What to Experience in De Haan: Events & Activities
Below, you'll find our selection of the finest events in De Haan and the surrounding region. Especially in the summer, there are almost daily festivities, ranging from markets and folklore to music performances and sporting events. Yet, even outside the summer season, there's plenty to enjoy in terms of varied activities.
Christmas market & ice rink
Glide into adventure this winter on the skating rink in Park La Potinière in De Haan. Whether you're an experienced skater or trying it for the first time, the covered rink offers fun and entertainment for everyone. Get swept away by the magical winter ambiance, ...
Christmas FUN Run
Sportdienst De Haan invites everyone for a cheerful and unique running experience. The route meanders through the picturesque Parkdomein La Potinière, the historic Concessiewijk, and past twinkling Christmas markets. Christmas Spirit in Action; - Christmas Costume: A standout detail? All ...
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.
Funfair in Blankenberge
Who didn’t like it as a child to be swirled around in a carousel or to get sticky from some cotton candy. In Blankenberge it is still possible every year. Overview; Stationskermis - Koning ...
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.
Ook dit jaar stellen de lokale gastronomen een culinair gerecht voor dat zij speciaal voor Kok@Zee samenstelden. Ontdek de culinaire gerechten aan de diverse standjes en geniet met uw gezelschap van de verfijnde smaken die de lokale chef-koks in hun gerecht aanbieden. Proef en geniet in het sfeervolle park!
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.
Belle Epoque festivities De Haan
End of July
A two-day international festival of street entertainment, with numerous groups from around the world, every time it ends again with a brilliant fireworks show. De Haan has a street theater tradition for over thirty years. Each summer, 'Boulevard' offers a high level international street ...
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 ...
Belle Epoque festivities
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 ...
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.
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.