Only 97 days until Christmas when we are posting this weekend guide online. I know it might be weird for me to say it at the end of September, but I’m really already counting down. Autumn and Winter are my favourite seasons! Having a nice drink with friends, eating out a lot at new restaurants and looking back on the first 9 months of this year. This weekend I’m going to pack up our house for the upcoming move, but also pack my suitcase for my very first trip to Australia. In between al this we might go to a nice event, such as West TAPT or the Pure Market. And have you heard about Wondr yet? The newest pop-up in Noord? In this new Amsterdam Weekend Guide I have collected the best tips for you for September 20, 21 & 22. Happy weekend!
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❶ On Friday September 20 and Sunday September 21, the West TAPT Festival will be celebrating its 5th anniversary at Rembrandtpark. What started with a beer festival in Amsterdam has grown into THE beer festival in the Netherlands that is now also being held in cities such as Utrecht, Arnhem, Alkmaar and Haarlem. In addition to a lot of beer from the Netherlands and abroad, you are at the right place at TAPT for good food, games, pub quizzes, chilling in the grass, silent disco and music where your feet will definitely off the floor. Perfect for an after-work drink on Friday or a summer closing on Saturday! Round up your friends and score your ticket here >>
❷ So cool! Pop-up experience Wondr was opened in Amsterdam Noord, which is entirely devoted to very special and photogenic installations. When you step inside, you are in a different world. You can play, experience and although Wondr is very Instagrammable, it is also a place to be offline for a while. A unique concept in Amsterdam for a moment to escape from real life. Do you already see yourself lying in the huge tub filled with marshmallows? Want to know more? Check out the blogpost here >>
❸ Do you love vintage designer items just like me? Then this weekend you don’t want to miss the Designer Vintage pop-up store with pre-loved Chanel bags and so much more. Read more about this pop-up and the location >>
| AMSTERDAM TIPS: did you check out all these articles yet? Georgio’s Café, Oslo Beers, Fred’s Kitchen, Simon de Wit, La Fiorita, Ginger & Gems, Oeuf, Hula Hula, Bar Hout, Redbone, Dok du Nord, Karaat, Stan & Co, Bam Boa, Cabrón, Pacific, Matcha Mafia, Sjefietshe, Meat & Greek, Spectrum, Nazka, Baohuis, Kim Chi Wow, Restaurant Watergang, Hola Poke, Ron Gastrobar Downtown, Nnea, The Bab, Buurthaven, Naylor’s, The Lebanese Sajeria, Aesop & Aziatische High Tea.
❹ One of the reasons why I would like to go back to Tel Aviv is the delicious food. For the best Tel Avivian brunch you want to go to Bar Dak in De Pijp this weekend. Curious about what they serve here during their first brunch event? Check out the brunch menu in the Facebook event >>
❺ When was the last time you visited the Stedelijk Museum? A large new exhibition will open this weekend about the times that Chagall, Picasso and Mondrian, among others, lived and worked as artist migrants in Paris. More info in the Facebook event >>
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❻ OH YES, get your slurp on with these oyster events this Sunday:
❼ On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Westergas will be transformed into a mecca for photography enthusiasts during the 8th edition of Unseen. Read all about this photography event here >>
❽ The Pure Market will be held in the Amsterdamse Bos on Sunday. Go shopping at one of the stalls and bring tasty things home with you or taste the treats on the picnic tables under the trees when you’re there. More info in the Facebook event >>
❾ Always fun in De Hallen is the monthly Maker Market where you can buy the most beautiful things directly from the local makers. This weekend on Saturday and Sunday! Check out the times in the Facebook event >>
❿ Recently I was there to sell a lot myself and I have to say, the IJ-hallen is still a special event to buy pre-loved things. I spoke to girls who score their entire wardrobe there every season. Durable and extremely cheap. This weekend on Saturday and Sunday. Check out all info in the Facebook event >>
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