Amsterdam’s street artist scene is one of the best in the world, with a vibrant range of performers dotted across the city. Be prepared to be thrilled by comedy double acts, scantily clad fire eaters, 1920’s style mime artists and stunning wall art. While you’ll come across these performers on any trip to Amsterdam, certain areas of the city are known for being the best places to find this incredible spectacle. So read on for further details of the best free entertainment you can find in the city.
Rembrandtplein is home to some of the worlds most renowned street artists. International acclaimed street art adorns the buildings, with famous works by London Police, Ox Alien and Laser 3.14. The street is frequented by a vibrant array of performers, which can be watched with an ice cold cocktail from De Bajes, the cities first street art restaurant and bar.
Leidseplein is a vibrant outdoor plaza located in the heart the city. Surrounded by a range of bars and restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets, the square enjoys family friendly performances. At night young musicians and fire-eaters come out in force helping to create an exciting ambiance.
3. Amsterdam VondelPark
Amsterdam VondelPark is the largest city park in the Netherlands, with 47 hectares of glorious greenery for visitors to explore. While exploring the park you can enjoy the sights of world class large scale street art. These contemporary statement pieces will not only look great on instagram, but will give you a glimpse into the artistic soul of the city.
Visitors to Amsterdam will be able to get close to all the action at the Amsterdam Hostel Leidseplein. This friendly, modern and comfortable hostel offers a relaxing place to put up your feet after a hard day of sightseeing.