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Events in Oostduinkerke

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

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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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Shrimp Fishermen on horseback

June - September

The Shrimp Fishing on Horseback event in Oostduinkerke was added to the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in December 2013 by UNESCO. Fishing on horse back is a tradition that exists for over 500 years. The Fishermen on horseback, who are sitting quite high on ...

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Week van de Zee

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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Shrimp festival and shrimp procession

Laatste weekend van juni

In the last weekend of June this tradition reaches its pinnacle with the annual Shrimp Festival. The annual Shrimp Festival is an ode to the sea and shrimp, with shrimp fishermen on horseback in the spotlight. During this weekend there are tons of activities, like the Shrimp Parade on Sunday afternoon. Then 'Mieke Shrimp' ...

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Firework

Fireworks at 23:00 hours

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Rural festival Wulpen

Derde zaterdag van juli

Under the watchful eye of the amazing couple Jan Van Wulpen and Marieke Van Kerkwijk, and their daughter Lotte, will Wulpen hold its annual rural market where some old trades are demonstrated. You can not only look at the old trades, you can also participate yourself. There is also a cattle competition, and that for ...

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Four-day March of the Yser

Derde week van augustus.

Traditionally, the Four-day March of the Yser takes place in the third week of August. The Four-day March of the Yser is an international march, organized by the Belgian Defense Forces. This annual 'military exercise' is open to civilians and military personnel from home and abroad. During this walking event ...

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Funfair in Oostduinkerke-dorp

Mid September

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

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Oostduinkerke Kids

End of September

Oostduinkerke Kids takes place in the Vrijheidstraat, Schoolstraat, Polderstraat and in the courtyard of the NAVIGO; the National Fisheries Museum. Those locations are transformed into one incredible play village. From 10:30 am to 6 pm the kids will be able to enjoy all kinds of activities, both for toddlers and ...

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Carnival Oostduinkerke

Every year there are carnival celebrations in Oostduinkerke (Koksijde). The festivities kick off on Saturday, with a carnival party for kids and the election of the Youth Prince couple, with carnival entertainment and a children's disco. There is a carnival for the ...

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Carnival Oostduinkerke

Every year there are carnival celebrations in Oostduinkerke (Koksijde). The festivities kick off on Saturday, with a carnival party for kids and the election of the Youth Prince couple, with carnival entertainment and a children's disco. There is a carnival for the ...

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Shrimp Fishermen on horseback

June - September

The Shrimp Fishing on Horseback event in Oostduinkerke was added to the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in December 2013 by UNESCO. Fishing on horse back is a tradition that exists for over 500 years. The Fishermen on horseback, who are sitting quite high on ...

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Week van de Zee

Late April to mid-May

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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