October 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

September 30 - October 7, 2020

Music in the Seven Bridges Quarter   Muziek in het Zeven Bruggenkwartier

Chamber music festival with internationally renowned musicians, at various historic locations in the centre of Amsterdam

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October 9, 2021

Grachtenrace   35th edition

Canal race of longboats across the city centre of Amsterdam

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October 9-10, 2021   cancelled

Annual Dutch Art Fair (ADAF)

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

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October 1-9, 2021   date to be confirmed

Afrovibes Festival

Innovative theater and dance performances, music and film from urban cultural hotspots in Africa

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October 17, 2021

Amsterdam Marathon

Yearly Amsterdam Marathon on Amsterdam's flat and fast course with start and finish at the Olympic Stadium

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October 13-31, 2021

Cinekid Festival

Annual Film, Television and New Media Festival for Children from 4-16 years

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July 1-October 17, 2021

Amsterdam Sculpture Biennial Artzuid

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

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October 12-22, 2020

Warming Up Festival

Theatre makers, designers, filmmakers, advertisers and artists try to actively involve more people for a sustainable environment.

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October 13-17, 2021

Amsterdam Dance Event

The world's biggest club festival with over 52 venues, 700 acts & djs, all during three nights

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October 28-31, 2021

Affordable Art Fair Amsterdam

Viewing and buying art pieces for prices less than € 5,000

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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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