Christmas 2024

eventsLate November to early January

For a Christmas atmosphere with Christmas shopping, ice skating and hot chocolate you can visit the following squares in Amsterdam:


Every year in December there is traditionally a big Christmas tree on the Dam square. This 20-meter high tree stands in front of the Royal Palace and is decorated with 40,000 energy-efficient LED lights.

Together with the beautifully illuminated Bijenkorf they form the symbol of all festive activities organized in the month of December in Amsterdam.

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Also this year it's enjoy the beautiful Rembrandtplein. The ice rink will be setup in winter atmosphere again, just like every year. With the surrounding restaurants, the fresh oliebollen (a variety of dumpling), waffle and sausage stalls and of course the beautiful appearance of the Rembrandtplein itself which make this place the perfect winter experience. Winter Plaza on Rembrandtplein guarantees an unforgettable Dutch winter experience!

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Amsterdam Light Festival

The streets are decorated with many lights during Christmas in Amsterdam during the Amsterdam Light Festival. But not only the streets light up. Dozens of artworks and installations from national and international artists decorate the canals in the city center of Amsterdam. There are different departure points, so there is always one that fits your itinerary.