The best events in Amsterdam during March

A new month, and the start of a new season too. Spring is around the corner and the city is slowly waking up from its winter sleep. Spring brings not only warmer weather to the city, but also a lot of new events to explore! Below a list of some of the events in Amsterdam during March.

1. Open Tower Day
Saturday 21 March

During the 8th edition of Open Tower Day in Amsterdam 20 historical and new towers will open their doors to the public for free. From 10 am until 4pm, so you should plan strategically which towers to visit first if you want to see them all. For some of the tower you have to sign-up, find more information on that on their Facebook page.

Tip: visit the A'DAM Tower and get the best view over the city! Don't forget to bring your binoculars ;) 

https://opentorendag.nl/

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2. Week of the Restaurant
Monday 16, Tuesday 17 and Wednesday 18 March 

Twice a year Amsterdam turns into a walhallah for food lovers. Like other cities. Eat, drink and enjoy a 3-course dinner for cheap! Many top restaurant participates in the Week of the Restaurant, so you can taste some of the top chefs' dishes without having to spend too much money on it. See their website to see which restaurants in Amsterdam participates, or go to a restaurant in one of the neighboring cities!

Tip: make a reservation way in advance! Restaurant get fully booked pretty fast. You can already make a reservation, so don't wait any longer.

https://www.restaurantweek.nl/

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3. Amsterdam Coffee Festival
Friday 13, Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 March

Coffee? Coffee! Explore the latest trends on coffee from all over Europe at the Amsterdam Coffee Festival this month. The best baristas will show you their skills and get inspired by all the different kind of coffee and flavors. Besides coffee you can also enjoy live music and cocktails, too!

https://www.amsterdamcoffeefestival.com/

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4. Night of the Hotel Beach Edition
Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 March

Did you just miss Night of the Hotel because all the hotels were fully booked, or you were out of town? Then you'll get another change this month, but not in the city! This Night of the Hotel edition is all about beach cabins, sea-views hotel rooms and more. Book a room during this weekend and go for long walks on the beach.

During this weekend a lot of events will be held, too. Champagne lunch at Circuit Zandvoort, gin yoga, beach race, asian beach party, cocktail tour or safari at night? It's all possible at Night of the Hotel Beach Edition!

https://hotelnacht.nl/zandvoort/

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5. HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show
Wednesday 11, Thursday 12 and Friday 13 March

Good warmup for Amsterdam SAIL 2020? Maybe, the HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show is all about boats, so not only tall ships though. It's a fun 3-day event for young and old! See the latest trends on boats, water sports and more. 

Full program and tickets? Check their website below.

https://www.hiswarai.nl/

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