Four reasons to visit Amsterdam in July

July is the perfect time to explore Amsterdam’s outdoor activities, but there’s also plenty to see and do indoors.

Over het IJ Festival
Don’t skip the North of Amsterdam! In July especially, this area is the place to be. The “Over het IJ” festival offers diverse unique events all related to the urban subjects. Looking for a fun family activity? Take the ferry from central station and discover one of the children’s events. Find the full program on https://overhetij.nl/programma.

When: From 13th until 22th of July
Where: Various locations around the NDSM-werf.

Robeco SummerNights 2018
Classic music and jazz lovers, take note! The Royal Concertgebouw Amsterdam is hosting more than eighty performances this summer. Combine a swinging jazz concert with a glass of champagne and canapes in the special Robeco Summer Restaurant. Discover your favorite performance on https://www.concertgebouw.nl/robeco-summernights-2018.

When: From 30th of June until 31th of August
Where: Concertgebouwplein 10, 1071 LN AMSTERDAM

Van Gogh museum
Do you know the famous Dutch artist that cut his own ear? No? Well, meet Vincent van Gogh. The museum houses the world’s largest collection of his artworks. Admire the highlights like Sunflowers, Almond Blossom and The Potato Eaters. Stroll around the city and visit the museum in the bustling city centre. Tip: buy your tickets online (or see our concierge).

When: Open Sunday to Thursday from 09.00 until 19.00 o’clock and on Fridays and Saturdays until 21.00 o’clock
Where: Museumplein 6, 1071 DJ AMSTERDAM

Pride Amsterdam
The end of July marks the beginning of Pride Amsterdam – the most colorful event of the year! The rainbow flag will wave from the 28th July until the 5th of August for the equal rights and emancipation of the LGBTI community. With a full & exciting schedule of events, parties & celebrations, the Canal Parade on August 4th is the ultimate highlight.

Are you looking for the best spot to watch the beautifully decorated boats? Join in on the festivities on Pulitzer Amsterdam’s pink VIP Deck on the canal – the best view in town! Find out more on https://www.pulitzeramsterdam.com/pulitzer-pride/

When: From 28th July until the 5th of August
Where: Various locations

Photo: Moon Saris