Check out their website for times of Christmas services.
Other Amsterdam churches with holidays evening masses are the Noorderkerk, Westerkerk, and the Oude Kerk.
This year, the theme is the fantastical "Santa's Journey to the Stars," about a boy named Alex who receives a magical and mystical telescope that enables him to experience the wonder of the holiday on other planets before landing back on Earth. Sample the Christmas Brunch at Sixteen Sixteen, the fine dining restaurant in the Trump Hotel, has a Christmas spectacular planned, complete with brunch, reindeer, hot chocolate and mulled wine, a string trio, and a visit from Santa and Mrs. The Garfield Park Conservatory holiday flower show decks the halls with poinsettias and winter-themed décor. Go to the Movies Six much-anticipated movies are hitting theaters Christmas day, and with everyone together doing family celebrations, you may not have to fight so hard for seats.
So grab your stockings and a mug of something toasty, and prepare to make this year’s holiday the best one yet.
Related: Top Christmas Vacation Getaways Read on for our list, or skip ahead to your city of interest: Amsterdam; Atlanta; Chicago; Hong Kong; London; Melbourne; New York City; Paris; Philadelphia; Portland, Oregon; Prague; San Francisco; Tokyo; Toronto; Vancouver; and Washington, D. Amsterdam is positively low-key at Christmas, which makes it a relaxing place to be during this festive season.
Sure, many stores and restaurants are closed on Christmas Day, but visitors and locals in the Windy City have plenty to celebrate come December 25.
Check out these ideas for making the most of a mostly closed holiday. Skate the City's Rinks If you're ready for a day on the ice, you can pick from one of three options.
There’s no Santa here—kids get their presents from Sint Nicolaas on December 5, not Christmas Day.
And for the Dutch, Christmas dinner takes place on the evening of December 24.
The Mc Cormick Tribune Ice Rink in Millennium Park () is possibly the city's most famous.
But for skating with a view, try the Sky Rink at the Peninsula Hotel, which is four stories above Michigan Avenue ().
The curved Skating Ribbon, which winds through Maggie Daley Park, offers a unique and stunning view of the city's skyline (). Browse the Holiday Windows It's the 47th anniversary of the State Street holiday windows in Chicago this year.