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Utrecht weekend guide | What to do September 1, 2 & 3

Utrecht Weekend Guide september 1, 2 & 3

The one thing we all like to think about, WEEKEND! Some free time to enjoy with friends, family, pets or whatever you want to enjoy it with. There are lots of things to do in the weekend but are you even aware of them all? To get the most out of your weekend I decided to make the Utrecht Weekend Guide september 1, 2 & 3. Not just a one time thing, expect it to become a weekly returning blogpost with your favorite activities listed. This week you’ll be able to enjoy Wines and beers at Griftpark, the openings weekend of club WAS. and learn about 18th century fashion at Centraal Museum.

This is the Utrecht Weekend Guide September 1, 2 & 3

Utrecht Weekend Guide september 1, 2 & 3

•  For the second time Beer and Wine will be overflowing at Griftpark for Festival DorstIf you are looking for a nice day at the park where you can enjoy over 70 different wines and a wide arrangement of special beers this is your event. The festival is also filled with live music, foodtrucks and creative entertainment.

•  In the mood to wake up early? A&J Bakery at Amsterdamsestraatweg 116 serves you fresh pastry, coffee and the best croissants.

•  Craving for a good BBQ meal but you don’t feel like arranging one? Summernight BBQ at Fort aan de klop is a yearly returning event where you’ll be able to enjoy your favorite BBQ food with the right summer vibes. Fort aan de klop is a military defense fort from 1851 which has been turned into a Cafe where you can eat.

•  TIP! Feel like food but you don’t want to leave the perfect spot in the park? In Utrecht you are able to order food at the park through Ubereats, Foodora or Deliveroo. Make sure to look for the delivery guy so they don’t give someone else the food 😉

•  Get the best food to cook at home or your Airbnb at the markets in and around Utrecht. This weekend there is a Regional Market at Domplein which offers you the best of the best straight from Utrecht. Take a look at Domplein between 11:00 and 18:00 on Sunday.

•  NEW! Enjoy some tapas and wine at newly opened restaurant Het Zusje at Oudegracht 2

•  Are you into greens and glass houses? ‘Wat de kas schaft’ a.k.a What the greenhouse offers organizes some sort of foster event. You’ll be able to become a foster parent to one of their Tomato plants. In the VIP Package you’ll get to name a plant, become foster parent of one and enjoy a 4 course meal with the greens from that greenhouse. Find out more on their website and at Koningsweg 135

Utrecht Weekend Guide september 1, 2 & 3

•  For the second time Beer and Wine will be overflowing at Griftpark for Festival DorstIf you are looking for a nice day at the park where you can enjoy over 70 different wines and a wide arrangement of special beers this is your event. The festival is also filled with live music, foodtrucks and creative entertainment.

•  Ready to wipe out the things on your bucket list? The second edition of Bucketlist Festival at Metal Cathedral will be taking place this Saterday (september 2) which will test your boundaries! Eat sushi from naked models, wreck a car, nothing is crazy enough. Best part? XXL Silent Discoooo!

• Feeling the need for some relaxation? On Saturday and Sunday there is a Yoga class at Soia (strand oog in al) join.

•  There is a place for everything! Kargadoor is a cultural venue and has the most varied program of them all. This Saturday night Comedy House club at Kargadoor to get through the evening with a laughter.

TIP! Not really into events like the ones above … Rent a Canoe to sail over the canals!

•  The cultural season in Utrecht is about to start and Uitfeest 2017 is the kickoff ‘festival’ of this season. From 13:30 till 18:00 there is going to be Live Music and more Stand up Comedy.

•  Next to the bucket list festival at the Metal Cathedral on Saturday there is going to be stuff on Sunday as well! To kick off the cultural season Uitfeest 2017 at the Metal Cathedral will offer you a bunch of activities in the theme of ecological.

•  a big fan of rooftops? This Saturday One after 909 will make a tribute to the Beatles at the Cinemec Utrecht in a spectacular rooftop concert!

Utrecht Weekend Guide september 1, 2 & 3

•  2nd of September the 12th edition of Lief Festival at the Utrechtse Strijkviertel is going to be a good party this weekend. Just like last year half of Utrechts students will full the terrain to dance to the Techno, deep house, funk, house and disco music. Wanna get into the groove and party all day long, Lief festival is your place to go!

•  80s, 90s and 00s parties are definitely the best to scream out your lungs. This Saturday (September 2) De Winkel van Sinkel is throwing the beloved We All Love 80s, 90s and 00s party again! Get your lungs ready to scream to the summer hits of 1993!

•  A new club is opening this weekend! Not just for 1 night but for 2 nights from 23:00 till 07:00 in the morning! Openings weekend from WAS. at the Werkspoorkathedraal will give you a line up with Dj’s like Kobosil and Abstract division to throw you the best Techno beats of the weekend!

•  Looking for a gay party in town? Next to it’s 2 gay bars there a few initiative that throw pretty awesome gay parties! Rubber is one of these and will be have their Rubber Season Opening in Basis (Oudegracht aan de Werf 97) this weekend! On Saturday (september 2) at 23:00 till 06:00 to be exact!

•  Unfortunately Utrecht doesn’t really have a beach … but ‘Strand oog in al’ aka Soia is a pretty place to give you the same vibes! Every summer they have Sunday parties where they invite a DJ to vibe up the beach. This Sunday it’s Arjuna Schikt in het zand at Soia to enjoy your beers with in the sun!

Utrecht Weekend Guide september 1, 2 & 3

•  Quite a new shop hiding next to the Neude is Atelier OhlalaA small fine accessory shop that you just want to stop by at. The owners like to go treasure hunting from time to time and sell their antique finds in their store as well. Also Atelier Ohlala features their own label which is still growing.

• Young talent, known brand and a wide variety is what you’ll find at Puha shop. Next to its classic male and female fashion they also sell things like card, books, jewelry and accessories made by over more than 50 young designers. Definitely worth a look at Voorstraat 48.

•  Live Today at Minrebroederstraat 6 is always a nice to go. Next to the furniture they also sell sustainable lifestyle and care products which actually make it into pretty nice gifts. Looking for a nice shop to get someone a present, this is your call.

•  A store that fills itself with unique pieces and new brands is Vollers 386 at Oudegracht 386The collections vary from wanna-haves to uniquely one pieces from young designers to known labels. The light back room is a surprise when entered, young creatives have a space create an exhibition for their work. #SupportYourLocals

•  Mooi & Belle at Twijnstraat 37 is your go to shop for the most beautiful living and living edition shops in Utrecht. They are also a fan of the locals and want the customer to be aware of the up and coming designers they adore. Next to the awesome interior range they also sell pretty gifts.

Utrecht Weekend Guide september 1, 2 & 3

•   Get into the world of wizards at Harry Potter: The Exhibition at Berlijnplein 100 (Cinemec). Experience the real Harry Potter world with the world famous attributes from the movies. Jump into Hogwards and their surroundings.

•  If your into fashion this exhibition: Uit de mode at Centraal Museum is definitely your thing. Visitors will be seeing 18th century sequins, robes and experimental suits from now and everything in-between. Giving you a view on diversity and fortune abut fashion from then.

One of the most famous buildings in Utrecht. Next to the Eifeltower and the Big Ben is Rietveld Schröderhuis on the UNESCO world heritage list. You are able to visit the house this weekend, but be quick … only 12 spots per tour are available. Ticket info >>>

Stay tuned for next weeks guide but enjoy all the to-do tip in this
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