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June in Amsterdam

 June facts 
  • Perfect time to visit Amsterdam: the weather is mild and the days are long (with more than 16 hours of daylight).
  • Many seasonal events in the city (see below).
  • June falls within high season: airfare and accommodations are pricier than in other months.
  • Backpacking tourists reclaim the city centre.
  • Lines to the most popular attractions (like the Anne Frank House) can be quite long.
  • Hotels are full to capacity in June. Make your reservations in advance.

 June Festivals & Events 
June 3, 2017   5th edition


a theatre festival on secret indoor locations around the Vondelpark

June 2-4, 2017 | 4th edition

Red Light Jazz

annual jazz festival in and around Amsterdam's famous Red Light District

May 31-June 5, 2017 | 33rd edition
Leading showcase for contemporary European art with some 120 Dutch and foreign galleries displaying the latest developments in contemporary art, with paintings, photos, sculptures, installations and videos.

Art Amsterdam

June 2-5, 2017
Taste of Amsterdam
An exclusive culinary festival at a unique location. 15 Amsterdam top restaurants present their signature dishes at the Amstelpark.

Taste of Amsterdam

June 9-11, 2017

Foam Fusion

the place where photography lovers and artists meet: cross-disciplinary festival around the theme of collaboration

June 9-18, 2017 | 4th edition

Bacchus Wine Festival

Wine, food, music and party in the Amsterdamse Bos (Amsterdam Forest).
World Press Photo

June 16-18, 2017
Open Garden Days
Unique opportunity to discover Amsterdam's hidden gardens of private homes and institutions. Organised by 7 Canal Museums.

Open Tuinen Dagen

June 3-25, 2017 | 70th edition
Holland Festival
The Netherlands's largest performing arts festival. Music, dance, literature, visual arts, theatre, film and opera performances from around the world fill venues throughout the city.

Holland Festival

June 24-25, 2017 | 17th edition
Awakenings Festival
leading techno event festival at recreation grounds Spaarnwoude between Haarlem and Amsterdam.


June 19-25, 2017 | 20th edition
Amsterdam Roots Festival
Based on 3 routes (Africa Crossover, Balkan Beats and Urban Gypsy Night) Amsterdam Roots presents the major developments within contemporary world music. The mix of ethnic backgrounds, music styles and the contact between the different population groups has become essential for the festival.

Amsterdam Roots Festival
Ana Moura at Amsterdam Roots Festival 2008

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


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



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 June)
Average high: 19°C   66°F
Average low:    11°C   52°F

Sunrise - Sunset (in June)
June 1:    5:26 am - 9:53 pm
June 31:  5:23 am - 10:06 pm

Friday Night Skate

Friday Night Skate The whole year round!

Amsterdam in numbers

a short list of interesting facts and figures

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