Music festivals in Belgium offer more than just entertainment. They are an opportunity to dance frantically to bewitching rhythms, to sing our favorite tunes at the top of our lungs and to share moments of complicity with thousands of other enthusiasts. These events are not just places to meet our favorite artists, but an opportunity to celebrate music and culture. As festival season kicks off, here's a look at some of the country's worth seeing music events!

Couleur Café

from June 23 to 25

The Couleur Café festival is an event taking place in Brussels. Celebrating musical and cultural diversity, it offers an eclectic lineup highlighting genres such as reggae, hip-hop, soul and funk. Located in a vibrant urban setting, Couleur Café offers a warm and festive atmosphere, where festival-goers can enjoy live performances. Discover new artists and immerse yourself in an intoxicating fusion of styles and cultures.

Rock Werchter

from June 29 to July 2

Notice to rock lovers, the most rock'n'roll festival in Europe is Belgian! Internationally renowned, Rock Werchter needs no introduction. Having become an unmissable event, the festival brings together emblematic artists of rock music each year for a moment out of time. On the program this year, artists from all over the world: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Muse, Arctic Monkeys, Rosalia, Dean Lewis and many others. An opportunity not to be missed to see your favorite artists live!

Paradise City Festival

from June 30 to July 2

The electro festival Paradise City Festival is the greenest festival in Belgium. Indeed, the organizers have implemented a very strict green policy which has allowed them to obtain the highest possible rating for the second consecutive year by A Greener Festival. Located in the magnificent park of Château Ribaucourt in Flemish Brabant, this musical event thrills its audience with each new edition to the electro music of the moment.

Dour Festival

from July 9 to 12

Close to the city of Mons, discover the Dour Festival, a multicultural festival open to all musical genres. Created in 1989, the festival now has a European reputation and welcomes great rap, pop, rock, metal, techno, reggae and other artists every year to offer a unique musical event. With an alternative and underground atmosphere, the Dour Festival offers a unique experience where music and conviviality meet.

Tomorrowland Belgium

July 21 to 23 / July 28 to 30

It is one of the most anticipated musical events of the year, if not the most emblematic festival in the world. Since its first edition in 2005, Tomorrowland has taken place every year in Boom, near Antwerp. This musical event is awaited every summer by hundreds of thousands of festival-goers in search of thrills. The festival is distinguished by its futuristic universe, its renowned DJs and its avant-garde decorations. All the details are well thought out to transport spectators to another dimension for a weekend. Since 2018, the festival has crossed borders and been exported to France to offer a chilling version of the festival, known as Tomorrowland Winter, which delights festival-goers. A planetary musical event to experience at least once in your life!


from August 4 to 6

Since its first edition in 1987, the festival has established itself on Belgian territory and is now one of the events of the summer. “Suiker” meaning sugar in Dutch refers to the well-known Belgian sugar refinery in Tienen. On the program of rock music, international talents, 4 stages, 50 concerts and 100,000 visitors each year. For those who wish to discover or simply enjoy the event from home, the festival is broadcast on Belgian television channels.


from August 17 to 20

Held in Hasselt, Pukkelpop is a must-attend festival for lovers of alternative and indie music. The festival has been welcoming artists from all over the world for 32 years now, offering a diversified program ranging from contemporary, to rock, electronic and hip-hop. Expect artistic discoveries and electrifying performances on the 8 stages of Pukkelpop.

Fifty Lab Music Festival

November 15, 16 and 17

When you think about festivals, you usually think about the summer, but the last festival on our list will bring you straight to those chilly winter months and will warm your soul. The Fifty Lab Music Festival, a musical discovery festival which offers an immersive musical experience, made its debut in 2019. On the program, discover emerging Belgian and international artists covering various musical genres. In addition to live performances, the festival offers interactive activities, art installations and chill-out areas. Enjoy a musical break in the heart of Brussels as well as a friendly and festive atmosphere with the Fifty Lab Festival.

Belgium is a country that vibrates to the sound of music. With a rich and varied music scene, this country hosts some of Europe's most popular festivals every year. Whether you are a fan of rock, electronic music, jazz or any other musical genre, you will find what you are looking for among the many festivals in our beautiful country!