Amsterdam Light Festival

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The Amsterdam Light Festival turns the already picturesque city into an even more magical place through various events around light shows. The city lights up from the 6th of December until the 19th of January 2014. If you are in town in this period, be sure to visit one of the events. Perhaps the most prominent event of the Amsterdam Light Festival is the Amsterdam Lights Cruise. This special cruise Read more…

Chambres des Canaux

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The Canal Ring celebrates is 400th birthday this year. One of the events related to this milestone is Chambres des Canaux. During Chambres des Canaux, 20 historical canal houses are open to the public. These houses are privately owned by either individuals or foundations, and are normally off limits to the interested tourist. Chambres des Canaux takes place from the 1st until the 17th of November. The houses are not Read more…

MTV EMA Amsterdam 2013

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Facebook promotion: Win one of the Amsterdam shirts by just liking our facebook page! More info click here!   The most prestigious pop award show in Europe, the MTV EMA (Europe Music Awards), will take place in Amsterdam at the 10th of November. Tickets are in limited supply. The venue will be the cutting edge Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam South Eath. This new pop temple is quickly building a reputation Read more…

Museum Night Amsterdam

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Museum Night Amsterdam is one of our favorite events in Amsterdam. It combines art and culture with a festive atmosphere, because it is the only chance to visit Amsterdam’s broad range of museums at night. On the 2nd of November, more than 50 museums are open from 19:00 to 02:00. It will not be the wildest party you have ever seen, but there is an element of fun in this Read more…

New Food Fair

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The New Food Fair turns the Haarlemmerstraat in to a long open air restaurant. The street is lined up with stalls and tables with interesting and unconventional foods on offer. As the Haarlemmerstraat was awarded to be the best shopping street in Netherlands, this is a perfect environment for such a fair. The New Food Fair is held by the shopkeepers of the Haarlemmerstraat and this is the 16th edition. Expect Read more…

Dance festivals in Amsterdam

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There are a lot of dance festivals in Amsterdam this period of the year. We just highlight a few from whom we think are worth while attending. Luminosity 17 and 18 august Blijburg aan Zee at the beach, a small trance festival at the beautiful location of Blijburg aan zee (blijburg at the beach) the urban beach located on the outskirts of the city. Young new talent and old veterans in Read more…