Events in Oostduinkerke

In the summer there is almost daily something organized (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.

Ice rink

During the holiday season everyone can experience great skating fun again on the Ice rink in Koksijde, situated in front of the town hall of Koksijde. You can also enjoy a drink and a snack in the numerous cozy feast stalls ...

Walking tour in nature

Zin in een stevige wandeling? Kom dan naar de Winterwandeldag en haal een frisse neus tussen het feesten door! Voor de minder ervaren wandelaars is er de wandeling van 8 km: deze deelnemers krijgen een parcours voorgeschoteld, dat zich hoodzakelijk uitstrekt in de villawijken van Sint-Idesbald, het ...


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 ...

Shrimp festival and shrimp procession


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' and her honorary ladies will parade through the streets of ...

Fireworks Flemish Community Day

11 juli

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

St. Idesbald sings

The evening starts off with a live performance. Afterwards you may sing and swing along with timeless classics. There is a paper featuring all the lyrics as a reference. The night ends with musical fireworks.

Heritage Days

Tweede zondag van september

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 ...