What to Do in Amsterdam by Day or Night

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Nighttime Things To Do see more nighttime things to do in Amsterdam

Though there’s the misconception that people spend too much time in the coffeeshops and forget about everything else going on in the city, there’s actually a whole range of things to do in Amsterdam, and its people certainly take advantage of that. Amsterdam’s plazas and parks, including the main Vondelpark, are filled with people lounging outdoors in the sun with friends, playing sports, and, of course, drinking and smoking.

A similar scene awaits on the landmark canals that run through town, where groups gather in boats to socialize, cruise the city, and take in the views from the water. Even in the cold winter months, events draw the locals out on their ever-present bikes to mush across town for shopping, exhibitions, incredible museum displays, and more. And Amsterdam’s nightlife also hums all year, promising so many things to do for those willing to drop the vaporizer and get their butts to the streets.

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What are you in the mood for?

  1. Lucas

    Sports? Pub crawls? Rowdy bars? Good beer? Then check out these suggestions from Lucas:

    Lucas Likes: Beer Sports Rowdy Casual Anything goes Bar Flirty

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  2. Adriana

    Exclusive hotspots? Chic crowds? Bottle service? Posh shopping? Then check out these suggestions from Adriana:

    Adriana Likes: Exclusive Nightclub Fashion Forward Shopping Jetsetter Lounge Hotel Bar High End / Exclusive

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  3. Jonah

    Eclectic crowds? Authentic bars? Live music? Nothing mainstream? Then check out these suggestions from Jonah:

    Jonah Likes: Live Music Eclectic Indie Alternative Non-mainstream Laid back Conversational Creative / Art / Music Types

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  4. Emma

    Amazing drink deals? Unpretentious crowds? Karaoke with friends? Dancing all night? Then check out these suggestions from Emma:

    Emma Likes: Happy Hour Culture Dancing Lively Budget-friendly Sightseeing Party Groups

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... or find things to do by interest

  • Happy Hour
  • Live Music
  • Marijuana
  • DJ
  • Laid back
  • Budget-friendly
  • High Energy
  • Conversational
  • Smoking Area
  • Students
  • Free
  • Dancing
  • Sports
  • Shopping
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