Events in Middelkerke

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


Dagdroom weg op één van de zalige luchtkastelen of spring een gat in de wolken op de stuitende trampolines. Deze ‘kweetniehoeleuke’ kinderspeeldagen zitten boordevol actie, sport en spel. Het hectische hindernissenparcours en de razende rodeo-attractie zorgen alvast voor de plezierige kriebels ...

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, ...

Hap foodtruck festival

De mobiele keukentjes van het Hap foodtruck festival toveren het normandpark om tot één groot sfeervol openluchtrestaurant. Hap serveert het lekkerste eten in een super gezellige setting waar tip-top muzikanten zorgen voor overheerlijk muzikaal genot. Gezellige zithoekjes, picknick dekentjes en sfeerverlichting ...

Comic Festival

For those who walk on the promenade definitely can't ignore the Comics Festival. The big tent invites everyone! Every comic fan can indulge! Upon entering you wander through beautiful decors and come across your favorite cartoon characters. Both new and second hand comics are for sale. In addition there are a number of ...

Evening market

On a nice summer evening, take a stroll over the Middelkerke market. The weekly summer evening markets in Middelkerke is there during July and August on Mondays from 16:00 hours. The market stalls are on the Kerkstraat or Zeedijk. Saturday 8 June 2019 @ Marktplein Monday 8 July 2019 @ ...

Funfair in Middelkerke

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

Bubbels aan zee

Liefhebbers van mousserende wijnen - denk maar aan cava, prosecco, crémant of andere sparklingvarianten, uitgezonderd champagne – kunnen terecht in Middelkerke. Jaarlijks wordt het Epernayplein, net voor het ...

Nostalgie Beach Festival

Het festivalpark van Middelkerke verwelkomt het Nostalgie Beach Festival. De hele dag lang kan je meezingen en -dansen op de grootste classics uit de jaren 70, 80 en 90!

North Sea Torch Relay


An impressive event: life guards go in the sea with a torch. After the lifeguards come out the sea with their torches there is fireworks and entertainment. The torch relay does not only honor the life guards, but also all other organizations that deal with safety at the Belgian coast. Also the maritime police and Ship ...

Vuurwerk OLV Hemelvaart

Vuurwerk om 22:30 uur op het strand aan de Meeuwenlaan in Westende.

Sirene jogging

'Sirene jogging' Middelkerke, a hallmark for joggers for years and has undergone a complete metamorphosis. Partly because of the issues on the promenade, we have chosen a entirely different route. We now run on the coastal road from Middelkerke towards Ostende and ...


A unique festival in Europe! Three days filled with sun, sea, and the relaxed vibes of Country, Bluegrass, Roots- and USA-music. Food trucks, a street market, parade, children's fair, small and large stages in the center and at sea, dancing and enjoying musicians of international top class.

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!

Champagne Weekend


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.

Arrival of Saint Nicholas


The tradition of Saint Nicholas bringing gifts to children, celebrated in many countries, is an extraordinary occasion in Middelkerke. Saint Nicholas arrives surrounded by his servants. Later, the whole parade in a festive way accompanies him to the city center. Children greet the procession. Customarily candies ...


Christmas Tree Burn

Traditional Christmas tree burning with musical entertainment. Heated atmosphere tent with bar and winter terrace.

Three Days of Brugge-De Panne


The Three Days of Brugge-De Panne is a three-day cycling race which is held annually in the far west of Flanders. As usual, the race goes until late March. This cycling event, which can also be seen on TV, goes through several municipalities in Flanders, such as ...

Beer by the sea

Weekend in juni

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 ...

Evening market

Every Monday in July and August

On a nice summer evening, take a stroll over the Middelkerke market. The weekly summer evening markets in Middelkerke is there during July and August on Mondays from 16:00 hours. The market stalls are on the Kerkstraat or Zeedijk. Saturday 8 June 2019 @ Marktplein Monday 8 July 2019 @ ...