Amsterdam, Netherlands is a city that can be thoroughly enjoyed every season, but with the tulips in full bloom, summer in Amsterdam gives you more options than you can choose from.
The Netherlands is known for its tulips (be sure to see the blooming bulb fields in spring!), but the Bloemenmarkt offers so much more than just this one flower variety - find fresh flowers, bulbs, seeds, and souvenirs aplenty!
Anticipate the most colorful and fun days of the summer with this one. Pride Amsterdam takes place on 27 July - 5 August 2019, and is surely an event that you should not miss.
OVER HET IJ FESTIVAL
The Over het IJ Festival takes place from the 12th to the 21st of July at the NDSM Wharf in Amsterdam. This annual theatre festival brings a summery blend of inspirational theatre and fabulous food to Amsterdam Noord.
HAVE A PICNIC IN VONDELPARK
Apart from the option of daily picnic and barbecues, Vondelpark puts on public events throughout the summer. The Amsterdam Vondelpark Festival takes places from June to September in 2018. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Dutch dancers, artists, musicians, bands take the open air stage.
ROOFTOP CINEMA AT FLOOR17
Climb 17 floors to catch a movie on one of Amsterdam’s most scenic rooftops. Get your tickets for Floor17 Cinema here.
DRINK AND DINE ON TERRACES
With Amsterdam’s sun not setting until 10pm in the beginning of summer, we don’t think it would take much to convince you to check out Amsterdam’s outdoor terraces for dining and drinking. Just in case, here are a few fan favorites: Noorderlicht Café, Hannekes Boom, Lokaal Edel, Cafe de Jaren, and Brouwerij't IJ