Holland Festival - Innovative theatre in Amsterdam 29 May 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

Holland Festival - Innovative theatre in Amsterdam

One of the highlights on Amsterdam’s theatre and dance agenda, this theatre festival is held in various locations in Amsterdam and offers a heady mix of theatre, music, opera, film and visual arts, as well as Western and non-Western performance pieces in a variety of languages. Its programming consistently emphasises disciplinary crossovers and always includes works of the highest artistic standards. The festival has particularly been a frontrunner in supporting modern and non-classical contemporary music and new forms in musical theatre.

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Vondelpark Open Air Theatre 2 Jun 2019 - 8 Sep 2019

Vondelpark Open Air Theatre

From June 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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Live at Amsterdamse Bos 2 Jun 2019 - 29 Sep 2019

Live at Amsterdamse Bos

As well as its sport and recreation facilities, the dazzling nature of Amsterdamse Bos is home to a picturesque open-air theatre that reopens for the summer season. Besides theatrical performances in Dutch, look out for diverse singer-songwriter and pop acts showing up there during the summer.

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Over het IJ Festival 5 Jul 2019 - 7 Jul 2019

Over het IJ Festival

Head for the northern shore of the River IJ and before you know it, you'll find yourself on the lively core festival grounds, located at the NDSM Wharf. But, of course, the Over het IJ Festival also spreads out to a variety of other locations. With heaps of theatre and delicious food, this is one festival guaranteed to take you out of your daily routine. The festival also specialises in location-specific theatre, giving you the chance to catch one-off performances in the most unexpected of places.

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TREK Food truck festival 12 Jul 2019 - 14 Jul 2019

TREK Food truck festival

For this festival, numerous food trucks, yes, trek through the entire country to provide city parks with delicacies and drinks, plus live music, theatre and other entertainment.

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Pride Amsterdam 27 Jul 2019 - 4 Aug 2019

Pride Amsterdam

Pride Amsterdam remains one of the biggest and best celebrations of gay pride around the globe. It traditionally starts on the last Saturday of July and lasts until the first Sunday of August, attracting more than 350,000 participants and visitors who stay and play in Amsterdam. The city is a vibrant rainbow of events in gay and straight venues alike, with dance parties, film screenings, sporting events, debates, exhibitions and much more. One of its most famous highlights is the world-famous Canal Parade. Learn more about the important message that drives Pride Amsterdam.

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De Parade Theatre Festival 9 Aug 2019 - 25 Aug 2019

De Parade Theatre Festival

The Parade travelling theatre festival returns every summer to tour the Netherlands with a rich array of artistic surprises in tow. The festival kicks off in Rotterdam and stops in The Hague and Utrecht before making its way to our fair city, rolling into Amsterdam’s Martin Luther Kingpark in August.

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