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Category: Events

Dutch Amsterdam does not provide a complete listing of events in Amsterdam. Instead we highlight some of our personal favorites.

Amsterdam King’s Day 2020: All-Day Citywide Street Party

Due to the Coronavirus crisis, meetings of more than 3 people are cancelled until June 1, 2020. That means King’s Day celebrations will not take place this year.

Celebrating King’s Day? Amsterdam puts on the world’s largest street party.

Previously known as Queen’s Day, 2020 will mark the seventh King’s Day, in honor of King Willem-Alexander.

It’s actually a nationwide party, but Amsterdam definitely is the place to be.

The date: Monday, April 27, 2020.

SAIL Amsterdam 2020

Held every five years, SAIL Amsterdam is the largest free public event in the world.

Come and see dozens of tall ships, marine ships, and a flotilla of hundreds of other maritime history vessels during SAIL Amsterdam 2020.

SAIL Amsterdam: Fleet of Tall Ships in Amsterdam Harbor

Amsterdam SAIL 2010 Once in every five years Amsterdam harbor — one of Europe’s busiest ports — become the backdrop for one of the largest maritime manifestations in the world: SAIL

For five days, from August 19th through August 23rd, the whole IJ (pronounced as: Ay) harbor behind Amsterdam’s Central Station will be filled with music, culture and some 600 boats, including many historic vessels and a huge number of impressive tall ships from all over the world.