September in Amsterdam – Events & Festivals
September in Amsterdam – the last warm and sunny days in the city! Find out what’s on in Amsterdam during September, with our guide to the best events and major annual festivals. Please visit our What’s on in Amsterdam Event Calendar – September in Amsterdam for smaller events and club nights.Magneet Festival 2013, August 23 – September 15
Uitmarkt 2013, August 30 – September 1
Amsterdam Fringe Festival2013, September 5 – September 15
various locations in Amsterdam
Stage art / avant-garde drama festival – The Amsterdam Fringe Festival is based on the famous and successful Fringe Festivals in Edinburgh, Adelaide, New York and Dublin. ‘Language No Problem’ program, which means that shows are either in English or with no use of words or language (marked with LNP sign).
Dutch Theatre Festival2013, September 5 – September 15
various theatres in Amsterdam
The best productions of the latest theatrical season (selected by a jury) is shown one more time during the Dutch Theatre Festival.
Valtifest2013, September 7
A themed festival with famous international and national DJ’s playing dance, electro, house, dub step, hip-hop and punk. Every year they come up with a new theme with a strict dress code.
Amsterdam City Swim2013, September 8
Amsterdam IJ, River Amstel & Canals
The Amsterdam City Swim is a canal swim for charity, held to raise funds for ALS (motor neurons disease). Swimmers have to raise a minimum of € 400, – sponsorship before diving into the water to swim a distance of 2,013 meter in the Amsterdam canals.
Jordaan Festival2013, September 13 – September 15
A street festival in the extraordinary neighborhood ‘Jordaan’. The Jordaan is a typical working class area with a turbulent history. During the festival there will be a flea market and live performance of sing-a-long folk songs on various stages.
Amsterdam Heritage Days2013, September 14 & 15
Various locations in Amsterdam
During the Amsterdam Heritage Days (‘Open Monumentendag’) many old and important buildings, private houses and monuments are open to the public in Amsterdam and the rest of The Netherlands. Free of charge.
Off Centre2013, September 27 – September 29
An underground festival for electronic music in one of Amsterdam’s famous clubs, ‘the Melkweg’. The festival offers an international line-up with a selection of exciting sounds and promising new artists.