July 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

July 2-16, 2022


Summer festival for international contemporary dance with work of well-known choreographers as well as up and coming talents.

July 8-17, 2022

Over het IJ Festival

Theater, music, and visual art on the banks of the River IJ and at the NDSM shipyard.

July 8-11, 2023   date to be confirmed

Amsterdam Fashion Week

Catwalk shows and exhibitions on Dutch and Belgian fashion organised at galleries, museums, cinemas, shops and clubs throughout Amsterdam.

July 16-Aug 7, 2022

Kwaku Summer Festival

Multicultural festival in the Nelson Mandelapark in Amsterdam Zuidoost with street food vendors, music, dance and football tournement.

July 31, 2021   date to be confirmed

Drag Queen Olympics

Drag Queens are taking part in events including the Handbag Throw, the 100m Stiletto Sprint and the Limbo.

June 18-August 20, 2023   date to be confirmed

Jazz at the Plantage

A series of jazz concerts in the inviting courtyard-garden at the Hermitage Amsterdam and on the terrace of the Hortus Botanicus with young up-and-coming talent from the Amsterdam Conservatorium.


Vondelpark Open Air Theater

Free dance, music and cabaret performances in the park's band shell.

May 19-September 24, 2023

Amsterdam Sculpture Biennial Artzuid

Outdoor art exhibition with more than 60 figurative sculptures and spatial installation art

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


Electric Tram Museum Amsterdam

Go back in time with a ride on a historic tram from Amsterdam, The Hague, Rotterdam, Utrecht, Groningen, Vienna or Prague.