Festivals in Amsterdam
There are festivals in Amsterdam every year. As soon as the sun comes out, you’ll find lots of places to visit. There are festivals in Amsterdam for everybody. Do you like techno music? Then you can visit festivals almost every week. Or visit the Burger Festival if you want to try the newest burgers in town. If you fancy a drink, then you can also go to festivals. The vibe is pretty relaxed during these festivals and you’ll meet a lot of people interested in the same things (drinks and drinking).
Gin Festival: 11 May
The Gin Festival is for the true Gin lover! The festival is located in the city center, at the Beurs van Berlage (on the Rokin). There are a lot of stalls with Gins produced all over the world. And you can find a few ‘famous’ Dutch brewers here. There are a few areas to visit.
West Tapt Festival: 20 – 21 September
This is not your ordinary Beer festival! The Dutch are true lovers of Beer. This is the place to be if you want to try new stuff from local breweries. Or if you want to try different beers from around the world. The festival is in the West of the city and easy accesible from the center. You can take the bus or bike!
Fête du Champagne: 28 – 30 June
Is beer and gin not your thing? Then you can try something bubbly at the Fête du Champagne! This festival is for champagne and cava lovers. You can try champagne from the big companies as well as smaller breweries from France.
Be sure to book your hostel in advance, as it can be very busy during high season! When visiting Amsterdam, be sure to book a nice hostel for yourself. Hostel Amsterdam Orfeo offers you a comfortable place to stay at an affordable rate.