April 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

April 1-7, 2024

National Museum Week

More than 500 museums across the country offer free or heavily discounted admission.

April 12-16, 2023   -   Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ

Minimal Music Festival

A style of music with repetition - often of short musical phrases, with subtle variations over a long period of time - an emphasis on consonances and a clear tempo.

April 14-16, 2023

Jardin Rouge

An extraordinary festival full of meetings, workshops, performances, screenings, and creations for local and international artists and thinkers.

April 15-16, 2023

Annual Dutch Art Fair (ADAF)

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

April 27, 2024 and night before

King's Day   Koningsdag

Large-scale celebrations with many outdoor parties and concerts, special events and 'free market' (vrijmarkt) across the city.

April 29-30, 2023

The Maker Market

Discover the stories behind the products that are made by Amsterdam's makers, designers and brands.

April 1-30, 2024

Tulp Festival

Follow a route by foot or bike along parks and squares, lanes and canals, gardens and beds where you can find tulips in open ground or in beautiful big pots.

March 21-May 12, 2024

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

April 22-July 30, 2023

World Press Photo Exhibition

World's largest and most prestigious annual press photography contest and exhibition of award-winning and often shocking photojournalism

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.