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What’s On in Amsterdam (March 2025)

March sees the beginning of springtime in Amsterdam. After the long winter, the sun starts shining more often and the outdoor café terraces come back to life.

Check out our special curated guide to March 2025 Amsterdam events below.

Springtime in the Netherlands

Keukenhof Gardens – The world famous tulip and flower park is a must-visit. The 2025 spring season runs 20 Mar to 11 May 2025. See Keukenhof info here

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The beautiful Keukenhof Gardens

Museums, Exhibitions & Attractions in Amsterdam (March 2025)

MOCO Museum – The popular modern and contemporary art museum on Museumplein with many works by Banksy. Book MOCO Museum tickets

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MOCO Museum – Studio Irma

Our House – A museum of electronic music culture in the centre of Amsterdam. Take a 75 minute digital storytelling journey and explore the evolution of dance music via interactive installations. Book Our House tickets

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Our House Amsterdam

STRAAT – A unique experience. The world’s biggest street art and graffiti museum in a 8,000m² warehouse at NDSM wharf and showcasing some 180 artworks, all made on-site. Book STRAAT tickets

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STRAAT Museum Amsterdam

Amaze Amsterdam – An immersive audio-visual experience with 7 stages which varies from intense, interactive to relaxing. Located in an old industrial nightclub in Amsterdam’s West Port district. Book Amaze Amsterdam tickets

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AMAZE Amsterdam

Nxt Museum – The first “new media art” museum in the Netherlands which has large-scale, multi-sensory immersive exhibitions. Located in the Amsterdam North district, open daily. Book Nxt Museum tickets

Madame Tussauds Amsterdam – Get your celebrity fill by visiting the ever-popular wax work museum on Dam Square. Book Madame Tussauds Amsterdam tickets

madame tussauds amsterdam
Madame Tussauds Amsterdam

Amsterdam Dungeon – Interactive show featuring excellent actors and audience participation. Takes you through dark dungeon-themed rooms from Amsterdam’s murky past – scary but with a comic element. Book Amsterdam Dungeon tickets

Amsterdam Dungeon
Amsterdam Dungeon

Rijksmuseum – The Rijksmuseum’s rich collection (including Rembrandt’s Night Watch) is a must-see in Amsterdam. Book Rijksmuseum tickets or a semi-private tour

Van Gogh Museum – Popular museum with the world’s largest collection of Vincent van Gogh paintings. Book Van Gogh Museum tickets

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Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam

Stedelijk – Amsterdam’s main modern and contemporary art museum. Book Stedelijk tickets


anne frank tourAnne Frank House – The canal house on Amsterdam’s Prinsengracht canal where Anne Frank wrote her famous teenage wartime diary whilst hiding from German occupation.

[For further insight, book an Anne Frank walking tour here which lasts 2 hours and explores Amsterdam’s Jewish quarter]

The Upside Down Museum Amsterdam – Large interactive museum and Instagram experience which includes 25 mind-bending rooms. Located near RAI Amsterdam. Book Upside Down Museum tickets

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Upside Down Amsterdam

WONDR Experience – A fun and immersive pop-up experience in Amsterdam for both adults and children alike. Book WONDR tickets

Rembrandt House – Visit the house where Rembrandt lived and worked. Book Rembrandt House tickets

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Rembrandt House Amsterdam

Rembrandt’s Amsterdam Experience – A video art experience about the life of the famous painter and reconstruction of Rembrandt’s studio on Rozengracht. Book Rembrandt’s Amsterdam Experience tickets 

Wereldmuseum Amsterdam – Martial Arts, exhibition about the traditions and stories of various forms of martial art including kung fu, karate, capoeira, kickboxing, pencak silat and Nguni stick fighting. Runs 31 May 2024 to 31 Aug 2025. Book Wereldmuseum Amsterdam tickets

Royal Palace – Visit the grand Royal Palace on Dam Square including the impressive Citizen’s Hall. Book Royal Palace tickets

Body Worlds – Display of human body plastinate specimens at the permanent venue on Damrak. The exhibition focuses on happiness. Book Body Worlds tickets

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Body Worlds Amsterdam

ARTIS Amsterdam Royal Zoo – One of the city’s premier visitor attractions – a magnificent zoo set in a large park in the picturesque Plantage area of the city. Book Artis Zoo tickets

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ARTIS Zoo

ARTIS Groote Museum – The fascinating new Groote Museum allows you to explore your place in the living world with beautifully presented installations and exhibits. Book Groote Museum tickets

ARTIS Micropia – The world’s only museum dedicated to microbes and micro-organisms. Book Micropia tickets

House of Bols – The Cocktail & Genever Experience about the Lucas Bols brand, which has been making liqueurs in Amsterdam since 1575. Book House of Bols tickets

house of bols amsterdam genever experience
House of Bols Amsterdam

Rijksmuseum Schiphol – Amsterdam airport hosts a small selection of works from the Rijksmuseum collection. The museum is located on Holland Boulevard (between Lounges 2 and 3 in non-Schengen departures) and is open 24 hours a day to passengers. Free entry

Amsterdam City Passes

These all inclusive passes may save you money on a well planned Amsterdam itinerary.

