Musical pub crawls come, musical pub crawls go: only in Sint-Niklaas do they remain! For more than 25 years, the cafes in the centre have been offering a platform to bands in various genres. Every year in March.
In Sint-Niklaas, the World Book Day event is traditionally synonymous with the ARCHIPEL literary festival. De Bib, the cultural centre, the city's booksellers and numerous other cultural partners ensure an attractive and varied programme at various locations around the city.
During Play Outside Day, we invite all children in the city to come play outside. There are play zones set up throughout the city where children can play to their heart's content. Every year during the month of April.
The Tour of Flanders is the highlight of the Flemish cycling calendar. As every year, the race course runs through our city. Sint-Niklaas is one of the seven cities and municipalities that form the approach route towards the Flemish Ardennes.
The city park 'Romain de Vidts' is usually a quiet, bird-filled oasis of peace and greenery away from the crowds ... except at the end of May. During the My Park Day, the city park is brimming with life!
Discover the Foorfeest each year in the first weekend of May. Enjoy a ride on the nostalgic fairground, explore the traditional games and wander around the vintage market. On Saturday, you can dance the night away at a retrodance party. The main attraction happens on Sunday, with the big soapbox race with dozens of soap boxes taking on the obstacle course.
MOOOV Film Festival presents films 'with a view of the world', making it the most significant film festival in Flanders in its genre. MOOOV targets 100,000 visitors per year at the nine different viewing locations in Flanders, with Sint-Niklaas as the only location in East Flanders. Every year in late April.
During Heritage Day, you can enjoy a varied heritage offer throughout Flanders and Brussels. On this day, local associations, museums, archives, intercultural groups, societies and artisans open their doors. In Sint-Niklaas as well, there is always a full programme available. Every year in late April.
In line with the annual custom, local shop owners roll out the red carpet for you. Why not come enjoy the new collections, fashion shows, fun activities and welcoming atmosphere? At the beginning of March every year, local stores put their best foot forward to attract new customers.