June 8, 2017 Wander-lust

Amsterdam Event Calendar for June 2017

Hello June! June gives us festivals, outdoor events, art, yoga and markets. Enjoy our Amsterdam Event Calendar for this month!

On The Roof 
When? 2nd of June – 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

Holland Festival
When? 3rd – 25th of June at several locations
What? Art highlighted in every form
This year they run for 70 years so it’s a special edition to say the least. Enjoy Theater, Music, Film, Dance and more. www.hollandfestival.nl

Bacchus Wine Festival
When? 9th – 18th of June at Amsterdamse Bos
What? Wine and food
The weather is suppose to be good so a great excuse for a glass of wine! (or three..). Take your bicycle because drinking and driving is something you don’t want. Kids and dogs are also welcome! Tickets are available at www.bacchuswijnfestival.nl

Komm Schon Alter Festival
When? 10th of June in De Tuinen van West

What? A festival for 24+ only
If you love festivals that offer a great underground line up that’s intimate and doesn’t have 18 year old’s running around, you will love Komm Schon Alter. It’s the first time a festival is hosted at this location and the weather is suppose to be good. There are only a few tickets left so get them here: http://www.kommschonalter.de/tickets


Vondelpark Open Air Theatre
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

Nacht van de Vluchteling (Night of the Refugee)
When? Night of the 17th of June in Amsterdam
What? A night walk of 40km
A super cool initiative and something that should bring people closer together. 6 major cities in the Netherlands will participate a 40km night walk with and for refugees that have been affected by war. How far would you walk to avoid danger? More info on: www.nachtvandevluchteling.nl


Dutch Raw Food Festival
When? 18th of June

What? Raw food at it’s best
On Sunday the 18th of June, the Dutch Raw Food & Lifestyle Festival will be held in Amsterdam. The festival will celebrate its five-year anniversary in style with the famous top raw chef Russell James. James will be creating exciting raw dishes “live”. Visitors will also be able to participate in a cacao ceremony with music and dancing, speed dating, enjoy many lectures and workshops and visit market stalls. www.rawfoodfestival.nl

Roots Festival
When? 19th – 25th of June

What? Different cultures shown through music in and around Amsterdam
Amsterdam Roots Festival does that through different languages and a variety of styles of music from all over the world. a musical journey through the most diverse cultures and styles. In ten years, World Roots has taken place at various locations: besides the Melkweg, the Concertgebouw has also offered a stage for ‘non-western’ artists and in the Vondelpark open air concerts were held, until 1998. For the program and ticket check www.amsterdamroots.nl


Yoga Fest
When? 17h & 18th of June at the Westergasfabriek & Yogafest Studio
What? Get zen at the 3rd edition of Yogafest Amsterdam
Yoga, meditation, massages and inspiration. You can enjoy all of this during the 2 day yoga festival. Tickets are available at www.yogafestinternational.com

Spanish Lessons + Tapas!
When? 16th & 17th of June at Sarphatistraat 554

What? Spanish lessons by Expats Republic
Always wanted to speak one of the most used languages in the world? Well, you can do on the 16th & 17th of June, including some tasty tapas! You will speak Spanish from the go and lessons are curated by Elisenda from Barcelona. www.expatrepublic.com

Open Garden Days
When? 16th & 18th of June, Amsterdam
What? Explore the hidden gardens of Amsterdam
More than 30 private as well as public institution gardens will be open to the public. Spaces you would otherwise not see. During the Open Garden Days 2017 Garden aficionados will have a unique opportunity to stroll along the city’s green oases, formal parterres, flowering plants and remarkable garden houses and ornaments; both classical and contemporary gardens can be visited during this three day event. Tickets cost www.opentuinendagen.nl


Froluck Festival
When? 24th of June, at ROEST
What? The largest afro-american inspired market in Europe
Food, clothes, music and a whole lot of fro’s! Entree is 5 euro and there is an after party that starts at 8pm with free entrance. Facebook


Awakenings Festival
When? 24th & 25th of June
What? The biggest Techno Festival in The Netherlands
Elke’s favorite festival and a must visit if you love techno music. All the big names will be there. The festival is held on Saturday & Sunday. Ticket cost around 50 Euro but it’s worth it. 

Awakenings Festival
Sunset at Awakenings Festival last year



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