Events

Liberation Day – 5th May

Liberation day is an extremely important celebratory day for the people of the Netherlands. It marks the day that the country was finally freed from the grasp of Nazism at the end of the Second World War. If you are visiting Amsterdam on this day then you will find it hard not to be swept up in the party spirit.

Summertime in Amsterdam – Enjoy the great outdoors as Amsterdam shines in the summer.

Amsterdam is packed full of activities that are popular at any time of the year but this small and active city really shines once the sun is out. During a short stay in the summertime is when you can have first-hand experience at some of the great activities that are essentially Amsterdam.

Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE)

What better way to know a city than through music? Each October, Amsterdam fully embraces electronic music in a city wide hoot called the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). Electronica’s biggest festival reins in the global support of performers and enthusiasts during five days, presenting new and integral vibes. Align an early autumn visit to see the Dutch capital in unified artistic jubilation!

PAN Amsterdam

Choose one of our Amsterdam apartments near RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre and plan your holiday to explore the cultural offer of PAN Amsterdam.

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IBC Amsterdam

Our great selection of Amsterdam apartments will allow you not only to sightsee the city, but also to take part in many key local events, such as IBC.

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Holland Festival – The Netherlands’ leading performing arts festival

Established over 60 years ago, the Holland Festival is Amsterdam’s oldest and most popular festival of performing arts and is an attraction not to be missed whilst visiting the city. Taking place in June of each year within an array of locations across Amsterdam, the festival boasts some truly spectacular productions of music and theatre.

Amsterdam Gay Pride

Paint the city pink and prepare to party at Amsterdam’s infamous annual Lesbian and Gay Pride event which happens annually on the first weekend in August.

Smoke it Up in Style at the High Times Cannabis Cup

Taking place in the world's capital of marijuana smoking in the beautiful city of Amsterdam, this highly acclaimed festival and competition offers you a chance to test some of the best weed cultures offered on sale in the Netherlands and beyond. The event transcends a simple "getting high" experience by offering a mixture of live musical events, spiritual sessions, as well as a trip to Amsterdam's most authentic coffee shops before you head back to your short stay apartment in the city.

Introducing the King of Holland – Willem-Alexander; making history

If you are on a short stay in Amsterdam on April 30, 2013, then pack your camera and your comfortable shoes and head to the city centre to witness the anticipated investiture of Holland’s new King, taking place at the Royal Palace and New Church on Dam Square. An event not to miss, it falls on the same day as the last Queen’s Day celebration with happenings all over the city.

Inspirational Images at the World Press Photo Exhibition

Founded in Amsterdam in 1955, the World Press Photo constitutes an independent, non profit organisation that produces over 100 exhibitions each year across the globe, alluring admirers in their droves through astounding visual journalism. This emphatic tour of prize winning photography is regarded as the most popular of its kind in the world, which strives to expose both the horror and beauty of modern life through the lens.