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Things to Do in Amsterdam
in March 2024

Amsterdam in March

Early spring is considered a high season for tourism in Amsterdam and around it, so plan your vacation ahead of time, and book your tickets early. Tour operators and platforms like Viator are your best choice because they usually offer a convenient 24-hour free cancelation for their products, so you can book tours and activities with no risk at all!

To balance indoor and outdoor activities according to the fast-changing weather, you also can check on the Amsterdam top March attractions, such as spring festivals, a restaurant week and numerous March concerts.

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Amsterdam Weather in March

March weather in Amsterdam is unstable, even surprising as it the season transitions from the cold winter to the warmer spring. The average daytime  temperature in Amsterdam rises to 9°C (48°F), but it can still feel chilly at night or when the wind blows. The days get longer, with more sunshine and daylight hours - that's great for longer walks in the city. However, March is also a rainy month, with light showers occurring about once a week. Therefore, if you are planning to visit Amsterdam in March 2024, it is advisable to plan your vacation with a mix of indoor and outdoor activities. You can enjoy the city's museums, cafes, and shops, as well as its canals, parks, and flowers. Let's go!

Contents: Keukenhof Gardens Opening 2024 :: Amsterdam Concerts in March :: Wine Festival :: Featured Hotel of the Month :: Restaurant Week in Amsterdam :: Icebar Xtracold :: Abraxas Coffee Shops

featured amsterdam tours in March 2024

Top Events and attractions in Amsterdam - March 2024

Royal Keukenhof Gardens - Spring 2024 Opening

Things to do in Amsterdam - Keukenhof gardens, Tulip Farm, flower blossom toursSeason Opening at Keukenhof Gardens

Keukenhof Gardens is the world's largest and the most famous flower park, and it's definitely a top attraction on your list of things to do in March!  In 2024 Keukenhof Gardens will be open for visitors daily from March 21st till May 12th (08:00 – 19:30). This beautiful flower park is one of the Amsterdam’s best attractions for the family. There are 15 kilometers (10 miles) of walking trails between gorgeous spring flowers. Park offers walking through themed gardens, visiting flower shows, art exhibitions, restaurants, boat tours  and kids activities.

Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of Keukenhof’s unique cultural and natural experience at 2024! Vast variety of gardens tour packages is available, including “Skip the Line” tour, which could be especially helpful at the colder days of March.

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Amsterdam Restaurant Week - March 1st to march 31st, 2024

Amsterdam Restaurant WeekAmsterdam Restaurant Week

When: March 1st - March 31st, 2024

Where: in participating restaurants of Amsterdam

Price: varies

Planning to visit in early spring and looking for the good places to dine in Amsterdam? There are plenty of amazing restaurants in Amsterdam, and in the end of March 2024 they drop their prices down for a week - what a deal!

Twice a year (usually in March and in September) Amsterdam celebrates the taste and the rich variety of Dutch and International cuisines with Amsterdam Restaurant Week! You can get up to 50% discounts at the best Michelin starred restaurants. 

Tip: book your reservation a couple of weeks before the date following at restaurantweek.nl - otherwise you can miss it! Reservations start on February 14th. Top paces are usually fully booked on dates of Amsterdam Restaurant Week.

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featured hotel - city garden amsterdam

Hotel City Garden AmsterdamMORE PHOTOS

Address: P.C. Hooftstraat 162, 1071 CH Amsterdam


Hotel Garden Amsterdam review: If you're looking for a budget-friendly option in Amsterdam that's close to all the action, Hotel City Garden is a great choice. While it can get a bit noisy at night like any central hotel in a bustling city, you'll be just a short walk away from many of Amsterdam's top attractions, including the Moco Museum, Van Gogh Museum, and Rijksmuseum. There are also plenty of parks, markets, and shopping and dining options nearby, so you'll have lots of places to explore on foot. And if you need to travel further afield, the nearby tram and bus stations make it easy to get around. You can even take the bus from the airport to the Museumsplein and then make your way to the hotel on foot. Overall, Hotel City Garden is a good and affordable hotel in the center of Amsterdam that will be a great place to stay during your Amsterdam vacation! 

Amsterdam Icebar Xtracold

Amsterdam Icebar Xtracold (photo by Viator)Amsterdam Icebar Xtracold (photo by Viator)

If March weather is not chilly enough for you, check Amsterdam Icebar Xtracold - one of Amsterdam top attractions!

In this truly unique Amsterdam bar, Icebar Xtracold interior is made from real ice - including furniture, walls and even drinking glasses! Right as you enter the bar, you’re given a warm poncho with a hood, gloves and a complimentary drink before you step into the frozen bar with a temperature of -10 degrees Celsius (14 degrees Fahrenheit). Despite the coolness around, the place is still cozy enough to enjoy the choice of either two Smirnoff cocktails or two Heineken beers on the house. You can have a 3D experience, riding over icebergs and along white cliffs in a frozen landscape that imitates adventures of 16th-century Arctic explorers!

Abraxas Coffee Shops

Abraxas Coffee Shop in AmsterdamAbraxas Coffee Shop in Amsterdam

One of the most popular city attractions, coffee shops are unique Amsterdam experience for the nightlife explorers. If the March night is a bit too cold or rainy for you,  Abraxas is a nice intimate coffee shop in an alley just of off dam square to spend there some time.

Established at 1992, Abraxas Coffee Shop is constantly rated by Amsterdam visitors as one of the top ten nightlife places to go. Great vibe, polite professional bartenders and top quality menu are features that everyone agrees about.

