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
29

Bruge’s Basiliek van het Heilig-Bloed (Basilica of the Holy Blood) treasures a phial containing drops of Christ’s blood brought to Belgium in 1149...

June
01

Each summer the Antwerp Docks on the banks of the River Scheldt is converted into an urban beach. Popular with the city's young trend setters,...

Belgium Public Holidays

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

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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