Netherlands Festivals

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Festivals in Netherlands

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5 Days Off

5 Days Off

Inspired by Belgium's 10 Days Off, Amsterdam's 5 Days Off Festival is the first multi-day indoor dance event in the Netherlands. 5 Days Off attracts ...
Europe Netherlands Amsterdam Electronic Dance Music Festivals March
Amsterdam Dance Event

Amsterdam Dance Event

For five days and nights in October, Amsterdam is the undisputed capital of dance as 360,000 devotees of electronica descend upon the Dutch capital. The ...
Europe Netherlands Amsterdam Electronic Dance Music Festivals October
Amsterdam Gay Pride

Amsterdam Gay Pride

It's little wonder that Europe's most progressive city hosts one of the world's most eagerly anticipated pride celebrations. For nine days each summer, Amsterdam Gay ...
Europe Netherlands Amsterdam Pride Festivals Street Parades July
Amsterdam Halloween Parade and Party

Amsterdam Halloween Parade and Party

Freaks take over the streets during Amsterdam's annual Halloween Parade and Party. Come All Hallows' Eve or Day of the Dead, a disfigured band of ...
Europe Netherlands Amsterdam Halloween Street Parades October
Amsterdam King's Day

Amsterdam King's Day

Amsterdam's streets, squares and canals come to life in a sea of orange — the colour of the Dutch Royal family — each 27 ...
Europe Netherlands Amsterdam National Festivals Street Parties April
Amsterdam Museum Night

Amsterdam Museum Night

Free on the evening of the first Saturday of November? Then get cultural at the Amsterdam Museum Night! Pick up a ticket to gain entry ...
Europe Netherlands Amsterdam Museum Nights Cultural Festivals Family Festivals November
Amsterdam Open Air Weekender

Amsterdam Open Air Weekender

Pack your tent and make your way to Amsterdam this June for one of EDMs biggies; the Amsterdam Open Air Weekender. Revellers can expect two ...
Europe Netherlands Amsterdam Electronic Dance Music Festivals June
Eurosonic Noorderslag

Eurosonic Noorderslag

An immensely popular event on the European music industry calendar, Eurosonic Noorderslag presents showcases by more than 350 acts alongside a conference programme featuring 150 ...
Europe Netherlands Groningen Indie Rock Festivals New Media Festivals January
Holland Dance Festival

Holland Dance Festival

For three weeks in January and February, the Holland Dance Festival provides a stage not only for big, internationally famed dance companies, but for smaller ...
Europe Netherlands The Hague Dance Festivals January
Imagine Film Festival

Imagine Film Festival

It's been near enough to three decades since the first 'Weekend of Terror', laid the foundations for the current Imagine Film Festival. In those early ...
Europe Netherlands Amsterdam Horror Festivals Film Festivals Short Film Festivals April
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam

International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam

For twelve days each November the Netherlands capital becomes the focus of the documentary film-making world, during the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA). The ...
Europe Netherlands Amsterdam Documentary Film Festivals Film Festivals November
International Film Festival Rotterdam

International Film Festival Rotterdam

Renowned for its unique atmosphere and loyal following, the International Film Festival Rotterdam does things a little differently to its contemporaries. Rather than red carpet ...
Europe Netherlands Rotterdam Film Festivals January
Maastricht Antiquarian Book and Print Fair

Maastricht Antiquarian Book and Print Fair

More than 30 antiquarian booksellers from the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Germany gather in Maastricht for three days in March for the annual Antiquarian Book ...
Europe Netherlands Maastricht Book Fairs Collectors Festivals March
Motel Mozaique

Motel Mozaique

Rotterdam's annual Motel Mozaique Festival offers up a unique mix of pop music, dance, theatre and visual arts for two days each April. But it's ...
Europe Netherlands Rotterdam Popular Music Festivals Electronic Dance Music Festivals April
North Sea Jazz Festival

North Sea Jazz Festival

Since its inaugural edition in 1976 when the Nederlands Congresgebouw in The Hague welcomed jazz royalty in the shape of Benny Goodman, Miles Davis, Count ...
Europe Netherlands Rotterdam Jazz Festivals July
Oerol Festival

Oerol Festival

Since its inception in 1982, the Oerol Festival has grown to become a ground-breaking performing arts phenomenon. For ten days each June, the Waden Sea ...
Europe Netherlands Terschelling Performing Arts Festivals Dance Festivals June
Pinkpop

Pinkpop

Join lovers of pop and rock for a three-day smorgasbord of world-class musical entertainment at Pinkpop — the oldest and longest running annual festival dedicated ...
Europe Netherlands Landgraaf Popular Music Festivals Rock Festivals June
Redhead Days Festival

Redhead Days Festival

Redheads rejoice! For a weekend each September the Dutch city of Breda celebrates the world of the crimson-topped at the annual Redhead Days Festival. More ...
Europe Netherlands Breda Bizarre Festivals Family Festivals September
SAIL Amsterdam

SAIL Amsterdam

Every five years since 1975 millions of annual visitors have lined the Oostelijke Handelskade for what has been dubbed, "the world's greatest nautical event." Join ...
Europe Netherlands Amsterdam Nautical Events Family Festivals August
STRP

STRP

For ten days in March the STRP biennial fuses art, technology, experimental pop culture and science and links them to a wide and diverse audience; ...
Europe Netherlands Eindhoven Art Festivals Design Festivals March
Unseen Photo Fair

Unseen Photo Fair

Amsterdam's Unseen is a four day international photography fair that provides new photographers a platform and an audience that is often difficult to find. It ...
Europe Netherlands Amsterdam Photography Festivals Art Festivals September
Ventureland

Ventureland

Not far from Utrecht, which means not far from Amsterdam, idyllic Henschotermeer, with its glistening lake, birch forest and sandy beaches, has been a favourite ...
Europe Netherlands Henschotermeer Electronic Dance Music Festivals September
World Press Photo

World Press Photo

Since 1955 (well before you had that fancy schmancy digital camera) the World Press Photo competition has kicked off it's global tour in Amsterdam. See ...
Europe Netherlands Amsterdam Photography Festivals April

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