Amsterdam Event Calendar for October

Leaves are starting to fall to the ground but Amsterdam is still shining as always! As the temperatures beginning to lower down, it’s time to grab those jackets out of the closet and head over to these cool events this October!

90 years of Marilyn Monroe
When? until the 5th of Feb, De Nieuwe Kerk
What? Celebrating the iconic style icon
In the year that she would have turned 90 years old, the Nieuwe Kerk (New Church on the Dam Square) is showcasing photographs and items from her house in this exhibition. Items include accessories, clothes and other personal belongings. Website

90 years of Marilyn Monroe
90 years of Marilyn

Klik! Amsterdam Animation Festival
When? 25th – 30th of Oct, EYE
What? Everything to do with animation
Celebrating it’s 9th edition, the Klik! Animation Festival is a 6 day treat for animation lovers. You can follow workshops, see movies, masterclasses and 2 premieres with a party to end the festival. More info here:


Green Up Your Life & National Geograhic Channel present: Before The Flood Screening
When? 26th of Oct, Chicago Social Club
What? Exclusive screening of the documentaire Before The Flood
Elke and Emanuelle Vos are organizing this event in collaboration with the National Geographic Channel. The documentary will be aired on Television on the 30th of October so this screening is the exclusive premiere. Directed by Fisher Stevens, Produced by Leonardo Dicaprio and Executive Produced by Martin Scorsese. Before The Flood is the most important film you will see this year.

Before The Flood Screening

A Mokum Halloween story
When? 29th of Oct, Elementenstraat Amsterdam 9pm – 5am

What?  Halloween party
Fat Kids Cake, Absolut & Levi’s bring you to a classic horror flicks from the ’80s; the golden age of horror on Elementenstreet!
You will find three floors each representing a classic ’80s horror theme:
1. For Urban / Eclectic / Party lovers
Massacre at Prom Night, Class of ’89 Elementenstreet High
Urban / Eclectic / Party
2: For House / Disco lovers
Absolut presents: Close Encounters of the Stranger Things
3: For ’90s / Classics / Anything goes lovers
Stomping Ground of the Louisiana Lagoon Bog Beast
Anything Halloween goes. ’80s inspired outfits are a bonus.
Informatie & tickets here


24H Noord
When? 29th of Oct, Amsterdam North 6am – 6pm
What? Discover North Amsterdam in 24 Hours
24H Amsterdam is an opportunity to experience the city in new ways. In 24 hours, you have the time to discover the best of Amsterdam North this month. Clubs, restaurant, shops and other venues are grabbing their chance to show their best bits on the 29th of October. Website

24H Noord

IJhallen Market
When? 29th – 30st of Oct, IJhallen North Amsterdam
What? Amsterdam biggest fleamarket
Find old furniture, clothes, antiques and other quircky finds. The market is inside and starts at 9am until 16.30. Our advice is to be quick because they won’t keep the best till last here! The next market will be in the last weekend of October.



*This calendar will be updated throughout the month

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  • Leigh Ann
    Posted at 09:18h, 01 October Reply

    I would like to join for the film “Before The Flood”. Many thanks! Leigh Ann

  • Andra
    Posted at 13:20h, 01 October Reply

    I would love to join you on October 26th for the screening of Before the Flood! Whom should I contact to reserve a spot? Thanks

  • Virginie
    Posted at 14:14h, 01 October Reply


    My husband and I I would love to join you watching “before the flood”.
    Can you please book us 2 seats?


  • Natasha Rebhan
    Posted at 22:15h, 01 October Reply

    Hey! I’d love to come along to the screening of Before the Flood and bring a friend! Hope to hear back 🙂

  • Rachael
    Posted at 23:04h, 01 October Reply

    Is there still a ticket available for after the flood? I’d love to see it.

  • Ilse
    Posted at 00:31h, 03 October Reply

    I would love to watch the documentary ‘Before the flood’, is there a chance that I could join for the screening??? Thanks 🙂

  • anna
    Posted at 13:32h, 03 October Reply

    i would love two or three tickets for Before the flood on the 26th, still available? Thanks!

    • Wander-lust
      Posted at 11:19h, 04 October Reply

      Hi Anna, I will let you know if we still have spots available and get back to you

  • Ramona
    Posted at 09:30h, 04 October Reply


    Can I still sign up for the screening? Would love to! x

    • Wander-lust
      Posted at 11:18h, 04 October Reply

      I will check if we still have spots available.

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