MUSIC, FOOD & DRINKS w/ jerk bay

GARDEN by Day x Ziongate

Food reservation (+ free entrance to after party)

free entrance (5-11PM)
after party at parallel: Garden by night
(11pm - late)

Every Friday from 2nd June to 8th September, Parallel welcomes you to come and hang in the idyllic GARDEN of Tolhuistuin. The recipe is simple: free entrance to this hidden gem of a garden with local DJs spinning the finest deep house, Amapiano & eclectic electronic music, alongside a plethora of food, drinks and side programme activities.

Entrance is free, but come early to secure your spot, as there is limited capacity.

Order your food in advance
To help minimise waste and ensure you get the freshest meal possible, we ask that you order your food ahead of time. You can find each weekly menu (including a vegetarian option) via the ticket link. Please note: kitchen closes at 10PM.

With every food reservation, you'll receive a bonus free entry to the after-hours club continuation at Parallel: GARDEN by Night (11PM - late). Alternatively, tickets are available via each event page on our programme.

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Wes Lee

Wes Lee is the musical alter-ego of WaxFiend, one of Europe’s most sought after and respected DJs. Combining music from genres like hip-hop, danchehall, Afrobeat, house, soul, R&B and more, his unique sound and impressive career spans opening arena shows for artists inlcuding Rihanna, Young Thug, Kaytranada, SBTRKT, Kehlani & Sean Paul, alongside his residency at Encore, Holland's biggest weekly club night.

Behind the scenes, he is an active driving force behind 2 of Holland’s most respected platforms: Jamrock and Encore, alongside programming shows and nightlife events at Paradiso since 2020. Attuned to what’s next, he is currently curating a larger platform for South African electronic music in Amsterdam, with his Tribes and Ziongate events bringing some of SA’s most prolific artist’s to Amsterdam already.



Offering a fresh, weekly selection of sounds & flavours to welcome the weekend, with monthly musical takeovers.


Platforming a weekly selection of local DJ talents traversing an eclectic selection of sounds from the global electronic underground. Free entrance with every GARDEN by Day food reservation.


As GARDEN is a hidden gem, some navigation points might come in handy. Click here to watch a video guide of the route to Parallel from the Buiksloterweg ferry, including how to reach GARDEN from there.

Head towards Parallel's new entrance, and turn left after passing the Tolhuistuin archway to enter the park. From there, follow the park path and the sound of music until arriving at your destination.

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