26 December 2023 | 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Nekkerhal – Mechelen


9 hours of entertainment and horse fun


7 impressive acts


a 3-hour show


JM Kids Day

December 26 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. – Nekkerhal – Mechelen

Enjoy a dazzling spectacle!

The JM Kids Day has been and continues to be a unique experience with
over 2 hours of breathtaking and magnificent shows during the “Big Kids Day Show.”

As icing on the cake, this year, the KetnetBand will be performing and you will get the chance to meet them in person during a meet & greet!

Side entertainment

And as if that wasn’t enough…. On this special day, the hall becomes a vibrant pony adventure full of fun for young horse lovers.

Kids can let their creativity run wild while crafting, transform themselves into their favourite characters with beautiful make-up, or get cool temporary tattoos.

And that’s not all! Equestrian Flanders will provide great demonstrations in the B-arena, where young enthusiasts can enjoy impressive equestrian sports. And for the adventurous souls, pony rides are provided!

Special animators are also on hand to make sure the kids have an unforgettable day of pony fun!



K!dans Studio

This renowned group will make you instantly feel like getting your body moving and dancing. K!dans will show you the way.


Sercam is a Spanish horse whisperer and brings a unique and beautiful show of harmony between man and horse, complemented by a captivating falcon show.

De KetnetBand

Brace yourselves and get ready to rock out with Gloria, Maarten and Gio during the KetnetBand’s dazzling performance.


Kristy Snepvangers

In addition to all these fantastic performances from incredible artists, this year we’ll be visited by a major influencer from the Netherlands. Kristy Snepvangers will not only participate in the international competition herself, but she will also give a nice clinic in the New Year Arena at 14h50.

Also, Kristy would love to meet her Belgian fans, so she’s organizing a fantastic meet&greet! Don’t miss this!

And so much more…

A spectacular Power Trick Riding act, LRV pony games, Santa Claus and not to mention attractive Mini Steeple.

pony rides10u30 – 12u30
15u00 – 17u30
Grimes10u00 – 12u30
14u30 – 17u30
Craft booth11u30 – 13u30
14u30 – 17u30
Meet & Greet KetnetBand11u30 – 12u15
14u15 – 15u00

The Great JM Kids Day Show and side entertainment

Plan your visit

Tickets give you access to the Nekkerhal from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (New Year Arena, booth village, entertainment, pony rides, etc.).

The big JM Kids Day Show will take place 2 times per the day. Choose your favourite session and reserve your seat in the main arena.


The KetnetBand will perform only once between the two sessions (1 p.m. to 2 p.m.).

Those with tickets for session 1A can first enjoy the great JM Kids Day Show (11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.) and will then be invited to take their seats in the Christmas Arena starting at 12:45 p.m. Visitors to Session 1B will also have access to the main arena at this time. After this fantastic act, visitors to Session 1B can enjoy the show (2:20 to 3:50 p.m.).

JM Kids Day 2023

Get your tickets

Tickets are available from Oct. 18. The JM Kids Day sold out quickly in previous years so be sure not to hang around and purchae your tickets soon to avoid disappointment.

DateStart beginsPrice
26/1211:00 a.m.Advance sale: €24
26/121:00 p.m.Advance sale: €24

Ticket promotions

Cera, Landelijke Gilden, PaardenSport Vlaanderen, LRV, KBC and PlusPas are also offering special promotions for JM Feest. Advance tickets can be obtained directly from them. So be sure to take a look at the websites of the participating partners.

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