A place where people can feel whole and be their entire self in all its differences and irregularaties.

With one foot in the now and one foot in the future, Parallel showcases multifaceted club nights, concerts, exhibitions, art installations and spoken word.

Let's celebrate a new chapter in Amsterdam's night life.

Parallel is situated in Amsterdam's North side, in the unique building of Tolhuistuin. Please be aware that the entrance of Parallel is located at the rear end of the building: navigate to Buiksloterweg 5C, Amsterdam.

Work at Parallel

Parallel is hiring a content creative, promo volunteers, lighting crew and bar staff. Send your resume and motivation to work@parallel.am.

Travel directions

Travel to Amsterdam Central Station. On the IJ river side, catch one of the free ferries to Buiksloterweg. Leaving the ferry, walk straight ahead for 100 meters and turn left at the first turn. Walk till you see the Tolhuistuin garden and the sculpture below on your right. The entrance of Parallel is situated on your left hand.

Travellers from Amsterdam North take bus 38 to Buiksloterwegveer.

The closest parking garage is situated below the A'DAM Tower at Overhoeksplein 5, 1031 KS. From there it is only a 150 meters walk towards Parallel. You can also park in the city centre of Amsterdam. The closest parking garage there is Parking Centrum, Oosterdoksstraat 150. From there you have to take the free ferry to Buiksloterweg on the North side of Amsterdam Central Station.

Parallel entrance
Show times

Visit the individual programme pages for the most up-to-date show times. Please note: the times can differ from the times on your ticket and artists can decide to deviate from the schedule.


Buiksloterweg 5C
1031 CC Amsterdam


Any questions? You'll probably find answers here.