March 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 7-11

HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show

A must-see for all watersports fans, with everything in the field of water sports, lifestyle and recreation.

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March 6-11


The Netherlands festival of new Asian cinema with Asian films and documentaries from independent Asian filmmakers and video artists.

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March 17

Stille Omgang   Silent Procession

Annual commemoration of 'The Miracle of Amsterdam' (from 1345). Believers walk a holy route in the old center of Amsterdam.

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March 8-18

Pink Film Days

Amsterdam LGBTQ Film Festival with over 100 titles from 30+ countries in 62 screenings on 4 locations, on what is happening worldwide in queer cinema.

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March 14-18


Dance on Screen Festival of short and long dance films, documentaries, installations and Moving Media in EYE Amsterdam.

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early-to-mid March

Outdoor Art Markets Reopen

Two of Amsterdam's best markets - Spui Art Market and Thorbeckeplein Modern Art Market - reopen in March, after having been closed since December.

March 24

Open Tower Day   Open Toren Dag

Monumental and modern towers open their doors to the public + Photo and Film Contest

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March 13-26

Opera Forward Festival

Dutch National Opera presents new opera's with new voices, new visions, art, talks, performances, food & DJ's

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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

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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.

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