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  • Weekly Amsterdam Guide: 3-9 July 2017

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

    Films with a View: All These Sleepless Nights

    4 July / Pllek

    Starting from the beginning of June, cafe-restaurant Pllek presents their new summer open-air movie program in collaboration with Outdoor Cinema 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 All These Sleepless Nights (with English subtitles). The entry is free.

    Amsterdam Magic Show

    4 July / Paleis van de Weemoed

    Source: Amsterdam Magic Show

    Some people wait for miracles to happen, the others become magicians and create their own. Every first Tuesday of the month, the Amsterdam Magic Show invites you to an unforgettable and every time unique performance full of non-stop magic, hearty laughs and surprises. Sit back in your chair, take a sip of refreshing prosecco and let the professionals amaze you!


    4-15 July / various locations

    Julidans is an annual international modern dance festival taking place in Amsterdam in the first two weeks of July. The festival showcases both well-known dance masters and promising new choreographers. This year’s edition is dedicated to humanity and social issues. Some of the performances are free – check out the full list here.

    NEMO Summer Roof

    6 July / NEMO

    Photo by DigiDaan

    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 performed by musicians from the Conservatorium. This week, the museum invited Suikerbeat and The Visual. The roof of NEMO is free to visit and open to everyone.

    Urban Sports Week Amsterdam

    6-9 July / various locations

    After the success of the first edition, the Urban Sports Week returns to Amsterdam to showcase non-mainstream sports like BMX, free running, inline skating, wakeboarding and others. The event takes place at various locations around the city and gives Amsterdammers a chance to both watch and participate. Most events are free to attend. See the link above for further details.

    Sensation – The Final

    8 July / Amsterdam ArenA

    Sensation is the world’s leading dance event that kicks off in Amsterdam and then moves on to other cities around the world. Expect the best house and techno DJs, as well as stunning acrobatic performances, and don’t forget to put on your best white party outfit to fit in the crowd.

    Source: Sensation

    Cine Expat: Retour en Bourgogne

    9 July / Cinecenter

    Join Cine Expat Amsterdam for their monthly foreign language film screenings with English subtitles. Next on the agenda is Retour en Bourgogne, the new film by French director Cedric Klapisch that portrays the lives of winegrowers and siblings Jean, Jérémie and Juliette. Tickets are €10 or free with Cineville cards.

    Source: Cine Expat FB Event Page

    Pure Markt

    9 July / Amstelpark

    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.


    8-9 July / Erasmuspark

    This weekend, the Erasmuspark will be filled with fun activities presented by WESTwaARTS, a family-friendly festival by Podium Mozaïek. Expect theater performances, workshops for children, dance, music and lots of tasty food and drinks. The entry is free.

    Source: WESTwaARTS

    IJ Hallen Flea Market

    8-9 July / IJ-Hallen

    IJ Hallen is the biggest and the most extraordinary flea market in Europe that sells all kinds of things! Stock up on second-hand clothes and shoes. ‘Dig up’ a vintage bag or an antique lamp that costs less than a cup of coffee. Find everything you’re looking for and even more! The entry is €5.

    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

  • 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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