Top 10 Festivals in Amsterdam to Experience this Season


Find the best cultural events happening in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is known for its vibrant cultural scene and lively festivals that take place throughout the year. If you are planning a visit to Amsterdam this season, here is a comprehensive guide to the top 10 festivals that you must experience. From music to art, food to fashion, these festivals offer a diverse range of activities for everyone. So, pack your bags and get ready to immerse yourself in the festive spirit of Amsterdam!

1. Amsterdam Dance Event

Amsterdam Dance Event is one of the largest electronic music festivals in the world, featuring renowned DJs and artists. The city turns into a giant dance floor with multiple venues hosting parties and events. Don't miss the opportunity to groove to some fantastic beats at this iconic festival.


2. Tulip Festival

Tulip Festival Amsterdam is a celebration of spring and the renowned Dutch flower, the tulip. Experience the beauty of Amsterdam as millions of tulips bloom across the city. From flower displays to guided walks, this festival offers a breathtaking visual treat for nature lovers.


3. Holland Festival

Holland Festival is a leading international performing arts festival that showcases a wide array of music, theater, dance, and opera performances. Experience the best of contemporary and classical arts at various iconic venues across Amsterdam.


4. Keukenhof

Keukenhof is the world's largest flower garden and a must-visit for every flower enthusiast. Explore the stunning displays of millions of flowers spread across 79 acres of land. From tulips to daffodils, this festival is a paradise for flower lovers.


5. Amsterdam Light Festival

Amsterdam Light Festival illuminates the city with mesmerizing light installations and artwork. Take a cruise along the canals to witness the stunning display of lights that transform the city's landscape during the dark winter nights.


6. Vondelpark Open Air Theatre

Vondelpark Open Air Theatre is a popular summer festival that offers free performances ranging from music concerts to dance shows. Pack a picnic and enjoy the lively atmosphere in one of Amsterdam's most beautiful parks.