21 december 2019

The 4 nicest Christmas markets of Amsterdam

It’s December and that includes the Christmas markets, of course. Wrap yourself up against the cold, gather your best friends and come and experience the Christmas spirit in Amsterdam. Here you’re guaranteed to find a unique Christmas present and you can also go ice-skating or go to all the markets for an enjoyable evening!
Here is the Bestfriends top 4 Christmas Markets in Amsterdam:

1. The Amsterdam Winter Paradise

Once again this spectacle takes place in the RAI Amsterdam. Just like last year, it will take place indoors and outdoors and you will experience a unique winter experience.
There will be plenty to experience during the day and in the evening. You can go ice skating, cross-country skating, curling or if you don’t want to sweat, you can go to the Ferris wheel to enjoy the view, to the après-ski, to the cinema, the theatre or listen to the performances taking place. In short, a beautiful and unique experience during the Amsterdam Winter Paradise.

The Amsterdam Winter Paradise
Where: RAI Amsterdam, Europaplein 1
When: 21 December 2019 to 5 January 2020
Entrance: From €5

Amsterdamse Winterparadijs

2. Amsterdam Christmas market

Inside the Westergas in the Westerpark there is a beautiful Christmas market waiting for you to discover. Find the perfect Christmas presents and have them wrapped up in a Christmas theme. After shopping you can listen to live music while enjoying a special beer or take the kids along for the special children’s programme.

Amsterdam Christmas market
Where: Westergas
When: 20 to 23 December 2019
Entrance: FreeAmsterdam Christmas market

3. Ice Village Amsterdam

Year after year the Museumplein transforms into a breathtaking winter village called ‘Ice Village Amsterdam’. At the cosy stalls you’ll discover all kinds of gadgets, live entertainment and food that will make you drool. Sports enthusiasts can even interrupt Christmas shopping for a round on the ice rink.

Ice Village
Where: Museumplein
When: 13 to 26 December 2019
Entrance: FreeIce Village

4. Winter Market

Whether you want to do some shopping for Christmas dinner or just feel like wandering around and having a sweet treat. At the Winter Fair you’ll find the tastiest fresh and purest products. The last Christmas edition takes place in the atmospheric Park Frankendael.

Winter market
Where: Winter Market Park Frankendael
When: Sunday 22 December 2019 (11:00-17:00)
Entrance: FreeWinter market

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