AMR 2017: Best Event For Families

September 30, 2018 By Lori Evans 0 Comments

The Amsterdam Mamas Recommend awards shine a spotlight on the best family activities, events, and services in the city for all budgets, ages, and interests. Nominated by parents, voted for by parents.

Presenting the winner of the category Best Event For Families:

Sinterklaas’ Arrival in Amsterdam

Sinterklaas arrives by boat in the Netherlands every year around the third week of November and in Amsterdamthe excitement peaks when he disembarks at his namesake church near Centraal Station. A big street parade follows, where the Sint rides his great white horse Amerigo through the holiday-bedecked city followed by floats, music, cookie-throwing Pieten and general silliness. Voted the Best Event for Families 2017, the Sinterklaas Intocht has plenty of opportunities to follow the excitement with a children’s TV program, social media updates, online coloring pages, and, of course, the parade.

The Runners-up were:

De Parade


Summer Nights at Artis Royal Zoo


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