Events in Wenduine

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


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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Week van de Zee

Friday 21 April — Sunday 7 May 2017

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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Zeewijding & Processie

Monday 5 June 2017

Traditiegetrouw wordt de zee te Wenduine gezegend op Pinkstermaandag. Centraal in het gebeuren staat het Heilig Kruis. De legende, dat het kruis werd opgevist door Blankenbergse vissers, wordt op passende wijze met woord en muziek uitgebeeld. Lange tijd nadat een stormvloed het Oud-Wenduine had overspoeld, haalden ...

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Saturday 10 June 2017

Leisurely taste and enjoy some twenty beers, in the peaceful surroundings of Astridpark.

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Sunday 25 June 2017

Folk festival around Hubert Mill. Focus on old crafts related to the mill business; visit the restored working Hubert Mill, book market and folk sports.

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Tourist's day

Sunday 2 July 2017

We welcome all tourists in De Haan and Wenduine during the new season!

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Giant Festival

Saturday 8 — Sunday 9 July 2017

A two-day folklore festival with a wink to the fishery. On Saturday evening, a giant procession with the participation of bands and more than fifty giants from home and abroad.

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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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Vosseslag Festivals

Saturday 15 — Sunday 16 July 2017

A two-day festival in the downtown streets of the Vosseslag and at the Kennedy square. On Saturday it's all about the legend of Mong de Vos. In the late afternoon there is a procession dedicated to the life of Mong de Vos, and at night is the burning of Mong de Vos on the beach. Sunday there is ...

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Familiefestival Baai Baai!

Saturday 22 — Sunday 23 July 2017

Tweedaags festival voor de hele familie!

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6 & 10 mijl van Wenduine + ½ & 1 mijl Junior RunSportdienst:

Friday 28 July 2017

Belle Epoque festivities

Saturday 5 August 2017

A large part of De Haan still shows the Belle Epoque: the tram station, the town hall, many villas from the 'concession'. With 'images taken from life', Trammelant focuses on the daily life of the bourgeoisie and the villager from the Belle Epoque (Beautiful Era), all topped ...

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Belle Epoque festivities

Saturday 12 — Sunday 13 August 2017

A two-day international festival with street entertainment and numerous groups from all over the world, each time finishes with magnificent fireworks.

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Prawn festival

Tuesday 15 August 2017

The flyer includes demonstrations of shrimp trawling, with trawls for the big ones and a little net for the little ones. Afterwards, all the delicacies from the sea are prepared. Furthermore, there is also a flea market, Line Dancing and an incredible fireworks show.

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Ancient motorbikes parade

Sunday 20 August 2017

Start and finish of a tour of 75 km in the West Flemish polders with motorcycles built before 1921. With participants from Belgium, France, Britain, the Netherlands and Germany. With several British Triumph H relay drivers, and other relay motorcycles from the First World War.

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Blessing of the horses

Early November

After the high mass, Vlissegem has an annual horse blessing: dozens of horses, carts and small pets ensure the hustle and bustle in the white polder village.

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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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Grilles sprats

Boxing Day

The "Tarpoenvissers" fishing club will hold their Sprat Festival on the day after Christmas again, according to an old tradition. The live sprats fresh out of the sea are transformed into deliciously grilled delicacies.

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