National Day in the Park

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On Thursday 21 July 2016, from 10 am, a big popular feast between the Parc de Bruxelles and the Place Poelaert in honour of the National Day.

July 21st is the Belgian National Holiday. Between the Parc de Bruxelles (Warandepark) and the Place Poelaert, numerous activities and free parades will take place. Entrance for the public: only via the Rue Royale and the Place Royale.

Parc de Bruxelles - Warandepark

  • Events for children
  • Concerts

Place Royale - Koningsplein

  • Stand 'BEL-Europe' (from 10h to 19h) with the services of the European Parliament, the Representation of the European Commission in Belgium and the Chancellery of the Prime Minister of Belgium. They let you discover some Belgian aspects in Europe and some European aspects in Belgium.

Place des Palais - Paleizenplein

  • 16h. Military and civil parade
  • 23h. Fireworks

Video of the military parade:


Rue de la Régence - Regentschapsstraat


  • Concerts Nostalgie (from 17h)

Place Poelaert - Poelaertplein



National Day in the Park on 21 July - fireworks © SIBP