October 6, 2017 Wander-lust

Amsterdam Event Calendar for October 2017

October, with your wonderful colors and colder days.. We can’t wait to see what you have lined up this month! Enjoy the Amsterdam Event Calendar for October!

Weekend van de Weteschap at NEMO
When? 7th & 8th of October, NEMO
What? Free entrance to the best kids museum in Amsterdam
During the Weekend of Science on the 7th and 8th of October, the NEMO Science Museum is open for free! This way everyone get’s the chance to meet the science museum. The whole weekend is about ‘life in the universe’. You can participate in several workshops and enjoy spectacular demonstrations. 

Nemo
Check out NEMO for free this weekend! (photo by DigiDaan)

Pure Market
When? 8th & 15 of October, Amstelpark & Amsterdamse Bos
What? A food and goods market in our favorite park!
It’s the 2nd Sunday of a new month, so this means that the lovely Pure Market is here! It’s great to bring your kids too! On the 8th it’s held in Amstelpark (one of our favorite parks), and on the 15th it’s being held in the Amsterdamse Bos. For all editions check this link.

Markt of 1001 Smaken
When? 8th of October, Foodcentre

What? Food of different countries
Once a year, the food centre opens up to the public instead of just businesses. There will be a BBQ contest and the gehaktbal of the year. It’s inside the hall so 100% dry! www.foodcenter.nl

Kloffie Market
When? 14th & 15th of October, Foodhallen passage
What? Second hand clothing & products
Selected choice of private sellers who offer one-of-a-kind garments of mid & high-end segment. Facebook

Kloffie Market Amsterdam

Amsterdam Jacuzzi Festival
When? 14th of October
What? With bubbles in bubbles
Amsterdam’s first Jacuzzi festival in the heart of the city… A relaxing & dancing festival with a lot of jacuzzi’s, amazing, entertainment, massages, lounge area, the tastiest drinks, LIVE music stage with dancefloor & many Dj’s. Facebook

Beyond Green
When? 20th of October

What? Beyond Green is an annual symposium that uses the collective power of students and industry to design the future of fashion and tackle issues throughout the fashion system. 
It started in 2005 at the Amsterdam Fashion Institute (AMFI) and since 2016 has been a collaborative initiative between Circle Economy and AMFI. We will take students and industry on a 5-step journey into circularity and introduce you to the latest tools, innovations, and know-how that you need to challenge the status quo. Between the keynotes and guests, you will find the experts, innovators, and business mavericks who are boldly reimagining the future of fashion. The audience of 400 will include AMFI students and brands (last year’s attendees included G-Star, Filippa K, H&M, Calvin Klein, IKEA) as well as the new circular eco-system of collectors, sorters and recyclers (eg. Salvation Army, Recover, Worn Again). More info and tickets here.

Amsterdam Dance Event
When? 18th – 22nd of October, at many locations in Amsterdam
What? The biggest dance & techno festival in the Netherlands
Amsterdam is famous for a lot of things but when it comes to dance music, it’s ADE. Amsterdam Dance Event. More than around 300.000 people visit Amsterdam in October to dance their butts of to the biggest names in the dance and techno scene. Kicking off with ADE Green on October the 18th which you can still buy tickets for. More info on www.amsterdam-dance-event.nl

dgtl at ADE Green

Halloween in Amsterdam
When? 27th – 31st of October, several locations
What? fright night in Amsterdam
Get your scariest outfit out of the closet, because it’s time for Halloween! There are many events and parties in Amsterdam but some of the highlights are the official Halloween Parade, Mokkum Halloween, The Amsterdam Dungeon, and the Toyland Halloween Party.

Expat Republic Networking Drinks
When? 19th of October, from 6pm at Market 33

What? A cool way to get to know expats and professionals in Amsterdam
Join Expat Republic (check their website for more events!) an evening of professional networking, social networking and fun. This event is for those looking to expand their professional as well as personal network. This event is about connecting you with folks who can be of assistance and vice versa. Need a sounding board for something? come by. The event is free but you need to buy your own drinks at the bar. More info here

How to make the most out of a business trip

Enjoy this month’s events calendar and remember to check it every weekend as we will add new events throughout the month!

Love,

Wander-Lust

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