Summer Delights

Embracing Amsterdam's Vibrant Cultural Scene

26 Jul 2023

Get ready to immerse yourself in Amsterdam's vibrant cultural scene this summer! Whether you're craving an unforgettable live performance, a soul-stirring concert, or an immersive theatrical experience, Amsterdam has it all.

Vondelpark Open Air Theatre

Amsterdam has its very own gem, just like Hyde Park in London or Central Park in New York, we have the enchanting Vondelpark, with the Open Air Theatre as its shining centrepiece. Until September, every weekend is a celebration of music, comedy, theatre, dance, and classical melodies. Prepare to be swept away by a lineup with renowned artists and rising stars. With something for every taste, the Vondelpark Open Air Theatre invites you to revel in unforgettable performances, creating memories that will linger long after the curtains close. Make sure to check their line-up.


At the Grachtenfestival, everything starts with music. Young musicians from all over the world surprise you with their own musical story on and around Amsterdam's historic waterways. For ten days, from 11 until 20 August, the city transforms into a paradise of classical music, with marvellous locations serving as the perfect scene for breathtaking performances. Join us at the Grachtenfestival and immerse yourself in the magic where music, passion, and history unite to create an experience unlike any other. To see the programme and to buy tickets check the website.

De Parade

Get ready for a spectacular theatrical extravaganza as 'De Parade' steals the summer spotlight from 18 August to 3 September. De Parade will surprise you with a lineup of around 80 diverse performances, spanning theatre, dance, mime, and music, all showcased in theatre tents. With each performance averaging 30 minutes, you have the freedom to immerse yourself in the magic of two, three, or even four shows in a single evening. But de Parade offers much more than just performances. Delight your taste buds with a wide array of mouthwatering food options. And don't miss the iconic swing ride that adds an exhilarating touch to the venue's heart. Curious about the programme? Make sure to check out the website.

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