It’s December again! And that means… hot chocolate, cozy evenings, ice skating and markets. Therefore we made an interesting overview for you where to go!


  •         Kerstmarkt Amstelkwartier

The brand new Amstelkwartier celebrates Christmas with a market full of sustainable and local products. There is also fire, choir on the Amstel sings the stars of the sky and there is mulled wine.

Thursday 20th of December – 16:00h – 21:00h

Ouderkerkerdijk (at the white drawbridge)

  •         Ice*Village

You can not only find a Christmas Market here, but there is also a possibility to enjoy ice skating! With the beautiful Rijksmuseum in the background, there is no place more romantic than on this location. Visit this market at Museum Square.

14th of December –  26th of December

Monday – Sunday 11:00h-20:00h

24th & 25th of December 11:00h-17:00h

Free Entrance

  •         Winter Parade

This parade offers you theatre, music, dance and delicious dinner at a 120 meters long table. This same table will be used as a stage for dancers, actors and more. Enjoy a three course dinner combined with a programme full of surprising performances!

The location for this event is: Zuiderkerk (Zuiderkerkhof 72)

20th– 22nd of December 18:00h-23:00h

25th – 29th of December

€46,- per person (including dinner and shows) – Children €24,50

  •         Het Amsterdamse Winterparadijs

This amazing winter event will take place from the 21st of December until the 30th of December at the RAI Amsterdam. There are plenty things to do at this event, such as: snowball fight, Christmas cinema, skating under a sky full of stars or for example watching performances. Don’t miss it!

Check the official website for the opening times:

Regular ticket: €19,50 – Entrance only: €7,50 (check the website for special prices)

  •         Amsterdamse Kerstmarkt

Taste the Christmas atmosphere at the Amsterdam Christmas market in the Kromhouthal aan het IJ. Lots of small market stalls with diverse products. The market breathes pure folklore and is all about fun.

22 December: 15:00h-01:00h

23 December: 12:00h-01:00h

Kromhouthal, Gedempt Hamerkanaal 231 (Amsterdam)