As the sun sets over the canals, Amsterdam comes to life with its cafes, bars, theatres, nightclubs and the Red Light District, all enticing visitors to spend a memorable evening in one of the greatest cultural cities in the World. Take a stroll through the bustling streets, stop for a coffee or beer, browse the windows of the famous Red Light District and treat yourself to a striptease show at the famous Casa Rosso club. Or why not catch a theatre show, or dance the night away in one of Amsterdam’s many famous nightclubs?

Whatever you desire, Amsterdam can provide. There is no request too small, or too large, for this incredibly giving, city of dreams.

Amsterdam is renowned for its high-tech dance clubs and, whatever your taste in music or dance, the city will have just the place for you to kick off your shoes and get down to some serious sound appreciation. Here you will also find some of the world’s best DJ’s, talent show-cases for new bands and a range of music styles to suit all moods. Amsterdam is also home to many multi-purpose venues, which offer theatre, music, art and exhibitions, as well as club nights, so check out this list of popular clubs and dance venues and head out for an unforgettable night on the town.


Escape is huge! It is also extremely popular, offering a wide range of dance music styles. Handily located in the city centre’s Rembrandtplein area, it is easy to find and well worth a visit. For more information, please visit


AIR Amsterdam

AIR is a dance club with an International flavour. If electronic techno is your vibe then AIR is the place for you. Featuring house and dance music accompanied by state-of-the –art visuals, some of Amsterdam’s best known DJ’s can be found here. AIR welcomes all guests of all ages and sexuality. For more information, please visit



Sugarfactory is a multi-purpose venue, featuring live music and theatre. Visit this venue for live bands, DJ’s and the chance to see new talent. For more information, please visit



The Melkweg is an all-round entertainment venue hosting a theatre, cinema, café and two large halls that house a varied entertainment programme. The venue stands on the site of a former milk factory and is the perfect example of an historical building being given a new lease of life. Well worth a visit, whatever your taste in entertainment. For more information, please visit


The Western Gas Factory was built at the end of the 19th Century in order to provide street lighting to the City but today it is home to numerous shops, bars, restaurants, clubs and a theatre. It also hosts major events and exhibitions and is widely regarded as a cultural hot-spot. For up to date event listings, please visit



Situated in the grounds of Westergasfabriek, the WesterUnie club hosts large-scale club dance nights. Few Amsterdam nightclubs are bigger or louder and this is the perfect venue to dance the night away. If the party gets too loud, you can always sneak away to one of the many cafes and bars that surround it. For more information, please visit


The Casa Rosso

What better way to experience the erotic capital of the World than by visiting Amsterdam’s most famous strip-club,

the Casa Rosso. With non-stop, live sex shows and full-on entertainment for adults, it is a must see when touring the Red Light District. Casa Rosso is an air-conditioned theatre that offers 180 seats and contains a balcony, a full bar and excellent waiting staff. For more information, please visit


The Bitterzoet club is one of Amsterdam’s main music venues, hosting new artists and popular bands alike, from punk to soul and everything in-between. With a different programme every night, it is worth checking out their web-site for up to date information –


De School

Opened in 2016, De School is housed in a former school and is part of a larger, cultural centre that has a concert venue, bars and shops.

The club was founded by the team behind the famous Trouw nightclub and has a 24 hour license, so you can dance, eat and drink until the early hours. For more information, please visit


Amsterdam’s most famous pop music dance club is also a venue for folk, soul, reggae and blues music. Because of its diverse programme of events, people from all walks of life can be found enjoying the Paradiso experience. Also a major venue for Festivals, check out its event listings for up to date information:



The One Ticket pass to some of Amsterdam’s greatest nightspots!

Amsterdam is brimming with hot spots to visit at night, so why not try a few? The Amsterdam Nightlife Ticket costs just €10 and allows you seven days unlimited entry to eight different venues, plus a free welcome drink at many of the participating clubs. If you wish to hit the town hard at night, this is the ticket for you.

Buy your ticket here:


A ‘Nightlife Ticket’ provides…

  • Access to all the clubs and Nightlife Experiences for 7 days
  • Admission to 8 clubs in Amsterdam
  • A welcome shot at 6 of the clubs
  • Free access to Holland Casino Amsterdam
  • Every second cocktail for free at Hard Rock Café Amsterdam
  • Double-up your beer at 3 locations
  • 2 for 1 Laser Tagging and Glow Golf at Lovers Powerzone
  • Free makeup touch-up for the ladies at Douglas
  • First ride with UBER free up to €15,- with an Nightlife Ticket
  • Get 15% discount on your ©NightlifeGlasses

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