Festivals in Amsterdam - May

14th May - 26th May

Hemeltjelief - May 10

Heavenly! This is a colorful and cheerful festival that is held annually on Ascension Day at the NDSM shipyard, Amsterdam. There is plenty to do for all ages; think of interactive activities, art and theater in the special places of the old shipyard. Every year a new theme transforms the festival site into a special experience. This year they celebrate 10 years Hemeltjelief. So come and wander around the beautiful yard and imagine yourself in your own imaginary tale. With of course many fine bands, DJs and entertainment. Visit the website for more info.

The festival lasts until 23:00, then it is tradition to go to the famous after-party in Noorderlicht. 

909 festival - May 26

909 is back with its 7th edition. The recipe is simple and has not been changed since day 1: one stage with a killer line-up in an intimate ambiance and strictly quality music.

Het Lentekabinet - May 26

The last weekend of May is the seventh time for the Lentekabinet (Spring Cabinet) Festival. Lentekabinet is very popular and expand this year to two days, on location Het Twiske in Oostzaan. The little brother of Dekmantel delivers every year a delicious line-up that you do not meet every day and is therefore unique! In addition, they always ensure surprising fairytale decoration. Here you will find contemporary electronic music, art and culture that will tickle your senses. The music consists of various styles - ranging from disco and house to electronica and techno - represented by current trend setters. Check their website for more info.


All festival locations are well reachable from the Albus hotel. Check our availability to complete your party weekend.

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