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
September 8 date to be confirmed
Open canoes with a dragon's head at the bow with 16 rowers paddling in unison to the beat of a drum through the Amsterdam canals
2000 meter swim in the canals of Amsterdam for ALS
Historical buildings and sites in the Netherlands are open to the public free of charge, organising on-site activities like exhibitions, music and guided tours.
Large nautical event for (inter)national watersport enthusiasts, holidaymakers and tourists, held at the NDSM wharf opposite Amsterdam's Central Railway Station
Presents the best performances of the season, also for a non Dutch-speaking audience
Theatre and dance by talented new, undiscovered and untamed makers at more than 30 venues across Amsterdam, with 'Language No Problem' program.
Large running event from the centre of Amsterdam to the centre of Zaandam over a distance of 10 English Mile with an unique passage through the IJtunnel.
Crafts, skill and mastery with international film screenings, workshops, lectures, demonstrations, performances and master classes.
Annual international photography fair and festival highlighting the most recent developments in photography.
Free dance, music and cabaret performances in the park's band shell.
Go back in time with a ride on a historic tram from Amsterdam, The Hague, Rotterdam, Utrecht, Groningen, Vienna or Prague.
end August-end April
Spend a Sunday amongst frenzied fans of the famous Ajax Amsterdam football team. Ajax plays in the impressive, modern ArenA south of the city.