What to Experience in Amsterdam: Events & Activities

In Amsterdam, there's a buzz of activity every day. Whether you're interested in markets, exhibitions, music concerts, theatre shows, or festivals, the city has it all. With a wide range of world-class entertainment, from large festivals and cultural events to intimate venues, theatres, clubs, and concert halls, Amsterdam offers something for everyone.

Christmas Market


Put on your skates, wrap the kids up in their winter coats, and gather your loveliest mates; the cosiest days of the year are just around the corner! We've listed the 6 best Christmas markets in Amsterdam for those looking to snap up ...

Light Festival Amsterdam

Amsterdam's winter festival returns each year to illuminate the city's streets and waterways with bewitching light installations by international artists. With more than 35 large scale installations dotted across Amsterdam city centre, there are certainly plenty of ...


Late November to early January

For a Christmas atmosphere with Christmas shopping, ice skating and hot chocolate you can visit the following squares in Amsterdam: Dam; Every year in December there is traditionally a big ...