Winter Wonders and Christmas Market 2023

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From 24 November to 31 December 2023, in the centre of Brussels.

The Winter Wonders event takes place before and during the Christmas holidays, at the Grand-Place and city centre of Brussels. Winter Wonders includes:

Please note: the events at the Grand-Place (Christmas tree and sound and light show), the Place De Brouckère (ice rink and curling rinks) and Place de la Monnaie are extended until Sunday 7 January 2024.

  • Each day from 12h to 22h
  • On Sunday 24 and 31 December 2023 from 12h to 18h

Éloge de l'air (Mont des Arts): an installation dedicated to travel and intercontinental collaboration while embodying the idea of movement. There are 9 swings with 2 seats, topped with a golden flag which activates lights.

Éloge de l'air (Mont des Arts)

Afterski @ ice rink (Place De Brouckère): a DJ set will keep skating fans entertained with a programme which reflects Brussels' diversity of music.

Entertainment for kids (Black Tower): tales and other delights create a magical atmosphere in a dreamy setting of the 'Enchanted House'.

  • Afterschool (Wednesdays): storytelling, mascots, street art and other surprises on stage and at the 'Enchanted House'
  • Magic Sundays (Sundays): performances by magicians

Magic Sundays

Guided tours of the City Hall: guided visits of the building which has been the centre of political and administrative life for over 600 years.

View Tower Experience: discover the tower of the City Hall for a 360-degree panoramic view of Brussels.

Guided tours of the City Hall

Winter Tunes: concerts at the Sainte-Catherine Church and the Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula. The programme includes organ, string instruments, carillon and choirs.

Sainte-Catherine Church

Visual - Winter Wonders 2023 (by Elzo Durt)

11 Indigenous Nations of Quebec - Winter Wonders 2023

This year, the 11 Indigenous Nations of Quebec are the guests of honour at Winter Wonders. The village dedicated to them in front of the Bourse will give visitors a unique experience in the Shaputuan tent, with an enhanced programme on Fridays. More info:

External site Guest of honour

More info?

Visit the website: External site Winter Wonders





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Winter Wonders and Christmas Market 2023