Editor:  De Redactie • Publication:  01 January 2018



Amsterdam Weekend Guide 26, 27 and 28 October 2018

It’s time for a new Amsterdam Weekend Guide. We’ve gathered the most fun events, new hotspots to visit and things to do this weekend. So, don’t worry about missing out on anything. Enjoy!

Outsider Film Festival at Melkweg

At the three-day Outsiders Film Festival, all movies shown are about the outlaws and the outcasts. Expect to see classic blockbusters like Bonnie and Clyde, Midnight Cowboy and more! The film selection is made by Erik Backer, Melkweg’s very own outsider, who’s retiring after 35 years of loyal service at the Melkweg. The full program and tickets are available on the website.

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London Calling Festival at Paradiso

The Paradiso is bringing London to Amsterdam during their two-day London Calling Festival. On Friday 26 and Saturday 27 October you can discover the best London musicians at the iconic music temple. The line-up includes known and up-and-coming artists like The Garden,  Jess Williamson and Honey Harper. Check out the website for the full line-up, tickets and more information on the festival.

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Halloween Weekend in Amsterdam

Spooky Burgers at the Butcher

From Friday 26 October until 1 November Amsterdam burger hotspot The Butcher has something special on their menu. With Halloween in mind they introduce a fully Black Burger. Besides the fact that they’re very photogenic, they’re freakishly tasty as well!

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Afternoon Tea at The Dutchess

The chic restaurant The Duchess has a wonderful thing planned this Halloween: a special themed afternoon tea. The High Tea has a ‘Alice in Wonderland’ charm, because of the excess of teacups, teapots and cake trays they use. Expect finger licking good treats like black velvet macaroons, pumpkin cupcakes, cotton candy and a blood orange fruit salad. To go with that you’ll be served quality champagne and an extravagant tea selection. From 26 to 31 October you can order this limited edition Halloween Afternoon Tea between 12:00 and 17:00.

More on Halloween? Check out our Halloween in Amsterdam list for the best events in the city!

24H West

On Saturday 27 October you can discover all there is to do in the West part of Amsterdam during 24H West. Bars, hotels, restaurants and shops will host special activities, so you can experience the best this area has to offer. Expect live music, workshops for young and old, bootcamp or yoga at the Student Hotel and the possibility to customize your wardrobe at the Makers Market. There is enough to do to fill an entire day! Check out the website for the full program.

Amsterdam Denim Days

Want to know all there is on the latest industry trends, new developments and vintage denim? At the Amsterdam Denim Days buyers, fanatics, consumers and brands come together. The Westergasfabriek will be the spot to be from 22 – 28 October for new product launches, workshops and lectures. Live music and tasty food & beverages will make sure you can hang around all day. Check out their website for the full program and tickets!

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Yogafest at Moxy Amsterdam

Have some nerves to calm or just in for a relaxing yet active afternoon? Join in on the fun at the Moxy Amsterdam hotel on Sunday 29 October with two different yoga sessions. From 9:30 – 10:45 a.m. there’s a Vinyasa Yoga class and from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. you can enjoy the slower paced Yin Yoga. After the work out you can pop into the bar at the Moxy for a well-deserved tasty brunch! Make sure to reserve your spot beforehand via the Yogafest website.
Location: Danzigerkade 175

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All you can eat Brunch at Generator Hostel

What’s better than brunch? An all you can eat brunch! At Generator Hostel, located in the Oosterpark you’re welcome on Sunday 28 October for this awesome happening. For just €14,- you can enjoy their all you can eat brunch buffet with a welcome drink from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. After you’re done eating you can dance it off at the after party. Or, if you’re not that hungry, just drop in after brunch and party through your Sunday afternoon.

Location: Mauritskade 57

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Penny’s Sunday: Cocktails & Oysters at Miss Moneypenny

Every last Sunday of the month Miss Moneypenny is the spot to be for cocktails and oysters. Penny will select her favorite cocktail of the month, which you can order for €5,-. The oysters to go with that are just €1,- per piece. Everything you need on a Sunday, if you ask us. Not such a fan of oysters? They serve a wide range of other delicious bites like Mini Hotdogs, Baby Beef Burgers and Tempura Gamba’s as well.

There you go. With our Amsterdam Weekend Guide this weekend is promising to be a good one. We hope you enjoy all the spooky fun, have the best meals and experience the lovely city in the best way possible. More activities? We’ve listed the top 18 attractions for you to discover. Have fun!


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