Events

In total, 68 museums will offer guided tours, workshops, demonstrations, meetings with curators every week.

24 July 2017 - 31 August 2017

For the sixth summer edition in the Egmont Palace, flower art is put under the spotlight.

21 July 2017

The whole of Belgium will be awash with black, yellow and red on July 21st in celebration of the Belgian national holiday.

21 July 2017 - 30 July 2017

This year Tomorrowland will be held from 21 to 23 July and from 28 to 30 July. The festival will once again take place in De Schorre in Boom.

20 July 2017 - 23 July 2017

Inspired by the Francofolies de La Rochelle, the Francofolies de Spa is a music festival that has been held in the town of Spa since 1994.

15 July 2017 - 20 August 2017

Since 15 July and for more than a month the Foire du Midi or Grande Kermesse (Gigantic Funfair) of Brussels is rolling out some 130 attractions along the 2 kilometre stretch of road between Porte d’An

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There's always something going on in Belgium!

Often portrayed as sociable party-goers and very welcoming, Belgians like to come together and share festive and recreational experiences. Festivals, carnivals, exhibitions... in Belgium there is always something to see or do!

Since the beginning of the year, many folk groups have been preparing for the carnival season which is a true institution in some cities and particularly Binche, where it is even recognised as UNESCO Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

History lovers will delight in the historical or religious processions such as the Saint-Sang Procession in Bruges, the Ommegang in Brussels or the Napoleonic Marches of Entre-Sambre-et-Meuse.

Summer heralds the start of the music festival season, frequented by young people from all over Europe. It has to be said that with a rock festival like Werchter, five-time winner of the "World's Best Festival" award or the quirky originality of the electronic music festival, Tomorrowland, lovers of good sounds will be more than satisfied!

With the falling leaves comes the season of major museum exhibitions, trade fairs and shows. Dance, opera, theatre, the dynamic and innovative Belgian scene frequently produces internationally-renowned artists.

But alongside this hectic cultural life, daily life in Belgium also encompasses the village fête with its open-air café or marquee, its bars, skittles and card contests, its traditional dances, carnivals, craft markets, sporting games... so many opportunities for Belgians to enjoy.