Artis ZOOmeravonden 2 Jun 2018 - 25 Aug 2018

Artis ZOOmeravonden

On Saturday evenings throughout summer, party animals in Amsterdam's Artis Royal Zoo gather expectantly in their enclosures as the ZOOmeravonden (summer evenings) let visitors learn what the animals get up to after hours by staying open until sunset on every Saturday in June, July and August.

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Vondelpark Open Air Theatre 3 Jun 2018 - 10 Sep 2018

Vondelpark Open Air Theatre

From May through September every year, the Vondelpark Open Air Theatre presents a programme packed with festivals, dance, cabaret, children's theatre, stand-up comedy and all genres of music.

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Robeco Summer Nights 30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018

Robeco Summer Nights

Taking place from 30 June until 31 August 2018, the Robeco SummerNights series is an integral part of Amsterdam's summer cultural calendar – pushing the boundaries with classical concerts, swinging jazz and lively pop offerings.

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Over het IJ Festival 13 Jul 2018 - 22 Jul 2018

Over het IJ Festival

This annual theatre festival brings a summery blend of inspirational theatre and fabulous food to Amsterdam Noord every July.

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Buiten Westen 14 Jul 2018

Buiten Westen

DJs, musicians, artists, creative spirits and culture lovers unite once again for the Buiten Westen festival at Ouderkerk aan de Amstel on 14 July 2018.

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Pride Amsterdam 28 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018

Pride Amsterdam

One of the world's biggest celebrations of LGBTI equality returns from 28 July until 5 August 2018. Pride Amsterdam lights up the city in all the colours of the rainbow with a full schedule of events, parties and celebrations.

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Grachtenfestival Amsterdam 10 Aug 2018 - 19 Aug 2018

Grachtenfestival Amsterdam

The magnificent Grachtenfestival (Canal Festival), held annually in August on and around Amsterdam’s canals, is one of the cultural highlights of the Amsterdam summer. The historic canal belt of Amsterdam, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2010, hosts the ten-day festival of classical music at numerous beautiful locations. Picture: Ronald Knapp 

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UITmarkt 24 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018


The Uitmarkt rings in the start of the new cultural season each year, inspiring, entertaining and astounding theatre, music, book and film lovers alike. Get set for a cultural adventure 2018 in Amsterdam. Picture: Bas Uterwijk

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Mysteryland 25 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018


Each year, the Mysteryland dance festival transforms a patch of land 20 kilometres from Amsterdam into a magical place with fairytale surroundings, themed stages, open fields and intimate spaces.

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