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...

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...

April
17

Every year, the Novo Film Festival brings world cinema to Bruges. A mixture of premiers, shorts and features from Africa, Asia and Latin America...

Belgium Public Holidays

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

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
April
17
Easter Monday
Start date:
17 April 2017
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2017
May
25
Ascension Day
Start date:
25 May 2017
June
05
Whit Monday
Start date:
5 June 2017
July
11
Flemish Community Holiday
Start date:
11 July 2017
July
21
Independence Day
Start date:
21 July 2017
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2017
September
27
French Community Holiday
Start date:
27 September 2017
November
01
All Saint's Day
Start date:
1 November 2017
November
11
Armistice Day
Start date:
11 November 2017
November
15
German Community Holiday
Start date:
15 November 2017
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2017
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2017
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