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Baron James Ensor

Atlantikwall Raversyde
Sat 9 Mar 2024 to Mon 11 Nov 2024
In 1929, King Albert I conferred the title of baron on James Ensor at the age of 69, elevating him to the peerage and gaining social recognition for his abilities. Today, some 90 people in Belgium carry the title in their names. Art project James Baron Ensor photographed those barons and baronesses…

Tina Turner Tribute

Kursaal Oostende
Sat 8 Jun 2024 20:00
Simply The Best tribute to Tina Turner On Saturday, June 8, 2024, Kursaal Oostende will commemorate Tina Turner with this fantastic tribute show. Enjoy hits such as Simply The Best, Goldeneye, Steamy Windows, What's love got to do with it, I can't stand the rain, Nutbush City Limits, What you…

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

Kursaal Oostende
Sun 9 Jun 2024 17:00
Tribute band "Rumours Of Fleetwood Mac" strives to perform the songs of Fleetwood Mac as authentically as possible. The seven-piece company, which was formed in Liverpool in 1999, aims to be a real tribute to the legendary rock band! For early fans, the performance is a fun trip down memory lane…

Joss Stone

Kursaal Oostende
Thu 11 Jul 2024 20:00
Joss Stone is coming to Ostend this summer! Joss Stone is set to captivate audiences once again with her upcoming 'Ellipsis' tour. This highly anticipated string of shows in the US, South America, Europe and the UK promises a night of unparalleled musical magic, as Joss takes to the stage to…

Abba Gold - The Concert Show

Kursaal Oostende
Fri 23 Aug 2024 20:00
Would you like to feel the magic of ABBA up close in this special tribute performance? Are you looking for a combination of first-class music and an impressive stage presentation? Then “ABBA GOLD – the concert show” is your perfect experience! Be enchanted by the dazzling world of the 70s and 8s…

Abba Gold - The Concert Show

Kursaal Oostende
Sat 24 Aug 2024 20:00
Would you like to feel the magic of ABBA up close in this special tribute performance? Are you looking for a combination of first-class music and an impressive stage presentation? Then “ABBA GOLD – the concert show” is your perfect experience! Be enchanted by the dazzling world of the 70s and 8s…

50 YEARS DARK SIDE OF THE MOON - A TRIBUTE TO PINK FLOYD

Kursaal Oostende
Sat 21 Sep 2024 20:00
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the iconic album "The Dark Side Of The Moon", the nine-piece Belgian band F.l.o.y.d brings a Greatest Hits set with, among others. 'Echoes', 'Another Brick in The Wall', 'Money', 'Wish You Were Here', 'The Dark Side of The Moon', 'Shine On You Crazy…

Het Groen Lint

Ostend has more to offer than just the sea. Did you know that Ostend has a surprisingly green city edge? To strengthen that green city edge, the City had a master plan developed to connect all green zones and landscapes: The Green Ribbon. This green ribbon forms an attractive 35 km loop for…

Provincial domain Atlantikwall Raversyde

The Provincial Domain Atlantikwall Raversyde is a unique natural area located close to the sea. A diverse landscape invites visitors to a lovely walk. Raversijde is also a home to a rescue centre for birds and wild animals (VOC). Go On Time Travel (+6) in the provincial domain Atlantikwall…

The Crystal Ship - Street Art in Ostend

Discover “The Crystal Ship” in Ostend: renowned and world-famous artists make enormous paintings on walls as well as fantastic art installations in open spaces.

Japanese Garden

Take a stroll in this magnificent 'Kaiyusschiki-style' garden and marvel at the various landscapes which unfold before your eyes. No-one would expect this oasis of tranquillity and contemplation so near to the sea and Oostende’s vibrant city centre. The Japanese Garden is open during weekends …

Venetian Galleries

In 1900, Belgian King Leopold II commissioned architect Henri Maquet to design the first royal gallery: an L-shaped, closed and covered walkway between the royal villa and a large octagonal salon. Nowadays it is known by the name ‘Venetian Galleries’, referring to Venice’s classicist architecture…

The Vicognebos – Ostend

A little over 10 ha, Ostend’s Vicogne wood consists of young woodland and polder meadows, while the Vicognezwin retention pond, an old antitank trench and the Spuikom basin provide the area with much-needed water. A winding walk will give you a glimpse of the open polder grasslands while taking you…

The Geuzenbos – Ostend

Once upon a time in the 17th century the woodland here was a castle domain. Now, only some tree trunks indicate where the building once stood. A wood with some history then, making it perfect for a walk!

Kursaal Oostende

The building dominates the view at the Albert I promenade. The Casino, a design by Leon Stynen (1953) stands on the spot where in 1875 the first casino already stood. The latter was destroyed during WWII. After the war it would still be eight years before the current building was erected. This…

Floral Clock

Floral Clock. A special creation in which a total number of about 20 000 plants are used to form a unique palette of colour. The date - made of flowers - is adjusted every day during the summer months.

Maria Hendrikapark

The Maria Hendrikapark is an area of about 45 ha situated south of the city centre. The park has a variety of different ponds, open grass areas, two playgrounds and the Koninginnehof with cafetaria and restaurant, rowing boats, pedal boats, a traffic park, baby-carts and a miniature golf course. It…

Leopold Park

Leopold Park was laid out in 1860 on the old town fortifications. The beautiful bandstand was inaugurated in 1885. The world-famous floral clock was placed there in 1963, where it still stands now.

Sea excursions - Boat trips

Enjoy sun, sea and water! Take part in a lovely boat trip on the sea with Captain Blue from the port of Ostend. Enjoy the real sea air, it has been proven to be very beneficial for different aspects of your health. So, 100% vitamin SEA. You cruise along sailing yachts and coastal fishermen in…

Children's farm 'De Lange Schuur'

The children's farm is located in the Schorre on the edge of Ostend, south of the centre. The children's farm aims to introduce children and young people to all aspects of farm life, so that they may rediscover the connection with nature and the biotope of farm animals. Much attention is paid to…

Sluizencomplex Plassendale

In the 17th century, the canals Ghent-Ostend and Oudenburg-Nieuwpoort were dug. These two canals were connected in the Plassendale district. Because of different sea currents, two locks were built, one of which was later moved to the Slijkens district, closer to Ostend. The cute Spanish toll…

BEAUFORT 21 - Pillage of the Sea

Rosa Barba Since time immemorial, ´cairns´ have graced our landscape. They crop up as piled-up stones; small towers as handy anchor points for lost hikers. They have a spiritual significance in various cultures. Above all in Japan they are seen as ceremonial or sacred places for reflection…

De Grote Post

De Grote Post is the cultural hub of the city. Not only does it fulfill an indispensable role as a supporter in the development and presentation of the professional arts, it also offers a hospitable platform for the many associations, art and culture organizations in Ostend and beyond. De Grote…

KAAP | Oostende

IN 2010 Vrijstaat O. became a new centre for the arts, and the only coastal one. On 1 January 2017 the De Werf and Vrijstaat O. centres joined forces to become a single new centre for the arts: KAAP. This centre distinguishes itself through its focus on unique formulas based on Ostend’s specific…