Events in Amsterdam
International Fashion Week (January)
Fashionistas flock to the city in January for International Fashion Week. There is a huge range of shows, exhibitions and events all focused on the latest clothing designs.
King's Day (April)
King's Day is the national holiday of the Dutch and attracts more than a million revellers, seemingly all dressed in orange. It is a day of parties, concerts and general celebration that is a wonder to behold.
National Restaurant Week (September)
Foodies will love the city at this time of year, with a whole host of restaurants offering special fixed-price menu deals, allowing visitors to dine at some of the leading restaurants for a fraction of the normal price.
Festival of Light (December - January)
Visit during these dark winter months to find the city illuminated with tens of thousands of lights. Enjoy special boat tours and the Christmas canal parade in this unique atmosphere.