Top events in Belgium

August
01

Held each August in honour of one of the city's most famous sons, the Rubens Market is a colourful event where traders dress in the clothes that...

August
01

Every two years since 1971, Brussels’ Grand’ Place cobblestones are covered with a staggering 750,000 begonias that are laid out intricate...

August
12

A huge area at the centre of the celebrated Grand-Place becomes a floral work of art every other year as a giant carpet is laid out to a pre-...

Belgium Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
March
28
Easter Monday
Start date:
28 March 2016
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
May
05
Ascension Day
Start date:
5 May 2016
May
16
Whit Monday
Start date:
16 May 2016
July
11
Flemish Community Holiday
Start date:
11 July 2016

Observed only by Flemish community.

July
21
Independence Day
Start date:
21 July 2016
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2016
September
27
French Community Holiday
Start date:
27 September 2016

Observed only by French community.

November
01
All Saint's Day
Start date:
1 November 2016
November
11
Armistice Day
Start date:
11 November 2016
November
15
German Community Holiday
Start date:
15 November 2016

Observed only by German community.

December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2016
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