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Amsterdam Events 2020

Amsterdam Events 2021-2022

Want to know what’s on in 2021 and 2022 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.

Coronavirus rules in Amsterdam

Most indoor and outdoor public spaces are open again from July 2021. Events and festivals are held, but rules apply to keep the public safe: 

  • Wash your hands
  • Stay 1.5 meters away from other people
  • If you have symptoms, stay at home and get tested
When you attend an event, make you understand and follow the rules. For current rules, check the official info from the Dutch government.
Light Festival Amsterdam

Amsterdam Events January 2022

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 winter february

Amsterdam Events February 2022

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.

tulips blooming amsterdam

Amsterdam Events March 2022

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

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.

Events May Amsterdam

Amsterdam Events May 2021

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 2021

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.

June events Amsterdam

Amsterdam Events July 2021

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.

Sail Amsterdam 2020

Amsterdam in August 2021

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. Also: try the seasonal Bokbier at a local Beer Festival. All events in Amsterdam in October 2021.

Sinterklaas

Amsterdam Events November 2021

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 2021.

December

Amsterdam Events December 2021

The Amsterdam Light Festival seems to get more impressive every year. It's best seen by canal boat. Amsterdam ends the year 2021 with a bang on New Year Eve. All events in Amsterdam in December 2021.