The Vondelpark Openluchttheater is an open-air theatre with shows from June until August. There are performances of classical music, pop music, world music, dance, musical theatre, and cabaret. The theatre receives a subsidy from the city government. And although all performances have free entrance, visitors are asked for a donation of one euro.
In the park are several food service (horeca) facilities (listed in alphabetical order):
- ‘t Blauwe Theehuis, a bar and restaurant
- Groot Melkhuis, a bar and restaurant
- Vondeling, the bar and restaurant of the open-air theatre
- Vondeltuin, a bar and restaurant