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Weekend Guide Friday 17 and Saturday 18 January

We are back! Explore Utrecht will be at it again in 2020. Are you ready to discover new hotspots, banging events or trendy boutiques? We are! And let’s start with the weekend guide for this week. In a new concept, ‘cause there are just tips for Friday and Saturday. Keep an eye on our feed for the rest of the week!


Soundcontainer Singer-Songwriter VrijMiBo
The weekend has begun! Funky tunes and Guilty Pleasures from the talents of Kanaal 030. Marcus goes crazy when these guys are on stage. In addition, other singer-songwriters are welcome to come and play as well. Guitar and piano are present. Don’t hesitate and join in! Or come and listen and then dance into the weekend.

When? 16:00-22:00 hrs.
Where? Marcus, Kanaalweg 30
Info: Soundcontainer
Entrance: Free

Film Café: Tenzers All Night Long

The Tenzer brothers from Amsterdam will provide a nice party at the Filmcafé on Friday night. Would you like to go crazy on the great mix of music this DJ duo brings? You can buy tickets in presale, but you can also score tickets at the door. I still want a ‘bisschen Tanzen’ at the Tenzers!

When: 23:00-04:00
Where: Film cafe, CAB-Rondom 90A
Info: Tenzers
Entrance fee: €5,-


F*ck Blue Monday, 6-course dessert menu
We’re almost there, the unluckiest day of the year: Blue Monday. But what makes you happy? Desserts! Cakes! Sweets! That’s why Venster is organizing a 6-course dessert menu this weekend, with matching drinks. You can have fun and enjoy everything Sandra Hopman ‘The Queen of Desserts’ has to offer all afternoon. You’re going home with a full belly, that’s a promise! And Monday you’re still in that blissful mood, Blue Monday you said?

When: 14:00-17:00 hrs.
Where: Venster, Berlijnplein 520
Info: F*ck Blue Monday
Dinner: € 42,50 (including drinks)
Glow in the Park

A magical adventure in the Gagelbos! You will be taken on a trip along countless lights, fire baskets, theatrical acts and live music. But that’s not all! The warm chocolate and poffertjes are delicious. There is good food and a lot of fun. Dress warmly! You can even win a very nice prize with the most beautiful outfit…

When: 16:00-23:00 hrs.
Where: Ice Club Siberia, Schouwweteringstraat 1
Info: Glow in the Park
Entrance fee: €5,-

Concert André Rieu 70 years young
The great André Rieu will be 70 years old and he likes to celebrate that with you! This film will be shown in several cinemas throughout the country. It is a registration of his best concerts and the highlights of his career. A festive performance in which André takes the viewer to the most beautiful concert locations in the world. We are fans! Are you a fan too?

When: 19:00-21:30 hrs.
Where: Kinepolis Jaarbeurs, Jaarbeursboulevard 300 
Info: André Rieu
Entrance fee: € 15,50

Top 2000 concert
Talented musicians from Utrecht will perform the list of lists in the ZIMIHC Theater, together with chamber choir Lamusa. Of course all the classics will pass by, but also the more modern songs from the Top 2000. The eternal number 1 of Queen cannot be missed, but there are also a lot of surprises. Fancy an evening full of live music? Go!

When: 20:00-23:00 p.m.
Where: ZIMIHC Theatre Stefanus, Braziliedreef 2
Info: Lamusa Top 2000
Entrance: € 15,- (or € 25,- VIP)

About Alicia van den Berg

Alicia weet wat er gaande is in de stad, als cultuur en food liefhebber is ze up-to-date van alles wat er zich in Utrecht afspeelt. Dus wie kan jou beter vertellen waar je heen kunt gaan om van een fantastische avond uit te genieten. Van kunstexposities tot proeverijen in de Domtoren, ze kent het allemaal. Toen zij veertien jaar geleden in de stad kwam studeren heeft zij Utrecht in haar hart gesloten. Alicia werkt als sommelier en is haar eigen wijnbedrijf gestart. Zij is de perfecte kunst & cultuur editor voor Explore Utrecht.

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