The most important electronic music conference in the world
ADE, Amsterdam Dance Event, is the biggest and most important electronic music conference and festival in the world.
The very biggest DJs on the planet are joined by fans and industry professionals, for five days of scene-leading discussions, talks and workshops.
And all the while, every venue in Amsterdam is turned upside down with spectacular and highly-curated parties. Everything from EDM to minimal techno is more than represented, as the whole city is consumed by dance music.
Each show has its own lineup. Please check our individual ADE 2016 guides for details.
Amsterdam's unique atmosphere takes on a whole new feel for 5 days each October, as 80 clubs and venues open up for discussions, talks and the biggest range of parties in the world.
Multiple venues, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is very close to the city centre. Trains depart from the airport every 10 minutes and take around 15 minutes to reach Amsterdam Centraal station.