Best events in Amsterdam

Check out the top events in Amsterdam, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Westerpark
1. Westerpark
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610 local reviews
Westerpark, Amsterdam-West
NeighborhoodPolitical
Mariam & Norbert
Our favourite park, combining expansive greenery (great for a run and just around the corner) around the…
Kornelle
Westerpark is a wonderful place to walk, skate, relax or have a picnic with friends. This green expanse dotted…
Nienke
Westerpark is a wonderful place to walk, skate, relax or have a picnic with friends. This green expanse dotted…
1. Westerpark
1. Westerpark
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610 local reviews
Westerpark, Amsterdam-West
Mariam & Norbert
Mariam & Norbert
Our favourite park, combining expansive greenery (great for a run and just around the corner) around the renovated city gas works buildings…
Kornelle
Kornelle
Westerpark is a wonderful place to walk, skate, relax or have a picnic with friends. This green expanse dotted with trees and ponds is part…
Nienke
Nienke
Westerpark is a wonderful place to walk, skate, relax or have a picnic with friends. This green expanse dotted with trees and ponds is part…
2. Zuiveringshal West
2. Zuiveringshal West
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194 local reviews
33 Pazzanistraat, Amsterdam-West
+31 20 586 0710
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Jeroen
"People come to Amsterdam’s Westergasfabriek to meet, work and relax. This beautiful city park, with its…
Cap Homes
Modern and exciting city park with its old historical factory buildings where you can find cosy restaurants,…
Taja
Many events or parties will be given here in the famous Westergasfabriek. This former gas factory has the…
2. Zuiveringshal West
2. Zuiveringshal West
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194 local reviews
33 Pazzanistraat, Amsterdam-West
+31 20 586 0710
Jeroen
Jeroen
"People come to Amsterdam’s Westergasfabriek to meet, work and relax. This beautiful city park, with its historic factory buildings…
Cap Homes
Cap Homes
Modern and exciting city park with its old historical factory buildings where you can find cosy restaurants, alternative cinema and lots of…
Taja
Taja
Many events or parties will be given here in the famous Westergasfabriek. This former gas factory has the industrial look perfect for any…
3. Melkweg
3. Melkweg
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250 local reviews
234A Lijnbaansgracht, Amsterdam-Centrum
+31 20 531 8181
Point of interestEstablishment
Marnix
Melkweg stands for pop culture in the most broad of senses. Each year 100s of concerts, club nights, films and…
Monica
'The Milkyway', former dairy factory, and another legendary hang-out for hippies back in the 60's. Lots on…
Annick
Melkweg is perhaps the most well known Amsterdam club and music venue. Every week there are guaranteed to be a…
3. Melkweg
3. Melkweg
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250 local reviews
234A Lijnbaansgracht, Amsterdam-Centrum
+31 20 531 8181
Marnix
Marnix
Melkweg stands for pop culture in the most broad of senses. Each year 100s of concerts, club nights, films and music films, theatre…
Monica
Monica
'The Milkyway', former dairy factory, and another legendary hang-out for hippies back in the 60's. Lots on offer, bands and events. Great…
Annick
Annick
Melkweg is perhaps the most well known Amsterdam club and music venue. Every week there are guaranteed to be a number of music events.
4. Amsterdam Roest
4. Amsterdam Roest
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335 local reviews
1 Jacob Bontiusplaats, Amsterdam-Centrum
Closed · Opens Friday 5:00 PM
+31 20 308 0283
BarArt galleryRestaurant
Celine
This funky spot stands out among Amsterdam’s many urban "beach bars." You can laze away a sunny afternoon at…
Sarah Famke
One of our very favourite spots. A couple of rundown industrial buildings (it used to be a gas factory), now…
Susanne
This is a unique place in Amsterdam in an industrial area. On the website it is described as an urban oasis,…
4. Amsterdam Roest
4. Amsterdam Roest
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335 local reviews
1 Jacob Bontiusplaats, Amsterdam-Centrum
Closed · Opens Friday 5:00 PM
+31 20 308 0283
Celine
Celine
This funky spot stands out among Amsterdam’s many urban "beach bars." You can laze away a sunny afternoon at one of the picnic tables or…
Sarah Famke
Sarah Famke
One of our very favourite spots. A couple of rundown industrial buildings (it used to be a gas factory), now turned into a cultural hotspot…
Susanne
Susanne
This is a unique place in Amsterdam in an industrial area. On the website it is described as an urban oasis, it's a bar with a city beach…
5. Westerpark
5. Westerpark
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290 local reviews
4 Haarlemmerweg, Amsterdam-West
+31 14020
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
G.
