October in Amsterdam

Amsterdam Events Calendar

Monthly calendar for Amsterdam with festivals, special events, concerts, cultural happenings, fairs, film & media arts, sports and entertainment. Exhibitions in museums and galleries are listed in the Exhibitions Calendar

October 1-3   date to be confirmed

Buddhist Film Festival Europe

International platform for spiritual quality movies that are inspired or influenced by Buddhism

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September 30-October 7

Music in the Seven Bridges Quarter   Muziek in het Zeven Bruggenkwartier

Chamber music festival with internationally renowned musicians, at various historic locations in the centre of Amsterdam

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October 13


Canal race of longboats across the city centre of Amsterdam

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October 12-14

Annual Dutch Art Fair (ADAF)

150+ professional artists from 10 different countries show their work at the World Fashion Centre

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October 4-14

Afrovibes Festival

Innovative theater and dance performances, music and film from urban cultural hotspots in Africa

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October 21

Amsterdam Marathon

Yearly Amsterdam Marathon on Amsterdam's flat and fast course with start and finish at the Olympic Stadium

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October 17-21   date to be confirmed

Amsterdam Dance Event

The world's biggest club festival with over 52 venues, 700 acts & djs, all during three nights

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October 20-26

Cinekid Festival

Annual Film, Television and New Media Festival for Children from 4-16 years

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end August-end April

Ajax Amsterdam Football Club

Spend a Sunday amongst frenzied fans of the famous Ajax Amsterdam football team. Ajax plays in the impressive, modern ArenA south of the city.

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