Best events in Amsterdam

Check out the top events in Amsterdam, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Vondelpark
1. Vondelpark
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1063 local reviews
Vondelpark, Amsterdam
020 624 1111
Establishment
Ferry & Annette
Famous Amsterdam Park for Jogging, Biking, Relaxing, Walking, Visiting Various Events
Robbie
Beautiful park which offers sunny meadows, characteristic features and great cultural and musical events in su…
Alëna
Amsterdam's most iconic park, full of lakes, groomed trees, picnic areas, cosy cafes & cultural events year-ar…
1. Vondelpark
1. Vondelpark
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1063 local reviews
Vondelpark, Amsterdam
020 624 1111
Ferry & Annette
Ferry & Annette
Famous Amsterdam Park for Jogging, Biking, Relaxing, Walking, Visiting Various Events
Robbie
Robbie
Beautiful park which offers sunny meadows, characteristic features and great cultural and musical events in summer. A great place for food a…
Alëna
Alëna
Amsterdam's most iconic park, full of lakes, groomed trees, picnic areas, cosy cafes & cultural events year-around.
2. Koninklijk Paleis
2. Koninklijk Paleis
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57 local reviews
147 Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal, Amsterdam
Closed now
020 620 4060
MuseumEstablishment
Selena
The Palace is placed at the King's disposal. It is in active use by the Dutch Royal House and is closed during…
Robbie
The royal palace on Dam square. Eventhough the royals don't use this as a residence anymore, it still function…
Esther & Jan
The Royal Palace Amsterdam is one of three palaces used by the Royal House. Most of the year, the Palace is op…
2. Koninklijk Paleis
2. Koninklijk Paleis
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57 local reviews
147 Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal, Amsterdam
Closed now
020 620 4060
Selena
Selena
The Palace is placed at the King's disposal. It is in active use by the Dutch Royal House and is closed during royal events. Most of the yea…
Robbie
Robbie
The royal palace on Dam square. Eventhough the royals don't use this as a residence anymore, it still functions as a palace for royal events…
Esther & Jan
Esther & Jan
The Royal Palace Amsterdam is one of three palaces used by the Royal House. Most of the year, the Palace is open to the public. Visitors are…
3. Melkweg
3. Melkweg
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73 local reviews
234 /A Lijnbaansgracht, Amsterdam
020 531 8181
LodgingEstablishment
Alison
Long-standing non-profit venue for concerts, club nights & arts events in a former milking factory.
Monica
'The Milkyway', former dairy factory, and another legendary hang-out for hippies back in the 60's. Lots on off…
Hans
Concert hall and multimedia centre with live-music, theatre, photography and cinema. Gives program and special…
3. Melkweg
3. Melkweg
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73 local reviews
234 /A Lijnbaansgracht, Amsterdam
020 531 8181
Alison
Alison
Long-standing non-profit venue for concerts, club nights & arts events in a former milking factory.
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 pl…
Hans
Hans
Concert hall and multimedia centre with live-music, theatre, photography and cinema. Gives program and special events details.
4. Paradiso
4. Paradiso
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202 local reviews
6 Weteringschans, Amsterdam
020 626 4521
Establishment
Jeroen
Famous church rebuilt into a concert hall. Buy tickets well in advance or check for non-ticket events at www.p…
Zahira & Dheera
Paradiso hosts various musical events, bands, etc. It is an old church that has been transformed into a club.
Jan
This former Protestant church is a cornerstone of the live music and clubbing scene for more than 40 years. Th…
4. Paradiso
4. Paradiso
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202 local reviews
6 Weteringschans, Amsterdam
020 626 4521
Jeroen
Jeroen
Famous church rebuilt into a concert hall. Buy tickets well in advance or check for non-ticket events at www.paradiso.nl
Zahira & Dheera
Zahira & Dheera
Paradiso hosts various musical events, bands, etc. It is an old church that has been transformed into a club.
Jan
Jan
This former Protestant church is a cornerstone of the live music and clubbing scene for more than 40 years. The building is in such high dem…
5. Amsterdam RAI
5. Amsterdam RAI
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43 local reviews
22 Europaplein, Amsterdam
020 549 1212
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Jan Willem
Location for many businessevents
Roderick
For conventions and events
Susanne
Expansive business event complex for shows, exhibitions & conferences, with restaurants.
5. Amsterdam RAI
5. Amsterdam RAI
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43 local reviews
22 Europaplein, Amsterdam
020 549 1212
Jan Willem
Jan Willem
Location for many businessevents
Roderick
Roderick
For conventions and events
Susanne
Susanne
Expansive business event complex for shows, exhibitions & conferences, with restaurants.
6. Rembrandthuis
6. Rembrandthuis
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48 local reviews
4 Jodenbreestraat, Amsterdam
Closed now
020 520 0400
MuseumEstablishment
Raul
Visit Rembrandt home & workshop. The Rembrandt House Museum gives visitors a complete Rembrandt experience. Wi…
Paulo
THE REMBRANDT HOUSE MUSEUM Visit Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn’s home and workshop. For twenty years the Net…
Rudolf
The Rembrandt House
6. Rembrandthuis
6. Rembrandthuis
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48 local reviews
4 Jodenbreestraat, Amsterdam
Closed now
020 520 0400
Raul
Raul
Visit Rembrandt home & workshop. The Rembrandt House Museum gives visitors a complete Rembrandt experience. With a seventeenth-century inven…
Paulo
Paulo
THE REMBRANDT HOUSE MUSEUM Visit Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn’s home and workshop. For twenty years the Netherlands’ greatest artist live…
Rudolf
Rudolf
The Rembrandt House
7. Panama* : Restaurant - Bar- Theatre -Nightclub
7. Panama* : Restaurant - Bar- Theatre -Nightclub
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12 local reviews
4 Oostelijke Handelskade, Amsterdam
Open now
020 311 8686
Establishment
Andres
One of the Amsterdam Dance Event Venues, great club ! Within 2 minutes walking.
