The Uitmarkt is the cultural festival of the year and takes place on the 23th, the 24th and the 25th of August at the Museumplein and Leidseplein in Amsterdam.
The Uitmarkt rings in the new cultural season each year, inspiring, entertaining and astounding theatre, music, book and film lovers alike. Annually attracting around 500,000 visitors, the festival features more than 300 performances across 28 stages. From classical to kid-friendly, hip-hop to dance and theatre to jazz – there’s something for everyone. And, it’s all free of charge!
Several theatre shows, performances, and other cultural activities are accessible to non-Dutch speakers. Want to know which ones? Check the highlights of 2019 here.
For the past 42 years, the Uitmarkt has aimed to showcase a variety of the best of arts and culture in the Netherlands. Commissioned by the Stichting Uitmarkt Foundation, the Uitmarkt is organized by XSAGA Festivals. amsterdam&partners is responsible for the editorial content, marketing, and publicity of the festival.