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6x the best festivals for this summer

This weekend the time has finally come: the official kick-off of the festival season. The festival capital of the Netherlands, Amsterdam, is once again preparing for a summer full of dancing, pleasure-hungry crowds in the sun. Put these six festivals in your calendar…

Several festivals are being organized this Pentecost weekend, but the summer is also filled with dance gatherings where you can have a great time with friends and network. Drink in your hand, tunes in your ears and enjoy...

DGTL – April 7, 8 & 9

This festival at the NDSM wharf turns out well with not one, two, but three days of partying. DGTL kicks off on Friday evening and the beats will sound over the NDSM wharf until late Sunday evening. The weather gods are kind to festival goers, because in addition to a wide range of the best DJs, there is also nice weather on the program.

Pleinvrees Festival – May 27

The NDSM wharf will remain in the festival spirit for a while, because Pleinvrees Festival will take place here on May 27. The electronic festival brings together the best DJs for an unforgettable day.

The Sun Festival – May 28

Traditional festival De Zon Festival takes place in the Gardens of West. There is an internship for everyone where he or she can go wild, from disco to techno and from punk to even carnival bangers. Let's hope that the sun actually shines to bring the day to a high point.

Chin Chin Festival – July 1

The Chin Chin festival in the Tuinen van West is organized by the club of the same name Chin Chin Club on the Rozengracht. The festival encompasses everything that Chin Chin Club stands for: a total experience, where all your senses will be continuously stimulated and surprised. Eating, meeting and dancing form the basis of the festival.

Loveland – August 12 & 13

Loveland is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year at the Sloterplas in Amsterdam and is bringing in the best DJs for the occasion, such as Mees Salomé, Miss Melera, Sluwe Vos and Tale of Us.

CRIMINAL WORK Festival – August 19

The one-day STRAFWERK festival will take place in Amsterdam's Havenpark on Saturday, August 19. For those who prefer to stick to one day, you can already get your tickets here.