Chantal
Nice nightclub (depending on what type of event there is of course) from techno DJ's till 80's and 90's partie…
Mike
One of the famous Amsterdam clubs
7. Panama* : Restaurant - Bar- Theatre -Nightclub
7. Panama* : Restaurant - Bar- Theatre -Nightclub
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12 local reviews
4 Oostelijke Handelskade, Amsterdam
Open now
020 311 8686
Andres
Andres
One of the Amsterdam Dance Event Venues, great club ! Within 2 minutes walking.
Chantal
Chantal
Nice nightclub (depending on what type of event there is of course) from techno DJ's till 80's and 90's parties.
Mike
Mike
One of the famous Amsterdam clubs
8. Van Gogh Museum
8. Van Gogh Museum
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478 local reviews
7 Paulus Potterstraat, Amsterdam
Closed now
020 570 5200
MuseumLodgingEstablishment
Eggie
No great secret that is a great institution but my tip is to go on Friday nights when they are open late and t…
MY
Famous Van Gogh Museum, reserve online to prevent hours of queing....!!
Joanna & MP
Our no 1 museum recommendation, amazing paintings, manageable collection.
8. Van Gogh Museum
8. Van Gogh Museum
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478 local reviews
7 Paulus Potterstraat, Amsterdam
Closed now
020 570 5200
Eggie
Eggie
No great secret that is a great institution but my tip is to go on Friday nights when they are open late and they have fun events with music…
MY
MY
Famous Van Gogh Museum, reserve online to prevent hours of queing....!!
Joanna & MP
Joanna & MP
Our no 1 museum recommendation, amazing paintings, manageable collection.
9. Westerpark
9. Westerpark
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344 local reviews
Westerpark, Amsterdam
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Nienke
Westerpark is a wonderful place to walk, skate, relax or have a picnic with friends. This green expanse dotted…
Melissa
Westerpark is a wonderful place to walk, skate, relax or have a picnic with friends. This green expanse dotted…
Kornelle
Westerpark is a wonderful place to walk, skate, relax or have a picnic with friends. This green expanse dotted…
9. Westerpark
9. Westerpark
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344 local reviews
Westerpark, Amsterdam
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 …
Melissa
Melissa
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 …
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 …
10. Erasmuspark
10. Erasmuspark
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98 local reviews
Erasmuspark, Bos en Lommer
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Lisanne
Bordered by canals, this tranquil park with gardens features playing fields, playgrounds & events.
Joshua
Bordered by canals, this tranquil park with gardens features playing fields, playgrounds & events.
Idan
Nice smallscale park for a stroll or to run. There is a playground for children and a coffee place as well. In…
10. Erasmuspark
10. Erasmuspark
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98 local reviews
Erasmuspark, Bos en Lommer
Lisanne
Lisanne
Bordered by canals, this tranquil park with gardens features playing fields, playgrounds & events.
Joshua
Joshua
Bordered by canals, this tranquil park with gardens features playing fields, playgrounds & events.
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 eve…
11. Westergasfabriek
11. Westergasfabriek
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87 local reviews
Westergasfabriek
020 586 0710
Establishment
tsarina
People come to Amsterdam’s Westergasfabriek to meet, work and relax. This beautiful city park, with its histor…
Floortje
Former industrial area, now hip and happening with a park, movie theatre, several bars, terraces and restauran…
Jeroen
"People come to Amsterdam’s Westergasfabriek to meet, work and relax. This beautiful city park, with its histo…
11. Westergasfabriek
11. Westergasfabriek
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87 local reviews
Westergasfabriek
020 586 0710
tsarina
tsarina
People come to Amsterdam’s Westergasfabriek to meet, work and relax. This beautiful city park, with its historic factory buildings surrounde…
Floortje
Floortje
Former industrial area, now hip and happening with a park, movie theatre, several bars, terraces and restaurants and a lot of events. For ex…
Jeroen
Jeroen
"People come to Amsterdam’s Westergasfabriek to meet, work and relax. This beautiful city park, with its historic factory buildings surround…
12. Cafe Restaurant Noorderlicht
12. Cafe Restaurant Noorderlicht
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86 local reviews
33 Tt. Neveritaweg, Amsterdam
Open now
020 492 2770
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
yaniv
Super cool, alternative bar and restaurant on the water front, Live music, festival and special events are on …
Felix
Bar/garden/greenhouse/restaurant/music & arts venue. They hold many events here though the summer. (Take the f…
Eric
Great bar/restaurant at super location. Easy going staff and crowd. Take the (free) ferry from Central Station…
12. Cafe Restaurant Noorderlicht
12. Cafe Restaurant Noorderlicht
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86 local reviews
33 Tt. Neveritaweg, Amsterdam
Open now
020 492 2770
yaniv
yaniv
Super cool, alternative bar and restaurant on the water front, Live music, festival and special events are on their menu :)
Felix
Felix
Bar/garden/greenhouse/restaurant/music & arts venue. They hold many events here though the summer. (Take the free ferry to get here)
Eric
Eric
Great bar/restaurant at super location. Easy going staff and crowd. Take the (free) ferry from Central Station to NDSM. Then 5 minutes walk…