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Caves Caroli where Utrecht history and talent meet  

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Sunday 10 February you can visit several living rooms and unique locations in Utrecht, during Gluren bij de Buren, a musical festival. Discover hidden gems and cozy private living rooms that offer a stage to Utrecht talent, on Sunday. Grand Hotel Karel V is also participating in this year’s Gluren bij de Buren festival. The Caves Caroli are the stage …

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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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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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Green inspiration during Utrecht Sustainability Week

Duurzame Week Utrecht 2017

It’s already time for the second edition of Utrecht Sustainability Week to start. From October 7th to the 14th, our city will be dedicated to sustainability, with a well filled and varied program. From inspirational talks by among others Jan Terlouw, to cozy events like the Sustainability Market, Solar Cinema, Pub Quiz, kids’ workshops, and Friday afternoon drinks in the …

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Tips in Utrecht – We bring you our favorite do’s in Utrecht

Editors choice Utrecht

No matter what day of the week – it being a weekday or weekend – there is always something to do in Utrecht. The Explore Utrecht editors will bring you their favourite tips and activities they love, every two weeks, for when you are low on inspiration. Dainahara’s weekend pics Founder of Explore Utrecht and an explorer at heart, she …

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Utrecht celebrates love with Midzomergracht Festival

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The Midzomergracht Festival will celebrate sexual and gender diversity with the people of Utrecht for the 21st time. From the 16th until the 25th of June 2017 Utrecht turns pink and the city will come alive with over 70 LGBTI-activities like culture, sports, education, meeting and parties. Attractive for a wide and diverse audeince because of the fantastic, typical atmosphere …

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What the hell is Watdajel?

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Watdajel: you’ve probably seen a colorful plaque or some street art with this word in Utrecht. But this isn’t just any word, but the name of a festival! Watdajel is a festival where art and music come together in a raw, experimental explosion of creativity. The next edition of Watdajel in Utrecht will take place on the 19th of november, …

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Smeerboel 2016 – a disgustingly good party

While the temperature rose to a nearly tropical point, the party at Smeerboel last Saturday was even hotter! On the other side of the Amsterdam – Rhine canal a playground arose, where a fair amount of locals had congregated to party. Smeerboel does not break its promise of being a ‘playground for adults’. There’s glitter everywhere, people are climbing on …

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The Bucketlist festival – making memories

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A few weeks ago, we set out to experience the Bucketlist festival. The event took place at the Metaal Kathedraal, a beautiful old cathedral repurposed as a cultural centre, and all proceeds went to the Make a Wish Foundation. An unusual welcome We were welcomed by the sound of metal being struck and glass shattering to the ground: festivalgoers were smashing …

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Lets dance on the beach?

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Dancing on the beach The Haarrijnseplas will be the scene for an awesome, on the 27th of August. It is time for the third edition of festival Strand. Favorite new songs and tunes from ‘back in tha day’ will make you dance al night long. What else you can expect? A divers live music line-up on four stages with artists, dj’s and band like Trijntje Oosterhuis, Gerard Ekdom, Corné Klein, Erick …

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