Most museums + city transport
Includes Keukenhof + other tours
I amsterdam City CardGO City Amsterdam All-Inclusive Pass
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1/2/3/4/5 days2/3/5 days
24 hours basis
calendar day basis
€60/€85/€100/€115/€125€119/€144/€194
70 museums + transport + canal cruise + bike rentalOver 25 attractions/tours + canal cruise + bike rental
excludes Anne Frank House / Van Gogh Museum / tours
excludes Anne Frank House / Van Gogh Museum / transport
Book here Book here
I amsterdam City Card infoGO City Amsterdam Pass info

Sport in Amsterdam and Netherlands (March 2025)

Football:
Ajax home fixtures (Eredivisie) at Johan Cruyff Arena Amsterdam:
Ajax vs AZ
16 Mar 2025 (tba)

It is possible to take a classic stadium tour of the Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam. Book Johan Cruijff Arena Tour tickets here

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Johan Cruyff ArenA stadium

Athletics/Running:
CPC (City-Pier-City) Run – Half-marathon event in The Hague scheduled for Sunday 9 Mar 2025. The route will include Scheveningen beach.

30 van Zandvoort – 30km and 18km walking event (13th edition) on 29 Mar 2025 around the Zandvoort area starting at the paddock of the famous Circuit Zandvoort.

Zandvoort Circuit run – Running event on 30 Mar 2025 around the Zandvoort circuit, beach and dunes. Options of 4km, 12km and 10 miles courses.

Cycling:
Omloop van Zandvoort – Cycling event over 40km, 80km or 120km on 30 Mar 2025 starting in the pit lane of Zandvoort circuit.

See the full annual sport calendar for Amsterdam

Festivals in Amsterdam (March 2025)

CineDans Fest – International ‘dance on screen’ festival (20th edition) with film screenings plus debates and workshops. Expected March 2025 at EYE Film, Amsterdam.

DGTL Festival – Global electronic music festival with mix of art installations and sustainability projects. Runs 18-20 Mar 2025 at NDSM wharf, Amsterdam.

See our complete festival calendar for Amsterdam

Fairs & Expos in Amsterdam and Netherlands (March 2025)

Independent Hotel Show – Expo for independent hoteliers and industry professionals with 200 innovative product and service providers from the hotel supply chain. Runs 11-12 Mar 2025 at RAI Amsterdam.

The National Career ExpoDe Nationale Carrièrebeurs is the largest career fair event in the Netherlands and takes place at RAI Amsterdam over 28-29 Mar 2025.

TEFAF Maastricht 2025 – World’s premier fair for fine art, antiques and design. Held at MECC in Maastricht, 15-20 Mar 2025.

Comedy & Shows in Amsterdam (March 2025)

Boom Chicago – Great night out at the popular comedy and improv theatre show in English – with bar and table service. At the Rozentheater in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam Magic Show – Monthly magic and comedy show with international performers. At Boom Chicago’s Rozentheater, Rozengracht in Amsterdam. Dates to be announced.

VEGAS – Spectacular dinner show featuring Dutch illusionist Hans Klok, dance acts and live musicians including a 4 course shared dining menu. Runs on 1/8/15/21/28/29 Mar 2025 at the Harbour Club (eastern Docklands) in Amsterdam.

Classical Concerts & Theatre in Amsterdam (March 2025)

Internationaal Theater Amsterdam (ITA) – Amsterdam’s renowned theatre company performs shows in Dutch which have live English surtitles above the stage – for Thursday night shows at the Stadsschouwburg theatre.

Other Events in Amsterdam and Netherlands

Amsterdam Dinner Cruise – 120 minute evening cruise around Amsterdam’s canals with a 3 course meal and drinks. Runs every Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat (1930) in March. Check Dinner Cruise availability here

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Amsterdam Dinner cruise

De Balie – The multimedia venue near Leidseplein in Amsterdam hosts regular events about current affairs, politics and culture.

Open Tower Day – The Open Toren Dag event is where the public can climb some of Amsterdam’s modern and historical towers. The 2025 event will be held in conjunction with the special Amsterdam 750th anniversary. Expected in March 2025.

Market Events in Amsterdam

Pure Markt – Regular market event with high quality produce, music, food stalls and other activities at Park Frankendael. Dates to be announced. Free entry

Sunday Market – Market events with a mix of fashion, design, arts, food and kids stuff at Westergas and De Hallen. Dates to be announced. Free entry

Museum Market – Museumplein hosts this Sunday market with arts and crafts, food and music. Dates to be announced. Free entry

IJ-Hallen – Large weekend flea market event held at NDSM-wharf in north Amsterdam with 400 indoor stands. Dates to be announced.

The Maker Market – Weekend market features creative handmade products including jewelry, art and live music. Runs in the covered passage of De Hallen Amsterdam. Dates to be announced. Free entry

Rock & Pop Concerts in Amsterdam (March 2025)

Gregory Porter – 29 Mar, Ziggo Dome

Amsterdam Transport Passes

The following multi-day transport tickets can help you get to the various events in and around Amsterdam:

Best Value & Validity
Best for AMS airport
Best for Excursions
GVB day ticketAmsterdam Travel TicketAmsterdam & Region Travel Ticket
GVB Day/Multi-Day ticketsAmsterdam Travel TicketAmsterdam & Region Travel Ticket
1/2/3/4/5/6/7 days1/2/3 days1/2/3 days
€9-€41€18/€24/€30€21/€31.50/€40.50
Valid on all GVB transport (trams/metro/buses) in AmsterdamValid on all GVB transport (trams/metro/buses) in AmsterdamValid on all GVB transport (trams/metro/buses) in Amsterdam
Valid on Schiphol airport train + 397 airport busValid on Schiphol airport train + 397 airport bus
Valid on regional NS trains + EBS/Connexxion/Arriva buses in region
24 hours basisCalendar day basisCalendar day basis
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The AmsterdamTips.com What’s On in Amsterdam guide has been running monthly since 2008. Disclaimer: While we make every effort to keep this listing up-to-date, events can always be cancelled or re-scheduled at short notice. Please double-check with the event organisers.

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