Four Reasons to Visit Amsterdam in February

Looking for places to go in February? Look no further! We have created a list with the most exciting to-do’s. Spoiler alert: this month’s edition is especially interesting for those who love food. Well, who doesn’t?!

Japanese Winter Festival
Enjoy wintry activities and authentic delicacies at this Japanese Light & Food event. Try your favorite bites at the Japanese food hall or take a seat at the sushi bar to discover the latest creations. After having satisfied the appetite, it’s time to participate in the winter games, go ice skating or enjoy the shiny cherry blossoms. Who would you like to share your sushi with? Click here for more information and tickets.

 When: 28 February – 1 March
Where: DOK Amsterdam

Valentine’s Day in Amsterdam
On the 14th of February, it’s time for the flirtiest and most charming day of the year: Valentine’s Day. Make it one to remember: enjoy the city lights during a walk passed the canals and finish your evening at Sjansz.: a special Valentine’s dinner with a personal poem from a live poet, catchy Sjansz. one-liners, and a shared dessert. You can book a table via the website. Bring on the love!

 When: 14 February
Where: restaurant Jansz.

Chocoa Sustainable Chocolate Festival
This festival is a must-go for all chocolate lovers. Considering the rich taste and feeling of pure happiness when eating a piece, it’s probably everyone. At the festival, you can try 700 types of chocolate, learn more about the process from bean to bar, and discover exciting food and drink pairings. Furthermore, the organizations’ ambition for sustainable chocolate is represented. Want to read more or book tickets? Choc it out on their website.

When: 19 – 23 February
Where: Beurs van Berlage

Little Italy Taste & Travel
You don’t have to leave Amsterdam to experience a bit of Italy during the Little Italy Taste & Travel event. Learn how to make the perfect pasta during one of the cooking workshops or discover the authentic, culinary products on the Italian food market. It’s also wine-lovers’ paradise, as the finest wines from the different regions are presented. Interested? Have a look at the website for more information and tickets.

When: 7 – 9 February
Where: Zuiveringshal at the Westergasterrein