We are very excited to bring you our Brussels event calendar with all the best and more colorful events taking place in Brussels during 2013. Art, design, food, music, sport, party, beer, business and lot more…Brussels is the city where you will find the most interesting events throughout the year! Come to visit the city and enjoy some of these great events during your stay at our hotel close to Avenue Louise.
BRUSSELS EVENTS 2013:
1-13 Jules Wabbes – Furniture Designer
The exhibition includes original drawings and photographs of Jules Wabbes, one of the leading Belgian furniture designers of the postwar period.Many unique pieces of furniture and a number of prototypes never exhibited before.
1-20 Glenn Murcutt, Architecture for Place
Location: Bois de la Cambre-Horta, Architecture Space. The exhibition shows Murcutt’s specific position in the development of modern architecture that is characterized by a strong relationship to traditional building techniques combined with the use of local materials.
8-28 Brussels Brunfaut’s Progressist Architects
In 2013 brunfaut’s an exhibition about belgian architecture from the modernist period. This is another exhibition in the thematic cycle around belgian architecture of recent times.
Tba Réseau d’affichage de la Ville de Bruxelles
Organizers of cultural, social or sporting events can announce their activities through posters in Brussels. The City of Brussels has about forty posting places spread over the whole surface: frames, columns, panels. These billboards are only for the posting of ‘cultural’ posters.
2 Museum Night Fever
20 of the most prominent museums in Brussels opens its doors to public during the night. An enchanted evening of exhibitions, music, performances, and workshops at. Shuttles are available for transportation across the city.
All Month Artbrussels
Every year more than 25,000 people gather at this contemporary art venue, where 150 carefully chosen international galleries showcase the work of establishedartists and young talent, ranging from photographs and monochromes to light sculptures and color canvasses.
23-25 European Seafood Exposition
25,600 buyers, suppliers, media and other seafood-industry professionals from over 140 countries attended the 2012 fair to meet face to face and do business. Already on its 21st edition, the European Seafood Exposition is the global can’t-miss fair for the seafood industry.
18 Gay Pride
Brussels Gay Pride started out as Pink Saturday in the 1980s and now signals the start of the gay and lesbian summer. Around 20,000 parade through the capital, and parties fill the Pride Rainbow Village in Brussels’ St Jacques district.
24-26 Brussels Jazz Marathon
For the 17th time, the Brussels Jazz Marathon weekend will be the annual rendez-vous for jazz music lovers. 125 free concerts and more than 450 musicians await you on the biggest squares in Brussels. Big Bands and famous soloists play in open air, smaller bands play in bars and taverns. Jazz it up!
26 20 Km of Brussels
30.000 runners start from the Parc du Cinquantenaire for 20kms through the city.
28-30 Couleur Café
If you are looking for color in Brussels this is your event…coulour café is just as colorful as our hotel. You’ll find the best music from the Caribbean, Africa and Latin America! In between concerts visitors can buy ornaments and handicraft products from all over the world and sample delicious cocktails and international dishes.
Tba Brussels Wine Week
Red, white and rose wines will be put forward during one week. Novices, amateurs, wine lovers, professional, everyone will be charmed. Seminars, encounters, tasting sessions, visits to wine cellars, label collections, a roadshow. ..Everything for wine lovers!
15 July – Half August Brussels Beach
Every year, the banks of the Brussels channel, at the level of the Place Sainctelette, are transformed into a real urban beach for Bruxelles les Bains. 3.000 tons of sand from the North Sea are poured on the site and the beach is provided with huts, deckchairs and fountains. It is not only a place for relaxation in summer, but also the place for street entertainment, concerts, sports and sun.
Mid July The Midi Fair
This traditional fair extends along the small ring road, on the Boulevard du Midi, near the Midi train station.The Midi Fair now counts more than 130 diverse attractions both for young and old. There are the old, traditional and the newest, more sensational attractions.
13-14 Brosella Folk & jazz
Brosella Folk & Jazz is an international festival with jazz and folk music. The warm notes of folk and jazz will cradle you during this 37th editionin the ‘Green Theatre’ at the Osseghem Park, near the Atomium. The weekend also includes Brosella for the Kids, with theater, music, workshops, entertainment, for children.
18 Brussels Summer Festival
The Brussels Summer Festival is above all a big cultural and popular feast which counts on diverse artistic disciplines: theatre, music, street animations emphasizing the architectural heritage. Where? All the most beautiful places of Brussels: Place Royale, place des Palais, parc de Bruxelles, place des Musées, Mont des Arts.
Tba Brussels’ Flower Carpet
The famous Carpet of Flowers covers 1,800 m² right in the centre of the Grand Place. An incredible show of natural colors! Thecolored plant tapestry can be admired best from the balcony of the City Hall, which is open to the public for the occasion.
31 Aug – 2 Sept Belgian Beer Weekend
Come visit the Belgian Beer Café stand at the 14th Edition of the Belgian Beer Weekend in Brussels! More than 50 Belgian Brewers will welcome beer lovers from all over the world.
Tba Eat! Brussels
This is the place to be for all food lovers! The capital of Europe invites you to taste many different sides of Brussels and Belgium!
10 -12 Mood
MoOD is the leading fair of furnishing fabrics featuring the widest offer, with 350 exhibitors and 12,000 visitors from over 100 countries.
24 -27 Label Expo
Label Expo Europe 2013 is the world’s largest event for the label and package printing industry. The scale of the show is staggering: seven halls and over 550 exhibitors. Visitors from more than a hundred countries take over Brussels, bringing with them spending commitments of millions of Euros.
Many galleries from the whole Europe present the best of contemporary photographic and video creation. This is the second European photography art fair settles in Brussels.
7-10 Open Days 2013
The OPEN DAYS-European Week of Regions and Cities is the key annual event for regional and local authorities. In 2013, OPEN DAYS will consist of between 90 and 100 workshops, debates, and networking activities attended by some 6 000 participants.
Tba 1st Ice & Snow Sculptures Festival
For the first time in Brussels, here is a Festival of very particular sculptures…This incredible artists working at 0º will amaze you with their incredible works!
All month Brussels Winter Wonders
Winter Wonder, Plaisirsd’Hiver or Winterpret, animates the heart of Brussels in December, during Christmas and at the beginning of the new year.Brussels Christmas markets stretch about 2 km through Brussels with a charming series of shops, chalets, attractions, activities and terraces.
Tba Nuit Blanche
A cultural event open to all and free, at once artistic and popular. Already on its 11th edition, the aimof this event is to rediscoverthe city of Brussels from a new perspective. It is a night to get together, to share unusual and creative aspects of the contemporary creative scene in a warm and festive atmosphere that encourages discovery and wonder.