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What to do in Utrecht – Weekend Guide Friday 24 and Saturday 25 January

Put on those mittens, put on your scarf and crawl into that thick winter coat. We’re going out again! Fancy something artistic or creative? A workshop or a walk? There’s plenty to do this weekend. We are looking forward to it!


Art Walk #2 – Winter edition
How artistic is Utrecht really? Discover the best galleries and presentation spaces in the city via this walking route. A tour along different locations, you can do this tour with a guide, but you can also make the walk yourself. Which galleries do they visit? AK24, Kunstliefde and EXBunker for example.

When? 19.00-21.30 hrs.
Where? Utrecht
Info: Art Walk
Entrance: Free

Exclusive wine tasting – Utregs Wijnhuis
Champagne, Bordeaux, Super Tuscans and more exclusive bottles are uncorked. Wines that are actually too beautiful or too expensive to open just like that, will see the light of day this time. Are you curious about these exclusive flavours? Do you fancy an evening full of special wines? A party for the taste buds!

When? 19.30-21.30 hrs.
Where? Utregs Wijnhuis, Achter de Dom 8
Info: Utregs Wijnhuis
Entrance fee: €100,-

Comedy Talent Award
The most exciting comedy fight in the Netherlands. After a handful of comedians survived the preliminaries, this weekend the semi-finals are in Kargadoor. The funniest competition in the country gives starting stand-up comedians the chance to put themselves in the spotlight. Give them a stage and a round of applause!

When? 20:30-22:30 hrs.
Where? Kargadoor, Oudegracht 36
Info: Comedy Talent Award
Entrance fee: €14,99



Workshop Brewing and Baking
Brewing and baking on the Saturday morning: brewing beer and then baking bread from the residual product. In between you can enjoy a delicious lunch and a mini beer tasting. This day already sounds fun! You can bring home your own homemade bread on the same day, the beer has to ferment for a while, you can pick it up after two weeks. Will it taste good?

When? 10:00 hrs.
Where? Hof van Cartesius, Vlampijpstraat 94
Info: Workshop
Entrance fee: €80,-

Snowball Winter Festival
Techno, house, après-ski and all that in your warm ski suit! This Winter Festival can’t be crazy enough! Dance to the best music or take part in the Winter Olympics. In five covered and heated areas there are different DJ’s to show you an avalanche of great beats. Dancing will keep you warm!

When? 14.00-23.00 hrs.
Where? Koeriersterlaan 101
Info: Sneeuwbalfestival
Entrance: € 39,50 (excl. service costs)

Motel Opgedoekt – (Untitled)
The travelling cinema Opgedoekt stays for a while between the brew kettles of vandeStreek beer. With this Saturday a film that seems to have no title, (Untitled). A film about the meaning(lessness) of art. Looks great with a Hop Art beer in your hand. Would you like to have a good meal? Then you can join us for dinner, they have a local pita meal, but do make a reservation. Eat and look tasty!

When? Dinner 18.30 hrs, movie 19.30-22.30 hrs.
Where? VandeStreek-bier, Ontariodreef 43
Info: Opgedoekt
Entrance: € 15,- (movie and a beer)

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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