Abraxas’ main branch (Jonge Roelensteeg 12) is located slightly away from the busy streets, but just around the corner from everything else. It has 3 floors, each with a distinguished, dedicated interior design. Other location (Spuistraat 51) is smaller, but still keeps the good atmosphere and positive vibe. Visit and enjoy!

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Amsterdam Concerts in March 2023

March 2 and 24 ::  The 1975 :: AFAS Live Arena Amsterdam

The 1975 will be performing in Amsterdam at AFAS Live on March 2nd and 24th, as part of their Being Funny In A Foreign Language tour. They have five albums under their belt, all of which reached the top spot in the UK and did well in the US and other markets. They have also won many awards, such as four Brit Awards, two Ivor Novello Awards, and two Grammy nominations. They have a wide range of musical influences and styles, from synth-pop to indie rock to experimental. Some of their most famous songs are “Chocolate”, “The Sound”, “Somebody Else”, and “It’s Not Living (If It’s Not With You)”. Let's go!

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March 12 :: Rick Astley :: TivoliVredenburg Utrecht

The singer of “Never Gonna Give You Up”, Rick Astley, will give a concert in Utrecht (90 km from Amsterdam) in March 2024. The concert will feature his music from different genres and eras, from his drumming roots to his 80s pop fame to his 2000s revival. Can't wait to see him in person!

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March 13 ::  Johnny Cash Roadshow  :: TivoliVredenburg Utrecht

In March 2024, Utrecht will host the Johnny Cash Roadshow, a tribute to the country icon John R. Cash. The concert will showcase his bass-baritone voice, his songs of pain and redemption, and his renditions of rock hits. The concert will reflect his musical diversity, which covered many genres, and his musical legacy, which inspired many artists.

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March 19 :: The World Of Hans Zimmer  :: Ziggo Dome

The famous film composer and music producer, Hans Florian Zimmer, will have a concert in Amsterdam in March 2024. Zimmer, who has made music for over 150 films, will present his stunning music that mixes electronic and orchestral instruments. The concert will include his Oscar-winning music from films like The Lion King, Gladiator, and Dune.

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March 21 and 22 ::  John Mayer  :: Ziggo Dome

John Mayer, the talented American singer, songwriter, and guitarist, has a concert in Amsterdam in March 2024. He started with the Lo-Fi Masters, but then moved to different genres like blues and rock, working with famous artists like B.B. King and Eric Clapton. His albums, such as “Continuum” in 2006, which won Grammys, show his musical range. He came back with “Born and Raised” in 2012, after a break in 2010, with a 1970s pop style, even though he had a problem with his voice. His newest album, “Sob Rock,” which came out in July 2021, is based on 1980s soft rock. He also does other things, like being part of Dead & Company, which started in 2015, and doing TV, comedy, and writing for Esquire. Come to his concert in Amsterdam at Ziggo Dome!

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March 23 ::  Tom Odell ::  The Black Friday Tour :: AFAS Live Arena Amsterdam

Get ready for an awesome concert in Amsterdam in March 2024, featuring Thomas Peter Odell, the British singer-songwriter who rocked the music scene with his first EP, “Songs from Another Love.” He has released five amazing albums since then, with different styles and influences. You’ll love his music, from his catchy pop songs to his heartfelt ballads. Don’t miss this chance to see him live and enjoy his incredible talent and charisma. This concert will be a blast!

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March 27 and 28 :: Niall Horan :: Ziggo Dome

Niall Horan, the Irish singer-songwriter who rocked the world with One Direction, is coming to Amsterdam in March 2024. He has released three awesome albums as a solo artist, with Flicker hitting number one in Ireland and the US. His latest album, The Show, has amazing songs like “Heaven” and “Meltdown.” He will perform his solo hits and more at the concert. Don’t miss this chance to see him live and enjoy his music and charm. This concert will be amazing!

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March 28 :: Ekkstacy :: Melkweg OZ Complex Amsterdam

Ekkstacy is a Canadian singer-songwriter who began his musical journey in high school. He will perform in Amsterdam in March 2024. He has an EP and an album, with tracks like “i walk this earth all by myself” and “wish i was dead.” He has experimented with different genres, from rap to rock and new wave. His music is influenced by a variety of artists, from The Drums to XXXTentacion. His music combines new wave, post-punk, indie rock, gothic rock, and punk rock. You will have a great time at his concert, listening to his amazing music and feeling his vibe. Let's go!

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March 29 :: Mika :: Apocalypse Calypso Tour :: AFAS Live Arena Amsterdam

Mika is a multi-talented singer-songwriter who rose to fame in 2007 with his debut album “Life in Cartoon Motion.” He has won a Brit Award, been nominated for a Grammy, and released five platinum-selling albums, the most recent one being “My Name is Michael Holbrook” in 2019. He has also explored his creativity in various fields, such as art, design, and television, where he has been a judge, mentor, and host of popular shows in different countries. In 2022, he co-hosted the Eurovision Song Contest. Mika will be performing in Amsterdam in March 2024, offering a spectacular show for his fans on his 2024 Apocalypse Calypso Tour.

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We hope you enjoyed reading our selection of things to do in Amsterdam in March 2024. Amsterdam is a wonderful city with so much to offer, from concerts and festivals to museums and landmarks. Our events pages will be updated regularly with more fun and diverse events throughout the year, so you can always find something that suits your interests and preferences. You can also check out our other pages for helpful tips on public transport, first-time visit, and other attractions, such as the Red Light District and the best day trips. Don’t forget to follow Amsterdam-2-Go on social media to stay updated on our latest posts. Have a great time in Amsterdam!

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