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Every year, the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) draws thousands of visitors from around the world. They all share the same interest: electronic music. Offering an extensive program over the span of five days in mid-October, including workshops, demonstrations and numerous parties, the ADE is one of the largest club festivals in the world.
Thirteen years ago, ClubNL started as one of the first lounge clubs in the Netherlands. Today, it is one of Amsterdam’s most popular dance clubs. Its specialty: house music. Inside, almost everything – the lights, the fabric – is red, creating a sexy, cozy atmosphere. The club has welcomed big name DJs, such as MC Warren and Sasha, and has seen numerous celebrities such as Puff Daddy walk through the doors. Read more »All New & Notable Amsterdam Nightlife »
About Amsterdam, Netherlands Nightlife
When the sun goes down, Amsterdam transforms into a whole new city. The cobblestone streets are quiet and the bridges are elegantly lit. The moon shines softly over the water. Inside, however, the party is just getting started. From funny comedy clubs to venues that feature energetic DJs and trendy bars to relaxed brown cafes, Amsterdam is alive with energy. Whether you want to have a drink with friends, enjoy a performance or dance until dawn, the city offers a diverse nightlife scene with a little something for everyone. One component that particularly stands out is the city’s live music scene. Visitors are able to find just about every genre – classical, jazz, blues, rock ‘n roll, indie and more. Not sure where to start? The whole city is sprinkled with great establishments, but Leidseplein and Rembrandtplein are two of the most lively nightlife areas. Please note the trams stop around 00:30, but night buses and taxis are always available.
- Amsterdam Expert Jessica Lipowski