Westerpark is a wonderful place to walk, skate, relax or have a picnic with friends. This green expanse dotted…
Martin
Great combination of green and sights to see..Lovely to walk through food markets or public markets and look…
Tami
This big green area with a theater, a cinema, an exhibition space and an events stage is a playground for…
5. Westerpark
5. Westerpark
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290 local reviews
4 Haarlemmerweg, Amsterdam-West
+31 14020
G.
G.
Westerpark is a wonderful place to walk, skate, relax or have a picnic with friends. This green expanse dotted with trees and ponds is part…
Martin
Martin
Great combination of green and sights to see..Lovely to walk through food markets or public markets and look for nice junk. Also to be…
Tami
Tami
This big green area with a theater, a cinema, an exhibition space and an events stage is a playground for creative artists, even with a…
6. Paradiso
6. Paradiso
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594 local reviews
6-8 Weteringschans, Amsterdam-Centrum
+31 20 626 4521
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Rein
The most famous concert venue in Amsterdam. The place is usually hosting concerts of international and well…
Marjorie
Paradiso is a pop-podium in a former church in the heart of Amsterdam. They also host more than a thousand…
Michael
Classic music venue and night club near Leidseplein in a converted old church (15-20 minute ride with tram 19…
6. Paradiso
6. Paradiso
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594 local reviews
6-8 Weteringschans, Amsterdam-Centrum
+31 20 626 4521
Rein
Rein
The most famous concert venue in Amsterdam. The place is usually hosting concerts of international and well known artist. Used to be a…
Marjorie
Marjorie
Paradiso is a pop-podium in a former church in the heart of Amsterdam. They also host more than a thousand events at several locations…
Michael
Michael
Classic music venue and night club near Leidseplein in a converted old church (15-20 minute ride with tram 19 or by bike). Check out their…
7. Erasmuspark
7. Erasmuspark
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204 local reviews
Erasmuspark, Erasmuspark
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Hedwig
Great park just around the corner to sport, walk or just hang out in summer and bbq like all locals do during…
Bernou
Just around the corner, this small but cozy park is great to chill or go for a small walk / run. There is a…
Idan
Nice smallscale park for a stroll or to run. There is a playground for children and a coffee place as well. In…
7. Erasmuspark
7. Erasmuspark
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204 local reviews
Erasmuspark, Erasmuspark
Hedwig
Hedwig
Great park just around the corner to sport, walk or just hang out in summer and bbq like all locals do during a nice summer evening. In the…
Bernou
Bernou
Just around the corner, this small but cozy park is great to chill or go for a small walk / run. There is a cafe (Terrasmus) that has good…
Idan
Idan
Nice smallscale park for a stroll or to run. There is a playground for children and a coffee place as well. In summer they organize nice…
8. Dam Square
8. Dam Square
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704 local reviews
Dam, Amsterdam-Centrum
Route
Evy
Dam Square Dam Square is the main city square in Amsterdam and is one of the most well-known locations in all…
Jeroen
Dam Square is a square in the center of Amsterdam, Dam Square is the historical heart of Amsterdam and the…
Suzanne
Visit Dam Square, the historical heart of the city and the location of many events of national importance. On…
8. Dam Square
8. Dam Square
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704 local reviews
Dam, Amsterdam-Centrum
Evy
Evy
Dam Square Dam Square is the main city square in Amsterdam and is one of the most well-known locations in all of the Netherlands. Located in…
Jeroen
Jeroen
Dam Square is a square in the center of Amsterdam, Dam Square is the historical heart of Amsterdam and the location of many events of…
Suzanne
Suzanne
Visit Dam Square, the historical heart of the city and the location of many events of national importance. On the Dam are the Royal Palace,…
9. Studio/K
9. Studio/K
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269 local reviews
62 Timorplein, Amsterdam-Oost
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+31 20 692 0422
Movie theaterBarRestaurant
Floortje
Restaurant, cafe, arthouse cinema, music, events. You can find everything here. Special about this place is…
Sarah
A student run bar, club, and cinema. There's always events going on and independent films screened. Check out…
Jon
Cafe/Restaurant & movie theatre. Studio K is a student run space but put on festivals, parties, and events for…
9. Studio/K
9. Studio/K
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269 local reviews
62 Timorplein, Amsterdam-Oost
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+31 20 692 0422
Floortje
Floortje
Restaurant, cafe, arthouse cinema, music, events. You can find everything here. Special about this place is that it's completely run by…
Sarah
Sarah
A student run bar, club, and cinema. There's always events going on and independent films screened. Check out their agenda for a fun club…
Jon
Jon
Cafe/Restaurant & movie theatre. Studio K is a student run space but put on festivals, parties, and events for a wider public.
