Welcome to our weekly Amsterdam guide! Let’s see what the Dutch capital has to offer!
25-31 October / various locations
The 25th of October marks the beginning of the Amsterdam Halloween Festival, more than a week of ‘bloody good fun’. The festival covers kids’ events, make-up workshops, an all-night movie marathon and, of course, parties. Click here for the full program of the festival and check out our list of recommendations too!
1-5 November / various locations
Make yourself comfortable in your chair, relax and enjoy beautiful tales, stories and legends narrated by talented storytellers. Created by passionate and devoted people from all over the world, this touching festival will definitely open your heart to the stories and lives of others.
1-5 November / Pathé Arena
Celebrating the cinematic diversity, the five-day urban film festival offers a wide variety of movies to enjoy. In addition to new releases, there will be good old classics, documentaries, and TV series. This year, the festival’s focus falls on black movies.
4 November / various locations
Every year, on the first Saturday of November, more than 50 museums all over Amsterdam (exactly 54 this time) invite people to visit at night, presenting special tours, workshops, performances and concerts. And all you need is just one ticket to cover it all!
4-5 November / 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!
5 November / Westergasfabriek
Held on the first Sunday of every month at Amsterdam’s lively Westergasfabriek, the Sunday Market is the place to be on Sunday afternoon. Offering a chance to shop for art, fashion, design and food at the same time, this beloved market brings together all foodies, rummagers and art lovers of the Dutch capital. The entrance is free.
More in Amsterdam and Around
- Rhythm & Roots at The Tropenmuseum
- Aleppo Exhibition at The Tropenmuseum
- Body Art at The Tropenmuseum
- Current Exhibitions at The Stedelijk Museum
- Apichatpong Weerasethakul & Cao Guimarães at EYE
- Dutch Masters from the Hermitage
- Johan Maelwael Exhibition at the Rijksmuseum
- The Dutch in Paris at the Van Gogh Museum
- We Have a Dream at the Nieuwe Kerk
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!