Weekendtip: ‘Markt van 1001 Smaken’ @ Foodcenter Amsterdam

The Foodcenter Amsterdam is the wholesale market in food in- and for the region Amsterdam. They provide for the needs of restaurants and supply to care institutions and supermarkets. Meat, poultry and game, fish, potatoes, vegetables and fruit and general food from home and abroad are shipped here.  Every now and then the Food Center opens its doors…
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AmsterdamSeen ~ Free Photography Exhibition @ Kunsthal Citroën

For years and years the large white building at Stadionplein has been a home for car dealer Citroën. Earlier this year they left this building completely empty. The Kunsthal Citroën wants to use all that space to display modern art, a perfect way to use it! AmsterdamSeen is their first exhibition and it covers the…
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Get Married For FREE @ Diemen @ Wedding Marathon

Considering to tie the knot? The city of Diemen has a great deal for lovebirds – in need of a wedding. On September 12th they will marry couples for free during a wedding marathon. So ladies & gentleman, be fast, and get on your knees for your loved one! 🙂 Wedding MarathonDiemen City HallSaturday Sept…
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Amsterdam International Art Fair ~ Free Entrance on Saturday!

This weekend the first edition of the Amsterdam International Art Fair is being held at the Beurs van Berlage. This amazing location will be filled by galleries from all over the world, showing modern art of artists they represent. Of course an art fair like this will attract the people with money looking to buy…
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WOW NOIR #4 ‘Campfire Edition’ ~ Free Acoustic Music Performances

This Thursday evening, August 27th, WOW Amsterdam opens its doors for edition #4 of WOW NOIR: an evening of music by all sorts of bands in an acoustic setting. This time the event will be held outside, next to a campfire. This will surely add to the intimate atmosphere! Warm blankets will be provided. Beer…
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Weekend Tip: Wet & Wild Waterfight @ Vondelpark

Want to have some fun with friends this Sunday afternoon? Then join the Wet & Wild Waterfight at the Vondelpark. It is promised to become a massive waterfight with waterpistols and supersoakers. With this event the organisation will kick off the Go Dry! Challenge, which is a call to action to not buy new clothing for a…
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How to Get to Sail?

There might be a chance you are one of million visitors, who will be checking out the Sail in the Amsterdam area the next couple of days. Since a lot of people want to come, local government recommends coming by bike or public transport. We realise this is not possible for everyone, some people will…
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Movie Projections on EYE ~ with Food & Music during SAIL 2015

During SAIL 2015 (August 19th – 23rd) there will be lots of activities in and around the water north of Amsterdam Central Station. If you’re looking for a place to relax during these busy days, you could head out to EYE. The cinema & movie museum will project movie fragments, cartoons and more on its beautiful white…
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Where to Watch the SAIL-IN Parade on August 19th?

This Wednesday, August 19th, SAIL will start officially with the traditional SAIL-IN Parade. Starting from 10:00 the ships will pass IJmuiden and sail along the Noordzeekanaal towards Amsterdam. Traditionally there will be a lot of spectators along the route. All those beautiful ships sailing by with the proud crew showing of their ship and waving to…
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Arcade Games @ Westergasfabriek

Do you miss the old pinball machines and Arcade games just as much as we do? How about getting back into the 80s/90s feel of Arcade game halls?  Today you have the amazing chance to travel back to the past and enjoy pinball, racing and gaming machines (Mario Kart, Street Fighter, Pacman) as much as…
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