Best thing to do in February
This February there will be a few celebration in the city.
Starting with lunar new year and Valentines day.
Amsterdam is the largest cocoa port in the world, an important hub for business and for innovative thinking on the sustainability of the cocoa value chains. During the fair, there will be courses, presentations and of course some tasting.
Locations: Beurs van Berlage, Damrak 361. 1012 ZJ Amsterdam
When: 6th – 11th of February
The fair is mostly targeted to the professional of chocolate, but there is still a few places in Amsterdam where you can enjoy delicious chocolate.
Puccini – A chocolatier
Patisserie Holtkamp – you should try the princess favorite
Pompadour – also have a tea room
The duchess in the W – offers a variety of treat
Tony chocolonely – did you even visit Amsterdam if you did not visit the store?
Lunar new year
Dragon year represent good luck, strength and health.
The 10th of February, a parade will be organized by the city. You will find activities and attractions in Nieuwmarkt, Chinatown and Dam square.
For the occasion, visit Fo Guang Shan He Hua temple.
When: 10th – 24th of February
Shrove Tuesday, also known as Pancake Day, is a beloved and delicious tradition.
The Netherlands love pancake, usually the dish is accompanied by a sweet and thick syrup named ‘ Stroop’ and powdered sugar.
Here are our favourite cafe to enjoy this sweet treat
When: 20th of February
Other events in Amsterdam in February:
1st of February – Live music night in Manhattan Lounge bar. Book your table.
8th of February – Live music night in Manhattan Lounge bar. Book your table.
15th of February- Live music night in Manhattan Lounge bar. Book your table.
22nd of February- Live music night in Manhattan Lounge bar. Book your table.
23rd of February – Manhattan Latin night .
29th of February- Live music night in Manhattan Lounge bar. Book your table.
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