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Brussels
Festivals and Events


  • Belgisch Bierweekend / Belgian Beer Weekend
  • Up to 50 breweries, large & small, bring their beers to the most beautiful square in the world! Taking place every September, admission is free, but tastings are charged.
  • Address:
    • Grote Markt
    • 1000
    • Brussel
  •  
  • Couleur café
  • Every summer Brussels sees the opening of Couleur Cafe, its 3-day urban music festival. The music is cast wide: Funk, Hip-hop, Reggae, Dance, Soul, Latin, Blues & Rock play across 4 stages.
  • Address:
    • Tour & Taxis
    • 1000
    • Brussel
  •  
  • Christmas Market
  • In December, the city centre becomes a beautiful Christmas market complete with wooden chalets, where you can buy all sorts of gastronomic specialities & fun gifts.
  • Address:
    • City Centre
    • 1000
    • Brussel
  •  
  • Summer Festival
  • The Brussels Summer Festival is the most important cultural happening in the capital in August. Stretching over 10-days you'll see street theater, music, street animation and much more.
  • Address:
    • Koningsplein
    • 1000
    • Brussel
  •  
  • The Brussels Marathon
  • Every year, usually in October, the city's traffic comes to a halt, as the full marathon (and several other less demanding routes) takes to the streets. Time limit is 5 hours!
  • Address:
    • City Centre
    • 1000
    • Brussel
  •  
  • Zuidfoor
  • From mid-July to mid-August you can enjoy this big fair, all along the ring road on the Boulevard du Midi, near the train station. Has nearly 130 attractions for young & old.
  • Address:
    • Boulevard du Midi
    • 1000
    • Brussel
  •  
  • Brosella Folk & Jazz
  • Organized every July since 1977, this festival takes place at the foot of the Atomium, in the Green Theatre. The concept is simple: Saturday folk and Sunday jazz.
  • Address:
    • Groentheater
    • 1000
    • Brussel
  •  
  • Ommegang
  • Ommegang is an annual street parade, held in July. The procession actually reconstructs the entry of Charles V & his court in 1549. Nowadays a great show with 100's of artists with amazing costumes.
  • Address:
    • City Centre
    • 1000
    • Brussel
  •  
  • Zinnekeparade
  • Every second May, a colorful parade grips Brussels, as schools, workshops, youth centers, cultural centres parade through the city with lively music, dance, costumes and scenery.
  • Address:
    • City Centre
    • 1000
    • Brussel
  •  
  • Nuit Blanche
  • Nuit Blanche is a night in October where the capital comes alive with an amazing array of personal artistic acts – music to juggling to street art – lasting from dusk to dawn.
  • Address:
    • City Centre
    • 1000
    • Brussel
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