What to do in November? The best events in late fall

Most of the trees in the city turned into wonderful creations to look at with their colorful leaves. It's the perfect time of year to go for a long walk in one of the city parks like Vondelpark or Oosterpark, or in the Amsterdamse Bos if you like the forest better. Your dog will like this too! ;)

If going for a walk is not really your type of thing to do in your free time (we won't blame you), and you already visited all of the museums and interesting cinemas we suggested to go to this fall. Then... we have another list with suggestions for you! Check out some of the best events during November!

1) Amsterdam Light Festival
28 November - 19 January

We already dedicated a blog post to the Amsterdam Light Festival, but it's definitely worth mentioning again. Around the 30 sculptures will bright up the city for almost three months! Starting from November 28th until January 19th. Go by foot, bike or on a boat and enjoy all the artworks. 

For this event we have a special tour that follows the route of the event.

Get your early bird tickets now while you can: https://kinboat.com/en/amsterdam-night-light-tour-early-bird/amsterdam-night-light-early-bird/. Highly suggested!

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2) Movember Run
30 November - Vondelpark

Put on your running shoes, start training, grow a mustache and sign up for "the run" of the year! The Movember Run is not about being the fastest or getting to the finish line, but about raising awareness of men's health issues. Money raised will go to the research of prostate cancer. So running for a euh.. purpose! Male, female, everyone can with a (fake) mustache can enter the race!

This year's theme is #BornToBeAlive so wear your 70's outfit.  Sign up for the race at movemberrun.nl. Groovy baby!

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3) Amsterdam Art Weekend 
21 November - 24 November

Amsterdam Art Weekend is 4 days full of modern and contemporary art with focus on young artistic talents. More than 30 galleries will open their doors this year alone! Exhibitions, talks, workshop, readings will take place during this event. Also big art institutions like Eye, Stedelijk Museum and Foam will be present. 

For all the participating institutions, opening hours and the full program, please see https://www.amsterdamart.com/ Enjoy a weekend long full of art!

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4) Night of the Museum 
2 November

This Saturday already you can get to enjoy free entrance (if you have a ticket for the event at least) to most of the museums in Amsterdam during Night of the Museum. Most museum have special activities planned for this event and will have music too! Put on your dancing shoes and go for silence disco at the Rijksmuseum or for a techno party at the aquarium of ARTIS. 

Might be a bit hard to get tickets still - but you can always try on Ticketswap for example. Check their website for all the participating museums! 

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