Sep 22 2014

October in Amsterdam – events for the whole family

It is October, and you want to go on holiday with the whole family? Amsterdam is the right choice for you. There are several events in the city for children and their parents.

We prepared a list with the most important events for you. Have a look at the details, and plan your trip to Amsterdam!

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Cinekid (for children)

This year, the annual film, television and new-media festival for children is hold from 11th to 18th October. Every year, more than 50,000 national and international children in the Netherlands attend this festival. There are not only films, documentaries, shorts, cartoons, television productions as well as cross-media productions but also some interactive installations and workshops.

 

For young adults

Amsterdam Dance Event (15th-19th Oct.): The world's biggest club festival and Europe's leading electronic music conference is coming to Amsterdam again.

Fiesta Cubana (3rd Oct., from 10pm): Every first Friday of the month, there is the popular Cuban style salsa night. This time DJ Arno is hosting at Badcuyp Amsterdam (5 Euro entry).

PINT (24th-26th Oct.): The Dutch beer festival, where you can try out some of the 50 types of bok beer is coming in October to Amsterdam.
opening time:
friday 17:00-23:00
saturday 12:00-23:00
sunday 12:00-19:00

Pop&Rock concerts

Jason Mraz – 1 Oct, Carré
The Libertines – 2 Oct, Heineken Music Hall
Agnes Obel – 8 Oct, Carré
Ilse Delange – 8 Oct, Paradiso
Passenger – 7 Oct, Heineken Music Hall
Buena Vista Social Club – 14 Oct, Concertgebouw
Il Divo – 16 Oct, Ziggo Dome
Anastacia – 20 Oct, Paradiso
Elvis Costello – 22 Oct, Carré
Level 42 – 29 Oct, Paradiso
John Legend – 30 Oct, Ziggo Dome

 

For the adultsajax amsterdam

PINT (24th-26th Oct.): The Dutch beer festival, where you can try out some of the 50 types of bok beer is coming in October to Amsterdam.
opening time:
friday 17:00-23:00
saturday 12:00-23:00
sunday 12:00-19:00

Netherland Dance Theater: “Sleeping Beauty” (18th -19th Oct.): Mats Ek's legendary interpretation of the popular tale is adjusted to the modern era. It deals with a rebelling teen who falls again her parent's wishes in love with a heroin addict..

40th anniversary of Bimhuis: This year, it's the 40th birthday of the Bimhuis in Amsterdam. The celebration starts with a kick-off weekend (1st to 5th Oct.). There will be a large number of concerts and other events.

 

In the end, there are some events for the whole family:

Sunday Market (5th Oct., 12-6pm): There is all what you're looking for – fashion, design, arts, food and kids stuff. Cultuurpark Westergasfabriek

Ajax Amsterdam home matches: Go to the stadium with the whole family and watch one of the football matches!

Ajax vs. PEC Zwolle (5th Oct., 16:45)

Ajax vs. Go Ahead Eagles (25th Oct., 20:45)

 

Did Amsterdam convince you? Book your trip to Amsterdam with Habitat Apartments.

We offer beautiful apartments, perfect for you and your family! There is for example the Water View apartment with three bedrooms.

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© image cinekid: Guido van Nispen (flickr)

© image ajax: Cat (flickr)

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