsterdam Art Exhibitions Calendar.

Amsterdam in May 2023

3 – 7 May 2023
KunstRAI @ RAI Amsterdam
Art fair

4 May 2023
National Remembrance Day @ Dam Square
Ceremony by the King and Queen on Amsterdam Dam Square

5 May 2023
Liberation Festival Het Vrije Westen @ Westerpark (FREE)

7 May 2023
Sunday Market @ Westergas
Shopping for fashion, art, design

12 – 13 May 2023
Amsterdam TAPT Festival Oost @ Flevopark
Drinks and food (No dogs or kids allowed)

12 – 21 May 2023
International ExploreZ Festival @ ZID Theater
Theater, music, dance, workshops and meetings

13 May 2023
24H Noord @ Amsterdam Noord
Showcase of activities and open workshops

17 – 21 May 2023
Rollende Keukens @ Westergasfabriek (FREE)
Mobile kitchens food festival 

18 -19 May 2023
TranScreen Filmfestival @ Kriterion
Films, panels, workshops

21 May 2023
Museum Market @ Museumplein
Shopping for art, fashion, design

24 – 29 May 2023
Cinéma Arabe @ Rialto De Pijp
Arabe film festival

27 – 28 May 2023
Pianoduo Festival Amsterdam @ various locations

28 May 2023
Ascension Day (Hemelvaart)
Dutch bank holiday