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31 March - 02 April 2022 / Westergas

Venue & FAQ

About The Amsterdam Coffee Festival


The Amsterdam Coffee Festival celebrates Amsterdam’s bustling and vibrant coffee scene.


COVID-19 Update

The Amsterdam Coffee Festival 2020 has been officially postponed.

All tickets booked have been automatically transferred to the new dates (31 March  - 2 April 2022) and available for download on bookers’ accounts. If you would like to alter your booking, please get in touch with our team.

The programme, which includes the Roast Masters ™, Latte Art Live, The Mindful Coffee Tasting Experience, as well as all workshops, lectures and festivities will remain unchanged.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.

The Amsterdam Coffee Festival 2022

With over 12,500 visitors expected to attend, The Amsterdam Coffee Festival 2022 promises to be an unmissable event for coffee connoisseurs, 'Urban Foodies', those working in the coffee scene and other interested parties.
The Festival will feature artisan coffee and gourmet food stalls, tastings and demonstrations from world-class baristas, interactive workshops, street food, coffee-based cocktails, live music, art exhibitions and much more. 

The Festival will also play host to the SCA NL Latte Art Final; Dutch Brewers Cup and Cuptasters Championship.

Come and be inspired by top baristas from Europe's best espresso bars, experience the latest products and trends and enjoy this lively atmosphere, full of art, music and above all — coffee.



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1014 DD Amsterdam


Session Information

The Industry Day will be held on Thursday 31 March, 2022 from 10am - 5pm.

Thursday 31 March, 2022
The event will launch to the public from 3pm - 8pm on Thursday.
Friday 1 April and Saturday 2 April, 2022
The public sessions will take place from 10am - 6pm on Friday and from 10am - 5pm on Saturday.


So, what is The Amsterdam Coffee Festival all about?
The Amsterdam Coffee Festival is an event which celebrates Amsterdam’s vibrant coffee and artisan food scene.
With over 12,500 coffee lovers and foodies, professional baristas, espresso bar owners and top decision-makers expected to attend, The Amsterdam Coffee Festival promises to be a unmissable event for all coffee lovers and industry professionals alike.

The Festival will feature artisan coffee and gourmet food stalls, tastings, demonstrations from world-class baristas, live entertainment and music in the uniquely themed areas.

The Amsterdam Coffee Festival will also host the finals of the SCA - Dutch Chapter, including the Dutch Barista Championships, Latte Art Championships and Brewer's Cup.
What does my ticket include?
On top of entry to The Amsterdam Coffee Festival you can expect coffee and food samples, tastings, demos and live music! Learn about the various ways to make and brew coffee at home, visit your favourite barista at the True Artisan Café and taste your way through the artisan food and street food markets.

You won’t go home hungry or thirsty!
When and where?
The Amsterdam Coffee Festival will be held from 31 March - 2 April, 2022 at Westergas.

The Festival will begin with one Industry Day (Thursday 31 March), and kick-off its public celebration from 3pm - 8pm on Thursday.

Friday 1 April (10am - 6pm) and Saturday 2 April (10am - 5pm) will offer an 'all day' session for the general public and also highly dedicated industry professionals.
What are the daily sessions?
Industry Day
Thursday 31 March
There will be one Industry Day held from 10am - 5pm.
Public Sessions 
Thursday 31 March
The event will launch to the public from 3pm-8pm on Friday evening.
Friday 1 and Sunday 2 April
The event will be open to the public from 10am-6pm on Friday and 10am - 5pm Saturday. Tickets allow access to the event for an entire full-day session.
How do I get there?
Public Transport

From Central Station: Bus 21, get out at stop Westergasfabriek
From City Centre/ Leidseplein : Tram 10, get out at stop Van Limburg Stirumplein
From Ring A10: Exit S103 / S104 (Haarlem), drive towards the city centre via the Haarlemmerweg. On your left side you find the Westergasfabriek.
From Schiphol: Highway A4 Amsterdam (Ring A10). Exit S103, drive towards the city centre via the Haarlemmerweg. On your left side you find the Westergasfabriek.
What is Coffee Week NL™?
Coffee Week NL 2022, provides a unique opportunity for branded coffee chains, independent coffee shops and industry suppliers to collaborate and celebrate the success of the industry while giving back to an extremely worthy cause. Following on the success of UK Coffee Week, Allegra Foundation is creating a similar nationwide programme of charitable collections, in-store activities and public events in The Netherlands will raise funds for Project Waterfall to deliver clean water projects in coffee-producing African countries.

