Amsterdam has a number of very popular Christmas markets but unfortunately, some of them have been cancelled in 2021. Funky Xmas Market, however, is going ahead and will run on one Sunday in December 2021. Details of dates and locations are below as well as what’s on during this special funky Christmas event.
Funky Xmas Market 2021
The Funky Xmas Market is a one day Christmas market that is an extension of the weekly Sunday market held at Westergas. The Sunday Market is well-loved in Amsterdam by locals and increasingly by visitors. It’s a fun and festive market that focuses on cultural connections through music, art and design, all celebrated while enjoying the spoils of international food trucks.
Funky Xmas Market dates: 12th December 2021.
Opening time: 12 noon to 6pm.
Location: Westergas in Westergasfabriek at Westerpark.
How to get there: Westergas is a 30-minute walk from Amsterdam Centraal. Tram #3 stops close by and a number of buses stop at the door.
Reason to visit: A special event popular with locals. There are lots of cultural events, food trucks and handmade Christmas presents.
Hotels near Amsterdam Christmas Market: If you want to stay in the historic centre, Hotel V Nesplein is a boutique hotel located close to Dam Square and the Royal Palace. Alternatively, Mr Jordaan is somewhat closer to Westergas, but either way, you would most likely need to get public transport to the Xmas market.
Hotels near Funky Xmas Market
The best option for hotels near Amsterdam Christmas Market or the Funky Xmas Market is actually to stay in the historic city centre or near Museumplein which is the Museum Quarter. In our guide, we list places to stay and you can search for all budgets.
Westergasfabriek is an event space that highlights Dutch food, music and culture. There are many events throughout the year including the Sunday Market. A special edition of the Sunday Market is reformatted as the Funky Xmas Market, celebrating a cultural Christmas in Amsterdam.
The Funky Christmas stalls at Westergas has some overlap with those at the Sunday market. You’ll find food trucks, fashion, vintage items, artwork and much more. The following list of stalls might be there on the 12th December event although this is subject to change.
- Coffee on the Roll
- Eargasm Music
- Jansen Vintage
- Lucignolo Limoncello
- Pieman Bakery
- Takoyaki Ya
- The Churros Company
- The Hot Dog Factory
If you are spending time in the Netherlands, read our guide to Amsterdam Christmas Market to get ideas on things to do this December.
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