Practical information


The Bright Brussels Festival welcomes you from Thursday 2 February to Sunday 5 February 2017, every evening from 6 pm till midnight.
La Parade Danbor Talka / Clash of Drums: every evening at 8pm - duration : 45min


Quai des Péniches/Akenkaai, 1000 Brussels. Nearby the Square Sainctelette, along the banks of the Brussels canal. There will be three entree points to the festival site: square Sainctelette, quai de Willebroeck and rue de la Dyle.


We advise you to use public transport. The starting point of the festival is nearby the Yser/Ijzer public transport stop.
- Metro: lines 2 and 6, stop Yser/Ijzer, exit 6
- Bus: 47 and 58 stop Yser/Ijzer / 14, 15, 57, 88 stop Willebroeck
- Tram: 51 stop Yser/Ijzer

By car: nearest parking: Tour & Taxis, Avenue du Port 86c - Open 24h/24

Entrance check

Entrance is free.
Objects considered to be dangerous will be confiscated. Handbags and medium sized rucksacks will be permitted but will be subject to in-depth checks in special entrance tunnels and might consequently cause a longer waiting time.

Food & drinks

Food trucks will be serving a wide range of dishes and beverages throughout the festival.

Visit also the Citizen Lights Festival of Schaerbeek

The Bright Brussels Festival is partnering with Schaerbeek’s Citizen Lights Festival. A free shuttle service will be running between the two events on 2, 3 and 4 February.