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Amsterdam Nightlife

Amsterdam Nightlife

In Amsterdam you can access many clubs and bars that the city has to offer. Whether you’re a fan of electronic music, live music, rock bands or jazz performances: you wont get bored for a minute in Amsterdam.

Leidseplein and Rembrandtplein

Amsterdam’s nightlife is largely set on the two main squares: Leidseplein and Rembrandtplein. Here you will find a wide range clubs and (students) cafes. On the Leidseplein you can also enjoy live music and Irish pubs.


For large concerts are you good at the Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam Arena and the Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam Southeast.

Gay scene

The gay scene is set just off the Reguliersdwarsstraat and Warmoestraat. And Many clubs such as Club Air, Club Paradiso all organize regular gay Events monthly.

Club Scene

Dance clubs are often open at weekends. Till 04.00 pm In Amsterdam you will also find a number of ’night pubs’, these cafes may weekdays until 4:00 pm and are open on weekends until 05:00. Above are guidelines.

Amsterdam’s nightlife dress code usually pretty casual. However Baseball Caps are not good in taste, Only a select number of clubs in Amsterdam have a strict dress code, including Jimmy Woo and Escape. This differs generally per night.

In some clubs you can enter for free (especially as a woman!) But the majority you just pay at the entrance. The price can range from € 5 to € 20. Most clubs offer a discount if you are in before 23:00. For live performances at Paradiso and Melkweg is recommended you buy a Ticket in advance the At both locations you also pay membership of about € 4.


If you do not know where to go is a good choice for a Pub Crawl to go. There are two pubcrawls; Leidseplein pubcrawl and Red Light District pubcrawl. A ticket for the Leidseplein pubcrawl costs € 19.95. Book your place in the pubcrawl at the reception of Hotel Van Gogh! In your card is included a drink (beer, wine or soft drink) at each location, a free shot at the first three sites, free access to all six locations of the evening. Between 8.30pm and 9pm unlimited vodka shots. This pubcrawl is known to be the largest in Europe and offers more than only

Free drinks and access to clubs. Every night is legendary. The Red Light District pubcrawl is ideal if you’re not looking for a wild club night. This pubcrawl takes you to the best bars of the ramparts. A ticket to the Red Light District pubcrawl costs € 16.95. Both pub crawl you’ll receive a free souvenir T-shirt.