Weekly Amsterdam Guide: 22-28 May 2017

Welcome to our weekly Amsterdam guide! Let’s look at what the Dutch capital has to offer!

Rolling Kitchens

24-28 May / Westergasfabriek

Rolling Kitchens (Rollende Keukens in Dutch) is an annual culinary festival taking place at the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam. The entrance is free, and all food is affordable. Take a walk around, tasting a little of everything, decide on your favorite dish and enjoy an open-air lunch listening to live music.

Source: Rolling Kitchens

Hemeltjelief Festival

25 May / NDSM-werf

Hemeltjelief Festival returns to Amsterdam on Ascension Day with entertaining events and activities for the whole family. There will be live music and theater performances, karaoke and games, workshops and competitions. The entry is free for visitors under 12.

Vincent on Friday & The Maker Store

26 May / Van Gogh Museum

Inspired by the Prints in Paris 1900 exhibition, the Maker Market artists have created something very special. Stop by the Van Gogh Museum after 7 PM on Friday to discover their artworks and enjoy your well-deserved Friday drink.

DIYnamic Festival

26 May / Amsterdamse Bos

Source: DIYnamic Festival

Hamburg-based record label DIYnamic is taking over the Amsterdamse Bos on Friday, May 26th, to throw an epic open-air dance party, for the fifth time in a row. Visit the festival’s website for the line-up and tickets.

Amsterdam Tattoo Convention

26-28 May / RAI Amsterdam

The International Amsterdam Tattoo Convention is back to RAI Amsterdam with the three-day weekend program. Be amazed by the works of artists from around the world and get tattooed if you want to! Pick the artist you’d like to get tattooed by and make an appointment before the convention starts.

Source: Ricardo Hernández

909 Festival

27 May / Amsterdamse Bos
The 909 open-air festival takes place at the Amsterdamse Bos this Saturday, and it’s all about the sunshine and best techno beats. See here for the line-up and tickets.

The View Amsterdam

27 May / Madam

Welcome to the party with a view at Madam Amsterdam! The entry is free and no reservation needed. Just show up at the door after 10 PM and enjoy a breathtaking view over Amsterdam, as well as the best selection of dance music.

Source: The View Amsterdam FB Event

The Color Run

28 May / Sloterpark

Add more color to your life! Once again, the Color Run steals the show to promote health and happiness and bring people together. Making their way to the finish line of this 5km run, the participants will face “paint explosions” every time they hit a new “zone” of the track. See here for additional info and tickets.

Vintage Kilo Sale op Festimi

28 May / Festimi

The Vintage Rebel organizes yet another Vintage Kilo Sale in Amsterdam, and everyone is welcome! Stop by to stuff your bag with great clothes from the 70s, 80s and 90s and pay by weight. The price is €15 and there is no minimum or maximum weight. The entrance is free. When you’re done with shopping, stay for even more fun at the Festimi 2 Year Anniversary party!

More in Amsterdam and Around

  • World Press Photo at the Nieuwe Kerk
  • ARTZUID Sculpture Route
  • Rhythm & Roots at the Tropenmuseum
  • Rembrandt and Jan Six the Rembrandt House
  • Chris Beekman, De Stijl Defector at the Stedelijk
  • Sarah van Sonsbeeck at the Oude Kerk
  • Martin Scorsese Exhibition at EYE

  • Seems like that’s all for this week! Did you like our Amsterdam guide? Stay with us for more, we promise to create a similar one every week!

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