Amsterdam Events 2020

by Tanja
Amsterdam Events 2020

Want to know what’s on in 2020 in Amsterdam? You have come to right place. Here you will find an overview of events in Amsterdam taking place in 2020: 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 from March 15. From JUNE, this calendar has been updated, but please check with the organisation via the links, what the restrictions and rules are.


Amsterdam Events January 2020

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 2020.

Amsterdam winter february

Amsterdam Events February 2020

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 2020.

tulips blooming amsterdam

Amsterdam Events March 2020

On 21 March 2020 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 2020.
Keukenhof gardens in bloom

April Events in Amsterdam

In April, tulips are blooming in Amsterdam. The city is flooded with visitors who want to spend Good Friday and Easter in Amsterdam. Good for them, because we have a whole list of things to do in Amsterdam in April. On 26 of April, thousands of people flock to the streets for a huge street party as the Dutch celebrate King's Day. All events in Amsterdam in April 2020.

Rolling Kitchens Amsterdam


May starts with a memorial of the victims of the WWII followed by the Liberation Festival on 5 May. From 20 to 24 May the locals gather for Amsterdam's most popular Food Truck Festival: the Rolling Kitchens. All events in Amsterdam in May 2020.

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 2020.

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 2020.

Sail Amsterdam 2020

Amsterdam in August

Life in Amsterdam takes place on and around the water in August 2020. The month begins with the colourful feast of the Canal Pride Parade on August 1st. From 12 to 16 August 2020, it's time for a majestic entrance of the tall ships as they arrive to Amsterdam for SAIL 2020. A very special event that only happens once every five year. 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 2020.

events Amsterdam 2020

Amsterdam Events September 2020

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 2020.

ADE October Amsterdam

Amsterdam Events October 2020

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 2020.


Amsterdam Events November 2020

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 2020.


Amsterdam Events December 2020

The Amsterdam Light Festival seems to get more impressive every year. Amsterdam ends the year 2020 with a bang on New Year Eve.