7 Tips for Concerts in Amsterdam this June

There are always lots of great concerts in Amsterdam to enjoy for a night out!  Here are our tips for concerts in Amsterdam this month June. Tickets can be bought through the links provided. 1. Friday June 5th – 19:30 ~ Pokey La Farge @ Paradiso Pokey La Farge and his band play music that is a…
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Free Performances Each Weekend @ Vondelpark Openluchttheater

Starting this month the Vondelpark Openluchttheater opened its doors again for the weekly free performances of music, dance and cabaret. Each weekend, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, there’s a lot to see and hear in the afternoon and evening for kids & adults. Roughly the performances are scheduled like this: Friday afternoon, around 16:00 ~…
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Weekend Tip: Free Activities during ‘Dag van het Park’ this Sunday

This Sunday, May 31st it’s time for the yearly tradition of celebrations in the city parks: ‘Dag van het Park’. In Amsterdam this is celebrated as well with lots of free activities in the city parks. Like the picknick-festival in the Bos en Lommerplantsoen. Bring your own picnic basket with food & drinks and find…
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Come Check Out Art at the KunstRai

Yesterday, the yearly art exhibition in the RAI has started; a selection of Dutch art – presented by 60 galleries – will be on display. Besides many Dutch artist, you get a chance to have a sneak peek at some of the works of Banksy, Damien Hirst or get a good look at a classic…
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Stop Junk Mail in Your Mailbox with this Free Nudge Sticker

Dutch citizens get an amount of 34 kilo (!) of ads in the mailbox – on a yearly basis. And most people aren’t even interested in most of the ads, that are being stuffed in, with your usual mail. Also tired of this useless waste of paper? Then consider getting a ‘nee-nee-sticker’ which prevents this…
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The 1st Amsterdam Spanish Film Festival (ASFF)

The first Amsterdam Spanish Film Festival (ASFF) is being held this week! From May 27th till 31st the cinemas Tuschinski and EYE are hosting this festival which is organized by Cin Fin Film. With each screening there’s food and Spanish wine. And last but not least, lots of famous guests like actors & actresses and…
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Free Masterclasses @ Symposium on Sustainable Fashion

Next week, on Wednesday May 27th and Thursday May 28th free masterclasses are being held on sustainable fashion! These masterclasses are organized by Dutch Eco Design and hosted by the Amsterdam Fashion Academy. Each masterclass takes a morning or afternoon and entrance & participation is free! But make sure to reserve your spot in advance,…
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BBQ in Amsterdam

So the weather is only getting better, and more and more inviting for some great old school outdoor BBQing. But how & where to do this in Amsterdam. A short guide: Where to BBQ? Most citizens take their BBQ to one of the parks in Amsterdam. You can BBQ anywhere in Amsterdamse Bos, Rembrandtpark, Oosterpark,…
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Free Outdoor Art Exhibition: ARTZUID 2015

This Friday the 4th edition of the biannual free outdoor art exhibition ARTZUID will be opened: ARTZUID 2015. 20 artists each are offered their own field where they can exhibit several art pieces at once.  Starting this Friday May 22nd you’re free to wander around the art exhibition. All art objects can be seen day and…
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Kids Travel Almost for FREE in Dutch Public Transport

So, considering to go out with the kids for a day and make use of the public transport system? Then be aware that children between the age of 4 and 11 travel with you very cheaply! You can buy a 24-hour GVB kids card for 2.50 euro (Amsterdam area) and a kids ticket on the…
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