A look at what’s on in Amsterdam, Netherlands in November 2017. As winter approaches there are still lots of things going on in the city. You have no idea what’s going on this month? so read our list and enjoy.
Museum Night Amsterdam
On the first Saturday in November every year, when Amsterdam nights become colder, all museums in town as well as some other cultural institutions, turn into the one big festivity scene. It all starts 19:00 to 02:00. There is a lot of entertainment at all the participating institutions music, dancing, singing, and eating. Each museum tries to invent new attractions.
IDFA: International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam
Each November, the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) transforms Amsterdam’s city centre from 15 to 17 Nov into a paradise for documentary film fans.No other festival brings together so many great films, devoted fans and talented film-makers in one place, making him one of the world’s leading documentary film festivals. The films presented at IDFA all tell extraordinary stories about life – often revealing and moving, they can also be shocking or funny.
Back to Amsterdam from 18 November.ICE Amsterdam is the ideal place to enjoy some typical Dutch wintertime fun. Head along for a spot of skating or simply to watch the action and take in the great atmosphere. Brasserie Winters is located next to the rink: a charming wooden chalet offering a range of delicious Dutch and international dishes.
Arrival of Sinterklaas
He looks similar to Father Christmas or Santa Claus, however ‘Sinterklaas’ (Saint Nicholas) is an exceptionally Dutch character loved by children and adults alike. His arrival in Amsterdam in mid November each year traditionally marks the official start of the city’s festive season.Every November, Sinterklaas travels from his home in Spain to the Netherlands, bringing presents and special treats for the children.
Enjoy art of lasting beauty and affordable quality at PAN Amsterdam, taking place at Amsterdam RAI each November from 19 to 21.This annual art fair has garnered a reputation for its friendly atmosphere and opportunities to meet the best art dealers, as well as looking at and comparing the works of art that appeal to you and learning about them without any obligation.
Amsterdam Light Festival
The Amsterdam Light Festival is back on 1 December to 21 January. The best way to experience the Amsterdam Light Festival is from the water. Choose a specially-routed Water Colors canal cruise for a 75-minute tour of the city’s neon-bathed canals, with informative commentary and a warming glass of mulled wine included. You’ll learn about the mesmerizing light sculptures and projects you pass while enjoying views of Amsterdam’s famous attractions done up in lights, including the Hermitage Amsterdam, Amstel River