is a programme of events and activities which takes place during the summer, starting with a spectacular ‘Opening Ceremony’ at the beginning of July.
Theatre at Sea
is an annual performing arts festival with over 250,000 people coming to watch around 300 performances.
Ostend at Anchor
takes place in May and is a wonderful tribute to the city’s maritime past. Over 150 ships weigh anchor while the crews demonstrate their skills.
Ostend Film Festival
takes place in September and covers everything from blockbuster movies to video games and TV shows.
Sparkling Mondays/Belgian Championship Fireworks
From July until mid August there will be firework displays each Monday on the main beach.
is a popular annual street festival which attracts over 25,000 visitors for a mix of concerts, film screenings and theatrical performances.
Halloween in Ostend
is a week long festival with live acts, street performers, Halloween parties and closing with a spectacular Halloween show.
For further information about these and other events in Ostend see:www.visitoostende.be