June in Brussels is a month brimming with cultural festivities, vibrant arts, and thrilling sports events. Whether you are a music enthusiast, art lover, film buff, or sports fanatic, the city offers an array of activities to cater to every interest. "From the citywide Fête de la Musique" to the dazzling Zinneke Parade, and from world-class exhibitions to prestigious sporting events, there is something for everyone.

Explore the lively streets of Brussels, visit iconic landmarks, and immerse yourself in the rich cultural tapestry that makes this city so unique. Our curated guide provides a glimpse into some of the most exciting events happening in Brussels this June. To ensure you don't miss out on any action, consider staying at the centrally located Aris Grand Place or Alma Grand Place, where comfort and convenience meet, just steps away from the city's main attractions.

Get ready to experience the best of Brussels this June!


  • Fête de la Musique (June 20-23): This citywide music festival offers a great opportunity to discover new artists and enjoy live music in various venues. The main stage will be in Cinquantenaire Park, with concerts also taking place in bars, cafes, and squares all over the city.

La Fête de la Musique | Conseil de la Musique

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  • Out Loud Festival (June 5-22): This free rooftop festival at the Beursschouwburg features a variety of musical genres, including jazz, electronica, world music, and hip-hop. Attendees can enjoy a vibrant atmosphere with breathtaking views of the city.

OUT LOUD '24 - Festival - Out.be

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  • Folon - A Trip to Brussels (Until September 29): This exhibition at three Brussels museums celebrates the work of Belgian artist Jean-Michel Folon. The exhibits include his famous illustrations, posters, and sculptures, offering a deep dive into his artistic journey.

Folon. A journey in Brussels - Techniques mixtes - Out.be

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  • Fashion Moves (Until August 31): This exhibition at MAD Brussels explores the relationship between fashion and dance, showcasing innovative designs and performances that blend these two creative fields. It’s a must-visit for fashion enthusiasts and art lovers alike.

Fashion Moves | MAD Brussels


Other Events

  • Zinneke Parade (June 22): This colorful and raucous parade celebrates Brussels' multiculturalism. The parade is known for its vibrant costumes, eclectic music, and lively performances, representing the city's diverse communities.

Zinneke Parade 2014 - Fantasmarkato (Vol 2) | Europe Europa … | Flickr

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  • International Film Festival (June 25-July 3): This festival screens films from all over the world, offering a platform for filmmakers to showcase their work. It’s a great opportunity for cinephiles to catch a variety of genres and styles.

La 6e édition du Brussels International Film Festival (BRIFF) s'ouvre ce  mardi - BX1

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  • Puppet Theatre Festival at the Bois de la Cambre (June 4-September 15): This free festival features performances for all ages, with puppetry shows ranging from traditional to contemporary styles. It’s a wonderful family-friendly event set in the beautiful surroundings of Bois de la Cambre.

Festival Théâtres Nomades : 4 jours d'art de rue au Bois de La Cambre -  RTBF Actus

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  • Brussels 20km (June 9): This popular running race takes participants through the streets of Brussels, passing by many of the city’s iconic landmarks. It’s a major event for both competitive runners and recreational joggers.

Home - 20 km de Bruxelles – 20 km door Brussel

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  • Omloop Het Volk (June 16): This professional cycling race starts and finishes in Brussels, attracting top cyclists from around the world. It’s a thrilling event for cycling fans and a great opportunity to see high-speed action up close.

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With so many cultural events, artistic exhibitions, and thrilling sports activities, June 2024 promises to be an unforgettable month in Brussels. From the vibrant beats of the Fête de la Musique to the captivating performances at the Puppet Theatre Festival, there's something to delight every visitor.

In addition to enjoying these events, don't miss out on exploring Brussels' iconic landmarks, such as the Grand Place, the Atomium, and the Royal Palace. A stroll through the city's beautiful parks, like Bois de la Cambre or Parc du Cinquantenaire, offers a perfect way to relax and soak in the city's charm.


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To make the most of your stay, consider booking a room at  Aris Grand Place or Alma Grand Place. Both of our hotels are conveniently located near the Grand Place, putting you within walking distance of restaurants, the Central Station, historic monuments, and many of the events mentioned in this article.

Enjoy your time in Brussels, and let the city's cultural vibrancy and historic beauty create memories that will last a lifetime. Don’t forget to share your photos of these iconic places on our social media channels on Instagram and Facebook. Remember, new articles are published on our website every week.