NDSM Food Festival, a special foodtruck festival in North
Yes, there’s a brand new festival coming at one of the nicest summer spots in Amsterdam; NDSM-wharf in North. From August 4 till 6 the NDSM will be transformed into a food festival where you can enjoy a weekend full of snacks, drinks, musical performances, theater and more. The foodtrucks at NDSM Food Festival serve the best dishes, but also add something to the festival. Every foodtruck adds an amazing band, old Dutch games, (cooking) workshops or a nice exhibition. This sounds so cool! We can’t wait to discover the festival and do some foodtruck hopping.
In the coming weeks NDSM Food Festival will announce which foodtrucks we can find on the festival and some names are already exposed. Think of the burgers of STACKS, last year they won the 24Kitchen Foodtruck Award, the cocos balls from Madame Cocos and the tapas, quiches and desserts from Peperwortel, the restaurant on the Overtoom. Ps: There will also be a vegan foodtruck!
So every foodtruck adds somethings nice to the festival, but besides that there will be a stage where you can enjoy live performances from well-known and less well-known artists in the category soul, jazz and classics. Nice, is it August already?
NDSM Food Festival 2017
Dates: August 4 till 6
Times: Friday 4 PM – 11 PM
Saturday 1 PM – 11 PM
Sunday 1:30 PM – 10 PM
Location: Amsterdam North NDSM-werf
More information and tickets: Facebook page
Up for a weekend full of food, music, theater, workshop and playing, come to the new NDSM Food Festival in Amsterdam North!
THINGS TO DO:
⋙ Canal Cruise by day or in the evening
⋙ A bike tour through Amsterdam OR Rent a bike by yourself
⋙ The best view over Amsterdam from the A’DAM Lookout
⋙ Visit Artis Royal Zoo
⋙ Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
⋙ Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
⋙ Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
⋙ MOCO Museum for street art
⋙ Photography museum FOAM
⋙ Amsterdam Light Festival (during winter months)
⋙ Cruise like a local with your own boat (great with good weather!)
ONE OF A KIND:
⋙ Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
⋙ Red Light District tour
⋙ Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn
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Our favourite hotels:
AFFORDABLE // €
☾ Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
☾ The Student Hotel: budget proof in trendy East.
☾ Het Volkshotel: affordable and with a cool rooftop bar.
☾ CitizenM: all you need is that XL bed (location near Amstel is great).
☾ Motel One: budget design hotel with locations at
VERY VERY NICE // €€
☾ Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
☾ Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam.
☾ Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
☾ Park Plaza Vondelpark: located next to Vondelpark and beautifully renovated.
☾ Hotel Dwars: small scale around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
☾ Pillows Anna van den Vondel: great hotel close to Vondelpark.
☾ Hotel Mercier: new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
☾ INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city.
☾ The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals.
☾ Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel in Amsterdam West.
☾ Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
☾ QO Amsterdam: eco design hotel with a great skybar.
TOP LUXURY // €€€
☾ Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
☾ Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
☾ L’Europe: this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
☾ Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
☾ W Amsterdam: with great restaurants and a rooftop bar with swimming pool.
Let’s get social
I really hope you enjoy your time in Amsterdam! On my Instagram account @yourlbb you can find more recommendations and new hotspots in town.
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Photocredits: NDSM Food Festival
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