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28 Aug - 30 Aug, Amsterdam

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The Uitmarkt is the national opening of the cultural season and the largest cultural festival in the Netherlands. Over the years, the Uitmarkt has evolved into a festival attracting 500,000 visitors and featuring 2,000 performers at more than 30 venues in Amsterdam.

  • Music, theater and more in over 30 locations throughout the city.
  • Uitmarkt is accessible free of charge.
  • Want to enjoy your time with children? Visit Uitmarkt Junior.

Cultural Highlights

Thousands of visitors gather at squares, parks, museums and other surprising venues in the city center of Amsterdam to watch all sorts of performances. Some of Holland’s best musicians, orchestras, comedians, actors and filmmakers are part of the richly varied program of the Uitmarkt. The shows range from classical music and cabaret to jazz and modern dance, and show the cultural wealth of the Netherlands.

Free of Entrance

Numerous artists and cultural institutions present themselves to the public during the cultural festival Uitmarkt. The festival is free of entrance and always organized in the last weekend of August. There’s also the Uitmarkt Junior specially for young visitors.

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