Entertainment in the Netherlands

Find out about entertainment options in the Netherlands, including English-language media available...

The Netherlands has a reputation as a culturally liberal country and offers plenty of fun things to do for all ages. Amsterdam boasts all of the nightlife, cultural and entertainment options you'd expect from a cosmopolitan capital city, while shopaholics will love the many independent shops and boutiques to be found in The Hague.

One of the best ways to find out about upcoming events is to check listings in the local English-language media. Details of English-language newspapers, radio and TV can be found in this section.

Those who prefer nights in can also find details of how to access international English-language TV stations.

For more information on eating out, sampling Dutch speciality drinks and the country's food culture, see the Food and Drink guides in the left hand side menu.