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.

Couleur aan zee

Couleur aan Zee is een mondiaal feest op de Zeedijk van Middelkerke. Het Epernayplein wordt omgetoverd tot een kleurrijke multiculturele markt. In de namiddag zijn er workshops voor bezoekers van alle leeftijden. De hele dag wordt muzikaal ingekleurd.

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 @ ...

Fireworks Flemish Community Day

11 juli

There is a fireworks at the beach near the Casino in Middelkerke on the occasion of the Flemish Community Day at 23:00 hrs.


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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...