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Amsterdam Weekend Guide// 10 tips for February 7, 8 & 9

6 February 2020

HI FEBRUARY! Did you also find January to be a bit long and dark? Although some weather gurus still predict snow, I actually have some good news. It gets light earlier and dark later and that means that you can enjoy the weekend longer. There is really no reason to stay on the couch like a hermit (although the new list with our On Demand tips from February is very nice). Go do something fun with friends, your lover or yourself! For example something of our new list of the best exhibitions in Amsterdam or must-see cinema films that are currently playing. And … I have listened to your wishes! There is also a brand new theater guide ready with a selection from the best shows currently running in Amsterdam. Prefer to do something else fun? Then read on for the tips from this new Amsterdam Weekend Guide for February 7, 8 & 9!

| FÏNLEY SUNDAY GUIDE: It’s back! In the new Fïnley Sunday Guide for February, you can find 35 tips for all of the Netherlands.  From the coolest (food)markets, to hotspots for Sunday afternoon drinks, all the must-see expositions, and tips for beautiful walks in nature. Mix and match the tips for your perfect Sunday! Click here for the February Guide >>

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10 X THE BEST TIPS FOR THIS WEEKEND IN AMSTERDAM

❶ Do you want to have brunch with friends or your lover this weekend? The Tailor is organising a special brunch event together with Ketel One on Sunday February 9! During The Tailor’s Blues Brunch you can join between 12 and 5pm for a boozy buzzing brunch with perfectly made Bloody Marys, a Louisiana style menu full of comfort food and live blues music. Want to know more and make a reservation? Check out the Facebook event >>

❷ Friday February 7, it is time again for WesterFête! Fourteen locations over at the Westergas will open their doors until the early hours and they all have a special program with delicious, pleasant, exciting creative, musical and culinary indulgences. More details? Check out the Facebook event for all details >>

 | VALENTINES TIP: Are you familiar with SurpriSeat? This restaurant platform turns going out to dinner into a real exciting event again. I highly recommend trying this out for a date night. For € 26,50 you can book a 2 course dinner in Amsterdam, Utrecht or Rotterdam. The restaurant you will be eating at is kept secret until a couple hours before dinner time. Want to experience this too? Use the code YLBB to get a € 7,50 discount on a surprise dinner for 2. Read more about it in this blogpost or make a reservation here for your own SurpriSeat >>

❸ Are you working on a new house or renovating just like me? Then go to the Homeware Market in De Hallen on Sunday February 9 to get some inspiration for your interior. And … shopping is allowed! Read all the details in the Facebook event >> 

❹ A must see: this exhibition about fashion in FOAM. Perfect for doing something cultural before or after your lunch date this weekend. Check out the Facebook event for all details >>

❺ Do you still have some old jeans in your wardrobe? Drop them off this Saturday at Motherhood on the Kinkerstraat and your old jeans will be used to make durable baby towels (which also look fantastic and are very handy to use … tip for the mums and dads who are reading along). Check the Facebook event for how you can contribute >> 

|Bucketlist tip: Did you already start making your bucketlist for 2020? Check out our Bucketlist page with the best tips that you want to add to your list.

❻ YES, it’s time for Sunday Boil again! The monthly crawfish boil brunch at The Good Companion. Highly recommended for the seafood lovers among us and something different than a Sunday Roast! Check out the Facebook event for all details >>

❼ Also at Westergas this weekend: the Italy event Little Italy. From February 7 to 9 you are at the right place in the Westergas for everything that has to do with Italy. With Italian street food, wines and more. Read all about it in the Facebook event >>

| HOTEL TIP: Are your looking for a special hotel? On Your Little Black Book you can find reviews and lists with the best hotel tips for all over the world. Check out the hundreds of Yourlbb approved hotels >>

❽ Always wanted to know more about how Essential Oils work? At Sir Adam you can attend a workshop by the Norwegian Lena Kralicek on Sunday February 9, that will teach you everything about this natural alternative for your daily beauty routine. Want to find out moe? Check the Facebook event >>

❾Drinks with friends, but then slightly different? Visit Chateau Amsterdam on Saturday February 8, during their tasting room and taste the different wines during a wine flight. Check the Facebook event for all details >>

❿ Feel like slipping away a delicious oyster this weekend? Then come to The Good Companion for their happy oyster hours:

⋙  The Good Companion // February 8, from 3 – 5 PM

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With love,
Anne

Tess