Belgium, the land of diverse flavors and cultures, offers an extensive festival calendar for 2024. Here are even more festivals you shouldn’t miss:

Rampage Open Air – Lommel (February 23-24)

Rampage Open Air in Kristalpark, Lommel, is the ultimate festival for lovers of dubstep and drum and bass. Feel the powerful beats and energy of electronic music in an open-air setting, with artists like Imanu, Fred V, and Aries.

Listen Festival – Brussels (March 26-31)

Listen Festival is an annual electronic music and digital art event in Brussels, Belgium. It is known for its diverse lineup with various electronic music genres and the presentation of both established and emerging artists. Festivalgoers can enjoy a mix of performances, workshops, and interactive digital art installations, featuring Marie Montexier, Sara Dziri B2B Cheb Runner, Sarkawt Hamad, and Timmerman.

Les Nuits Botanique – Brussels (April 24 – May 5)

Les Nuits Botanique in Brussels is an artistic festival with an eclectic mix of music, art, and performances. Be surprised by the creative atmosphere with performances from Mount Kimbie, Yard Act, The Paper Kites, Jamila Woods, and Jacques.

Brussels Jazz Festival – Brussels (May 6-10)

The Brussels Jazz Festival provides an essential experience for jazz enthusiasts. In the lively capital of Brussels, talented jazz musicians from around the world gather to share their art. Among the artists gracing the stage are notable names like GingerBlackGinger, Matthew Halsall, and De Beren Gieren. Expect an enchanting and intimate setting where jazz lovers can celebrate their passion. The festival promises to be a unique opportunity to enjoy the creativity and virtuosity of these international jazz artists.

Graspop Metal Meeting – Dessel (June 16-19)

For metalheads, the Graspop Metal Meeting is an unmissable event. Located in Dessel, this festival brings the heaviest riffs, powerful drumbeats, and impressive stage shows to Belgium. Prepare for a weekend full of headbanging and intense musical experiences, featuring artists like Fit for a King, P.O.D.

Genk on Stage – Genk (June 23-25)

Genk on Stage is a city festival that fills the streets of Genk with various music styles. From pop and rock to urban, this festival offers something for everyone. Among others, Marvin Gaye, The Supremes, and The Temptations will enrich the festival.

Couleur Café – Brussels (June 24-26)

For lovers of world music and diverse cultural influences, Couleur Café in Brussels is an indispensable event. This festival celebrates the rich variety of music genres, art, and culinary delights from different parts of the world. Be captivated by live performances from renowned artists such as Tyla and Stikstof, discover new flavors, and embrace the multicultural vibes of Couleur Café. It’s a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the vibrant and eclectic atmosphere of this special festival, where world music and diverse art forms come together.

Rock Werchter – Werchter (July 4)

Rock Werchter, one of the largest and most prestigious festivals in Belgium, is located in Festivalpark Werchter, Werchter. The festival, with a focus on rock, alternative, and pop music, is about to present an impressive lineup, featuring performances from The Beaches and Avril Lavigne

Sjock Festival – Gierle (July 5-7)

Sjock Festival in Gierle is the festival for lovers of rockabilly and rock ‘n’ roll. Enjoy the retro vibes and the exhilarating sounds of the 1950s, with performances from Fu Manchu, Honeyboy Slim and The Bad Habits.

Gent Jazz Festival – Ghent (July 5-20)

Gent Jazz Festival, held at the Bijlokesite in Ghent, offers a captivating journey through diverse jazz styles, from traditional to contemporary. Experience the enchanting sounds of jazz in a unique setting, with performances from Air, Birdy, and Sofiane Pamart.

Les Ardentes – Liège (July 7-10)

Les Ardentes, located in the beautiful Parc Astrid in Liège, embraces a wide range of music genres, from pop and rock to electronic beats. This festival is known for its diverse lineup and vibrant atmosphere, making it a favorite destination for festivalgoers. Among the versatile artists set to take the stage are some notable names like Niska, Damso. Prepare for a musical adventure where different genres come together and enjoy the energetic vibes that make Les Ardentes an unforgettable experience. The festival promises to be a celebration of musical diversity, creating a lively atmosphere in the heart of Liège.