Together we can make a huge difference to the lives of people in coffee producing countries.
Is the site wheelchair-accessible?
Yes. Wheelchair access is available near the main festival entrance. We are always happy to help, so if you have any specific needs then please do contact us before your visit so we can discuss them with you.
Where are the toilets?
On site toilets are available within the venue. These will be serviced regularly throughout the event.
Is this a child friendly event?
Absoutely yes, particularly on Saturday 2 April, where we encourage families to come along. Although we ask that any child under the age of 16 is accompanied by an adult.
Can I bring a dog?
Unfortunately the venue does not permit dogs (or other animals) other than service dogs.
Can I bring a picnic?
The Amsterdam Coffee Festival attracts some of the best gourmet food producers in the Netherlands who will be giving out nibbles on the day and there will be plenty more fine food and drink to buy on site so there really wont be any reason to bring one. It’s not a BYO festival, so you won’t be able to bring food and drink in with you. Sorry.
Will there be food for vegetarians?
Absolutely. You’ll find plenty of tasty food if you’re vegetarian.
Will there be photography & filming?
Yes. All official photographers and film crew will have identification.
Photography, video, audio recording and children
The safeguarding of children is our first priority when using recorded content. We adhere closely to the NSPCC’s guidelines on the use of images and video online, taking special care to protect a child’s privacy and never identify children by name unless we have specific permission to do so.
Public Photography and Video Filming
We are sure you will understand that we wish to protect the integrity of the festival and exhibitors. If you are going to take pictures or film with a video camera or a mobile phone camera you need to follow some common sense rules. In essence you are free to record your own visit to the Festival for your own personal home use. You will not be able to sell any photos or moving images of the festival for commercial or other gain. Please respect the privacy of other Festival attendees who may not want to be filmed. Please do not bring any professional equipment with you and please be aware of health and safety issues.
Will there be a cloakroom?
No, sorry there won’t be a cloakroom. Please make sure you look after any items that you bring into the venue, it is your responsibility; the organisers and venue management team can not take responsibility for loss or theft.
Can I smoke?
The Amsterdam Coffee Festival is located across two event spaces at Westergas. While there are no smoking areas inside the event, guests are able to freely move between the Festival locations and smoke while outside (near the Street Food Market). Smoking is not permitted inside the venue.
What about security & stewards?
For your safety every Festival zone will have a dedicated Security Steward and professinal security guards. If you see any problems or incidents please report them to our stewards, security staff or the police.
Where’s the fine print?
Here. Just a few little rules and additional information for our festival goers!
First Aid
Qualified first aiders are available throughout the event. In the first instance please contact a member of security.
Fire Procedure
A fire marshalling system is employed. In the event of fire or evacuation please follow the fire marshal’s direction.
Glass & Bottles
Are strictly prohibited at the event and may be confiscated if found.
Information Point
There will be two Information points located at the event. Please refer to the festival map or ask a member of onsite staff.
Lost or Found Property
Please hand any found property to a member of the onsite event team, at an Information Point or entrance/exit. After the event property will be kept for three months and can be claimed by calling (0)207 841 9062.
Can I exchange or refund my ticket?
Unfortunately we operate a no refund, no exchange policy. These terms and conditions are displayed on our booking page at the time of purchase.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
How do I print my purchased ticket(s)?
Simply go to: https://www.amsterdamcoffeefestival.com/login

You will need your booking email address & booking password.

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If you experience any problems we are always happy to help so email us on info@amsterdamcoffeefestival.com
What’s the difference between Industry and consumer days?
The Amsterdam Coffee Festival will open for one Industry Day on Thursday 31 March 2022 (10am - 5pm)
As well as all the exciting features that will be running throughout the Festival there will also be an exclusive Industry Day Programme, including a series of workshops, seminars, product tastings and other industry specific experiences.

The public sessions will begin on Thursday 31 March 2022 from 3pm - 8pm.

The celebrations will continue into the weekend with free tastings and demonstrations from world-class baristas, interactive workshops, street food, coffee-based cocktails, live music, DJs, art exhibitions and much more.

10% of all tickets sales to The Amsterdam Coffee Festival will be donated to Project Waterfall, a charity that delivers clean water projects to coffee-producing countries.

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