Events

Below are some of the upcoming events in Bruges that can make your visit even more worthwhile!

Winter Walk

Do you want to discover the many different facets and important sights of Bruges? If so, hurry along to the tourist office on ’t Zand or at the Market Square (Historium). Here, you can register for a fascinating two-hour walk in the expert company of an officially certified guide. Guided tour in Dutch, French or English every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 4 p.m. and on Sundat at 10.30 a.m.

Date: 1st of November to 30th of November 2016

Location:  ’t Zand (In & Out Brugge, Tourist Information Center)  ) or at the Market Square (Historium)

Shopping Sundays

Many shops are already open on Sunday, but during Shopping Sundays almost all the shops are open. Every first Sunday of the month, except for holidays, your day is no longer limited to window shopping only.

Tourist Run Bruges - Guided tour

Start your day with a run in Beautiful Bruges


Why don`t you visit Bruges on an another way? With this tour you are running through the historical centre of Bruges with some explanations  from your guide.The run will take 1 hour 15 minutes of your stay in Bruges. 

During your run, you will see some beautiful spots in Bruges, you wouldn`t see without this run. It`s definitly a must do for the sporty ones.


Date: All year
Location: Start is provided on the Market Square (For more information: In & Out Brugge, Tourist Information Center)  

Photo Tour Bruges

Discover Bruges, Rediscover Photography

Photo Tour Brugge offers you photo-focused city walking tours in lovely(!) medieval Brugge/Bruges Belgium, as seen through the eye of resident travel & landscape photographer Andy McSweeney.

Since 2012, this unique tour combines the very best of a guided walking city tour and a travel-focused photography workshop, made to get you the best shot at an exciting photo moment. Regardless of camera, skill level or style of shooting, every tour provides practical photo tips & custom-tailored advice that’ll be of use towards better photos, in Brugge and beyond.

With routes planned both for best available light and maximum visual appeal, Andy also freely shares sample photos along with practical and creative tips towards better results. Above all, the goal is getting you the best possible shot.


Date: Upon request
Location: Start is provided at Burg 

A town at Wartime

Bruges during The Great War

For more than four years the troops of the German Emperor occupied Bruges. Hundreds of refugees, together with the Brugeans, couldn`t but share their town with the Germans, whilst on the other side of the front, fathers, man, sons were fighting for freedom. 

This two hours walk through the inner town brings to mind what happened here a hundred years ago.  

Date: 1th August 2014 until 31th December 2018
Location: Belfort, Markt 

Raversyde Anno 1464

The lost fishing settlement of Walraversijde is one of hte most important archaeological sites in Flanders and one of hte best-studied medieval fishermen communities in Europe. The four reconstructed fishermen`s dwellings introduce you to the residents of the medieval bricks excavated during the archaeological survey of the site. 

During this walk, you also can visit the house of Prince Charles (1903 - 1983).

More information on www.raversyde.be 

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Saturday 04 February 2017

Bruges Beerfestival 2017

The Bruges Beer Festival will be held on 04 and February 5, 2017 in Bruges Downtown in a new, as yet mysterious location in honor of the anniversary edition . More information will follow soon on the offical website.

Date: Saturday 04 February 2017 - Sunday 05 February 2017
Saturday 14 January 2017

Les Costumés de Venise - Parades and Evening

The Costumes of Venise is an international group of 50 beautifully costumed men and women who will stay two days in the city and bring the atmosphere of the baroque Venice to Bruges.

The costumed parades take place on Saturday 14 and Sunday, January 15th, 2017. On Saturday, January 14th at 17h00, there is also an evening planned on the Dijver along the water with a small fashion show. The evening is packed with sideshows equipped with (Italian) stands, Italian music, Venetian masks, Italian grease-paint for children and much more!

Visitors and passers-by will be able to enjoy free of charge the beautiful spectacle!

Date: Saturday 14 January 2017 - Sunday 15 January 2017
Time: 10:00
Location: Minnewaterpark/ Lake of Love
Friday 25 November 2016

Christmas Market Bruges

From the 25th of November you can get into the Holiday spirit on the Christmas Market in Bruges. The mainsquare and the Simon Stevinsquare are turned into a magical maze of booths where you can drink gin (jenever) or hot chocolate and eat pancakes and delicious snacks. In the middle of all the conviviality you can find your inner child on the ice rink with the famous Belfry on the background.

Date: Friday 25 November 2016 - Sunday 01 January 2017
Time: 18:00
Location: Market Square

Salsa in Bruges

Practice your best salsa skills during the southern salsa night in the Entrenous. DJ Samba will play some vivid music for you to enjoy and dance to. From 21:30 h to 22:15 h a free workshop is organised for salsa-beginners, followed by a show from Salsa dance couple Marnix & Carla. Entree is €7.

Date: Friday 25 November 2016 - Friday 25 November 2016
Time: 21:30
Location: Entrenous
Address: Langestraat 145
Thursday 10 November 2016

Razor Reel Flanders Film Festival

The Razor Reel Flanders Film Festival, the only Flemish genre film festival, takes place from Thursday November, 10 till Tuesday November 15, 2016 in the city centre of Bruges. During the course of 6 days, this festival presents a quality selection of the best national and international genre films (fantasy, thrillers, action, comedies, animated films,...) to the audience, in a unique, intimate and cosy atmosphere! Moreover, Razor Reel welcomes many guests and hosts lectures and Q&A`s that enrich the visitor’s knowledge. 

Date: Thursday 10 November 2016 - Tuesday 15 November 2016
Time: 20:00
Location: Cinema Liberty
Address: Kuipersstraat 23, 8000 Brugge
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