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VRIJ Amsterdam Big Summer Edition: July 26 Muziekgebouw aan het IJ

11 July 2013

VRIJ Amsterdam Big Summer Edition a one day city beach

This summer there are so many good parties in Amsterdam! The weekend of July 26 starts with VRIJ Amsterdam Big Summer Edition. In front of, in, under and on top of the Music building (Muziekgebouw) you can dance until the early hours at the largest after work party of the summer. The Muziekgebouw will be transformed into a city beach! With a beautiful sundown and a big BBQ the VRIJ Amsterdam Big Summer Edition promises to be a good party :-).

Here’s a preview of the line up for July 26th!

Area 1: Beach Terrace (17:00 – 00:00 o’clock)
Vriendje van Ferry (disco in the old days set)
VRIJ Residents (water music set)
Puppyluv (wicked warm up set)

Area 2: De Housekamer (21:00 – 03:00 o’clock)
Feest DJ Ruud (pfffffff set)
Sheilla Hill (dedicated to zus lauren set)
Klaproos & Rogor (super social big room sounds set)
Prosper & Reuben Alexander (straight from Ibiza summer set)

Area 3: De Rooftop hosted by Club NL (22:00 – 03:00 o’clock)
Johnny de Mol (steamy red light set)
Fady Ferraye (wall of sound set)
Marc de Laat (better late than never)
DJ Nesta (dedicated to Appie set)

Area 4: Tandje Erop (22:00 – 03:00 o’clock)
Philip Young & Suzanne de Jong (mad married couple set)
LoPoll & Jop (Carnivale una denta mas set)
Cat Carpenters (Claire & Tess are more together set)

VRIJ Amsterdam Big Summer Edition

When: July 26 2013 from 17.00-03.00 o’clock
Website: vrij.nl
Where: Muziekgebouw aan het IJ, Piet Heinkade 1
What: biggest after work drinks party this summer!
Tickets: € 30,00 via de website

Amsterdam Bucketlist
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!)
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:
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
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.
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.

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Anne de Buck