Holidays in Amsterdam are more less the same as the rest of the Netherlands. The most holidays are based on the same traditions as everywhere else in the country. The few differences that exist are based on the geographical positioning of the cities. As in most countries, there’s quite a difference between the North and South.
Most holidays in the Netherlands have religious roots although nowadays only around half of the citizens indicates to belong to a certain religion. MOst of the times, there is a lot of activities on those days, so there are a varity of Things to do for everybody. Examples of these traditions where people usually get a couple of days off are Easter, Ascension day, Pentecost and Christmas. Fun fact: Labour Day is not a free day in the Netherlands, so the locals celebrate it by working!
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