Christmas in amsterdam
Once the dutch holiday of sinterklaas has come and gone, santa is already on his way. The christmas tree in the dam square is decorated, the best christmas fairs can be found in the city and it’s time to do your christmas shopping again. Driving to the city centre? You can park for a full day from €20.
Christmas fairs amsterdam
No city is more pleasant during the christmas period than amsterdam, and the christmas fairs might be the very best locations for a day out during the christmas holidays. The city has many appealing fairs in and around its centre. Want to know which locations you can all visit? Click here to check out the best christmas fairs in amsterdam.
Christmas tree in dam square
One thing not to miss when celebrating christmas in amsterdam is the christmas tree in dam square. This 24-metre tall pine tree is decorated with roughly 40,000 led lights every year. The famous christmas tree in dam square is placed before the royal palace of amsterdam, the lights illuminating the front of the palace, a truly spectacular sight!
Doing your christmas shopping in amsterdam
Amsterdam is the ideal city for all of your christmas shopping. From decorations for your tree to christmas gifts for your entire family. The best shops and shopping streets, such as de negen straatjes, can be found in and around the centre. High-end department store de bijenkorf is another recommendation. This store doesn’t just have the best gifts, it also has an enchanting shop-window every year.
Dining in christmas spirit
A corporate christmas dinner or a casual dinner with friends and family? During the holidays, most of the restaurants in the city’s centre are open, and most will even have a special christmas menu. Some of our recommendations: loetje, hemelse modder, sea palace and &samhoud.
Parking in amsterdam during the christmas period
Are you coming to amsterdam to do your christmas shopping, to visit the christmas tree in dam square or one of the christmas fairs? You can park affordably at parking centrum oosterdok. Our parking is open 24/7 during the holidays as well. Book your parking space online during this busy period, and park your car for the entire day from just €20.