De Parade Theater Festival in Amsterdam

De ParadeHeld each year in four big cities in the Netherlands (Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht, Hague) the Parade begins at the end of June and ends with the end of summer, giving performances for 15 – 17 days in each city. The festival presents opportunity for small theater groups, comedians and magicians to perform in front of the mainly young audience by supplying colorful tents and setting them up in the public parks. The festival provides also technical equipment as light and sound gear charging performers for rental a symbolic daily fee.
Many performances are addressed to small children and as it all happens near their playgrounds, there is always a lot of fun in Parade tents.


17 days in summer of each year, De Parade festival in Amsterdam in 2013: 9 August – 25 August


Martin Luther King Park, South Amsterdam (Amsterdam Zuid) at Amsteldijk


Parade B.V.
Weverssingel 36
3811 GK Amersfoort
telephone: +31 33 465 45 55
fax: +31 33 465 62 46


The access to the Parade area is € 5. Kids younger than 12 and older people age 65+ – free admission, young people with CJP youth card get 50% discount. The performance tickets are usually not expensive (starting as low as € 2.50). There is also a discount card for ten performances.

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