In the summer there is almost daily something organized (the region of) De Haan. 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.
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!
Christmas FUN Run
End of December
Course amusante autour du marché de Noël.
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.
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.
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!
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 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 ...
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.
Ancient motorbikes parade
End of August
Start and finish of a tour 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.
Zomerende in Klemskerke
Feest in het dorp! Dat wordt gevierd met ondermeer een barbecue, brocante markt, kinderanimatie, jazz muziek,…
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 ...
De Haan beschikt over een aantal historische gebouwen die ooit werden gebouwd in de Bell Epoque periode. Tal van deze prachtige gebouwen zullen opengesteld worden om er door te lopen. Maar dat is niet alles! Ook de duinbossen, strand, duinen en parken ...