10. Pllek
10. Pllek
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610 local reviews
59 T.T. Neveritaweg, Amsterdam-Noord
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
+31 20 290 0020
RestaurantCafePoint of interest
María
Without a doubt the most phenomenal view of/on the city. Even from the ground floor. Built with old sea…
Dorine
My number 1 restaurant in Amsterdam. It's in the 'upcoming' part of Amsterdam, Amsterdam North. Not too…
Sara
It's a bar-restaurant with many concerts and arts events. It also turns into a beach during the Summer…
10. Pllek
10. Pllek
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610 local reviews
59 T.T. Neveritaweg, Amsterdam-Noord
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
+31 20 290 0020
María
María
Without a doubt the most phenomenal view of/on the city. Even from the ground floor. Built with old sea containers (and a lot of love),…
Dorine
Dorine
My number 1 restaurant in Amsterdam. It's in the 'upcoming' part of Amsterdam, Amsterdam North. Not too touristic, very nice food and great…
Sara
Sara
It's a bar-restaurant with many concerts and arts events. It also turns into a beach during the Summer. Perfect chill spot for a sunny…
11. Vondelpark
11. Vondelpark
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2072 local reviews
Vondelpark, Amsterdam
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Janine
Probably likened to Central Park in New York. This beautiful park is the central place for Amsterdammers to…
Robbie
Beautiful park which offers sunny meadows, characteristic features and great cultural and musical events in…
Pavan
Plenty to do and see in Vondelpark. Restaurants, Cafe's and a Theater where events happen, live music, a kids…
11. Vondelpark
11. Vondelpark
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2072 local reviews
Vondelpark, Amsterdam
Janine
Janine
Probably likened to Central Park in New York. This beautiful park is the central place for Amsterdammers to recreate. Take your bike for a…
Robbie
Robbie
Beautiful park which offers sunny meadows, characteristic features and great cultural and musical events in summer. A great place for food…
Pavan
Pavan
Plenty to do and see in Vondelpark. Restaurants, Cafe's and a Theater where events happen, live music, a kids play area and a water play…
12. Museumplein
12. Museumplein
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957 local reviews
Museumplein, Oud-Zuid
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Hans
This is the large grass area between the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and Stedelijk Museum. When big events…
Marcella
Many museums, art galleries and concert halls are situated around this area. There is also a nice big grass…
Marcel
Very nice square/parkside were you can relax, play, watch people, the city and the beautifull buildings around…
12. Museumplein
12. Museumplein
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957 local reviews
Museumplein, Oud-Zuid
Hans
Hans
This is the large grass area between the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and Stedelijk Museum. When big events happen, people come to the…
Marcella
Marcella
Many museums, art galleries and concert halls are situated around this area. There is also a nice big grass field to relax on (open 24/7;…
Marcel
Marcel
Very nice square/parkside were you can relax, play, watch people, the city and the beautifull buildings around it. Lots of events all year…