On Wednesday December 14, 2011 begins the fourth edition of Pink Christmas, the pink Christmas event in Amsterdam. Until Tuesday December 27, there are all kinds of pink Christmas activities going on in Amsterdam. Absentee is this year’s Xmas Canal Parade. Winter Magic, the festival of light and water, in Amsterdam, will be back next year, as a kickoff for the 2013 Canal400-Year. But there are plenty of other activities planned, including:
The ice rink on Friday, December 16, Leidseplein offers the Pink Party on Ice and Ice Children on Sunday, December 18 [for children from pink parents] and the Winter Drag Olympics. Reguliersdwarsstraat* on Saturday 17th offers from 14 to 22 hours the Pink Christmas market with an evening fashion show. Bars and restaurants organizes parties and theme nights, like Garbo for Women on 18th, and a Christmas social drink on December 20 at COC Amsterdam, a read out for kids [3+] in café ‘t Mandje on December 18, the No Pants Christmas weekend at Club Church, Supertoys on December 23 and 24, at club AIR and the closing ceremony Glitterazzi on Tuesday December 27, at Paradiso. Rialto Movie House offers on December 16, 17, 21 to 24 pink movies. On Friday December 23, in the Keizersgracht Church [number 566] starting at 21 hours the official Pink Christmas service takes place, and on Christmas Day, at about 15 hours is the Pink Christmas celebration.
* I do it on purpose these tongue breakers