July 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

July 1-16, 2021


Summer festival for international contemporary dance with work of well-known choreographers as well as up and coming talents.

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July 9-18, 2021

Over het IJ Festival

Theater, music, and visual art on the banks of the River IJ and at the NDSM shipyard.

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July 10-13, 2021   date to be confirmed

Amsterdam Fashion Week

Catwalk shows and exhibitions on Dutch and Belgian fashion organised at galleries, museums, cinemas, shops and clubs throughout Amsterdam.

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July 10-Aug 1, 2021   date to be confirmed

Kwaku Summer Festival

Multicultural festival in the Nelson Mandelapark in Amsterdam Zuidoost with street food vendors, music, dance and football tournement.

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July 1-August 31, 2021

Robeco SummerNights

Annual festival in the Concertgebouw, with low priced concerts in an informal atmoshphere.

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July 31, 2021   date to be confirmed

Drag Queen Olympics

Drag Queens are taking part in events including the Handbag Throw, the 100m Stiletto Sprint and the Limbo.

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August 6-8, 2021

Amsterdam Gay Pride

One of the biggest and most special gay prides around the globe, with street parties all weekend long, the best club circuit parties and the famous Canal Parade on Saturday.

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June 20-August 22, 2021   date to be confirmed

Jazz at the Plantage

A series of jazz concerts in the inviting courtyard-garden at the Hermitage Amsterdam and on the terrace of the Hortus Botanicus with young up-and-coming talent from the Amsterdam Conservatorium.

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Vondelpark Open Air Theater

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

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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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May 31-August 29, 2021

World Press Photo Exhibition 2021

The major annual international press photo competition, is traditionally held in De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam with 150+ award-winning images and videos.

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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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