Grote Markt 34
Cat Parade Ypres
Postponed to 2024
On 8 May at 3 p.m. the cat parade will pass through the streets of Ypres again. This parade full of feline history, folklore and humour will do so for the 46th time.
The parade opens with the Royal Wind Band Ypriana, followed by scenes such as Ypres Historical Town, Ypres Cat Town, Cat worship in history, Cat in Language and Legend, the Cat around the World, … After the procession everyone moves to the Cloth Hall where at 6 p.m. the city jester will throw a few plush cats from the belfry tower.