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July in Amsterdam

 July facts 
  • Big tourist crowds are strolling the streets. Lines to the most popular attractions can be quite long.
  • Many seasonal events take place.
  • Airfare and hotel rates are at their heighest.
  • Hotels are usually full to capacity. Make your reservations in advance.
  • July is Amsterdam's warmest month on average.
  • Be prepared for rain, even if the sun is out when you start your day! July is one of the rainiest months in Amsterdam.

 July Festivals & Events 

July 2017 | 2nd season

Amsterdam Magic Show

International theater show dedicated to magic and comedy


July 4-15, 2017 | 27th edition


Summer festival for international contemporary dance with work of well-known choreographers as well as up and coming talents.


April 14-July 9, 2017 | 63rd edition

World Press Photo

world's largest and most prestigious annual press photography contest and exhibition of award-winning and often shocking photojournalism.

World Press Photo

July 5-13, 2017

Cirque √Čloize

World top circus in Theatre Carré with a balanced mix of top acrobatics, urban dance and high-tech video projections

Over het IJ Festival

July 13-16, 2018

Fashion Week Nederland

An international fashion event with professional catwalk shows at the Westergasfabriek, public events (like trade shows, exhibitions, presentations, lectures, film screenings and parties) organised at cultural venues downtown at galleries, museums, cinemas, shops and clubs throughout Amsterdam.

July 13-22, 2018 | 26th edition

Over het IJ Festival

Theater, music, and visual art in the northern part of Amsterdam.

Over het IJ Festival

July 15-August 6, 2017

Kwaku Summer Festival

multicultural festival in the Nelson Mandelapark in Amsterdam Zuidoost with street food vendors, music, dance and football tournement.


July 1-August 31, 2017 | 29th edition

Robeco SummerNights

Annual festival in the Concertgebouw, considered as one of the finest concert halls in the world because of its highly regarded acoustics. All concerts are low priced and the atmoshphere is informal.

Robeco Zomerconcerten Amsterdam


Electric Tram Museum Amsterdam

Go back in time with a ride on a historic tram from Amsterdam, The Hague, Rotterdam, Utrecht, Groningen, Vienna or Prague.

Tram Museum


Vondelpark Open Air Theater

Free dance, music and cabaret performances in the park's band shell

Vondelpark Open Air Theater

July 29-August 6, 2017

Amsterdam Gay Pride / EuroPride

one of the biggest and most special gay prides around the globe! With street parties all weekend long, the best club circuit parties and of course the famous Canal Parade on Saturday.

Amsterdam Gay Pride



Trendy city beach next to the RAI in the south of Amsterdam (Amsterdam-Zuid), with several lounges, table tennis, table football, restaurant and a German-style Biergarten next to the water.

May 19-September 17, 2017 | 5th edition


International Sculpture Biennial in the main streets of Amsterdam Zuid and Zuidas business district.


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Festivals & Events

Temperature (in July)
Average high: 22°C   72°F
Average low:    13°C   55°F

Sunrise - Sunset (in July)
July 1:    5:22 am - 10:06 pm
July 31:  5:58 am - 9:35 pm

Discover Banksy

More then 100 of his most iconic works in Moco museum

Friday Night Skate

Friday Night Skate The whole year round!

July tip

Sitting in the Vondelpark and watching passer-bys is an ideal way to spend a lazy summer day.

Things to do with kids

12 suggestions to for activities with kids