October 19, 2015 Wander-lust

Amsterdam Event Calendar Oct/Nov 2015

October is in full throttle and November is well on her way. It’s getting colder but there’s a lot to do and see!
So grab your pen and add these dates into your diary!

Affordable Artfair in Amsterdam
When: 29th Oct – Nov 1st

It’s already their 10th edition but it’s bigger than ever. Sixteen years ago the Scotsman Will Ramsay brought a new concept to the market to make contemporary art accessible to everyone. The Affordable Art Fair formula has become a phenomenon in the ‘ capitals of the world . ” The Affordable Art Fair is organized in no fewer than 14 cities across four continents. You can buy art between 100 and 6000 euro’s from talented artist from all over the world. The art fair is held in the Kromhouthal in Amsterdam-North.
http://affordableartfair.com/amsterdam/

Amsterdam and art
We love art when it’s affordable

Halloween
When: 31st of October
Halloween is getting bigger and bigger each year and not only in the states. Europe has also embraced this festive ritual.

On Saturday Oct. 1st, there are many parties in Amsterdam. There’s a parade which saw 15000 people (zombies!) walk through the city.
Wanna join this years parade? Check here for more information.

Halloween en Allerzielen vieren Dia de los Muertos

Museumnacht Amsterdam (Museumnight)
When: 7th of November
Even if you’re not a frequent museum visitor, you’ll probably gonna like this.
Music, Culture, History, Food & Drink all stuck into one night. Different museums and galleries are open from 7pm until 2am.
Buy your ticket here.

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Museums at hip!

PopinBerlin Pop up store
When: 16th – 22nd Nov
If you’ve visited Berlin once or twice, you know that the shops are one of a kind.
Thankfully we saw the opening of & Other Stories in Amsterdam but something even more special is coming to Amsterdam this November.
Visit Berlin, the tourist office of the German capital, will open a Berlin pop up store from the 16th up to 22nd of  November in the Utrechtsestraat in Amsterdam.
20 brands will be featured including furniture, 3D printers, jewelry and tasty food & drinks.
Check the website for opening times and feel like a true Berliner!

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IDFA (International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam)
When: 18 – 21 Nov
With hundreds of international documentaries on offer, IDFA’s programming is divers and shows different cultures and perspectives.
For the complete program, check the IDFA website.

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Foodfestival Amsterdam
When: 26th – 29th Nov
We can’t wait for this one! 70 food trucks, pop up restaurants,bars and music, it’s all there!
Because it’s cold, the festival is being held inside the Rai, so there’s plenty of space.
Entrance is free, but you have to pay 2,50 euro’s for your first plastic glass that you can take home as a souvenir.
www.foodfestivalamsterdam.nl

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Friska will be present at the Foodfestival in Amsterdam


Besides these events, there are numerous markets you can enjoy during October & November such as the Sunday Market, Pure Markt, Local Goods, and flea market in the IJ-Hallen.

Love,

Elke

 

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