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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...

February
01

The Bruges Beer Festival needs little explanation; you turn, work through as many beers as possible and stagger home with the dawning realisation...

April
05

Cyclists claim the Tour of Flanders is even tougher than the better-known Tour de France. True or not, Flanders’ most famous cycle race draws...

Belgium Public Holidays

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

2014

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2014
April
21
Easter Monday
Start date:
21 April 2014
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2014
May
29
Ascension Day
Start date:
29 May 2014
June
09
Whit Monday
Start date:
9 June 2014
July
11
Flemish Community Holiday
Start date:
11 July 2014

Observed only by Flemish community.

July
21
Independence Day
Start date:
21 July 2014
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2014
September
27
French Community Holiday
Start date:
27 September 2014

Observed only by French community.

November
03
All Saints' Day
Start date:
3 November 2014
November
11
Armistice Day
Start date:
11 November 2014
November
15
German Community Holiday
Start date:
15 November 2014

Observed only by German community.

December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2014
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2014

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
April
06
Easter Monday
Start date:
6 April 2015
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
May
14
Ascension Day
Start date:
14 May 2015
May
25
Whit Monday
Start date:
25 May 2015
July
11
Flemish Community Holiday
Start date:
11 July 2015

Observed only by Flemish community.

July
21
Independence Day
Start date:
21 July 2015
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2015
September
27
French Community Holiday
Start date:
27 September 2015

Observed only by French community.

November
01
All Saints' Day
Start date:
1 November 2015
November
11
Armistice Day
Start date:
11 November 2015
November
15
German Community Holiday
Start date:
15 November 2015

Observed only by German community.

December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2015
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