Every year during the sunny season the Brussels Summer Festival (BSF) invades the city with a music bash taking place in different unique locations all over the city. The eclectic line-up of this 18th edition gives you the chance to see artists, including international stars such as Christine & The Queens, Booba, Columbine as well as local Belgian heroes such as Hooverphonic, Blanche... The perfect moment for a trip to the Belgian capital!
Where the music meets
The Brussels Summer Festival welcomes more than 120.000 people every year, and takes place in the vibrant heart of Brussels, right next to the famous Grand Place, the Royal Palace and the Mont des Arts. The beautiful locations add a dash of magic to the event. For no less than five days, from August 14th until August 18th, the town will buzz with folk, pop, jazz, reggae, world music and rock.
Early birds get the best of Brussels
If you already know you want to see your favorite artists, don't hesitate an get your tickets now. Secure your ticket ahead of time and get the special early bird festival pass to enjoy all five days at a reduced price. However, if you just want to catch a glimpse of the festival's vibe and see only your favorite artist (or simply discover someone new in an exhilarating setting), a one-day pass is a great and flexible option.
Festival sounds, museums and waffles
The Brussels Summer Festival makes the whole city buzz with not only multiple concerts around the city, but also with multiple cultural events. Visit ADAM, Atomium , Choco-Story and other museums with a special discount when purchasing the five day pass. Experience a multitude of concerts one day, then check out the close-by museums such as the Magritte Museum, BOZAR, BELvue and the Museum of Musical Instruments the next. Or, for a more relaxed vibe, lounge in one of the many parks while eating Belgian waffles or enjoying a true Belgian beer.
Sounds like the perfect summer program? If you're looking for a base from where to explore the city, the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Brussels is the ideal spot, just a 5-minute walk from the Brussels Summer Festival's main stages.