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Things to do in Amsterdam | August 2016
Credit: Pluk de Nacht - Erwin Verbruggen

We’re already halfway through the summer and there’s still a lot to do.. All sorts of events are coming up, like music festivals, canal parades and some great parties. This list isn’t just filled with popular events for tourists, but also with places where the locals go. Pack your bag and find out what Amsterdam really looks like.

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The Palace presents Karaoke | Come and sing-a-long!
Leidseplein 15, Amsterdam | Every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Price | FREE
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The Palace presents Hans Dulfer | Jazz music
Leidseplein 15, Amsterdam | Every Wednesday
Price | FREE
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The Palace presents DJ/Party nights | Dancing and Music
Leidseplein 15, Amsterdam | Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Night
Price | Free
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Vondelpark Openluchttheater | All sorts of entertainment, from music till games
Vondelpark Amsterdam | 2 May – 11 September 2016
Price | FREE
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Europride | A yearly event that supports the gay community 
Various locations | 23 July – 06 August 2016
Price | FREE
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Pluk de Nacht Filmfestival | An outdoor filmfestival
Westerdoksdijk Amsterdam | 3 August – 13 August 2016
Price | Starting at €3,-
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Canal Parade | A colourful boat parade
Various locations | 06 August 2016 from 14:00 – 18:00
Price | FREE
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The Bulldog Hotel presents DJ/Party nights | DJ Eevee
Oudezijds Voorburgwal 220 Amsterdam | 6 August and 20 August 2016
Price | FREE
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The Bulldog Hotel presents DJ/Party nights | DJ Rutger
Oudezijds Voorburgwal 220 Amsterdam | 7 August and 21 August 2016
Price | FREE
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Landjuweel Festival | A festival with various activities like theater, art and music
Ruigoord 15 Amsterdam | 10 August – 15 August 2016
Price | Starting at €15,-
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Grachtenfestival Amsterdam | A festival about classic music and canals
Various locations | 12 August – 21 August 2016
Price | FREE
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Appelsap Fresh Music Festival | A hiphop festival with chilled vibe
Flevopark Amsterdam | 13 August 2016
Price | €39,-
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World Cinema Festival Amsterdam | A festival displaying international movies
Various locations | 18 – 27 August 2016
Price | FREE
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Uitmarkt Amsterdam | Outdoor music event
Museumplein Amsterdam | 26 – 28 August 2016
Price | FREE
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Holidays, Celebrations, Traditions and Other Important Days
31 August 2016 – End of summer

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