April 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

March 31-April 7, 2023

National Museum Week

More than 500 museums across the country offer free or heavily discounted admission.

April 14-16, 2023

Jardin Rouge

An extraordinary festival full of meetings, workshops, performances, screenings, and creations for local and international artists and thinkers.

April 15-16, 2023

Annual Dutch Art Fair (ADAF)

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

April 15-26, 2022

Pop Arts Festival

international puppet and object theatre, dance, mime and visual artistry

April 27, 2023 and night before

King's Day   Koningsdag

Large-scale celebrations with many outdoor parties and concerts, special events and 'free market' (vrijmarkt) across the city.

April 24, 2022

The Maker Market

Discover the stories behind the products that are made by Amsterdam's makers, designers and brands.

April 1-30, 2023

Tulp Festival

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 23-May 14, 2023

Keukenhof Gardens

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

April 15-August 14, 2022

World Press Photo Exhibition

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

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.