When : 07/07 - 13/08/2017

 Where : Place Sainctelette 1000 Brussels

Brussels Beach (Bruxelles les Bains) opens its urban beach from 7 July to 13 August 2017, from Tuesday till Sunday, at the Quai des Péniches near the Place Sainctelette.

There will be lots of events and activities for young and old.





  •  Events: libraries, 'Reading on the beach', Twist stage, Swing stage (dance), national holiday of Peru, Brussels Vintage Market,,...
  •  Kids: playgrounds, concerts, dance, workshops,...
  •  Nightlife - Archipel: the odyssey begins at The Bay, an outdoor stage on the right bank and then goes to The Club, a nightclub on the left bank which was recently renovated. It will be a unique experience because both sites share The Bridge, the 60 meter long pedestrian bridge.
  •  Let It Beach Festival: festival with 24 groups from Belgium/Brussels, each Friday and Saturday evening
  •  Sport: beachvolley, pétanque, martial arts, tai chi, yoga, renting of sports fields,...
  •  Water: small boats and pedalos, sailing, cruises by Brussels By Water, Waterbus,...
  •  Cinema: festival l'Heure d'été (movies in open air)



 When : From 4 to 16 of April 2017

Where : Palais des Beaux-Arts, 1000 Bruxelles
From 4 to 16 April 2017 at Bozar, the Festival of the Fantastic movies in Brussels (BIFFF).

35th edition of the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival with lots of science fiction and cult movies. But also a ZomBIFFF Parade in the city centre on Saturday 15 April.



 When : 27/04-08/05/2016

Where : Bozar & Flagey - Brussels
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Once more, the Brussels Short Film Festival offers the opportunity to discover more than 300 Belgian or international short films. Before or after the sessions, meet filmmakers, actors, DJ’s and other spectators. Because at this Festival, the fun keeps going after the movie! Be the first to discover the 130 movies selected during the international competition, the national competition and the "next generation". And also not to be missed: the Night of the Shorts and the free screenings ‘Courts Mais Trash’, ‘Funny Shorts’, ‘Musts’, ‘Rock’n Roll’, ‘Travelling’... The short? It is all for you!pointilles


 When : 29/03-10/04/2016

Where : Bozar - Brussels
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For more than 30 years now, the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival rouses the European capitol from its winter sleep for the most expected cinematographic event of the year. Bursting to the seams with amazing spectavles and original manifestations (the Make-Up Contest, the International Body Painting Contest, the Zombie Parade in the heart of Brussels, the Japanimation Day, the Manga Market, the Cosplay Contest, the renowned Vampire Ball and many other festivities) the BIFFF is a warm and atmospheric celebration of everything related to the genre. 

During 13 days (what a magic number!) there will be more than 100 films shown, both world- and international premieres, ranging from Fantastic, Thriller, Science-fiction, Horror and Cult to Underground cinema, and special screenings such as the Fantastic Night and Midnight X-tremes.

Each year, the BIFFF welcomes more than 60 000 spectators and invites more than 100 international guests, making it one of Europe's leading film festivals.



 When : Saturday 5 march 2016

Where :  24 museums in Brussels
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On Saturday 5 March 2016, Brussels’ museums will be where it’s at! For this 9th Museum Night Fever, the annual big night out in the city’s museums, no less than 24 museums will be showing off the best they have to offer. Expect an offbeat programme with music, performances, dance, video, workshops and DJs + afterparty!


ANIMA: Internationnal Brussels Animation Film Festival

When : From 5 till 14/02/2016

Where :  Flagey Center - Brussels

For ten days, Anima will invade Flagey’s three floors for a worthy celebration of animation film in all its shapes and sizes. The 2016 programme will include a variety of awaited novelties, previously unreleased short films and features for young and less young audiences, initiation workshops for children, training sessions for adolescents, exhibitions on the art of animation, signings as well as encounters and talks with animation filmmakers from all across the globe.

During Futuranima, which is scheduled February 10 to 13, renowned domestic and international professionals will examine and discuss the latest developments and trends in animation, focusing on a variety of topics – sound, storyboard, imagery... - in work in progress presentations, making of sessions and lectures.

Two countries will be “in the picture” during Anima’s 2016 edition: the United Kingdom and Japan, two countries incredibly prolific in animation. The focus will, obviously, include some very special events.



When : From 17/09 to 10/12/2015

Where :  Brussels

Every Thursday evening from 17h till 22h, at least 7 museums will be extending a warm welcome to the visitors. The ideal opportunity to (re)discover the cultural riches of Brussels in a relaxed and convivial atmosphere. Enjoy festive activities in 66 museums.

Admissions: 3 €/museum (1.50 € for 25 and under). Some late evening openings are free.


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When : 03/07>09/08/2015 - Closed on Monday
Where : Quai des péniches - 1000 Brussels

Beach in Brussels! Hot, hot!!

The docks change inti beach with bars, DJ's, concerts, sport, dance, workshops...

 Urban cruises organised by "Brussels by Water".