September 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

August 25-September 4, 2021

Open Air Film Festival   Pluk de Nacht

As the sun sets, sit in your deckchair and enjoy a slice of undiscovered documentaries, animation, short and feature films that were never released in the Netherlands. All films are either English spoken or have English subtitles.

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September 3-5, 2021

Red Light Jazz

Annual jazz festival in and around Amsterdam's famous Red Light District

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September 3-5, 2021

Jordaan Festival

Enjoy 3 days of live Amsterdam folk songs and great Dutch artists.

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September 11-12, 2021

Open Monumentendag   Heritage Days

Historical buildings and sites in the Netherlands are open to the public free of charge, organising on-site activities like exhibitions, music and guided tours.

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May 19-September 24, 2023

Amsterdam Sculpture Biennial Artzuid

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

September 2-12, 2021

Dutch Theatre Festival   TF

Presents the best performances of the season, also for a non Dutch-speaking audience

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September 2-12, 2021

Amsterdam Fringe Festival

Theatre and dance by talented new, undiscovered and untamed makers at more than 30 venues across Amsterdam, with 'Language No Problem' program.

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September 18-19, 2021

Dam tot Damloop   Dam to Dam Run

Large running event from the centre of Amsterdam to the centre of Zaandam over a distance of 10 English Mile with an unique passage through the IJtunnel.

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September 17-19, 2021

Unseen Photo Fair

Annual international photography fair and festival highlighting the most recent developments in photography.

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September 24-25, 2022

Ambacht in Beeld Festival   Craft in Focus Festival

Crafts, skill and mastery with international film screenings, workshops, lectures, demonstrations, performances and master classes at the NDSM Loods in Amsterdam Noord.

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Vondelpark Open Air Theater

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

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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.

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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.