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7x Things to Do on Valentine’s Day

7x Things to Do on Valentine’s Day

Grandma Grandpa Valentijnsdag Valentine's Day Amsterdam Welcome

No idea what to do on Valentine’s Day? You’re not alone. It is a big day for couples or friends and there’s definitely a lot of pressure to plan the perfect date. If you have no clue what you want to do on Valentine’s Day, we have some options for romantic, fun, and relatively inexpensive dates. Here are 7 suggestions of things you can do on Valentine’s Day 2018.

1. Glow Midgetgolf

Do you want to try glow mini golf, with your date this Valentine? Imagine an afternoon in a world of Michiel de Ruyter, piracy and villains. Magical black lights provide an exciting effect. Discover how much fun glow in the dark midgetgolf is!  It’s also an activity that almost anyone can do.

Glow Golf Glow in the Dark midgetgolf Valentine's Day Amsterdam Welcome


2. Movie Night 

De Filmhallen is a beautiful hall where you can watch a movie and you can even decide to eat something beforehand at De foodhallen which is right next door. De Foodhallen is an indoor foodmarket and you can eat dishes from all over the world. Make sure to reserve your movie at the filmhallen beforehand to see the movie you have in mind. We recommend , the movie 7 Giorni (7 days) with your lover or your best friend! It’s about the impossible love story between Ivan and Chiara, who get to know each other on the Italian island of Levanzo.

De Filmhallen Valentijnsdag Valentine's Day Amsterdam Welcome

© FB de Hallen

3. A Romantic Dinner

Going out for dinner is the traditional way to celebrate Valentine’s Day but it is even the best way to get to know each other! Whether or not you are celebrating the day with your partner, a new likely mate, or a group of friends, dinner is always the right thing to do. Bleu, Moon, Morgan & Mees, Loetje and Het Amsterdamse Proeflokaal are a few restaurants in Amsterdam. All of them are have delicious food and a great atmosphere for a night out.

Morgan & Mees Top Restaurant Valentijnsdag Valentine's Day Amsterdam welcome

© Morgan & Mees

4. Canal Cruise

Experience picturesque Amsterdam from the waterways. Wind your way through Amsterdam’s canals and appreciate the attractions from the water. With a multitude of options, you can pick the one that suits you best. Buy a hop-on hop-off ticket, so you can visit some of the museums or attractions along the way. Or do a romantic dinner or pizza cruise, to have dinner with a view. You can also just hold hands on a one hour cruise. Best to do at night to see the canal houses lit up.

Stromma Romantic Canal Cruise Amsterdam Welcome

© Stromma


Visit Europe’s highest swing on the roof of the A’DAM LOOKOUT together with a friend or your partner. You swing over the edge of the tower at a thrilling height of almost 100 meters above the ground. LOOKOUT can be found on the top floor of the iconic A’DAM Tower on the banks of the IJ and directly opposite Central Station. There is a great view and it’s really nice up there.

A'DAM LOOKOUT Valentine's Day - Amsterdam Welcome

© Huub Zeeman

6. Go for a drink

Valentine’s Day is now less than a fortnight away and if you’ve make plans with your other half or have tried and failed to get a reservation at your favourite restaurant, why not go for a romantic drink instead? Here are some of the places where you could have a tipple together. Enjoy your evening at 5&33, Cafe Vrijdag, Hesp, Bar Bukowski or Jackson Dubois.

5&33 Cocktails Night out Valentine's Day Amsterdam Welcome

© FB 5&33

7. Ice Skating

Do you like romantic dates and do you want to skate with your love in one of the most historic stadiums in the Netherlands then you should go to the Amsterdam Olympic Stadium! Drink hot chocolate and skate on ice with your partner.

De Coolste baan van Nederland - Amsterdam Welcome

© De Coolste Baan

Chanani Campbell

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