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Amsterdam Dance Event 2016 - Where to go?

It’s time! Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) 2016 – But where do you need to go?

This years Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) 2016 is already the 21th edition! With more than 450 events, 2,200 artists, in 140 venues with 375,000 visitors in 5 days Amsterdam is the place to be. The whole dance scene comes together from October 19th to October 23th (which probably actually ends on monday the 24th). Stores, restaurants and even business centers are 5-days-club-wise-party-scenes. Like every year there is a congress part (especialy for business) and of course the electronic music part where people will live their dreams for meet and greats, can go to album releases of the most famous artist, but the main thing to do is party and… DANCE! But where do you need to go? Which party can’t you miss? made a ‘Top party list’ for you >>


Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) Parties

During 19-23 October Amsterdam is ‘One of the busiest clubbing cities in the world’ according to the organisation. You can bump into top artists like Martin Garrix, Tiësto, Robin Schulz and Hardwell. The program is so big (450+ events) which makes it really hard to narrow it down to a ‘Top list of parties’ but still we are going to try! Beneath you’ll find a selection of events (scroll down if you want to see the whole program).



Tuesday 18/10

18:00 – 22:00h Pre ADE – information and tickets! << Tickets & information THE spot to get all information you need.


Wednesday 19/10

18:00 – 20:00h “Ticketscript presents: Network drinks” at Felx Meritis << The place to be for networking – from Dylan to Felix Meritis the streets will be filled with DJ’s, Music artists, record companies and so on…

19:00 – 23:00h Craig David TS5 at Paradiso << SOLD OUT (maybe you can find some tickets at Ticketswap)

22:00 – 8:00h “ADE 2016 Opening Party” at Panama Amsterdam << Special show including a stellar international line up.

22:00 – 6:00h “Claire ADE: Worldwide FM Showcase” at club Claire << Club Claire opens her doors! (former Club 80 at Rembrandtsquare).

23:00 – 8:00h “Shelter Opening: Jackmaster & Numbers Present Mastermix ADE” at club Shelter << Club Shelter is beneath the Shelltower, across Amsterdam Central Station (take the ferry).

ADE 2016

Thursday 20/10

22:00 – 5:00h Darklight sessions by Fedde Le grand at Het Sierraad << For this event you can win free tickets with the I’m in app.

22:00 – 800h HYTE ADE – October 20th w/ Speedy J Robert Hood Haeken Konstantin Drumcell Matrixxman DJ Deep Deniro Lollino << SOLD OUT (maybe you can find some tickets at Ticketswap)

22:00 – 800h OKT20 Awakenings x Adam Beyer present Drumcode << SOLD OUT maybe you can find some tickets at Ticketswap.

22:00 – 5:00h AMF: Hardwell Presents Revealed (Sold Out) << SOLD OUT maybe you can find some tickets at Ticketswap.
 ADE Thuishaven

Friday 21/10

15:00 – 23:00h ADE Life and Death at Thuishaven << in the afternoon you can get ready for the night!

22:00 – 7:00h NGHTDVSN ADE Special – Day 1 at Atomnation << The stunning building will be the setting for favourite locals and international heroes.

22:00 – 8:00 Komm schon Alter – Das ADE Spezial <<SOLD OUT maybe you can find some tickets at Ticketswap.
21:00 – 5:30h KROOKS ADE special at Studio K << For a not so dark and techie ADE night, but still fancy exquisite electronic music.


Saturday 22/10

17:00 – 22:00h Martin Garrix at RAI Amsterdam << THE Martin Garrix solo show.

7:00 – 23/10 18:00h Breakfastclub at RADION << From Saturday morning till Sunday evening.


Sunday 23/10

17:00 – 22:00h ALL ages event by Martin Garrix at RAI Amsterdam << New! For the first time all ages can enjoy Martin Garrix.


ADE for business


The ADE’s conference part is not to be underastimated… The business meeting attracts thousands of delegates from all over the world who come together to network, share their professional experience and do business! If you are into music > you are in Amsterdam this week! Here you can be involved in panels, talk to keynotes and have interactive sessions to discuss innovative ideas and bring together the past, present and future of electronic music.

Conference map:


Amsterdam Dance Event Program

More information concerning ADE’s festival, playground and conference program you can find on the official website: There you can also follow favorite artists and speakers, find hotel and flight deals and select your personal preferences to make sure you stay up-to-date. Also you can download the special ADE APP and you can folow the ADE playlist on Spotify!


Source: Amsterdam Dance Event
Photo’s: konradbak, Amsterdam Dance Event Press Kit (Darryl Adelaar, Henri Blommers, Flickfeeder, vincentvandenboogaard)


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