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Events in Blankenberge

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

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Weekly Market

Whole year

Every day of the week a market is organized somewhere on the Belgian coast. Below you'll find an overview where these markets take place and where they're at. At the market you can find the greatest deals, fresh seasonal products and unique specialties. The market is the place to ...

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Evening market

Wednesday 24 August 2016

On a nice summer evening, take a stroll over the Blankenberge market. The weekly summer evening markets in Blankenberge is there during July and August on Wednesdays from 16:00 to 22:00. Other summer night markets (in July and August) in the area are: - ...

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Flower Parade

Sunday 28 August 2016

The Flower Parade in Blankenberge is the traditional closing of the summer season in the coastal town. The Flower Parade was first organized in 1895 and therefore boasts a long history. The floral event is organized by the City of Blankenberge. Each year the flower parade is according to a specific theme. About 20 large ...

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Heritage Days

Monday 12 September 2016

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 ...

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Halloween

Blankenberge is transformed into a scary town! Numerous activities are organized around Halloween, for people of all ages!

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Storm trek

The annual Storm trek takes place in Blankenberge. The perfect opportunity to get to know the city covered in an autumn carpet a little better. Along beach, dike and the green outskirts of Blankenberge. Only to discover that the seaside town has so many advantages. You can choose from three trails: 8, 12 or 21 ...

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Christmas Event & ice rink

Early December to early January

An ice rink at the Koning Leopold III-plein in Blankenberge. From the beginning of December you can skate there. The rink is open until early January. There are food and drink stalls, and various activities are organized. Everyone is of course very welcome!

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2017

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Weekly Market

Whole year

Every day of the week a market is organized somewhere on the Belgian coast. Below you'll find an overview where these markets take place and where they're at. At the market you can find the greatest deals, fresh seasonal products and unique specialties. The market is the place to ...

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Carnival Blankenberge

Saturday 25 — Tuesday 28 February 2017

Carnival is celebrated for a whole long weekend in Blankenberge, from Saturday to Tuesday. It is a tradition that the carnival parade goes out on Sunday. The procession is formed only by local carnival groups. The carnival weekend is set in motion with a Carnival ball. On Saturday is the opening of the carnival ...

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Funfair in Blankenberge

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

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Week van de Zee

Late April to mid-May

The Week of the Sea is for everyone! From late April to mid-May there are activities in the various seaside towns that will put nature and the coastal environment in the spotlight. The sea and beach are a huge attractions: the vastness, the healthy air, ...

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Folkloric Harbor Festivals

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At the Harbor Festivals in Blankenberge visitors can completely immerse themselves in the fascinating world of fishermen and fishing. There is a harbor funfair, and an antique and flea market where you can also try all sorts of delicacies from the sea. At the 'Scutefeest' you can marvel ...

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Folk & North Sea Shanty Festival

Tijdens de Havenfeesten

An international maritime festival with the beautiful backdrop of the harbor of Blankenberge. The festival is free, and takes place in the harbor during the Harbor Festival of Blankenberge. As always, the Harbor festival offers a full program including a harbor funfair, an antique and flee market, a 'scutefeest', a ...

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Internationale Zweitägige Fußmarsch von Flandern

Early May

There is the spring season, and there is the International Two Days of Flanders. The core of this two-day event will also remain unchanged during this edition: a beautiful trail along the beach, dunes and through the polders and picturesque villages. The theme of the village of the medal and ...

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Herring happening

Het is al vele jaren een traditie dat de aanvoer van de Nieuwe Hollandse Maatjes een feest maakt. Rond de podiumboot Victorine aan de haven is er vanaf 16 uur animatie en om 18 uur is de aankomst van de maatjes voorzien. Het Blankenbergse Shantykoor zorgt voor de muzikale ambiance. Het publiek kan aan de stalletjes ...

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Evening market

Every Wednesday in July and August

On a nice summer evening, take a stroll over the Blankenberge market. The weekly summer evening markets in Blankenberge is there during July and August on Wednesdays from 16:00 to 22:00. Other summer night markets (in July and August) in the area are: - ...

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Beachland

Beach Land, the biggest dance festival on the Belgian coast on the beach of Blankenberge-De Haan-Wenduine (next to the West Pier), has developed into the beach festival in Belgium since 2009. The festival brings the greatest artists of the Belgian dance scene together, ...

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Paravang Festivities

First Saturday in August

At the Paravang the Paravang Festivities are celebrated each year, and then the fisher's folklore come in the spotlight. The fisher folklore group 'The Vrye Visscherye' demonstrates old crafts and fish bakers let visitors sample freshly fried fish. Fans of folk games definitely have something to do with trou madame, ring ...

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