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Amsterdam weekend guide for 13, 14 & 15 january

12 January 2017

Yes, it’s weekend and your guide for the coming days will be filled with a lot of nice things. This weekend you can enjoy Hotelnacht, jump on your bike and visit the best events in town. Try to get a last minute ticket for the Hotelnacht and go for a lunch at a restaurant with a michelin star, an over the top wedding and to a yoga session at Stedelijk museum. There are also a lot of other things to do, what do you think of a comedy show, the Vondelparkloop, or de Kloffie Markt in West? Discover everything in this New Amsterdam Weekend Guide for Friday, January 13, Saturday, January 14 and Sunday, January 15th!

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  • Want to eat healthy this weekend? We gathered the 19 best and tastiest vegan restaurants in Amsterdam to go to at least once.
  • This Saturday and Sunday it’s Hotelnacht again. It’s their fifth birthday so it promises to be a big party. Book your tickets for the events and rooms online. Tip: you need to book a lot of events separately and sometimes you need to make a reservation.
  • Before going to the big party of Hotelnacht you need to eat. Specially for Hotelnacht you can go to à la roomservice at PARK for a nice menu with comfort food all over. We spotted the chocobrownie already. Don’t forget to book your Hotelnacht ticket + ticket for the big party and the dinner.  
  • Into pancakes? Go to the new breakfast and lunch spot in Corner Bakery Oud Zuid
  • At Hotelnacht you can visit the Conscious Hotel Vondelpark for the big Amsterdams Bierfeest on Saturday. With a 10 ticketcard you can taste the best beers from 10 breweries of Amsterdam. So nice!
  • Follow a pastry workshop in Grand Café Krasnapolsky from a pastry chef on Saturday. Of course you can taste everything that’s made.
  • There’s another workshop to follow. On Saturday you can become a coffee expert by following the Slow Brew Masterclass. You can also enjoy a nice breakfast with coffee at Andaz.
  • As a Hotelnacht party-animal you can go for a hangover Bloody Breakfast at Café Stock on Sunday. Enjoy Bloody Mary’s, aspirines with a glass of water and an egg. Don’t forget to book your Hotelnacht ticket and ticket for this breakfast.
  • Especially for Hotelnacht you can enjoy a 3-course lunch at Restaurant Vermeer on Saturday or Sunday.
  • Our list with healthy hotspots in Amsterdam got an update, who are you taking this weekend?
  • This Friday and Saturday you can visit The Bao Kitchen again. Ready for a 6 course meal for 20 Euros? Book your ticket so Chef Justin Brown knows how many guests are coming. 

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  • Fresku is touring through The Netherlands for his one-man show ‘Welkom Bij De Fresku Show‘ and this Friday and Saturday he’s in Amsterdam. Go!
  • It’s time for the evening edition of the Vondelparkloop. This Saturdayevening you need to work your ass off. Run a 10 kilometers course with the most beautiful light effects and motivational music.
  • This Sunday you can go to a cultural yogasession at Stedelijk Museum for Hotelnacht. Book your ticket!
  • Something totally different. In the Koepelkerk (one of the best wedding venues in town) you can party at an over the top wedding. How nice is that?
  • On Saturday the Conservatorium Hotel is going to be transformed into the Grand Budapest Hotel. You’ll be welcomed by a lobby boy, you can enjoy the view, cocktails and popcorn.

  • At Hotelnacht you can do some iceskating in the NH City Centre. Skate around the bar while a DJ plays the best music and the waiter serves hot chocolate and pea soup.

  • And don’t forget to go for ice skating at Museum Square this year.
  • Go for a lovely evening with your best friends with comedy, good food, lots of fun and special shows on Saturday at VR Winter Wonderland at Boom Chicago.
  • In for a filmmarathon? We gathered the nicest movies from January to watch this weekend. Where are you going?

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Weekend guide shopping

  • Want to get more plants in your home for a new and fresh year? Visit these 7 green shops
  • This Saturday you can go to the KLOFFIE Market in De Hallen. A market where you can shop clothing with value. Think of collectors items and designer wear. Do you want to sell your own clothes? Check the website for the coming editions.
  • Do you feel like shopping this weekend? It’s SALE everywhere! So check the best stores in Amsterdam here.
  • Do you want to check all the concept stores in Amsterdam for some inspiration? We gathered the nicest 19 concept stores in Amsterdam.
  • Is it a long time ago you went to the Nine streets? Go for it on Saturday or Sunday.
  • Anna + Nina are hosting an Sample Sale on Friday, shop the nicest items for a cheaper price.

Weekend guide museum en culture

  • At Foam you can check out the new solo exhibit of Harley Weir. You can visit this exhibit until the 19th of February.
  • Only a few more weeks for the expo 90 years Marilyn Monroe at De Nieuwe Kerk. So don’t postpone your visit any longer, you can go only until February 5.
  • Never been to the Moco Museum ? Than it’s time to go. Enjoy an afternoon filled with Banksy and Warhol.
  • Until the 29th of January you can see an amazing exposition called De Boeddha in the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam. What do you know about buddhism?


  • Start the new year (better late than never) at The Pelican Club. A neon inspired evening with retro tunes and up-tempo electronic music.
  • Go to the opening of La Suite in 5&33 Art’otel this Friday. A new Friday night concept with art, fashion and good music.
  • Enjoy Circus Overdrive on Saturday in the Undercurrent and dance on Techno, Dubstep, Acid, and Drum ’n Bass.
  • More into Deep House of RnB Classics? On Saturday you can go to Geroezemoes in Club Up.

  • Flying coconuts,  breezers, old school hiphop and inflatable dolls and ordinary reggaeton. Go to Fluff Disco in Club Nyx on Friday.
  • On Saturday and Sunday you can go to Paradiso for the 31 edition of Paradiso Korendagen. Out of the whole country amateur singers can show us what they got. From jazz music to pop, they have 15 minutes to blow us away.
  • Do you want to go to a new club in Amsterdam? These 4 new clubs were the best ones from 2016.


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