Beach equipment is even used as an impromptu weapon.
Umbrellas are hurled at the policemen as they try to diffuse the scuffle.
According to a local report, even sunbeds were used to attack the police.
A bar manager told Belgian newspaper De Standaard: “There was suddenly massive fighting and total chaos broke out.
“Sun umbrellas and sunbeds flew, windsurfing poles were used as weapons.”
A number of people at the scene have reportedly been arrested a result of the brawl.
Blankenberge’s mayor has condemned the alarming fracas at the popular holiday destination.
Daphné Dumery said: “I think this is terrible.
Police patrolled the area and checkpoints were set up to turn any beach visitors away.
Only residents, second-home owners, overnight tourists and those working in the city were allowed to enter.
Dumery said: “Our city needs a time-out. On Sunday we want to keep day-trippers out of Blankenberge as much as possible.
“With this measure we hope to restore peace.”
Source Daily Express :: Travel Feed