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5x romantische first dates in Utrecht

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Going on a first date in Utrecht soon, and have no idea what to do together? Fortunately, there’s enough to do in Utrecht! In this post, I’m sharing five fun and original dates in Utrecht. 1. Date night at VinVin Do you guys love wine? Then VinVin is the place for you. VinVin is a stylish wine bar where they pour wines …

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Karels Winter Fair with a Utrecht touch

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Yes, this is for all Christmas enthusiasts who have already started counting down the days until Christmas. The weather is getting colder, shops are selling Christmas decorations and the Christmas lights have been shining for some time now in the city centre. Christmas is coming! But first I will go to some Christmas fairs to get completely in the mood. …

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Pluk de Nacht | Watching movies in the open air

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Vrijhaven is the setting for the 5th edition of the open air movie festival Pluk de Nacht in Utrecht Watching movies in the open air, we love it! And we are happy, because time has almost come: on wednesday the 1st of August Pluk the Nacht festival will reach  Utrecht. That means four nights of watching movies at Vrijhaven! Movies, …

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5x game cafés in Utrecht for a fun evening

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Whether you’re a sore loser or really good at cheating, it’s fun to challenge your friends to card and board games. You can of course do this at home, but a game café in the city is also a good reason to get out the door. Below, Explore Utrecht is listing five cafés where the dice fly past your head …

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Happy Easter! – What are you up to?

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Countdown! Only three weeks left until Easter (March 30th until April 2nd) is here. It’s a weekend filled with festivities, but what is there to do in Utrecht? I did some research for you and have listed the best events! LE:EN – March 30th 20:00-00:30 LE:EN, one of my favorite restaurants in town, is organising LE:EN PLAY F:LM for the …

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An evening full of depth and sharp themes at Studium Generale

Food for thought Anyone who’s up for an evening full of depth, science, and new perspectives should check out Studium Generale. Studium Generale is a public podium for knowledge and reflection, made possible by Utrecht University. The podium organizes different public events such as discussions, readings, talk shows, and films with inspiring scientists. Studium Generale brings you an evening full …

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Briljant ideas during the Awesome Utrecht Pitch Night!

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Would you like to witness an evening full of cool ideas to make Utrecht even nicer? Then you have to go to the upcoming pitch night organised by Awesome Utrecht. As a visitor, you can hear about and see five ideas that will make our city more creative, sustainable, social or just a little bit nicer. What is Awesome Utrecht? …

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Free & budget-friendly live music in Utrecht

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Love music but on a bit of a budget? Or just looking to expand your horizons? Good news! There’s lots of free and budget-friendly live music to be heard in the city this winter. Free Music in Utrecht  Tivoli’s Free Lunch Break Concerts Tivoli hosts pretty regular free lunch concerts (at 12:30) featuring all sorts of artists. All you have …

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Fonteyn Festival on the Janskerkhof

Fonteyn Festival 12-14 mei 2017 - Wijn, Spijs en Muziek. Fotografie: Bart van Eijden

Wine keeps you warm Yes, it’s that time again! Grab your gloves, your woolen hat and crocheted scarf out of the closet… The first editions of Fonteyn festival Utrecht were a big success. That’s good enough reason to continue with the wine festival on the Janskerkhof. Obviously we’ve already blocked off December 15-17 in our agendas. During the winter edition, different …

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Celebrate Halloween in Utrecht

It’s already October, and you know what that means… Halloween! Whether you love spooky stuff or can’t even watch a scary commercial without it giving you nightmares (thanks Walibi Fright Nights…), there’s sure to be a Halloween event for you! Parties Halloween at Tivoli Vredenburg For the brave hearted among us, Tivoli is throwing a super creepy, movie-style Halloween party …

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