On 25 April, ANZAC Day will take place in Zonnebeke. On this day, Australia and New Zealand commemorate all residents who died during wars in general and World War I in particular. The municipality of Zonnebeke, the Passchendaele Museum and the Passchendaele Society 1917 commemorate ANZAC Day together with a serene ‘Dawn Service’ at Buttes New British Cemetery.


  • Thursday 25 April 2024
  • Ceremony:
    • 6.00 AM: Buttes New British Cemetery
    • 8.45 AM: Pou Maumahara, Chateau grounds
    • 9.30 AM: Tyne Cot Cemetery


  • Free shuttle buses from coach parking at chateau grounds to Buttes New British Cemetery from 4.30 AM. After the dawn service, the buses take you back to the parking lot.
  • Park your car in the surrounding streets of the coach parking. P1 and P2 are not available.
  • No buses to Tyne Cot Cemetery.
  • No registration needed.