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
More than 500 museums across the country offer free or heavily discounted admission.
For everyone with a passion for Fantasy, Anime, Thriller, Cult, Horror and Science-fiction films, with this year's focus on architecture, design, and the creation of new realities.
international puppet and object theatre, dance, mime and visual artistry
April 27 and night before
Large-scale celebrations with many outdoor parties and concerts, special events and 'free market' (vrijmarkt) across the city.
Follow a route by foot or bike along parks and squares, lanes and canals, gardens and beds where you can find tulips in open ground or in beautiful big pots.
March 22-May 13
Most famous flower exhibition in the world, situated between Amsterdam and The Hague, in a wonderful park with millions of daffodils, hyacinths and tulips bulbs
World's largest and most prestigious annual press photography contest and exhibition of award-winning and often shocking photojournalism
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.