Whether you’re in love, in a romantic relationship, or still wondering where your big love is wandering around, Valentine’s Day should or could be for everyone! We’ve selected 10 romantic things you can do on Valentines Day! Some for singles, some for lovers, some for all! These are our top things to do on Valentine’s Day in Amsterdam.
1. Get Married for 1 Day!
At Wed and Walk you can get married for one day! Ok, it’s just for fun but you get a dress, suit and a picture to prove it! Maybe this is a good try out with your love to hence the feeling before the real big deal.. Cost are €75,- which includes a wedding picture and rings to remember the big day! www.wed-and-walk.com
2. Valentines Movie Classics at the Concert Hall
You don’t need to be a huge fan of classical music to go here because everybody loves a good romantic movie soundtrack! On This special night, the Concert Hall in Amsterdam will play the film music such asOn the Town,Cavalleria rusticana and more. Book the last tickets here
3. Go With The Glow Valentine diner
Italian vegan sisters Isabella and Loulou are the founders of Go With The Glow and host beautiful vegan brunches and dinners. This valentine’s day they will host a romantic dinner at restaurant Zwart. Tickets cost 32,50 euro per person and will get you a 3-course meal and a welcome drink while the sisters talk about the journey to a plant based life. Facebook
4. Fly this valentine’s day!
Forget all of the old-fashioned Valentine’s Day stuff and fly over the Netherlands with your lover! Okok, not in a place but in front of a massive screen with stunning images that will make you feel like you are actually in the air due to all the technology. Receive 2 glasses of bubbles and a flight over the Dutch landscape for 17,50 per person. For tickets and more info check www.thisisholland.com
5. Order Custom Made Cookies
If you want to be original you should check this website out! Here you can order custom made cookies for your love, painted by order! Mind you, it’s a busy time so order well in advance if you want this before Valentines Day! We had our own Wander-Lust cookies made and even though were too pretty to eat, they tasted damn good! www.eat-my-art.com
6. Valentine’s Boat Cruise
Imagine the romantic canals of Amsterdam, twinkling lights everywhere, in the background a romantic music is on, in your hand you have a glass of cold prosecco and outside the romantic views of Amsterdam pass you by. Can it be more romantic?? Enjoy a 90 minutes boat cruise while enjoying a drink on the heated blue boat during valentine. Book it here.
7. Bake Cakes With The Elderly
If you’re not in a relationship or you think valentine’s day is a waste of time, you might like this event. Elderly home De Rietvinck in Amsterdam is hosting a day of love with their residents! It’s an afternoon with speed dating and baking cakes the elderly feel extra special on valentine’s day. It’s a free event and all they ask in exchange is your time and lovely gesture. One thing is for sure, amazing karma coming your way! If you want to join in, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
8. Eat in the Dark at CTaste
Test your taste buds and eat in the dark! Upon arrival, diners are instructed to leave any light sources in lockers, so they can feel and taste their way through a three-course menu served by highly-trained blind (or partially-sighted) servers. We think this is an extra nice touch! The chef will offer foods that will make you talk about it so no need to worry about those awkward silence moments if it’s your first date! For more info visit www.ctaste.nl
9. Valentine’s Movie Screening at Lab 111
Valentine’s day is not just for romantic lovers, it’s for all your pretty faces. So Lab 111 is celebrating the night with a whole lot of Manlove! They have selected the perfect feel-good film for us this evening – O Brother, Where Art Thou? Tickets are € 7,50 and can be bought here.
10. Enjoy a Luxury High Tea
For all the best high tea spots, you’re good in Amsterdam. We’ve selected 6 of our favorite places that you can visit with your loved one of friends!
11. Cuddle With Cats at Kopjes
Single and not ready to mingle but do you have enough cuddles to give? Then head down to the cat café in Amsterdam West. Kopjes is the first cat café in Amsterdam and was funded by a crowdfunding started on the internet. It has cats in all shapes and sizes that are rescued and looking for some love. Order a ‘catuccino’ or enjoy some of the sweet delights that they are serving. Valentine’s Day in Amsterdam has never been so cute. www.kattencafekopjes.nl
12. Ice-Skating on the Coolste Baan van Nederland
The Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam South has transformed into a large ice-skating ring. It’s open everyday, and with the cold days ahead, it’s the perfect time to put on your skates and take your date around. Done with skating? Watch the Olympic games live from South Korea from 10:30 till 12:45 and drink a hot chocolate while doing it. Tickets are €12,50 and can be bought in advance. www.decoolstebaanvannederland.nl
We wish you a week full of love!