Happy Monday! Whether you are a first-timer or a well-seasoned traveler to the city, the choices of things to do and see can be a bit overwhelming. To make your planning process a bit easier we’ve carefully compiled a list of things to do in Amsterdam this week.
Last call or only this week – Things to do in Amsterdam this week
Some events in the city are only this week or have their closing date in the near future. No worries though, we´ve got you covered. These are the events you shouldn´t miss this week.
- This Friday it is time for The New Market, this is a special edition of the weekly Nieuwmarkt held in the Jordaan. In spring and summer every last Friday of the month the market turns into a deli and lifestyle market. During this market you can eat all kinds of delicatessens from various parts of the world. From sweet and savory pies to specialty dried-meat. Besides food there are also other merchants at this market with jewelry, art, fashion and interior design products.
- This week you can, once again, meditate in the Amsterdam Botanical Gardens. Every Tuesday in June and September the Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam’s botanical gardens, hosts a Conscious club. A meditation session in one of the beautiful green houses of the botanical gardens.
the Botanical Gardens
- On the 30th of June it is time for Nomads Festival 2018! During this festival a beautiful tribe of like minded people come together to celebrate their love for music. Here you can listen to some classic house tunes combined with other house related music genres. Here you find the pioneers of house music, local talent and hits from the ‘90s and ‘00s. The festival is decorated with beautiful carpets, tipi’s, shisha’s and you can satisfy the foody in you at the farmers market. There are still tickets available so order your tickets now and find your tribe!
Other Things to do in Amsterdam this week
The Best City Beaches in Amsterdam
When you think of Amsterdam beaches aren’t the first that come to mind. But the city does have some nice city beaches that make you feel like the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam is very far away. With the warm weather in the city we know that you want to know what the best places are. …
Vincent on Friday
For those who want to have an extra special experience at the Van Gogh Museum we can recommend visiting Vincent on Friday. On the last Friday evening of the month the museum organizes this special event. From 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. the museum is open for a very special purpose: to cater to a …
The Best Ice Cream in Amsterdam
The city is heating up and for most of us that only means one thing, finding the best ways to cool down. You can enjoy one of the nice terraces or a city beach, but the best way to cool down is with ice cream! The city is full of places where you can buy …
Made in Italy Exposition
Until the 23rd of September “Made in Italy” is on display at the Museum of Bags and Purses. During this exposition the museum focuses on Italian design. It is immensely popular, but why is that. And what makes something true Italian design? Answers to these questions can be found in fashion accessories from famous designers …
Sneakcare: Sneaker Care Amsterdam
Dirty shoes, more specifically sneakers, are no longer a problem when you are visiting Amsterdam! At Sneakcare sneaker care they polish your shoes right back to new so you can walk around the city in style. This is the best sneaker cleaner in Amsterdam. The store can be found in the Rosmarijnsteeg, in the Red Light …
Artis Summer Nights 2018
The Artis Summer Nights, in the zoo itself better known as ZOOmeravonden is your chance to experience the Artis Royal Zoo in a completely different setting. During these nights party animals and music monkeys all gather around to learn what the animals are up to after hours. Besides that there is live music to entertain …
Boris Chouvellon & Mengzhi Zheng at the Merchant House
Boris Chouvellon & Mengzhi Zhen have a new exposition in the Merchant House named Making Things Happen: Young Artists in Dialogue III. With this collaboration the Making Things Happen expositions come to an end. It is the third collaboration of young French artists that share geography, art education, and attitude to their craft. More about …
Amsterdam’s Hottest Terraces
For many months of the year, sunshine is a rare commodity in Amsterdam. So when the warm rays finally peek through the clouds in spring and summer, it feels like everyone in the city comes out of hiding to enjoy a drink outdoors at one of Amsterdam’s many terraces. Thanks to its northern location, Amsterdam …
Van Gogh and Japan
When van Gogh discovered Japanese printing art, this was a turning point in his career as a painter. He became obsessed with this art form and started collecting various prints on a large-scale. During Van Gogh & Japan the Van Gogh Museum shows a huge collection as an hommage to this time period. With 60 …
Giorgio Andreotta Calò in the Oude Kerk
This summer Giorgio Andreotta Calò will have an exposition in the Oude Kerk of Amsterdam. For this exposition he developed special art to fit in with the exterior of the church. This exposition is on display from the 25th of May until the 23rd of September. Besides that, Giorgio Andreotta Calò is also creating a …
Vincent on Friday
Van Gogh Museum
Portrait Gallery of the Golden Age
Portrait Gallery of the Golden Age
Identity Cards and Forgeries in WOII
at the National Holocaust Museum
National Holocaust Museum
At the Stedelijk Museum