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Christmas canal parade

A wintery parade of enchantingly illuminated boats through the canals of Amsterdam.
Date: December 15th from 6.30 PM
Details: Parade will pass the audience in about 45 minutes.
Route: Westerdok, Prinsengracht, Amstel, Nieuwe Herengracht, Scheepvaartmuseum, Oosterdok
Admission: free

On Saturday December 15th, young and old can enjoy spectacle, fairytales and magic during the Christmas Canal Parade. About 40 lounge and tour boats, ceremonial barges and flat boats, will sail across the Amsterdam canals, with enchanting illumination and abundant decorations. You’ll be all eyes and ears when the parade passes with cheerful theater, a squirting fountain, live music and a sailing carillon.  A cozy evening in the dark wintery days!
The parade will sail as follows:


6:30 PM: Start Christmas Canal Parade at Korte Prinsengracht

6:45 PM : projected arrival of the first boat of the Christmas Canal Parade near the Westermarkt

7 PM : projected arrival of the first boat of the Christmas Canal Parade near the Leidsestraat

7:15 PM : projected arrival of the first boat of the Christmas Canal Parade near the Vijzelstraat

7:30 PM : projected arrival of the first boat of the Christmas Canal Parade near the Amstel

8 PM – 9 PM : end point of the Christmas Canal Parade near the Oosterdok.

First boat ends at 8 PM and last boat ends at 9 PM at the Oosterdok.

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