What to Experience in Middelkerke: Events & Activities
Below, you'll find our selection of the finest events in Middelkerke and the surrounding region. Especially in the summer, there are almost daily festivities, ranging from markets and folklore to music performances and sporting events. Yet, even outside the summer season, there's plenty to enjoy in terms of varied activities.
Three-Day Bruges-De Panne Cycling Race
Experience the excitement of one of Flanders' most beloved cycling events, the Three-Day Bruges-De Panne Cycling Race. This annual cycling race, held in the beautiful west of Flanders, attracts both professional cyclists and cycling enthusiasts from around the world. What to Expect at the Three-Day Bruges-De ...
Beer by the sea
Experience the unique combination of Belgian hospitality and beer culture at Beer by the sea in Middelkerke, formerly known as the Beer Weekend. This event, famous for having the longest bar in Belgium, invites you to a weekend full of flavor and ...
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.
Beach festival Nieuwpoort
The Beach Festival welcomes you to the picturesque Maritime Park in Nieuwpoort. With a captivating view of the Old Marina and the iconic lighthouse, this location provides the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable festival. Feel-good Vibes & Timeless Classics; Over ...
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.
Tastoe is THE culinary event that takes place annually in Westende. The festival promises a flavoursome journey through the rich Belgian cuisine. Local chefs, food trucks and artisan producers come together to treat both residents and visitors to a gastronomic ...
Middelkerke has much more to offer than just its sea and beach. The flat, 'bare' polderland is an agricultural region par excellence. During the Agricultural Weekend, our farmers come down to the coast for once, with all their gear, with machines and animals, with fresh products and a lot of enthusiasm. You have to have ...
Champagne by the North Sea, that can only be in Middelkerke. For years, a strong delegation of artisanal champagne farmers from the Epernay region has been heading to De Branding. This year too, several restaurants will offer ...
Christmas market & ice rink
In December, the days grow shorter and twinkling lights and candles can be seen everywhere. It's time for good food, presents, but most importantly... time for each other! Reflect on the year during a long beach walk. Will you be celebrating Christmas together in your cosy ...