An annual tradition is the famous equestrian event of Waregem Koerse It is  held on the Tuesday following the last Sunday of the Gaverbeek Hippodrome .

Among other well-known equestrian meets, Waregem Koerse is a highlight of the Flemish social calendar. Each year on  Wednesday evening these unique  festivities  are concluded   with sparkling  fireworks on the ponds of the Regenboogstadion.