THESE ARE THE BEST TIPS FOR FUN ACTIVITIES IN AMSTERDAM THIS WEEKEND
The past couple weeks really flew by! I celebrated my birthday and took my bike all over town for meetings and hotspot articles. Definitely a fun week! And now we are ready for some Summer weather and fun barbecues. Can’t wait to have bites and cocktails with our friends! This weekend is looking promising weather-wise, and that’s great because there are loads of fun pop-ups and foodie events happening in the city. In this new Amsterdam Weekend Guide for May 24, 25 and 26 I have listed the 10 best tips for you. Enjoy!
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10 X THE BEST TIPS FOR THIS WEEKEND IN AMSTERDAM
❶ Would you never turn down good ice cream? And do you love cocktails? Then definitely go to the Oppo Ice Cream Cocktail pop-up from May 26 in the Tunes Bar! For the pop-up, the mixologist has created two different cocktails with Oppo as their main ingredient. The cocktails are € 12,50 and these are the opening hours: Thursday 4pm – 1am, Friday 12.30pm – 2am, Saturday 12.30pm – 2am and Sunday from 12.30pm – 12am. See you there?
❷ Do you find it stressful to go out to dinner with the whole family? Not when you go to Family Sundays at Jansz. Between 4.30pm and 6.30pm they are all about the little ones! Quick service, a kids menu with loads of options and chaperoned playtime in one of the Copper Rooms, so you can have your meal in peace. More information and to make reservations, click here!
❸ Experience Las Vegas in Amsterdam this weekend! In honour of the new direct KLM flight from Amsterdam to Las Vegas, which will start next month, Las Vegas is bringing an unique experience to Amsterdam for one weekend. On Saturday 25 May and Sunday 26 May everyone who comes to the Tobacco Theater (Nes 75-87 in Amsterdam) will have the opportunity to “travel” to Las Vegas through a series of Instagrammable spaces with interactive art installations. The Las Vegas showgirls are of course present as well and you have the chance of winning a trip to Las Vegas including a hotel stay at the luxurious Palms Casino Resort. The doors are open Saturday and Sunday from
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❹ The Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam is celebrating their 5 year anniversary and they are doing a special afternoon tea till the end of the month. Last week I went and tasted this afternoon tea on my birthday and you can check out all the wonderful creations that pastry chef Vipin Charly and his team came up with, over on my Instagram Stories. Do you also have a celebration soon? Read all about the afternoon tea in the Peacock Alley here >>
❺ Ever did a wine tasting at Chateau Amsterdam? If not, then go to the Bottlefeest on Sunday May 26, where they are bottling the wine of the year in a festive way and where you of course want to go for all the tastings of the Amsterdam made wines. With cheese from Kef and sausages from Brandt & Levie! Want to know more of score tickets? Check out the Facebook event >>
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❻ Pizza fanatics, pay attention! Because Saturday May 25, the Rembrandtpark is doing their Amsterdam Pizza Festival! Come an enjoy pizza tastings by some of the best pizzeria’s in the city. Curious who to find here and what else there is to do? Read more about it in the Facebook event >>
❼ Vintage lovers, this one is for you: This Saturday and Sunday, vintage shop Zipper is opening the doors to their storage in Amsterdam Noord, for their mega popular Warehouse Sale. Come shop some of their best gems, that they just picked up in LA last month, between 10am and 6pm. Check out the Facebook event for the address and more info >>
❽ It seems like all the best events are on a Sunday! Because this Sunday you can also go to Razmataz to enjoy some fine oysters during their Zilte Zondag. Oysters for € 1,-, what’s not to like! Check the Facebook event for times and more info >>
❾ Festival season has officially started! This weekend you can go to these parties in Amsterdam:
Lentekabinet // May 25 // More info & tickets >>
909 // May 25 // More info & tickets >>
The Summer opening of Thuishaven // May 25 // More info & tickets >>
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❿ The Sunday Market will be at the Rokin this Sunday between 12pm and 4pm. You can find the market on the strip along side the water at ‘de Oude Turfmarkt’ Check out the Facebook event for more info >>
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