Some of the upcoming events in Bruges that make your visit even more worthwhile!
Les Costumés de Venise in Bruges
The Costumes of Venise is an international group of beautifully costumed men and women bring the atmosphere of the baroque Venice to Bruges. This magic costumed parade takes place on Saturday 14 and Sunday, January 15th, 2017.
On Saturday, January 14th at 17h00, there is also an evening planned on the Dijver along the water with a small fashion show. Visitors and passers-by will be able to enjoy free of charge the beautiful spectacle!
Date: Saturday 14 January 2017 – Sunday 15 January 2017
Location: Minnewaterpark/ Lake of Love
Christmas Market Bruges
Get into the Holiday spirit on the Christmas Market in Bruges. The mainsquare and the Simon Stevinsquare become a magical maze of booths where you can drink gin (jenever) or hot chocolate and eat pancakes and delicious snacks. In the middle of all the conviviality you can find your inner child on the ice rink with the famous Belfry on the background.
Discover the many different sights of Bruges? Visit the tourist office on ’t Zand or at the Market Square (Historium) and register for a fascinating 2-hour walk with a certified guide. Guided tours in Bruges (Dutch, French or English)
Date: 1st of November to 30th of November 2016
When: every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 4 p.m. and on Sundat at 10.30 a.m.
Venue: the Market Square (Historium) or ’t Zand (In & Out Brugge, Tourist Information Center) )
Shopping Sundays in Bruges
Many shops are open on Sunday, but during Shopping Sundays almost all shops are open.
Every first Sunday of the month, except for holidays.
Tourist Run Bruges – Guided tour
See some beautiful spots in Bruges with a jogging guide, things you wouldn`t see without this run.
Date: All year
Location: Start is on the Market Square (more information: In & Out Brugge, Tourist Information Center)
Discover Bruges with resident travel photographer Andy McSweeney.
Photo-focused city walking tours in medieval Bruges Belgium, as seen through the eye of resident travel & landscape photographer Andy McSweeney.
This unique tour for Photo Aficionados combines the very best of a walking city tour and a travel photography workshop, made to get you the ultimate shot at an exciting photo moment. Regardless of camera or iphone, skills or style , every tour provides usefull photo tips & custom-made advice that’ll be of use towards better photos after your stay in Bruges.
Andy chooses a route with the best available light and visual appeal, He shares sample photos along with creative and practical tips … getting you the best possible shot.
Date: Upon request
Location: Start at Burg
Bruges during The Great War
Hundred years ago the troops of the German Emperor occupied Bruges for 4 years.
A 2 hours walk through the inner town brings to mind what happened here a century ago.
Date: until 31th December 2018
Location: Belfry, Marketplace
Bruges Beerfestival 2017
The Bruges Beer Festival will be held on 04 and 5 February, 2017 in Bruges Downtown in a new, as yet mysterious location in honor of the anniversary edition . More information
Date: 04 and 5 February, 2017