TYPICAL DUTCH WEDDING

The smell of “stroopwafels”, quaint street organs that fill the streets with music, authentic canal houses. Yes, Amsterdam is quite the city, an amazing place to get married. At My Wedding Amsterdam we have made sure to incorporate Dutch traditions into your wedding day, so you can experience Amsterdam at its finest on your magnificent day of love. Every tiny detail will be in sync with the style of your theme, since your perfect Amsterdam Wedding will be coordinated by one of our professional well-experienced wedding planners.

This wedding package includes:

  • a welcoming drink
  • a beautiful decorated 5-star venue for your ceremony
  • a personal ceremony hosted by an English speaking celebrant
  • a photographer or videographer for 4 hours
  • a bridal bouquet and groom’s buttonhole
  • a wedding cake and a glass of sparkling wine for the toast
  • a wedding reception on a salon-boat with refreshing drinks and tasteful canapés
  • typical Dutch music performed by our Amsterdam musician
  • a dining experience in a Typical Dutch restaurant with beautiful flower decorations

The packages have been designed to cater to ten guests. For this package we charge a fee of € 170,- for every extra guest. Also be sure to ask for our additonal My Wedding Amsterdam List which shows you all the extras and upgrades we have to offer. It is also possible to celebrate your wedding with a more select group. However due to the exclusive nature of the wedding packages a fee for a minimum of ten guests is a prerequisite.

CEREMONY VENUE

 

What comes to mind when you think of traditional Dutch culture? Windmills, wooden shoes, the ‘stroopwafel’ cookie, and yes, exactly, Delfts Blue pottery. For our Typical Dutch Wedding package we have something truly special in store for you: a unique venue in which your wedding ceremony will take place in the famous Delfst Blauwe Kamer (The Delfts Blue Room). This venue has been decorated decadently with bold, blue tones and historical Dutch design for a one of a kind wedding ceremony.
Overlooking the city’s famous canals, this 5 star venue in the heart of historic Amsterdam is known for its enchantingly Dutch decor and its warm and welcoming staff, thus making it the place to celebrate your love in the magical city of Amsterdam.

WEDDING OFFICIANT

Photo credit: Alexandra Vonk Photography 

Your wedding day is all about celebrating your love for one another. During this joyous occasion the ceremony must, obviously, stand out. That memorable moment in which you exchange your vows and say your “I do’s” is what it’s all about. It has to be unique and exceptional. It has to be ‘you’.
Our experienced wedding officiant specializes in creating beautiful, heartfelt and personalized ceremonies. Together, you will plan a ceremony that expresses your hearts’ desires and represents the love you feel for one another.
On the big day your wedding officiant will facilitate the ceremony of your dreams. The only thing you have to is savor the moment.

WEDDING CAKE

 

It’s a Dutch tradition to cut the cake directly after the ceremony, so make your guests gasp and stand in awe of your beautiful, one of a kind, wedding cake.
A unique design, fresh flowers; you name it, we’ve got it. A buttercreme wedding cake with typical Dutch flowers or a delicious naked cake decorated with the famous Dutch “stroopwafel” cookie and seasonal fruit. The sky is the limit. We will bring your hearts’ desires to life and wow your guests at a reception to remember.

FLOWERS

Flowers create a ray of beauty that, together, perfume the air and bring joy to your hearts. Your wedding will be filled with these beautiful natural gems. The arrangements will be styled according to your Typical Dutch theme by a well known florist who will handpick your fresh flowers from Amsterdam’s famous flower auction. Just think of all those tulips!
The brightly colored, seasonal flowers will give your venue a unique look to create the perfect setting for your Typical Dutch wedding.

FLOATING COCKTAIL

 

Get ready for a once in a lifetime journey through the canals of Amsterdam aboard a beautiful, high-end salon boat with the friendliest captain the Netherlands has to offer. Enjoy enchanting views of Dutch architecture with your loved ones and delight in all the things that make Amsterdam so great: picturesque streets with historical canal houses, buzzing streets filled with locals biking around the city and much more.

DUTCH MUSIC

If your hearts were already filled with excitement then it’s your lucky day, because it’s only getting better. Not only will you enjoy your journey through the canals of Amsterdam as just described, you will also be welcomed aboard the salon boat by a traditional Dutch accordeonist. This musician was born and raised in Amsterdam. When he starts playing you will, immediately, feel connected to the vibrant city of Amsterdam. The mesmerizing music will make the journey through the city even more special.

WINE & DINE

The chef at this venue knows how to take Dutch cuisine to the next level. This restaurant is the place to enjoy typically Dutch dishes at their finest with that fantastic vibe all the locals call “gezellig”.
While the chef’s creations are inspired by traditional Dutch recipes that have been passed on from generation to generation, originality is the secret ingredient that elevates the cuisine at this wonderful establishment. For your wedding you will enjoy a personally selected thee course menu filled with fresh produce, with a side of personalized service.

WEDDING PLANNERS

Our wedding planners are specialized in creating an unforgettable day, filled with love and laughter. With over ten years of experience in the wedding industry they know how to turn your dreams into reality. From the first meeting to you special day: they will take care of everything, even the tiniest detail that may not have even crossed your minds. We understand the value of collaboration and work with a qualified, devoted team.
A word from our Wedding planners:
“One thing we almost love as much as wedding planning is the city of Amsterdam. Our team is very passionate about Holland’s capital. The city never sleeps, it’s always moving, changing, evolving. This city is our home, our passion. We know the most current hot spots, the up and comings and the hidden gems of this vibrant city.”

WEDDING PHOTO/VIDEOGRAPHER

What do you look forward to, after the wedding and your honeymoon? Exactly, that beautiful wedding movie or breathtaking photographs in which intimate moments, meaningful glances, loving hugs and joyous celebration of your love have been captured, specially for the two of you. We work with innovative photographers and videographers, professionals with whom we’ve successfully collaborated in the past.
Our photographers and videographers know how to seemlessly melt into the background and deliver precious visual memories of your big day.