CHRISTMAS MARKET

From 29/11/2019 to 05/01/2020

  • Monday to Thursday: 12h00h - min. 21h00 and max. 24h00
  • Friday: 12h00 - min. 22h00 and max. 01h00
  • Saturday: 11h00 - min. 22h00 and max. 01h00
  • Sunday: 11h00h - min. 21h00h and max. 24h00
  • On 24 December and 31 December: 11h00 - 17h00
  • On 25 December and 1 January: 14h00 - min. 21h00 and max. 24h00

ICE SKATING RINK

Before the Christmas break

  • On the opening day, November 29th, you can ice skate from 4 pm
  • Monday to Thursday from 11 am to 8 pm
  • Friday to Sunday from 11 am to 10 pm

During the Christmas break

  • Daily from 11 am to 10 pm
  • 24/12 and 31/12: from 11 am to 5 pm
  • 25/12 and 01/01: from 2 pm to 10 pm

ICE SKATING SESSIONS

Every day consists of 4 ice skating slots with the following timing:

  • 11h00 to 13h00
  • 13h30 to 15h30
  • 16h00 to 18h00
  • 18h30 to 21h00 (Fridays and Saturdays during the christmas break till 22h00)

Accessibility and parking

[Translate to Engels:] Winter in het Park is toegankelijk voor rolstoelgebruikers. Ook zijn er meerdere toiletten en nooduitgangen op het terrein.

ACCESSIBILITY

The Leopoldpark is located in the heart of Ostend and is easy to reach by bike, train, bus or coastal tram.

 

TRAIN

Ostend Station is about a 10-minute walk away. Cross the bridge opposite the station, go a little right and then immediately left towards the big church (Sint-Petrus-en-Pauluskerk). Keep left of the church and go straight ahead until you reach the tram tracks. Turn right. The Leopoldpark is 150 meters further on your left.

Calculate your travel route on www.nmbs.be.

 

COASTAL TRAM

Trams stop near the Leopoldpark (just under 100 meters away), at the stop Marie-Joséplein. From Ostend’s train station, this is 1 stop on the tram with direction De Panne.

 

BUS

Many city buses of De Lijn take the stop Marie-Joséplein. The Leopoldpark is just under 100 meters away. From the parking area just outside the city (Maria-Hendrikapark), centre bus Line 1 also goes to the stop Marie-Joséplein.

From all areas of the city, buses go the station. From here, the distance to the Leopoldpark is easy to cover by foot or by tram with direction De Panne (from the train station of Ostend, this is 1 stop).

Calculate your travel route on www.delijn.be.

 

BY CAR

When you enter Ostend from the E40/A10, follow the direction centre (2nd exit at the roundabout). Go straight ahead to the Vuurkruisenplein (before you lies the sailing ship Mercator) and take the 3rd exit at the roundabout. Go straight ahead at the traffic lights.

 

BY BIKE

A healthy bike ride is of course always one of the possibilities. You can find all the bike parking places in the neighbourhood here.

Winter in het park is accessible for wheelchairs. There are also several toilets and emergency exits on the site.

PARKING

 

PAID PARKING (NEAR LEOPOLDPARK)

The ‘Zeeparking’ is right next to the Leopoldpark. Park your car underground or aboveground. This parking area is payable.

 

More information: www.parkindigo.be

 

FREE PARKING

(AT A 10 TO 15-MINUTE WALK FROM THE LEOPOLDPARK)

Parking area just outside the city (Maria-Hendrikapark)

When you enter Ostend from the E40/A10, follow the direction centre (2nd exit at the roundabout). Go straight ahead to the Vuurkruisenplein (before you lies the sailing ship Mercator) and take the 2nd exit at the roundabout (on your right is a supermarket). Go to the right at the traffic lights until you reach the parking area just outside the city (Maria-Hendrikapark). This parking area is free. From there, you walk about 10 to 15 minutes or you take centre bus line 1 that brings you to the stop Marie-Joséplein (the Leopoldpark is 75 meters away).

 

 

Parking Train station - Zee

  • Location : Konterdamkaai 
  • Open 7/7 and 24/24
  • Parking spaces available : 680

Click here for more information about parking facilities in the city of Ostend.