Four Reasons to Visit Amsterdam in July

Summer is here! Tailor your trip to Amsterdam by visiting one of the following events in July:

Comedytrain International Summer Festival
All aboard the Comedytrain! Yearly, Toomler gives stand-up comedy talent a stage with Comedytrain International Summer Festival. Comedians from the UK, America, Australia and Canada will make their way to Amsterdam. Not Dutch? No problem! Comedians will perform in English so no one will be left in the dark. For the full program, take a look at the agenda.

Where: Toomler
When: July 3 – August 10

Over het IJ Festival
The IJ is Amsterdam’s water between Amsterdam-North and the rest of the city. Many tourists don’t make it to the other side of the IJ during their visit, and what better way to introduce you to Amsterdam-North than with the ‘Over het IJ Festival’! Take the ferry from Central Station and get ready for innovative and rebellious performances of young and well known theatre makers on adventurous in- and outdoor locations. For more info and tickets, visit the website.

Where: NDSM Wharf, the banks of the IJ and various other locations in Amsterdam-North
When: July 5-14

De Hortus
Experience, discover and be amazed at Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam. Visit the botanical gardens of Amsterdam for their plants and health exhibition, children’s program or a guided tour. This July, you can listen to various musical acts with Jazz at the Plantage and Klassiek in de Kas. On Sundays, acoustic duos will play in an intimate setting under the Oak tree, how idyllic! Visit their website and find out the details.

Where: De Hortus – Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam
When: July & August

Pride Amsterdam
Visit the Pride Amsterdam festivities and capture Amsterdam in full color. During this annual LGBTQ+ festival, numerous parties and events are hosted all over the city. The absolute highlight of this festival is the Canal Parade on Saturday the 3rd of August. To enjoy the best view on this spectacle, Pulitzer Amsterdam is offering the unique chance to admire the fabulously decorated boats from a pink deck, right on the Prinsengracht canal – entertainment, drinks & bites included. Get your tickets here!

Where: Various locations throughout Amsterdam & Pulitzer Amsterdam
When: July 27 – August 4