Tag Amerikanisch

100 years ago American soldiers had their first combat experiences in Flanders, here in Kemmel. Shortly afterwards the liberation offensive started. 
We recall this with an event – anno 1918. The market square – Dries – is decorated with the ‘Stars and Stripes’.

Lots of free activities on the program!

Continuous from 12:00 - 18:00

Food stands: American BBQ, cotton candy, popcorn, slushes, ice cream and pop-up Wild West Saloon.
Folk games, mechanical bull, ...

Guided bicycle tour 'In the traces of the American troups in Heuvelland'

Bring your own bike or borrow an electric bike on the location (max. 10 bikes at each time available).
Start: information point square Kemmel
Distance: 10 km - duration: 1:30
Start bike tour: 10:00, 11:20, 12:40

Concert of Shape International Band

13:30, 15:15, 17:00

Line Dance Club: initiation and dance along

Free participation
14:00, 15:45, 17:30

Performance of American Can Can

14:15, 16;05, 17:45

Guided visit to Bayernwald and the Command Bunker Kemmel

Free visit on Sunday 26th August from 10:00 - 17:00.
There are guides available on both sites from 14:00 - 17:00.

Guided visit banners American story & Visitor's Centre 'Het Heuvelland'

14:00 - 17:00

Fly-over oldtimer plane with poppy-drop


Soft Ball game & cheerleaders

The 'Flemish Lions' from Heuvelland take it on against their American opponent.
De 'Flemish Lions' uit Heuvelland nemen het op tegen hun Amerikaanse tegenstanders. 
16:30 - 17:30

Practical information: parking and arrangement square Dries Kemmel

More information: www.americanday2018.weebly.com


Preis Kostenlos