Events in Blankenberge

In the summer there is almost daily something organized (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.

Light festival

At the first edition of the Light festival Knokke-Heist you travel along the planets of The Little Prince. One day the Prince leaves his plant to find out what the rest of the universe looks like and you travel with him. Along a 3-kilometre route and assisted ...

Christmas Market & ice rink

Early December to early January

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 ...

2021

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 Blankenberge it is still possible every year.

Overview

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Internationale Zweitägige 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 badge, ...

Folkloric Harbor Festivals

Hemelvaartweekend

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Zeezegening

De traditionele Zeezegening in Blankenberge betekende vroeger het begin van het badseizoen. Geen inwoner van dit oude vissersplaatsje ging de zee in voor de zeewijding had plaats gevonden. Die traditie bestaat nu nog altijd. Bij het staketsel is er nog ieder ...

Paravang Festivities

Early 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, ...

Flower Parade

Laatste zondag van augustus

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 ...

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 ...