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...

May
06

This arts festival covers a lot of ground. Not only are 20 diverse venues employed all around the city, but the scope of the festival embraces...

May
09

The relic of the Holy Blood (a blood-stained cloth retrieved from the crucifixion) was brought to Bruges in 1149. Ever since, it has been the...

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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