Best thing to do in June

June is an enchanting month in Amsterdam – warm, lively, and full of excitement.

Whether you’re exploring lush gardens or enjoying the city’s vibrant festivals, there’s no better time to experience the magic of Amsterdam.

Amsterdam Open Air 2024

A premier music festival that turns the city into a lively centre of musical performances, artistic exhibitions, and culinary experiences. Dance to the rhythm of famous DJs, discover interactive art displays, and savour delicious food from the pop-up food trucks spread all across the festival area. Start the vibrant month with a weekend filled with pure thrill and cultural immersion.

When: June 1 & 2

Bacchus Wine Festival

Are you an enthusiast about wine? During the Bacchus Wine Festival, you get the chance to taste over 300 different wines from around the world, paired with the finest dishes and captivating stories. DJs will also be present to play relaxed and hip hop music from the 80s. We can’t wait to toast, stroll, dance and have fun in our beloved Amsterdamse Bos!

When: June 7-9 & 14-16

Take A Canal Cruise

There’s rarely a bad time to take a cruise in the historical canals of Amsterdam, but with the extraordinary weather, flower blossom, and pleasant temperature, summer is absolutely the best time of the year for this activity. There is a range of excursions for you to choose – hop on hop off cruises, dinner cruises, beer & waffle cruises… and more!

When: Any time you wish!

Open Garden Days

A cherished tradition in the summer of Amsterdam: the Open Garden Days! Have you ever been curious about what is hidden behind the beautiful canal homes? With this year’s theme – “New and Old in The Canal Gardens” – you have the chance to explore a variety of privately owned canal gardens, which are usually hidden from street view. Some of them are already centuries old!

When: June 14-16


Welcome to Amsterdam! Join us at the Manhattan Lounge Bar to watch the EURO CUP 2024. Enjoy the exciting matches in a stylish and comfortable Jazzy setting, complete this football viewing experience with large screens and top-notch sound systems. With our signature cocktails, a wide selection of drinks, and gourmet snacks, you get even more energy cheering for your favourite teams.

When: June 14 to July 14

Stay tuned to the latest streaming schedule in Manhattan Lounge Bar:

Visit The Parks

When weather is good, just spend a day lying in the beautiful parks in the Amsterdam South. Vondelpark, with its sprawling lawns and vivid ponds, is perfect for a relaxing picnic or a leisurely stroll. Watch puppies chasing each other and people passing by on colorful bikes. Soak yourself in the relaxing atmosphere of those delightful green spaces. This is going to be an unforgettable piece of Amsterdam memory. 

When: Anyday when weather is good.

Other events in Amsterdam in June:

Every Thursday – Live music night in Manhattan Lounge bar. Book your table. 

The terrace at Crowne Plaza Amsterdam-South is open! Book a stay, grab a drink, and enjoy the stunning view of “Zuidas”

With the pretty days, market will re-open in the city throughout the week.

Every Friday- Spui bookmarket.

Every Sunday- Rembrant Art Market.

Want to know more about things to do in Amsterdam? Check the City Guide we prepared for you!

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