Amsterdam Events 2021

by Tanja
Amsterdam Events 2020

Want to know what’s on in 2021 in Amsterdam? You have come to right place. Here you will find an overview of events in Amsterdam taking place in 2021: festivals, seasonal celebrations and holidays. More events and details are on each monthly event page.

For festivals, visit Amsterdam Music Festivals. Here you will find a list of summer dance festivals in and around Amsterdam. The Amsterdam Art Exhibitions Calendar lists all the temporary art exhibitions in Amsterdam’s museums.

Because of the world wide spread of Coronavirus, all events were cancelled. This calendar has been updated, but please check with the organisation via the links, what the restrictions and rules are.


Amsterdam Events January 2021

January can be cold in The Netherlands, but Amsterdam in winter can still be enjoyable. The first weeks of 2020, you can catch the amazing Amsterdam Light Festival. On 18 January 2020, Dam Square turns into a field of blooming tulips! All events in Amsterdam in January 2021.

Amsterdam winter february

Amsterdam Events February 2021

February is the month of  love, so lovers hurry to Amsterdam, because we've got some great ideas for a romantic weekend in Amsterdam. More emotion and drama are expected this month, as painter Caravaggio and sculptor Bernini visit the Rijksmuseum. All events in Amsterdam in February 2021.

tulips blooming amsterdam

Amsterdam Events March 2021

On 20 March 2021 the tulip gardens of Keukenhof open. Foodies pay attention, because in March there are some excellent food festivals in Amsterdam: the coffee festival and the wine festival are both held at the popular Westergasfabriek. All events in Amsterdam in March 2021.

Keukenhof gardens in bloom

April Events in Amsterdam

In April, tulips are blooming in Amsterdam. On 27 of April people flock to the streets for a street party as the Dutch celebrate King's Day. All events in Amsterdam in April 2021.

Rolling Kitchens Amsterdam


May starts with a memorial of the victims of the WWII followed by the Liberation Festival on 5 May. All events in Amsterdam in May 2021.

Amsterdam in June

Summer is here. Off to the park. Carry your picknic basket and a bottle of wine to the Vondelpark Festival to enjoy free concerts every weekend. During the Open Garden Days you may take a look behind the facades of the 17th century Canal Houses. All events in Amsterdam in June 2021.

June events Amsterdam

Amsterdam in July

Summer is here. On hot days, people draw to their favorite summer hangouts or go swimming. Festival season is in full swing: world music at Kwaku Festival, modern dance at Julidans and international theatre at Over het IJ Festival. All events in Amsterdam in July 2021.

Sail Amsterdam 2020

Amsterdam in August

Life in Amsterdam takes place on and around the water in August 2021. The month begins with the colourful feast of the Canal Pride Parade. During the Grachtenfestival, young musicians from all over the world play classical music, with the streets and canals of Amsterdam as their stage. All events in Amsterdam in August 2021.

events Amsterdam 2020

Amsterdam Events September 2021

In September, when the sun sets at around 10 pm, Amsterdam folks wrap themselves in blankets to watch a film at one of the open air cinema festivals. All events in Amsterdam in September 2021.

ADE October Amsterdam

Amsterdam Events October 2021

Everything is themed 'dance' in October, because this is the month of the Amsterdam Dance Event. And of course you want to try some Bokbier at a Beer Festival. All events in Amsterdam in October 2021.


Amsterdam Events November 2021

On Museumnacht the museums in Amsterdam are open for special programs and parties. Also, Dutch Santa arrives on his steamboat. All events in Amsterdam in November 2021.


Amsterdam Events December 2021

The Amsterdam Light Festival seems to get more impressive every year. Amsterdam ends the year 2021 with a bang on New Year Eve. All events in Amsterdam in December 2021.