Uitmarkt Amsterdam

August 6, 2013 in Amsterdam Blog

The Uitmarkt Amsterdam (“Out market”) is one of the biggest festivals in Holland, attracting nearly half a million visitors in the weekend of 30 august until 1 september.

uitmarkt amsterdam

Over 2000 artists from theatre to dance to music perform. Basically the area around Leidseplein and Museumplein changes into an open air theatre with performance everywhere. The large stage is located on Museumplein. View the total line up here. The large cultural buildings in this area, such as the Concertgebouw, the Schouwburg and the Bellevue theatre all host artists of many different kinds.

Uitmarkt Museumplein

One of the aspects that make the Uitmarkt a great family event is the Uitmarkt Junior, with artists specifically for the little ones. There also is a large book market and many stands with information on cultural activities in Amsterdam.

amsterdam uitmarkt

Uitmarkt Amsterdam is the traditional opener of the Dutch cultural season. The atmosphere could be described as a comfortable mix between art and family events. A must see if you’re in town end of August!

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