What to Experience in Ostend: Events & Activities

Below, you'll find our selection of the finest events in Ostend and the surrounding region. Especially in the summer, there are almost daily festivities, ranging from markets and folklore to music performances and sporting events. Yet, even outside the summer season, there's plenty to enjoy in terms of varied activities.

Ostend at Anchor

Big maritime event with more than 150 classic sailing vessels participating, and numerous performances and entertainment. Year after year, this festival attracts hundreds of sailors of classic ships. With barely twenty ships in the first edition it is now a big puzzle to find a spot for the more than 150 ships in an ...

A l'Ostendaise

Van het leven aan boord van een vissersvaartuig tot de vis op de bord. We creëren een ontdekkingsroute langs de maritieme locaties van Oostende. Tijdens 'Ostendaise - North Sea Food Fest' proef je de creaties van Oostendse chefs tijdens een sfeervol weekend met zicht op ...

Beer by the sea

Experience the unique combination of Belgian hospitality and beer culture at Beer by the sea in Middelkerke, formerly known as the Beer Weekend. This event, famous for having the longest bar in Belgium, invites you to a weekend full of flavor and ...