Kortrijk organises plenty of events or activities. Here I give you some
examples of what great events for students/youth the city has to offer.
Every year there
is a Student Welcome Party at the Schouwburgplein. This year this will be on October
3th. There are music bands performing and dj’s afterwards to kick in the school
year. It is a great opportunity to meet new people in the beginning.
On October 18th we have Dag van de Jeugdbeweging.
On this day we celebrate youth
movements such as scouts, Chiro, KSA, KLJ, … You will see a lot of people with
matching uniforms. In Kortrijk this is celebrated with a free breakfast on the main
VIVES La Fête
is a part organised by another University in Kortrijk: VIVES. But everyone is
welcome to join the party. It takes place on October 24th.
there are also activities and theme parties held in some cafés.
that is well known among Howest students is ‘de Kiekenfuif’. This takes place
in ‘de depart’. This venue is often used for parties or activities and is very close
to the city centre and station.
the Christmas period there is always an ice rink on the main square and
students can go ice skating for free. You can also visit the cozy Christmas
information about different events you can check the website www.kortrijk.be/evenementen