Planet Oedipus Music & Beer Festival for the real beer lovers
Want to drink beer all weekend? Weird question, of course you want that! Then you don’t want to miss this new music and beer festival the coming weekend. Mark the date for Planet Oedipus Music & Beer Festival in Amsterdam North. A festival of indeed your favourite beer brewery Oedipus Brewing. This time in collaboration with Kimchi Festival, a festival that also focusses on beer, music and food. You get it, this can’t go wrong. The upcoming weekend, on August 12 and 13, you will be standing on the boat to Amsterdam North heading to the wonderful world of craft beers, a lot of good food and especially a weekend of fun.
Curious which breweries are standing on the festival where you can taste a beer? Check the list with breweries on the website. Of course Oersoep, Brouwerij Kees and Tommie Chef Wild Ales will be there, but also many international breweries so check the list before you go. There will be music from Red Light Radio, Dj Kirky JJ and MOOON and food and drinks from De Roze Bunker (the best lemonades), Brandt and Levie, I want chicken, Oh Na Mi Kimchi and Stroop (pancake walhalla). This is going to be so much fun!
Planet Oedipus Music & Beer Festival 2017
Date: August 12 & 13
Times: Saturday 12 PM – 11 PM
Sunday 12 PM – 10 PM
Prices: € 15 for 1 day and € 25 for two days
Location: NoordOogst, Amsterdam North
More information and tickets: oedipus.com/festival
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
| TIP: Buy an I amsterdam City Card. Save money on entrance fees to museums and attractions, public transport and profit from discounts on everything from restaurants to concerts. You can also skip some lines to make the most of your time in Amsterdam! You can buy a card for 24 hours up to 120 hours. Check the prices here >>
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: Oedipus Brewing