Amsterdam Event Calendar for February 2018

Days are getting longer, and winter is slowly coming to an end. What’s happening in Amsterdam this month? You’ll read it in the Amsterdam Events Calendar for February!

Little Italy
When? 2nd – 4th of February, Zuiveringshal Westergas
What? Visit Italy in Amsterdam!
Planning a trip to Italy and you are ready to be inspired? You should definitely visit this 3 day event. Italian food area’s, workshops, destinations, wine and everything that makes Italy such a wonderful place. For tickets and opening times check littleitaly-event.nl

Kloffie Markt
When? 3rd & 4th of February, De Hallen
What? Local vintage sale
Find something pretty even if you were not looking for it, or discover a new label! Locals are selling it all this weekend! Facebook

Sunday Market Valentines Edition
When? 4th of February, Westergasterrein
What? The nicest market in Amsterdam!

Badplaats Wintersessions
When? 4th of  February, Volkshotel
What? Music, drinks and jacuzzi
Every first Sunday of the month you’re invited on the 8th floor of Volkshotel for Badplaats Sessions. Get in the tub and treat yourself with a Sunday full of music and quite a view to stare at. volkshotel.nl

Expats Republic Valentine’s Dinner & Drinks
When? 14th of February
What?
 A cool way to get to know expats and professionals in Amsterdam

No date for Valentine’s Day? Who cares! Valentine’s Day is no longer just for couples. Rather than spending Valentine’s Day staying home and watching Netflix, why not go out and embrace single life! Meet Amsterdam’s most dynamic international community at one of the city’s most rustic venues! Market 33 is fun, relaxed and is the perfect place to get to know other folks! Expatrepublic.com

Chinsese New Year
When? 16th of February
What? The traditional Chinese New Year will be celebrated in Amsterdam
It’s the year of the dog, and festivities traditionally take place on Amsterdam’s Dam Square and around the historic Nieuwmarkt/Zeedijk neighbourhood.

Huishoudbeurs
When? 17 t/m 15 February, RAI
What? Running around trying to score the latest freebies
It’s one of the funniest thing you will see. We’ve been there and done that so we know what you can expect. At this fair, you will discover the latest cleaning and household musthaves and lot’s of brands are offering free products. huishoudbeurs.nl

Opening Puck Airhockeyhall
When? 23rd of February
What? Indoor fun games are back!
It’s going to be the first airhockey hall in Europe and it’s opening in Amsterdam West. There will be 16 airhockey tables and you can enjoy drinks and food with a French twist. Facebook

Chocoa Festival
When? 24th – 25th of Feb, Beurs van Berlage
What? Everything about chocolate!
What are the new flavors? How can chocolate be more sustainable and fair? You can find all the info at this tasty and informative festival in the beurs van Berlage near the Dam Square. chocoa.nl

Sterrenkijk avond in Artis
When? 24th of February from 7 til 11pm
What? Watch the stars in the planetarium in the Zoo of Amsterdam
Entrance is free but you can donate what you like. (be nice). No reservations available and the last group can enter at 10pm. artis.nl

Movie Nights at the Royal Concert Hall
When? 27th & 28th of February, Concert Gebouw
What? Enjoy the best filmmusic, played by the world famous Dutch metropole orchestra.
Bucketlist thing if you live in Amsterdam! Tickets always go fast so be quick! avondvandefilmmuziek.nl

Where will you be going? Enjoy this month!

Love,

Wander-Lust

Amsterdam Event Calendar for January 2017

Happy New Year Wanderers all over the world! Yes, it’s a brand new year and a brand new month! January is a bit slower than previous months when it comes to events but we still managed to pick some good ones! Here is the Amsterdam Event Calendar for January 2017.

Little Italy
When? 27th & 29th of January at Westerunie

What? Everything surrounding Italy! Travel, food, music and more.
Follow workshops, stroll over the Italian food market, enjoy entertainment and feel like your in Italy! Buy your tickets for €12,50 online or 15 euro at the door. Website

Little Italy

Floor 17 Twenties Party
When? 27th of January, Floor 17, Ramada Hotel
What? Enjoy food and music like your in the twenties!
Enjoy 20’s music, classic cocktails and a surprise menu at this party that will take you back in time. Floor 17 is planning to host more parties like these and every time there will be a different theme that will take you back to the good old days. Yes, there will be a dresscode so get your outfit ready! Tickets cost 87 euro’s and include dinner, roulette fiches and welcomes cocktail. Buy your tickets here.

girls 20's party floor 17

Ice Sculpture Festival
When? Until the 5th of February, Arena Park
What? Beautiful Ice Sculptures
From an icy Elvis to disco music inspired sculptures, you can see it at the Ice Sculpture Festival in Amsterdam this year. Tickets are €16,50,-  www.ijsbeelden.nl

Ice Sculpture Festival
Ice Ice baby

Fashion Week Amsterdam
When? 26th + 28th of January
What? The best and newest in Dutch Fashion
The Mercedes-Benz FashionWeek Amsterdam struts the streets every January and July. In its January edition, this renowned fashion event will once again bring together the cream of the international scene while also reaching out to the general public. Website

Chinese New Year
When? 28th of January but runs until the 2nd of February
What? Celebrating the Chinese New Year in Amsterdam
Festivities traditionally take place on Amsterdam’s Dam Square and around the historic Nieuwemarkt/Zeedijk neighborhood. Here you can expect firecrackers and traditional dances. This year it’s the year of the rooster! 

chinese-new-year

De IJHallen Fleamarket
When? 28th + 29th of January, NDSM Werf
What? The biggest fleamarket in Amsterdam!
Last month we strolled around and found some cool items and vintage clothing so we can’t wait for this month! Pay 5 euro per person to get in. Kids pay 2 euro. Parking is free. Bring a warm coat because it can get chilly, even if the market is inside the large hall. Want to sell stuff? You can order a stall on the  Website.

Enjoy January! 

Love,

Wander-Lust