Editor:  De Redactie • Publication:  01 January 2018



Christmas Markets

The nights may be long and dark in winter but you can always brighten up any day with a visit to a Christmas market in Amsterdam. Whether you’re seeking shopping inspiration, ice-skating fun, or just a sweet snack under the fairy lights, there are seasonal treats to be found both in and outside Amsterdam.

De Avondmarkt – December 18-19
Treats sold from food trucks, handmade jewelry and clothing. De Avondmarkt offers more than you would expect from a traditional Christmas Fair. www.amsterdamroest.nl

Amsterdamse Kerstmarkt NDSM – December 18-20
Lasloods (NDSM-Werf), NDSM-Plein 15
Many shops, food stands, bars, dancing stages and more: A real Amsterdam Christmas party on Industrial NDSM-werf event area.

Christmas Village on Ice – December 18 – 27
Ice skating with a view of the impressive and unique Rijkmuseum. Don’t’ forget to stop at the many shops and bars set up in this Christmas village.

Neighbourfood Market – December 19-20
Zuiveringshal (Westergasfabriek), Haarlemmerweg 8E
Enjoy freshly prepared traditional seasonal treats and the great atmosphere at the industrial venue. Or just come by for drinks like so many others.

Local Goods Christmas Market – December 20 – 21
De Hallen, Bellamyplein 47
Do you still have to do Christmas shopping but don’t care to spend hours wandering through town? Local Goods offers many sustainably produced and organic gifts.

Roest Winter Market – 21 & 22 December
Jacob Bontiusplaats 1
Immerse yourself in Christmas spirit at this special Winter Warehouse Market at Amsterdam Roest; the perfect chance to pick up some last minute presents. 

Kerstmarkt Rembrandtplein
A magical makeover of Rembrandt square into a winter market with numerous shops, bars and après-ski bars offering mulled wine and (German) sausage.


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