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.

Blessing of the horses

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.


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 ...


Ice rink & Christmas Event

An ice rink at the Koninklijke Baan-plein in De Haan. From the beginning of December you can skate there. The rink is open until early January. There are food and drink stalls, and various activities are organized. Everyone is of course very welcome!

Grilles sprats

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.


‘t Wenduins Kerstdorpje

Sfeervol, winters kerstdorpje met een 20-tal kerstkraampjes, food trucks, reuzekerstspringkastelen, mini-langlaufpiste op kunstmatten en retro-paardencarrousel. Her kerstdorpje krijgt dit jaar ook 2 dagen het Riglet Snowboardpark van Sneeuwsport Vlaanderen op bezoek en op 26 december delen de VZW Tarpoenvissers opnieuw ...



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

Zeewijding & Processie


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 ...



Eind juni

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.

Giant Festival

Half juli

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.



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 ...


Tourist's day

Early July

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


Vlaanderen zingt

Flanders Sings is the community singing spectacle par excellence! Sing along lustily with many famous songs and popular folk songs in Wenduine. In the special 'Flanders Sings' paper you can find all the lyrics. For the daring among us, there is a place on the podium at the cantor choir. Bring your neighbors, ...

Vosseslag Festivals

End of July

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 ...

Familiefestival Baai Baai!

End of July

Tweedaags festival voor de hele familie!

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


Belle Epoque festivities

Begin juli

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 ...

Belle Epoque festivities

Early August

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


Prawn festival

Half of August

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.

Ancient motorbikes parade

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.


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 ...