Festive celebrations in Amsterdam

Indulge in Amsterdam’s most beloved season. Enlighten your stay and stroll down the city as you follow the festive lights and Christmas cheer. Amsterdam has a great deal of events which could be a perfect addition to your visit.

Amsterdam Light Festival

Experience this spectacle in style with our private boat and be enchanted by the most fantastic light sculptures and projections. Artists from around the world present their impressive neon and light sculptures, which are best viewed from the boats in the canals.

November 28th, 2019 – January 19th, 2020

Classics during Christmas

Dutch National Opera & Ballet presents the most beautiful Christmas classics in December. The Nutcracker and the Mouse King will be one of the successful Christmas classics.

December 14th, 2019 – January 1st, 2020

Christmas markets

Enjoy doing your Christmas shopping at one of the Christmas fairs whilst sipping your hot chocolate. Suggestion from our concierge: pass by the museum square. Every year a cozy ice rink is built, where you can rent your skates in between visiting the small markets.

November 16th, 2019 – January 2nd, 2020

Christmas tree at Dam square

Carol singers and musical performances together with seasonal food and drinks make sure that the 20 meter Christmas tree is lit up in all it’s glory. The Christmas tree will be decorated with 4 kilometers of Christmas lights that makes the Dam square an attractive highlight every festive season.

December 14th, 2019, 5 PM – 6 PM


For more information regarding the festive events in Amsterdam, please do not hesitate to contact our talented Concierge Team

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