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.

Sterren aan zee

Voor een prachtige eindejaarssfeer moet je in het Normandpark van Middelkerke zijn, want daar vindt jaarlijks “Sterren in het park” plaats. Een prachtige licht- en vuurshow met prachtige acrobaten en een magische lichtshow met vuurkunstenaars zorgen voor een ...

2021

New Year's plunge

Begin januari

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

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 ...

Beer by the sea

Weekend in juni 2021

The terraces on the sea front are all about the Belgian Beer by the sea (formerly Beer Weekend). You won’t forget it. Everywhere you’ll look, there will be beer. A weekend with a friendly atmosphere and a full programme. It’s a weekend you shouldn’t miss. Zeedijk & several ...

Oostende Koerse

In juli en augustus

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!

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 ...

Heritage Days

September

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 ...

Oktoberfoor - Funfair in Oostende

October 2021

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.

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 ...