Coronavirus measures

The City of Brussels has taken several decisions in order to best respect the measures of the federal government in the fight against the coronavirus (Covid-19). More info: coronavirus measures by the City of Brussels. Please note: at the Administrative Centre & liaison offices, all citizens are asked to come alone, maximum 15 minutes before the appointment time, wear a face mask (obligatory) and disinfect their hands.


Organizing an event in Brussels

Organizers of events or activities can use the public places in the City. The municipality must give a permit for the temporary occupation of a public space.

The request must be made at least 6 weeks before the event via:

Remark: the organisation of a demonstration is not part of events, it requires a special demand at the police.

The form can be used for the application for different types of events and activities in public places:

  • concert
  • show (theatre, circus arts)
  • parade
  • party (neighborhood party,...)
  • sports activities
  • exhibition and art
  • flea market (brocante), rummage sales, market, fair
  • sale in public space
  • sensitization action (stand, distribution or leaflets or flyers, collection, ...)
  • promotion action
  • TV or film recordings
  • letting go of balloons
  • fireworks (pyrotechnic effects)
  • ...

Practical guide to organizing outdoor events that are accessible to persons with reduced mobility: