Unmissable shows and events in Brussels

Unmissable shows and events in Brussels

Throughout the spring, Brussels' cultural offer will be bursting with creativity. The European capital  has an agenda of unmissable shows and events. 

As spring approaches and the days get longer, Brussels is begins to emerge from its hibernation. Performances, contemporary dance, circus, theatre, concerts, magic,... the capital has become the essential stage for contemporary shows. 

There will be something for everyone: connoisseurs, curious onlookers... and everyone else!

  • Hors Pistes - focusCIRCUS.brussels - 16/02 > 30/03/2019

  • The Hors Pistes festival is one of the highlights of the year for contemporary circus arts. For its 10th edition, Les Halles de Schaerbeek offers a selection of 10 surprising shows with an indie rock theme.

  • Brussels, Dance ! - 06/02 > 06/04 

  • This contemporary dance festival offers some sixty shows and conferences in 14 cultural venues in Brussels. Brussels, Dance! is a unique opportunity to experience Brussels through contemporary dance!

  • Festival XS – 14 > 16/03/2019 

  • To discover the diversity of the Belgian scene, visit Festival XS. For 4 days, around a hundred artists invite you into their universe. Offered in the form of shows lasting 5 to 25 minutes, let yourself be surprised by this festival of theatre, dance and circus.

  • D festival - 13/04 > 04/05/2019

  • The D Festival is back for the 9th consecutive year. Whether you are a novice or an enthusiast, you will undoubtedly be seduced by this contemporary dance festival. Taking place in three Brussels theatres, the artists and choreographers will take you on a journey into their unique world over the course of more than two weeks.

  • HOPLA!  - 15 > 21/04/2019 

  • Outdoor circus festival, HOPLA! is the ideal event to enjoy the return of sunny weather. Discover this magical universe that is both convivial and family-friendly. Completely free of charge, HOPLA will be taking place in several Brussels neighbourhoods.

  • Kunstenfestivaldesarts - 10/05 > 01/06/2019

  • The Kunstenfestivaldesarts, an essential festival of contemporary creation in Brussels, welcomes you for 3 weeks to some 20 theatres, art centres and other public places in Brussels. Whether you are a novice or an art lover, you can appreciate that it is a perfect opportunity to discover the works of Belgian and international artists!

  • Brussels Jazz Weekend – 24 > 26/05/2019

  • At Brussels Jazz Weekend, you get to experience jazz in all its forms. For its 3rd edition, several of the capital’s emblematic locations, such as the Grand-Place or the Sablon, will be hosting performances. You can also enjoy an impressive variety of concerts in Brussels' concert halls and cafés.