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W-Festival is an 80s and 90s-themed music festival in held in the municipality of Ostend on the glorious Belgian coastline.

Inviting a roster of hit-makers and heartbreakers from days gone by, W-Festival compliments its beautiful scenic location with chart-topping artists from two of the most influential decades in music.

Performing at the beachside in 2022 are UB40 feat. Ali Campbell (in memory of Astro), Level 42, Squeeze, Belinda Carlisle, Alphaville, Anne Clark, Holly Johnston, Jeanne Mas, Tony Hadley, with plenty more names to be revealed.

Expect a non-stop playlist of anthems from the 80s and 90s, with nostalgic sing-a-longs all day and plenty of delicious global street-foods to keep you energised.

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W-Festival 2023 Lineup

Fri 25 August 2023
Mainstage

Village People / Midge Ure / A Flock Of Seagulls / Björn Again

Batcave Live

Fields of the Nephilim / Hocico / Pretty Addicted / Velvet Mist

Sat 26 August 2023
Mainstage

Cold Cave / Dorsetshire / Nena / Nik Kershaw / NNHMN / Soror Dolorosa / The Human League

Batcave Live

Cold Cave / NNHMN / Soror Dolorosa / Dorsetshire

Sun 27 August 2023
Mainstage

Bow Wow Wow / Corpus Delicti / Genesis / Modern English / OMD / Project Pitchfork / When In Rome II

Batcave Live

Project Pitch / Modern English / When In Rome II / Corpus Delicti

+ more artists TBA

W-Festival 2023 Tickets

1-Day & 3-Day Regular & VIP Tickets from €69.00 are on sale:

Accommodation

The city of Ostend offers a wide range of accommodation options. Book your stay for Ostend Beach Festival using the map below or visit booking.com

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Travel Info

BY CAR
BY TRAIN

The closest train station is Ostend, just a 300m walk to the festival area.

BY TRAM

The most easy way to navigate at the Belgian Coast is the KUSTTRAM. Just take the tram from any seaside town (De Panne – Knokke). Take halt “Oostende-Station”.

BY BIKE

There is a parking for bicycle available near the festival entrance.

BY PLANE

From Brussels Airport (BRU) take the train to Ostend from the underground train station beneath the airport.
From Oostende-Brugge (OST) take the bus or tram to Ostend Station.
From Lille Airport (LIL) there is a shuttle bus that brings you to the train station Lille Flandres. From there you can take the train to Ostend.

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