Weekly Amsterdam Guide: 24-30 July 2017

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

Films with a View: George Washington

25 July / Pllek

From early June till late August, cafe-restaurant Pllek presents their new summer open-air movie program in collaboration with Cine and Films with a View. The screenings take place every Tuesday after the sunset provided that the weather allows. This week on the agenda is George Washington. The entry is free.

Source: Films with a View

NEMO Summer Roof

27 July / NEMO

Great news – the roof of NEMO Science Museum is now open daily until 21:00! Moreover, every Thursday from 17:30 to 21:00, visitors can enjoy live music. This week, the museum invited San Dollar and Hello Cinema to perform on the roof. The roof of NEMO is free to visit and open to everyone.

Photo by DigiDaan

Cine Expat: L’amant Double

27 July / Cinecenter

Join Cine Expat Amsterdam for their monthly foreign language film screenings with English subtitles. Next on the agenda is the erotic thriller L’amant Double by acclaimed French director François Ozon (Swimming Pool). Tickets are €10 or free with Cineville cards.

Source: Cine Expat FB Page

New Market

28 July / Nieuwmarkt

The new deli and lifestyle market on the Nieuwmarkt takes place every last Friday of the month. Stop by to buy groceries for the week, try the delicious street food and treat yourself to a piece of freshly baked cake. The entrance is free. Visit the New Market FB page for more information.

The View Amsterdam

29 July / Madam

A 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 FB Event Page

Pride Walk & Pride Park

29 July / various locations

Amsterdam Gay Pride 2017 starts with the Pride Walk on July 29th, 11 AM, at the Homomonument. Everyone is welcome to join the walk, as well as bring their flags and banners. Starting from 1 PM, the celebration continues in the Vondelpark (the Pride Park) with the outdoor theater, music, dance, sports activities and the rainbow market.

Source: Nos

Milkshake Festival

29-30 July / Westerpark

The Milkshake Festival is a festival with a message, and it’s all about freedom, love, respect and tolerance. Organized by two of the biggest clubs in Amsterdam, Paradiso and AIR, the Milkshake Festival celebrates the great diversity of religions, skin colors and sexual preferences. The tickets are €45 for the festival days and €15 for the after parties.

Kwaku Summer Festival

29-30 July / Nelson Mandelapark

The multicultural Kwaku Festival comes to town every summer and brings people together through music, dance, sport and food. Over the course of 4 weekends, the festival attracts around 300,000 visitors. One day of the festival costs €5 (or €7 at the door), and a passe-partout for the entire festival is €27.50 (available online).

Source: Kwaku Festival

Pure Markt

30 July / Park Frankendael

Pure Markt is a place to explore and taste delicious organic food of Holland and the rest of the world. Pick a few dishes to eat on the spot, stock up on foods for home, enjoy the sun and music. For the youngest visitors, there is a solar-powered merry-go-round! The entry is free.

Live At Amsterdamse Bos

10 July – 15 September / Bostheater

Live At Amsterdamse Bos is a series of outdoor concerts and theater performances taking place during the summer season at one of the Amsterdam hidden gems – the Bostheater. The theater is in Dutch, but music has no language barriers! See the line-up and full program on the link above.

Source: Live At Amsterdamse Bos

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
  • ARTIS ZOOmeravonden in Artis Zoo
  • Adam Jeppesen at FOAM
  • Aleppo Exhibition at The Tropenmuseum
  • In the Forest: Van Gogh, Rousseau, Corot at the Van Gogh Museum
  • Small Wonders at the Rijksmuseum

  • 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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