Festivals in Amsterdam
Festivals in Amsterdam come in all shapes and sizes and are famous all over the world. Here we provide you with an overview of some of the most popular festivals in Amsterdam. Note that August is a very busy month for festivals in Amsterdam, as this is the height of summer.
Festivals in Amsterdam for electro fans
Some of the most famous festivals in Amsterdam are related to good tunes and movement- Amsterdam has many of Europe’s best DJs and a vibrant electronic music culture. The festival season generally runs from June to October and many of the events take place outdoors. Some of the more well-known festivals are De Zon, Festifest, techno-paradise Awakenings and a Day at the Park.
If you are in Amsterdam in mid-October and you love club beats, you will not want to miss the Amsterdam Dance Event, a 5-day conference and festival devoted to electronic music. It’s the biggest of its kind in the world and attended by thousands of industry professionals and devotees.
Cultural festivals in Amsterdam
Be sure to pay a visit to the capital on King’s Day, one of the most beloved festivals in Amsterdam. It is perfect for people who love to celebrate life, as there are many open-air parties, street markets to wander through and artist-designed events. Amsterdam’s streets come alive with the color orange on April 27th - don’t miss out on this most exciting and patriotic of all festivals in Amsterdam!
For those who enjoy their festivals a little more tranquil, head to Open Garden Days, which happens every June. The best and most beautiful private gardens, many of them on the canals, will be open to the public for two glorious days of verdant pleasures.
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