United Nations Cinema (Every month)
The events offer the opportunity for participants to watch premieres of highly acclaimed, award- winning documentaries and engage in interactive discussions with senior UN officials and other personalities. Giving the public a chance to start a conversation concerning important globalissues also raises awareness of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Free entry but reservation needed.
Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique (Monthly)
The museums offer the opportunity to its visitors of engaging in a changing range of activities every month apart from its outstanding new temporary expositions.
Brussels Museums Nocturnes 2018 (Thursdays 13 Sept to 6 Dec)
What about letting the Brussels Museums Nocturnes turn your autumn evenings into something memorable? Between 13 September and 6 December 2018. 73 Museums in Brussels invite you to discover them in a novel way and at a really good price. Every Thursday evening from 5pm to 10pm you can head off and visit at least 5 museums in order to explore a Brussels of unexpected districts, treasures and charms. New exhibitions, workshops, music, food & drink, unique guided tours and much more besides promise to soften the first signs of winter.
Heritage Days in Brussels (15 September to 16 September 2018)
30th edition of the Heritage Days (Journées du Patrimoine). A great day to discover the wealth of buildings, institutions and real-estate in Brussels. Every year a specific theme allows us to discover Brussels from another point of view.
Christmas Markets (Plaisirs d'Hiver) End November - mid January
The Winter Wonders event takes place before and during the Christmas holidays, at the Grand-Place in Brussels and around the Bourse, the Place de la Monnaie, the Place Sainte-Catherine and the Marché aux Poissons. Winter Wonders includes:
Brussels Jazz Festival January 2019
10 days of concerts, films, etc at Flagey.
Brussels Museums presents Museum Night Fever (23 February 2019)
Museum Night Fever will again grip Brussels for the 12th time. A total of 27 museums around the city will be taking part with special performances, workshops and other surprises. A free shuttle bus will be available to explore all parts of the capital. The European Parliament will be part of the festivities with a whole host of activities at the Parlamentarium and the House of European History.
Royal Greenhouses of Laeken (21 April to 11 May 2019)
Every spring, the Royal Greenhouses of Laeken are open to the public for 3 weeks. It is an excellent opportunity to see the wonderful architecture of Alphonse Balat, the mentor of Victor Horta, and the many plants in the greenhouses.
The Queen Elisabeth Competition (29 April to 25 May 2019)
This edition of the Queen Elisabeth competition will gather some of the world’s most promising violinists. This competition is open for musicians who have completed their training and who are ready to embark upon an international career. A unique opportunity for those interested on following the latest trends in classical music.
International Film Festival (June 2019)
In 2019 Brussels will be brimming with a bouquet of emotions for the 2nd edition of the Brussels International Film Festival at Bozar, Flagey, Cinéma UGC, Cinéma Vendome, Palace, and Cinéma des Galeries. The event will as well include evening open-air screenings along Boulevard Ansbach and at the Mont des Arts, thus offering an urban and cinematographic experience to the festival goers.
Belgian National Day (21 July)
July 21st is the Belgian National Holiday. Every year between the Parc de Bruxelles (Warandepark) and the Place Poelaert, numerous activities and free parades take place, including the military and civil parade, sports courses, concerts, performances, military tanks and aircraft, a police village, a European village, activities for children (Parc de Bruxelles),...