christmas in amsterdam

Browse Amsterdam's full Christmas listings, including concerts, shopping, markets, dance, festive events and more.

Christmas is a special time in Amsterdam no matter your religious beliefs. Experience the romance of the city and its canals, decked out in beautiful Christmas lights. Head out into the shopping areas to find the perfect gift, take in a classical concert or ballet performance, or explore the special routes of the Amsterdam Light Festival.

What's happening this Christmas in Amsterdam?


Holiday season dining

The holiday season is the perfect time of year to gather with friends and family to enjoy good food. Whether you’re after high tea, a traditiona...

2018 Christmas markets

Throughout the month of the December, the Netherlands overflows with Christmas spirit. Markets become more than a place to buy food and trinkets &ndas...

Gifts with heart

Give a gift from the heart this Valentine’s Day with products that support the makers, artisans and craftspeople who put their love and soul int...

A very Haarlem Christmas

If you’re looking for a memorable way to celebrate the holiday season, a visit to Haarlem will tick all your gift-wrapped boxes. As well as some...

Holiday season in Amsterdam

The Dutch really know how to make the most of the holiday season... starting with Sinterklaas; a Dutch tradition complete with pepernoten and parades!...

December

Browse I amsterdam's December highlights for an idea of the seasonal festivals, Christmas performances and other holiday season events in store throug...

Top 12 holiday season events

There's no shortage of festive events going on in Amsterdam during the holiday season. Christmas markets, winter festivals, classical concerts, ice sk...