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.

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 ...

Beer by the sea

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Christmas Market & ice rink

In December, the days grow shorter and there are Christmas lights and candles everywhere. Time for good food, gifts but above all … each other! A good reminisce about the year during a long beach walk. Will you celebrate Christmas together at your cosy holiday ...

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 ...

New Year's Eve

See in the New Year with family or friends in Ostend! A good reminisce about the year during a long beach walk and then it is time for games and champagne! Will you celebrate New Year’s Eve together at your cosy holiday home, ...

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 ...