American Day

Kemmel

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’.

On the program: Barbecue American Style, SHAPE International Band, Linedance, American Can Can, Apple pie contest, WWI Planes and Poppy drop, Mechanical Bull, Softball game, Kids Corner, Folk games, Guided (bicycle) tours, Free access to the trenches of Bayernwald, the Command Bunker of the Cold War and the exhibition Final Offensive. Municipality of Heuvelland, in collaboration with the Embassy of the United States of America, the American Legion and the SHAPE International Band.

More information: www.toerismeheuvelland.bewww.americanday2018.weebly.com
www.facebook.com/americanday2018

Theme: 
World War

Contact information

Address: 
Dorpsplein Dries Kemmel
Dries
8956 Kemmel
Phone/Fax:
+32 57 45 04 55

Opening Information

When:
  • 26/08/2018 at 12:00
    Add to Calendar 26/08/2018 12:00 26/08/2018 12:00 Europe/Brussels American Day

    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’.

    Dries, 8956 Kemmel DD/MM/YYYY

Price information

Price:
Free

Facilities

Bar
Parking

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Biking

Hiking

Boat

Horseriding

Touring

Other

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