November 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

November 1-5, 2023

Affordable Art Fair Amsterdam
17th edition

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

November 4, 2023

Museum Night

Over 40 museums and institutions open their doors and organize special events from 7pm until 2am, including DJs, bands, dance performances, food & drinks.

November 2-6, 2022

The Amsterdam Storytelling Festival

Filled with exciting stories, heart-breaking music and a little bit of champagne...

November 19, 2023

Sinterklaas Arrival & Parade

Sinterklaas, or St. Nicholas, arrives from Spain on his boat in Amsterdam's harbour, from where he rides his white horse through town as his helpers throw cookies and candies to children and onlookers along the route.

November 19-26, 2023

PAN Amsterdam

Fair for art, antiques and design, focusing on pieces from the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany from more than 110 exhibitors

November 8-19, 2023   in cinemas and online

IDFA International Documentary Festival Amsterdam

Yearly film happening with the best national and international documentaries of high-quality that delve deep and urge to reflect

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.