THESE ARE THE BEST TIPS FOR FUN ACTIVITIES IN AMSTERDAM THIS WEEKEND
Sometimes I wish we could have a 40 hour workDAY in stead of week. Behind the scenes we are doing everything in our power to get the redesign of Your Little Black Book ready for launch. I’m also planning my first far away trips of the year. HELLO Hong Kong, Bali, New York and Australia! Did you guys notice that you can now watch the Your Little Black Book videos on IGTV too? Definitely make sure to keep an eye on our Instagram!
So cool to see that most of you are watching our videos in the weekend by the way. Love it! And now that I have your attention: what are your plans for this weekend? You definitely don’t have to get bored in Amsterdam, because there are loads of fun things to do in the city. In our new Amsterdam Weekend Guide for March 8, 9 & 10 I have listed 10 tips for you. Happy weekend!
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10 BEST TIPS FOR THIS WEEKEND IN AMSTERDAM
❶ OOH YES, this Sunday between 12pm and 7pm you can come to Karakter in West to enjoy their ramen burger. My first taste of a ramen burger was in New York a couple years ago, and ever since I make sure to order one when I see it on the menu somewhere. They also make a vega version with kimchi this weekend! A must try Read all about this even on Facebook >>
❷ Looking for a cool spot for your VrijMiBo (Friday afternoon drinks)? Dit zijn dé tips voor vrijdag 8 maart.
⋙ As always, Vondeldisco in the Amstelhotel is completely sold out. But, who knows, you might be able to snatch a ticket last minute! Check out their Facebook event >>
⋙ Want to go for drinks with a view? Go to ‘Borrelen boven Mokum’ from 5pm at the QO hotel. Check the Facebook event >>
⋙ At Bar Dak in ‘De Pijp’ they are raising the roof during Fridak. With a special cocktail for € 7,-. Read more about it here >>
⋙ G&T’s for € 5,- from 11pm at Rayleigh & Ramsey. Read all about it here >>
❸ So far, I’ve had 3 opportunities to see the Northern Lights, but every time the weather gods had different thoughts about this. The Jaap Eden ijsbaan is here to make my dream come through, as they are hosting an ice skating night WITH Northern Lights. Always wanted to see what they are like? Come to their event this Friday evening from 9pm. Want to know more about this? Read all about this event here >>
❹ Sample sale galore this weekend in Amsterdam! I listed my favourite sample sales for you, so you know exactly where to go for your Spring shopping!
⋙ Furniture favourite Made.com closet sale | March 10 | more info & times >>
⋙ La Dress Garage Sale with items starting from € 25,- | until March 10 | free tickets & more info >>
⋙ Stock sale starting from € 5,- at Indianaweg 10 | Friday March 8 4pm – 9pm | more info >>
⋙ Sample sale with items like the cool sneakers by Mipacha | March 9 & 10 | more info via the Facebook event >>
⋙ Sustainable brand Studio Jux archive sale | March 8 & 9 | times and more info in the Facebook event >>
❺ COOL! This weekend the popular Sunday Market will take place at a new location! Not the Westergasterrein, but the event will be hosted at the Rokin! Read all about it here >>
❻ Flea market lovers are in for a great weekend!
⋙ Go for a hunt: IJ-hallen flea market | March 9 & 10 | check the Facebook event >>
⋙ Only the best finds: Fortune Flea’s open weekend | March 8 – 10 | more info & times >>
❼ Normally we go to Café Thijssen for a beer and a ‘bitterbal’, but this weekend you can come here for their Silent Disco at March 9 from 10pm. More info & tickets >>
❽ If you’re like me and you love concept stores like Hutspot, then you must have seen them already: the wreaths made from branches and dried flowers. Of course you can buy them, but how fun is it to MAKE them?! You can come do this on Sunday March 10 during the workshop Blomsterkrans. Want to know more about this and maybe grab the last tickets? Read more about this Instagram hit here >>
❾ This weekend is the last weekend of the CinemAsia Film Festival with special and unique Asian films at locations like Kriterion and Lab111. Want to know more about this? Check out the Facebook event >>
❿The all time classic. Go for your weekly dose of oysters at one of these locations. Oysters for € 1,-… Yes please!
⋙Café Americain – Friday March 8 // 5pm – 8pm
⋙Walter’s – Sunday March 10 // 4pm – 5pm
⋙Frank’s Smoke House – Friday March 8 // 4pm – 7pm
⋙Rayleigh & Ramsey – Saturday March 9 // all day
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⋙ Chateau Amsterdam, our very own city vineyard in Noord, is hosting a tasting and a tour every Saturday.Join them for a tasting of 4 different wines, paired with 4 different cheeses for € 19,50. Want to know more and make a reservation? Find all details in their Facebook event >>
⋙This weather is perfect for museum days and checking out new exhibitions. And of course I rounded up the coolest ones for you to go and check out! I have the annual museum card which allows you to visit most museums in the Netherlands ‘ for free’. Don’t feel like waiting in long lines? Book your tickets online!
- Did you already check out Cool Japan in the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam? A recommendation for everyone that has been to Japan (you will see a lot of memories flash by) or that wants to go here soon to scratch this great country of the bucket list. Read all about this exhibition here >>
- Going outside in cities to spot street art is super cool, but let’s be honest, super cold right now. That’s why you should go to the MOCO museum. With lots of pieces by the famous Banksy, but they are also hosting a new exhibition with work by the New York artist Daniel Arsham.
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