<  

Events in Ostend

In the summer there is almost daily something organized (the region of) Ostend. Under which the various markets, folklore, music performances and various sporting events where you can look at or to which you can join.

Evening market

On a nice summer evening, take a stroll over the Ostend market. The weekly summer evening markets in Ostend is there during July and August on Sundays from 17:00 to 24:00. The market stalls are on the Zeedijk. Thursday 30 May 2019 @ Opex lighthouse district Saturday 22 June 2019 @ ...

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.

Sand Sculpture Festival

Artists from around the world create a world in sand, full of emotions and adventure. Discover this exceptional exhibition during the Sand Sculpture Festival in Ostend.

Color Run

The Color Run, ook wel de ‘Happiest 5K on the Planet’, is een loop over 5 km waarbij de duizenden deelnemers, in een wit t-shirt starten. Elke kilometer krijgen ze een wolk van kleurenpoeder over zich heen die hen van kop tot teen kleurt. Na de aankomst gaat de pret gewoon verder in het ”Color Festival”, ...

Oostende Koerse

Elke maandag in juli en augustus kan je de paardenrennen op de Wellington Renbaan live meemaken. Er is extra animatie voor kinderen. En de volwassenen? Die kunnen natuurlijk een gokje wagen!

Dansand

Net voor de intocht van zonnekloppers en parasols kapen dansers en artiesten het strand en de polders van Oostende tijdens Dansand!, het buitenfestival voor hedendaagse dans. Dans in al haar vormen en facetten. Deze festivaleditie focust op het sensibele lichaam, een lichaam dat ...

Fireworks festival

The Fireworks festival on the beach of Ostend attracts tens of thousands of visitors each year. During the International Fireworks festival Ostend there are beautiful and spectacular firework displays. If you are planning to visit Ostend for a week, this ...

Evening market

On a nice summer evening, take a stroll over the Ostend market. The weekly summer evening markets in Ostend is there during July and August on Sundays from 17:00 to 24:00. The market stalls are on the Zeedijk. Thursday 30 May 2019 @ Opex lighthouse district Saturday 22 June 2019 @ ...

Ostend Beach Dance Festival

Ostend Beach Dance Festival is an outdoor music festival on the beautiful Klein Strand (beach) of Ostend, centrally located within the downtown area and within walking distance of the train station. Besides the unique outdoor main stage, many ...

Braderie aan Zee

Tijdens de Zomerbraderie kun je koopjes doen bij de handelaars van de centrumstraten. De handelaars van de Kapellestraat, Adolf Buylstraat, Christinastraat, Wittenonnenstraat en de omgeving Monaco, Mijnplein en Groentemarkt pakken tijdens het weekend uit met de Zomerbraderie. Tal van winkels uit het ...

Circus Barones

Circus Barones brings you a traditional circus, with lots of acrobatics. Under the guise of 'Circus like circus should be', you'll be treated to the most amazing acts. Of course Circus Barones goes big as always. You can watch many artists from home and from abroad who sometimes perform horrifying acts, ...

Theater by the Sea

Theater by the Sea is a ten-day theater and music festival in the Belgian seaside town of Ostend. This festival takes place every year The festival presents ten days of performing arts (theater, dance, performance) in a quirky combination of music, literature, ...

Paulusfeesten

The 'Paulusfeesten' is Ostend's most famous city festival, which has been held annually since 1972 near the St. Peter and St. Paul church. Each year, the Paulusfeesten create a particular theme that stirs up the city and its inhabitants. ...

North Sea Beer Festival

Het North Sea Beer Festival verzamelt vele brouwerijen en bierfirma's evenals diverse restaurants en foodtrucks in het prachtige Leopoldpark in Oostende. Naast food en bier staan er ook enkele optredens gepland en enkele dj-sets. Vandaag en morgen kan je nog gaan proeven van een ...

Evening market

On a nice summer evening, take a stroll over the Ostend market. The weekly summer evening markets in Ostend is there during July and August on Sundays from 17:00 to 24:00. The market stalls are on the Zeedijk. Thursday 30 May 2019 @ Opex lighthouse district Saturday 22 June 2019 @ ...

Film Festival Ostend

Every September, Ostend becomes the place to be for every film enthusiast. The festival ensures the presentation of the latest previews of national and international public films, and will show a lot of independent cinema as well. Additionally, FFO has also ample attention to homegrown talent by means of ...

Heritage Days

The annually held Heritage Days Flanders takes place in the beginning of September. Places where art and culture was emerged and experienced is the bottom line of the program again. Can't wait to see what's in the program? Then take a look at the theme notes in which the theme is presented. Already mark early August ...

Agriculture Weekend

Eind september

On the Zeedijk, on the beach, you simply cannot overlook the Casino. Here you are presented with real rural life. Displays of farm animals and farming machinery, demos, a country market, degustations of local produce and plenty of animation are not to be missed!

Oktoberfoor - Funfair in Oostende

Who didn’t like it as a child to be swirled around in a carousel or to get sticky from some cotton candy. In Oostende it is still possible every year, early October.

Champagne Weekend

November

This noble drink is very amply represented in De Branding. You can spend an entire weekend getting to know the French champagne growers. This weekend comes with a champagne package and a champagne menu.

Boulevard de Champagne

Wie droomt van een reisje naar de Champagnestreek kan zijn hart ophalen, want de Champagnestreek komt gewoon naar jou toe. Oostende wordt omgetoverd tot Reims aan de Belgische kust, met het exclusieve champagne-event Boulevard de Champagne: een weekend vol Franse ...

Intrede Sint in Oostende

IJsbaan

The Leopoldpark in Oostende is covered, and forms the backdrop of a magical wintry landscape. Come inside, and be amazed by the beautiful scenery, enchanted lights and the fantastic decor of Winter Ice. In other words: Winterijs is an unforgettable experience not to be missed!

2020

New Year's plunge

The New Year's Dive in Ostend was organized in 1987 for the first time. A polar bear club from Deinze asked the Ostend municipality to make an exception to the prohibition to swim in the North Sea during winter period. Nowadays more than 6,000 polar bears brave the cold water, this event has by ...

Ostend at Anchor

Eind mei

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 ...