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  • Weekly Amsterdam Guide: 4-10 September 2017

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

    Films with a View

    5 September / Pllek

    From early June till late August, cafe-restaurant Pllek presents their new 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 Cape Fear (1991). The entry is free.

    Amsterdam Magic Show

    5 September / Paleis van de Weemoed

    The Amsterdam Magic Show is the first and only English magic and comedy show in the Dutch capital. Entry includes a glass of Prosecco, a stage show and an after-party. Welcome to the wonderland where everything is possible!

    Dutch Theatre Festival

    7-17 September / various locations

    Source: IamExpat

    Taking place every September, the Dutch Theatre Festival presents the best theatre productions of the season, handing out numerous awards. Some of the shows at the festival are ‘Language No Problem’, so non Dutch-speaking audiences do not have to miss out. See the following links for the program and locations.

    Amsterdam Fringe Festival

    7-17 September / various locations

    With a varied 10-day theater and dance program, the Amsterdam Fringe Festival features the most bizarre, thought-provoking and unorthodox productions by talented undiscovered artists. 50% of the productions are certified as ‘Language No Problem’. See here for the detailed program.  

    Source: Amsterdam Fringe Festival


    8-17 September / various locations

    Fotoweek is an annual festival held all over the Netherlands for all photo lovers. Whether you are a professional photographer, an amateur or someone who simply loves taking selfies, head down to Amsterdam’s Fotoweek for inspiration. For ten days this September, Fotoweek will host workshops, exhibitions and various other events in museums, book stores, libraries and local shops all over the city.

    Amsterdam Heritage Days

    9-10 September / various locations

    The Amsterdam Heritage Days take place annually halfway through September, celebrating the city’s rich history and encouraging people to learn more about their historical surroundings. This year, over 60 important Amsterdam buildings and monuments participate in the event, opening their doors to visitors free of charge. Click here to download the full program of the event (in both Dutch and English).

    Source: Happening Amsterdam

    Cine Expat: Kedi

    10 September / Cinecenter

    Join Cine Expat Amsterdam for their monthly foreign language film screenings with English subtitles. Next on the agenda is Turkish cat documentary Kedi that will charm its way into your heart. Tickets are €10 or free with Cineville cards.

    Sunday Market Rokin

    10 September / Rokin

    An extra edition of the Sunday Market takes place on the Rokin (Oude Turfmarkt) this Sunday. 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.

    Pure Markt

    10 September / 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.

    Live At Amsterdamse Bos

    10 July – 15 September / Bostheater

    Source: Live At Amsterdamse Bos

    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.

    More in Amsterdam and Around

    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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