July 6, 2017 Wander-lust

Amsterdam Event Calendar for July 2017

Hello July! Full of sunshine, flipflops, shorts and skirts. (ok, we will experience the occasional rain, because it’s a Dutch summer after all) But we are happy that July has arrived because there are so many cool events! Here are our favorites!

Andy Warhol Expo, Beurs van Berlage
When? From the 2nd of July until the 30st of Sept
What? Portret, soup cans and coke bottles from the famous artist

Summer Nights in Artis (Zomeravonden)
When? June – July – Aug, Artis Zoo
What? Saturday evenings in the Zoo until the sun goes down.
Artis Zoo let’s people enjoy Saturday evening until the sun goes down by opening up their doors to the public. There will be performances, music, storytellers and you can learn about the animals and their nightly activities. Check the website for more info

Zoo nights in Artis

Vondelpark Yoga
When? 8th of July 10.30 – 11.30
What? Morning yoga session to get you going
Start your Saturday morning off right & enjoy the beautiful summer weather while you practice! Join Shannon for a Vinyasa Flow practice that will recharge you and leave you feeling energized. This class is suitable for all levels, from beginning to advanced students. Bring some friends & meet some new yogis on the mat! The lessons cost €10,-. More info here.

Urban Camp Site, Science Park
When? Until the 31st of August
What? Sleep in a work of art
If you’re into camping, you’re going to love this camping site! Sleep in various works of art that all have their own unique little secret or function. All objects are transformed in a little hotelroom. Be quick as bookings go fast! www.urbancampsiteamsterdam.com

Pizza Run
When? 8th of July, Amsterdamse Bos

What? Run 5km and eat pizza
Yep, that’s all you gotta do. Run 5km and run into a field full of foodtrucks and 20 different kinds of pizza. It’s Europe’s first ever Pizza Run so get on going! www.amsterdampizzarun.nl


Umami Park: Asian festival in het Oosterpark
When? 9th of July in Amsterdam Oosterpark
What? Asian food market
Asian festival with food, culture, workshops, music and more. UMAMI Park is held in the dreamy garden of De Tropen and offers all the best from Asia. Nibble on mouthwatering streetfood, enjoy a demonstration, join a workshop or just chill by the magical pond. The little ones can get an Asian face painting or have a go on the bouncer. Facebook

Blogger Closet Sale 
When? 9th of July at The Student Hotel

What? Fashion Bloggers sell their items
Hashtag by Lily, Maureenpowel, Formulafarah, Larissabruin and Gabriella Koster are just a few of the fashionista’s that will sell cool items at this blogger sale. Not only that they will be there to offer their help on styling. It’s cash only and admission is free. Facebook

blogger sale Amsterdam


Amsterdam Fashion Week
When? 13 – 16th of July
What? Dutch & Belgian designers showcase their best and newest collections
Enjoy fashion shows, expo’s and dress your best at this summer’s fashionweek in Amsterdam. One to watch is the ‘circular fashion’ show where 6 designers use old items (bought at the Kingsday markets this year) to create fashionable items. Tickets are available from as little as 5 euro and go up to around 35 euro. Get yours here.

On The Roof 
When? Until the 15th of August
What? Music with a view
Enjoy jazz sounds and world music on top of the Op Zeezand with a fantastic view over ‘T IJ. Ticket are available from €14,-. The capacity is limited with only 100 seats per show, so make sure to book your tickets in time. www.on-the-roof.com

Wicked Thoughts (2nd edition)
When? 12th of July at Wicked Grounds Warehouse
What? When thoughts become things
Wicked Thoughts is there to bring you new thoughts or revive the old ones. This can be the first step toward a more meaningful and conscious life that will guide you to a new path. Set up by a few friends, this is the second edition. Too confusing? Check the Facebook event page for more info.


Vondelpark Open Air Theater
When? from the 5th of May throughout summer
What? Concerts, performances and fun for children
This open air theater in the middle of the famous Vondelpark has been organizing music performances since 1974. For the next 5 months you can enjoy performances and concerts on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. For all the dates check www.openluchttheater.nl

Trek Food Truck Festival
When? 14th – 16th of July, Amstel Park
What? Mobile trucks with great food
This weekend, the Amstel Park, one of our favorite parks by the way, is transformed into a food truck market with lot’s of delicious meals to choose from! This food festival is a moving festival and Amsterdam is just one of the cities where they will strike down. www.festival-trek.nl


Buiten Westen Festival
When? 15h of July at De Ouderkerkerplas
What? Techno, Tech house and Minimal
A new location by the water and limited tickets are available at www.buitenwesten.am/tickets


Milkshake Festival
When? 29th of July in Westerpark

What? LGTB Festival for all
If your milkshake brings all the boys to the yard, you’re at the right address because this LGTB friendly festival is bright, pleasantly shocking and fun! www.milkshakefestival.com

Pride Amsterdam
When? 29th of July – 6th of August, Amsterdam
What? The Pride festival in Amsterdam!
Follow the rainbow and enjoy days full of music, arts, the famous canal parade and lot’s of pink! You can also check out a rainbow market in the famous Vondelpark this year and if you want to head over to the beach in Zandvoort, there is a small pride at the beach. www.pride.amsterdam

Bohemian Universe Festival
When? 29th of July in Scheveningen beach

What? Spiritual music and arts festival
in Amsterdam but worth mentioning. It’s the first time this festival is hosted and it’s probably exactly what you need in a month full of busy and loud music festivals. You can listen, experience and participate. There will be inspirational speakers, advice about healthy food and at night you can enjoy music from Omar Souleyman, Radio Noet Noet, RedLight Radio DJ’ team, and othertoffe local dj’s including our favorite girl Emanuelle Vos. Ticket are available here for €19,50. Facebook


Enjoy the summer in Amsterdam!



*This calendar will be updated weekly

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