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Evening market

Sat 24 Jun 2023 17:00
Evening Market in the Konterdam district.

Evening market

Sun 9 Jul 2023 17:00
Evening Market on the promenade of Mariakerke.

Evening market

Sun 16 Jul 2023 17:00
Evening Market on the promenade of Mariakerke

Evening Market

Sun 23 Jul 2023 17:00
Evening market on the promenade of Mariakerke

"#ikkoopinoostende" Shopping Days

Feest- & Cultuurpaleis
Fri 28 Jul 2023 10:00
During the #ikkoopinoostende-dagen (I buy in Ostend Days) you can benefit from great promotions and bargains at many Ostend shopkeepers. Not just inside the participating shops, but also outside in the shopping streets, there are many fascinating demonstrations and novelties to discover.

"#ikkoopinoostende" Shopping Days

Feest- & Cultuurpaleis
Sat 29 Jul 2023 10:00
During the #ikkoopinoostende-dagen (I buy in Ostend Days) you can benefit from great promotions and bargains at many Ostend shopkeepers. Not just inside the participating shops, but also outside in the shopping streets, there are many fascinating demonstrations and novelties to discover.

"#ikkoopinoostende" Shopping Days

Feest- & Cultuurpaleis
Sun 30 Jul 2023 10:00
During the #ikkoopinoostende-dagen (I buy in Ostend Days) you can benefit from great promotions and bargains at many Ostend shopkeepers. Not just inside the participating shops, but also outside in the shopping streets, there are many fascinating demonstrations and novelties to discover.

Evening Market

Sun 30 Jul 2023 17:00
Evening Market on the promenade of Mariakerke.

Evening market

Sun 6 Aug 2023 17:00
Evening market on the promenade of Mariakerke.

Evening market

Sun 13 Aug 2023 17:00
Evening market on the promenade of Mariakerke.

Evening Market

Sun 20 Aug 2023 17:00
Evening market on the promenade of Mariakerke.

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.

North sea cruise offshore windfarm - Captain Blue

"Discover the wind turbine parks at sea Captain Blue gives you a whole new perspective on our 11th province, the North Sea and wind energy. During the 5-hour boat trip, a Dutch speaking guide will immerse you in coastal navigation and port signaling, from various buoys and beacons to the…

Seafishing

Feel like a fisherman for one day! Captain Blue gives you an unforgettable fishing day at sea! Fishing experience is not required, people of all ages can participate in this healthy and sporty activity. When the boat arrives, you will hear the siren of the ship: a signal to throw out the fishing…

O.-L.-Vrouw-ter-Duinenkerk

The Dune church was made a listed monument in 1946. The trapezoidal cemetery with lawns, weeping willows and shrubs followed suit in 1975. Many of the people who are buried here belonged to well-known families of Mariakerke. Leopold Passchyn was Mariakerke’s last mayor (they have even named a…

Herdenkingsmonument HMS Vindictive

In May 2013, the restored bow of the HMS VIndictive was given a prominent place on the east bank of the port of Ostend. During the night of 9 to 10 May 1918, the British attempted to use the HMS Vindictive to block the port of Ostend and thus prevent passage of German submarines to the North Sea…

Walk "Ostend's Maritime Heritage"

Ostend offers a wide range of unique events for people of all ages. Although the city itself is developing at a rapid pace, its maritime character remains proudly intact. Take a stroll along the many landmarks of Ostend's fishing industry, visit its vibrant port and experience its unique maritime…

Railway station Oostende

Eclectic station complex consisting of a central entrance hall flanked by two square "Tower buildings". On the left side adjacent to the station the former "Hotel Terminus Maritime".

Dikke Mathille

The Leopold II-laan curves gracefully around the most famous sculpture of a woman in Oostende: De Zee (The Sea). Although Reclining Nude is another name for this lady the locals always refer to her as ‘Dikke Mathille’ (Fat Mathille). Grard emphasised the volume of the full, round forms. In De Zee…

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…

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.

Seamen's Memorial

The Seamen's Memorial (1953) can be found on the Zeeheldenplein. Each year the numerous fishermen from Oostende who died at sea are commemorated. This was also the location of the first lighthouse in Oostende (1771).

Two-master De Nele

Past, present and future go hand in hand on board this two-master. The 'Nele' was built after the design of the historical Oostende two-mast smack and in accordance with the best sailing traditions.

Speedboat FAST@SEA

100% adrenaline en fun! Captain Blue gives you an adrenaline boost full of pure speed and fun. Experience the North Sea from a completely different perspective on boardof our speedboat. We'll take you along at top speeds of up to 75km/hour. Safety comes first: we provide life jackets as well as a…

Crangon

Shrimp fishing. The Crangon is currently being renovated. New boat trips are possible from 13 April 2019.