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 6, 2021

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.

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November 3-7, 2021

The Amsterdam Storytelling Festival

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

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November 7-14, 2021

Seven Bridges Festival   Zeven Bruggen Festival

Chamber music festival with internationally renowned musicians, at various historic locations in the centre of Amsterdam

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November 9-14, 2021

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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November xx, 2020   cancelled

Turn on the Lights

Fireworks and light theatre show at Dam Square organised by De Bijenkorf department store

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November 14, 2021

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.

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November 21-28, 2021

PAN Amsterdam

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

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November 17-28, 2021   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

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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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