Amsterdam Event Calendar December 2021

Finally! It’s cold enough to wear those comfy jackets and order yourself a big cup of hot chocolate (with whipped cream of course!) You may have seen our article where we highlight the best Christmas Markets in the Netherlands, check that out!

For all the winter events in Amsterdam and the ones we love most, read on! Here’s the Amsterdam Event Calendar for December 2021:

Amsterdam Light Festival | 2nd of Dec until 23rd of Jan

Stunning objects float, hang or stand in and around the canals of Amsterdam. Things really start to get interesting when it get’s dark and the art objects light up. Visitors from all over the world come to this special festival. You can walk the route or experience a boat tour.

Amsterdam Light Festival

Pop Up Bar Miracle at Boom Chicago | 28th of December – 3rd of Jan

Listen to cheesy Christmas songs while drinking winter cocktails in themed mugs and enjoy a show afterwards if you like! Because of covid, check their website about times and last minute changes.

Visit Bacardi’s Rum Bar! | Until the 31st of December

After opening the Rum Room in Antwerp, Hamburg and London with success, BACARDÍ will open The Rum Room in Amsterdam! Step into the world of the premium variants of the world’s most awarded rums and discover BACARDÍ Añejo Cuatro, Reserva Ocho and Gran Reserva Diez in a unique way. These special rums are for sale in the Rum Room in an exclusive gift box, a nice gift for the cold holidays. Artist Floor van het Nederend has designed three different designs that are used on the gift boxes and packaging. The BACARDÍ Rum Room can be visited until December 31 at Oude Spiegelstraat 3 in De 9 Straatjes from 10am till 5pm.

rum room Bacardi

WONDR Tinsel Town | from the 27th of November

If you love bright colours, lot’s of lights and crazy cocktails, visit the brand new Christmas room at WONDR Experience. Located in Amsterdam North, you get there with a short trip with the ferry and a 10 minute walk. Additionally, they have also created a winter wondrland where their summer Pink Beach is located. Tickets are 24,50 and from 3 yrs old you pay 16,50. 

Sunday Market Sinterklaas & Christmas Edition
When? 5th and 19th of December, Westergas
What? Every 1st Sunday of the month
Lot’s of stands and this edition will be full of sweets, sinterklaas, Christmas and local goods. Bring your kids to this one!

Enjoy December!



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