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

October 8, 2022

Grachtenrace   35th edition

Canal race of longboats across the city centre of Amsterdam

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October 5-9, 2022

Amsterdam Spanish Film Festival

Focusing on new trends of mainstream Spanish cinema and independent, artistic and experimental films from Spain and Spanish ­speaking Latin America.

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September 28-October 10, 2021

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 20-24, 2021

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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