Out of the box

Life is more than dancing? Of course! We’ve selected some nice non-dancing afternoon activities. Perfect to get out of the dancing bubble and be refreshed for the evening parties.

You’ll be able to register for Out of the Box activities at the festival.

Thursday 25 august (12.30 – 15.30) – Old and New Ghent Citywalk by Gentian Dancers

2 excited dancers from our local scene will guide you through our wonderful city. Together we will visit the major landmarks as well as more recent street art. We take the time to have a rest in Ghents’ cosiest spots and attempt to leave our mark on the city.

Local guides: Kristl en Ellen

Meeting place: Tramstop rabot. Trams 1 en 4 Bus 52, 53, 54, 65, 67, 68, 69

Maximum participants: 15

Cost: Free

Maximum walking distance: 5 km

Friday 26 August ( 12.30- 15.3) Beach & Swimming @ Blaarmeersen

Jana and Tom (a  wonderful Lindy-Hop dance-couple) take you to our favourite lake with a nice beach in Gent. YES you are reading this correctly: this means building sand-castles, swimming, slides, volleyball, dancing and so much more. Its a great place to go for a walk around the lake.

Hosts: Jana De Meyer en Tom Neutens

Meeting Place: @12.30: In front of entrance Blaarmeersen (Strandlaan 24, 9000 Gent)
Arriving late?: Meet inside the Blaarmeersen on the right side in front of the “volleybal”-field (or call Jana!)

Cost: 4 euro/person

Maximum participants: UNLIMITED: come everybody!!

Important extra info: Register on Thursday!! Not-Gentians need to personally register the day BEFORE you go on the website: Legi (reserveren-blaarmeersen.be)

Saturday 27 August 12:30 – 15:30 Kayak trip around Gent

Our adventurous dancer Frederik Engelen takes you on a Kayak-trip around Gent. See the city from another point of view. We start our little adventure a bit out of the city and will go for some nice and calm waters at the border of Ghent centrum. 

Host: Frederik Engelen

Meeting Time: 12.30

Meeting Place: KajakGent: Snepkaai 62, 9000 Gent

Price: 12.5euro/person