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Nightlife in Amsterdam

There is excellent entertainment to be had in Amsterdam until the early hours. Visit the squares that are lined with pubs or dance the night away at one of the internationally renowned clubs.

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Leidseplein Square

Cinemas, discos, theaters and a casino are located right on the square or within easy walking distance.



Visit Paradiso, Amsterdam’s temple of pop music.


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De Melkweg

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Exterior of Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ
Music Venues

Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ

Concert hall of the 21st century.

Enjoy a night on the town in Amsterdam: royal theatres, beautiful cinemas and great restaurants.

Plan your night on the town with an Amsterdam Nightlife Ticket

Discover the best of Amsterdam's nightlife with an Amsterdam Nightlife Ticket. You will gain access to over 20 night clubs, receive a free welcome shot, be able to have your makeup done for free, and get a discount on your first Uber Eats order.

Discover Amsterdam's nightlife

Amsterdam’s nightlife is world-famous. Every weekend, thousands of night owls fill up the hottest clubs and cafes.

Paradiso is also called Amsterdam’s temple of pop music. In this former church, you can dance to the best tunes and attend concerts every week. The Supperclub is the stylish way to enjoy DJs and performers. Escape on Rembrandtplein square is one of the most famous clubs, where national and international DJs set up their turntables.

If you are looking for a more alternative spot, Bitterzoet on Spui square and Pacific Parc in Westerpark are excellent options.