There's no shortage of festive events going on in Amsterdam during the holiday season. Christmas markets, winter festivals, classical concerts, ice skating, even the circus has come to town. A winter wonderland awaits, so go explore Amsterdam's holiday magic.
Amsterdammers'' love for the word 'gezellig' (meaning: similar to 'cosy' but used in a broader sense) is seen no more fittingly than over the holiday period, when the city's 'village' charm shines in fairy lights, snugs up in warm cafes and bars and brims with silly season spirit.
We've made a list (and checked it twice) of the top twelve things to do (one for each day and in no particular order) in Amsterdam over the festive period.
28/11/2019 - 19/01/2020
Amsterdam Light Festival
13/12/2019 - 26/12/2019
Christmas Village on Ice