amsterdam weekend guide 15 16 17 juni

Amsterdam Weekend Guide

Amsterdam Weekend Guide for June 15, 16 & 17

14 June 2018

28 tips for this weekend in the amsterdam weekend guide

Cheers to the weekend! Oh yes, the best part of the week is waiting for us, so bring on the plans for the weekend. This Sunday is of couse Fathers’ Day, are you going to do something special with it? On the days prior to the weekend there are also lots of things to do! For example the festival season has officialy started, with the Veggie Festival or Mystic Garden (check Ticketswap for tickets!), but this Saturday there’s also a Ciderfestival in Café Modern. Nice! These and many more tips can be found in the Amsterdam Weekdn Guide for June 15, 16 and 17. Enjoy!

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28 tips for things to do this weekend in Amsterdam

  1. CHEERS to the weekend! And where else to do that than at Bacchus Wine Festival? Friday, Saturday and Sunday the Amsterdamse Bos is all about wine – and lots of it. They also have tasty food and music. Nice! Check out the Facebook event here.
  2. For a nice Sunday Drink for seafood lovers you’d have to go to Bar Fisk this Sunday. The oysters are € 1,50 and several bar bites like sashime are € 8,-. Click here for the Facebook event.
  3. This Saturday it’s French Fruit at ZUID. That means all sorts of seafood, large platters of fruits de mer and nice paired wines! Nice: this is now a weekly event on the Saturday. Check the Facebook event here.
  4. This Saturday is the Forbidden Fruit Fest at Café Modern. At this festival it’s all about cider and what you can do with that. Café Modern has been tranformed into one giant ciderbar. Check our blog about it here >>
  5. Craving Surinam food? Then you’ll want to know new hotspot Uitvlugt!
  6. Friday afternoon drinks with a touch of Thai? That’s possible at Soi 74. At their Thaise Vrijmibo the G&Ts have a special price and they serve free (Thai) bar bites from 6.30PM. Click here for the Facebook event.
  7. If you’re more into meat, then you won’t have to stay home this Friday. On the contrary, at the Roast Room they have enough meat for everyone! They have their Friday Proast and there will also be a DJ. Check the Facebook event here.
  8. Want to go to the terrace this weekend? Check out the 11 x Best terraces in De Pijp here >>
  9. New York New York! If you’re a fan of the Big Apple you’ll want to see this exposition. You can visit it up until June 30th 2018 in the gallery of Eduard Planting in the Jordaan. Photographer of the series, Richard Koek, lives in Brooklyn and Amsterdam and wants to show his love for New York through his photos. Click here for more info.
  10. R&B lovers can start their weekend at De Bajes. This Friday it’s Vast op Vrijdag with lots of R&B hits, and you can also grab a bite in the restaurant beforehand. Click here for the Facebook event.
  11. The Artis zoo is hosting Zoomeravonden every Saturday in the summer months. There are also perfomances by several artists during the evening. Click here for the Facebook event.
  12. Veggies will want to go here this weekend! The Veggie Festival is in the Scheepsbouwloods this weekend. And good to know: this festival is on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Check the Facebook event here.
  13. YES, the sun is shining and you want to grab a bite out on a terrace? Check out our 38 x Restaurants with a terrace in every neighbourhood of Amsterdam >>
  14. Close off your work week at a great height at Floor17. Lots of G&Ts, nice music and if you sign up through the site you’ll get in for free! Check out the Facebook event here to sign up and more info.
  15. In for a Jazzy Saturday? At The Rooftop Jazz Club this Saturday in Zoku that is a done deal. Great perfomances at this rooftop bar. Note: there’s no door sale! Click here for the Facebook event.
  16. TIP: The World Press Photo Exhibition in De Nieuwe Kerk is still in full swing. Have you already been there? Check the Facebook event here.
  17. Oh yes, the time of the herring has begun! And this Saturday we can score some at Café Kiebêrt. Starting at 2PM the herring is ready for you. Besides they also have a Dutch Singer, so prepare yourself for a true Dutch afternoon ;-). Click here for the Facebook event.
  18. Do you already know which Food Festivals you’re going to attend? Check out our ultimate Food Festival Guide 2018!
  19. Let’s go clubbing on Friday! And at Please Don’t Tell in the Jimmy Woo, that is. Nice music and this club remains one of the best in Amsterdam! Check out the Facebook event here.
  20. Hotspot Escobar is celebrating their one year anniversary and they’re celebrating it with EscoFiesta. It starts at 5PM and it’s recommended to be there on time: the first fourty guests will get a pitcher of sangria on the house! Check the Facebook event here.
  21. If the Ibiza boho chique style if your thing, go to DOK this Saturday. Because they’re having an Ibiza Market there! Here you can find all sorts of hand made Fair Trade products, from clothing to accessories. Click here for the Facebook event.
  22. Unfortunately it’s sold out, but try Ticketswap: Mystic Garden Festival is this Saturday at the Sloterplas. It’s in a green setting, nice house and techno music. What more could you want? Oh yes, hopefully the sun will be shining ;-). Click here for the Facebook event.
  23. Fun for a cultural day: this Saturday is the opening of De Mooiste Stad in the Amsterdam Museum! Check the Facebook event here with more info.
  24. NOW OPEN: Kampai is the newest cocktail and dim sum bar in the city centre! Have you been there yet? Read all about it here >>
  25. De School remains one of the finest spots! And from this Sunday on they’re celebrating Het Terras every Sunday. When the weather’s good it’s a BBQ on the terrace, when it’s not they host it inside. Nice: there will also be a DJ. Check the Facebook event here.
  26. Are you living in the Rivierenbuurt? Then go to the Neighbour Day this Sunday at Bar Maas. Here you meet your neighbours that you might not know yet! Check the Facebook event here.
  27. Would you like to stay up to date of all the spots that are opening soon? Then keep an eye on our ‘Coming Soon‘ list!
  28. Feel like meeting up with friensd this weekend? We have many nice spots for that! How about: The best terraces of Amsterdam in every neighbourhood? Or at one of these nice wine bars?

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and make sure to not forget these tips…

  1. Do you also have a hard time keeping them apart, the Negen Straatjes? Check  the 9 x Hotspots in the Huidenstraat here!
  2. Are you panning on crashing down on a terrace this weekend, but don’t know which one to pick? Cick here for our ist with the 9 x Best terraces in the city centre of Amsterdam!
  3. Do you feel like having a quiet weekend? Check out the 8 x Netflix series and movies you want to have seen!
  4. Don’t have any inspiration on what to do? Check out our Amsterdam Bucketlist with 56 things you’d want to have done at least once in your life!
  5. Tip: We have many more lists! Check them here >>


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