Editor:  De Redactie • Publication:  01 January 2018



NYE 2018: New Year’s Parties in Amsterdam

Ready to jump into 2019? New Year’s Eve is probably the most anticipated on events of the year, so let’s make it one to never forget! Read on to find out what to do, where to eat and what the Best New Year’s Parties in Amsterdam are.

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In the Netherlands locals are allowed to buy fireworks and light them up themselves. Families and groups of friends save up money all throughout the year, only to give a spectacular show on the 31st of December. Prepare for bangs and sparks from 9 p.m. on, with an incredible spectacle lighting up the entire city sky at 00:00.  Make sure to find yourself a safe spot on the ground or head up to higher levels for an amazing view. No matter the neighborhood you’re in, you’ll be in for a treat!

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Dutch Tradition

With New Year’s the Dutch have the tradition to eat Oliebollen (doughnut balls) and Appelflappen (puff pastry with apple filling) with their glass of champagne. These sweet treats can be found at special Oliebollen stands and bakeries all throughout the city. A definite must try during your NYE in Amsterdam. 

Eating out on NYE 2018

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The best view in town at Ma’dam NYE

Restaurant Ma’dam is located on one of the highest floors of the A’Dam Tower and has a 360 view over Amsterdam. The evening will start with a delicious 4-course menu and a glass of champagne at 00.00 to celebrate the new year. Enjoy the moment with a spectacular firework show, we promise you that this view will be the best in town! After dinner the party continues in the sky-bar.  Expect here to be live entertainment, an unlimited bar and bites & oliebollen! Have a look at their website for more information and reservations.

Overhoeksplein 1 – 6:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m.

The Roast Room NYE Dinner & Dance

Restaurant The Roast Room will host a Dinner & Dance New Years Eve Party on December 31st. From 6:00 p.m. on you’ll be welcome for a delicious dinner with a party starting from 10:00 p.m. Expect there to be live music and DJ sets, delicious bites, Oliebollen and lots of fireworks. If you already have plans for diner but want to join in on the party, you can also get a ticket just for that! Make sure to be fast though, tickets are available via their website. 

Europaplein 2 – 6:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

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BANG BANG! NYE 2019 at The Butcher Social Club

The Butcher Social Club is located on the ground floor of the Adam Tower and offers the perfect spot to celebrate New Year’s Eve, overlooking the water. Their walking dinner will be from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. with dishes like delicious burgers,  Crispy Squid and various desserts. After that the party starts and doesn’t stop until 5 in the morning! DJ legends like HouseQuake and Sander Kleinenberg will have you dancing the night away, well into the New Year. Tickets for the whole evening or just the party are available here.

Overhoeksplein 1 – 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.

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The Best New Year’s parties in Amsterdam

If you want to dance your way into the new year, Amsterdam is the right place to be. All big event venues and clubs in the city will host special NYE parties, from House to Techno and from Guilty Pleasures to R&B. To make choosing where to go a little easier on you, we listed the New Year’s Parties in. Amsterdam. Just make sure to get your tickets in time! 

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Big, Bigger, Biggest 

Q-Dance presents: WOW WOW

Location: ZiggoDome – De Passage 100

Do it Big: TikTak New Years Eve

Location:  AFAS Live – ArenA Boulevard 590

Party in Style

Great Gatsby: The Grand Ball NYE Party

Location: The Grand Hotel – Oudezijds Voorburgwal 197

NYE at Rooftop Club Canvas: 19′ Nineties

Location: Canvas at Volkshotel – Wibautstraat 150

The Hilton Skylounge: Gold, Glitter & Glamour

Location: Skylounge at Hilton Hotel – Oosterdoksstraat 4

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Electronic Dance Music

My House is your House: Edel Oud&Nieuw Spektakel

Location: Het Sieraad – Postjesweg 1

Supperclub’s Amsterdam NYE Cruise

Location: Supperclub Cruise – De Ruyterkade Steiger 14

Techno: Awakenings New Year’s Eve Special

Location: Gashouder – Klönneplein 1

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R&B, Guilty Pleasures and Pop

R&B: Vunzige Deuntjes NYE Festival

Location: Scheepsbouwloods – Tt Neveritaweg

Terug Naar Toen x Happy Feelings Nye Special 

Location: Hotel Arena – ‘s-Gravesandestraat 55

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There you go! We hope you have the best time in Amsterdam during NYE 2018. Be safe, have fun and start 2019 with a smile. We at Amsterdam Magazine wish you a Happy New Year! 


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