by Tanja

Amsterdam Events 2023

Want to know what’s on in 2023 and in Amsterdam? You have come to right place. Here you will find an overview of events in Amsterdam taking place this year and next year: festivals, seasonal celebrations and holidays. More events and details are on each monthly event page.

The Amsterdam Art Exhibitions Calendar lists all the temporary art exhibitions in Amsterdam’s museums.

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Amsterdam Events January 2023

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

Amsterdam Events February 2023

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.

Amsterdam Events March 2023

Late March the tulip gardens of Keukenhof open, a must visit in The Netherlands. Foodies pay attention this month, because there are some excellent food, wine and other culinary festivals held in March in Amsterdam. All events in Amsterdam in March.

Keukenhof gardens in bloom

April Events in Amsterdam 2023

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.

Amsterdam Events May 2023

May in Amsterdam starts with an impressive ceremony on Dam Square, as the King and Queen of The Netherlands lay flowers, remebring the victims of WWII on Dam Square. The day after, on May5, we celebrate Freedom with the Liberation Festival. All events in Amsterdam in May.

Amsterdam Events June 2023

Evening come late in June in Amsterdam. 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 have a look behind the facades of the 17th century Canal Houses. All events in Amsterdam in June.

Amsterdam Events July 2023

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

Amsterdam in August 2023

Life in Amsterdam takes place on and around the water in August 2023. 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 2023.

Amsterdam Events September 2023

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 2023.

Amsterdam Events October 2023

Everything is themed 'dance' in October, because this is the month of the Amsterdam Dance Event. Also: try the seasonal Bokbier at a local Beer Festival. All events in Amsterdam in October 2023.

Amsterdam Events November 2023

On Museumnacht the museums in Amsterdam are open for special programs and parties. In November also Dutch Santa arrives on his steamboat. All events in Amsterdam in November 2023.

Amsterdam Events December 2023

The Amsterdam Light Festival seems to get more impressive every year. It's best seen by canal boat. Amsterdam ends the year 2023 with a bang on New Year Eve. All events in Amsterdam in December 2023.