The oldest quarter of Ghent organises its own mini festivities, displaying maximal atmosphere and ambiance. For amateurs of more intimate events.

During the Patershol festivities you can enjoy street entertainment, performances and exhibitions. On Monday, there is a large flea market. The “kaarskensstoet” parade concludes the festival weekend.

Culinary delights at the Patershol festivities

You can try these typical dishes from Ghent at the Patershol festivities:

This activity takes place on a location within the low emission zone

Are you driving to Ghent? First check whether you may enter the city centre with your vehicle. Clean vehicles may enter the city centre free of charge, polluting vehicles have to pay. Is your vehicle allowed to enter, but do you not have a Belgian or Dutch number plate? You will ALWAYS have to register!
Find out all there is to know about Ghent’s low emission zone (LEZ) here
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