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

April 9-15

National Museum Week

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

read more  

April 11-21

Imagine Film Festival

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.

read more  

April 17-22

Pop Arts Festival

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

read more  

April 27 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.

read more  

April 28-29

The Maker Market

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

read more  

April 1-30

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.

read more  

March 22-May 13

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

read more


World Press Photo Exhibition

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

read more  

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.

read more