Cactusfestival – Bruges (July 8-10)

The enchanting Cactusfestival, located in the beautiful Bruges, offers a captivating mix of indie, pop, and rock music. The idyllic Minnewaterpark serves as the perfect backdrop for this intimate festival where music and nature harmoniously come together. Expect immersive live performances from renowned artists such as Reena Riot, Rolling Blackouts C.F, Omar Souleyman, Whispering Sons, Dead Man Ray, Cat Power, Joe Jackson, and Bloc Party. This unique event promises not only a musical experience but also an enchanting journey where the beauty of nature merges with the sounds of diverse genres. Cactusfestival is a celebration of creativity and artistic diversity amidst the historical splendor of Bruges.

Festival Lasemo – Enghien (July 12-14)

Festival Lasemo is a versatile music festival in Enghien, Belgium. The festival offers a diverse lineup with genres such as pop, rock, electronic, and more. Festivalgoers can enjoy live music, explore different music scenes, and participate in various cultural activities, featuring Selah Sue.

 Ostend Beach Festival – Ostend (July 12-14)

Ostend Beach Festival, located on the Belgian coast, is an electronic music festival with a unique atmosphere. Dance to the rhythm of the best beats with the sea breeze in your hair. Artists like Deer Jade, Ajna, Regi, and Push will take the stage.

Dour Festival – Dour (July 13-17)

Dour Festival, located in the picturesque village of Dour, is an eclectic music extravaganza that attracts fans of alternative and underground music. This festival boasts an impressive lineup of diverse genres and creates a vibrant atmosphere, earning the Dour Festival a reputation as a unique musical journey. Among the exciting artists set to take the stage are names like Brutus, Gazo, and Ice Spice. Prepare for a musical adventure where different styles come together and enjoy the lively vibes that make Dour Festival an unforgettable experience. The festival provides a platform for alternative and emerging artists, making it a beloved destination for music enthusiasts seeking new and boundary-pushing sounds.

Gentse Feesten – Ghent (July 15-24)

The Gentse Feesten transformed the historic city of Ghent into a lively cultural spectacle. The streets are filled with festive energy through street theater, live performances, and markets. This family-friendly event offers a unique glimpse into the charm of Ghent during ten days of art, music, and fun. Among the exciting artists enriching the event are names like The Policed and Stunning Suzy. Prepare for an enchanting period where the city buzzes with creativity and festivities, and where families and friends come together to enjoy the rich culture that Ghent has to offer during these special days. The Gentse Feesten promises to be an unforgettable experience, soaked in the unique atmosphere of this historic city.

Tomorrowland – Boom (July 20-22 & 27-29)

Tomorrowland, the electronic music haven, is gearing up for an epic edition in 2024. The picturesque town of Boom will once again be the epicenter of enchanting beats and visual spectacle. With world-famous artists and breathtaking stages, Tomorrowland promises to be a magical experience once again. Dance the night away under the summer stars with the energy of unparalleled DJs like Martin Garrix, David Guetta, and Dimitri Vegas. Prepare for an electronic journey full of excitement, where the boundaries between music, art, and the audience blur. Tomorrowland 2024 is ready to welcome dance enthusiasts from around the world for an unforgettable festival that stimulates the senses and captures the hearts of attendees.

Sfinks Mixed – Boechout (July 21-24)

Sfinks Mixed Festival, located in Boechout, is known for its world music and diverse cultural programming. Experience a colorful palette of music styles, dance performances, and culinary delights. Sfinks Mixed Festival promises a journey around the world in just a few days, allowing you to enjoy the rich diversity of our world. Among the exciting artists set to take the stage are names like Yemi Alade, Emicida, and K.zia. Let yourself be enchanted by their unique sounds and enjoy the cosmopolitan atmosphere that characterizes this festival. Sfinks Mixed Festival invites you to explore the boundaries of music and culture, offering an unforgettable experience where the world comes together in harmony.

ESPERANZAH – Floreffe (July 26-28)

Esperanzah! is an international music festival in Floreffe, Belgium. The festival stands out for its commitment to various genres, including world music, reggae, and hip-hop. In addition to musical performances, Esperanzah! emphasizes social and environmental awareness, creating a unique and socially conscious festival experience. Enjoy performances by Fatoumata Diawara, Michael Kiwanuka, Manu Chao, and Gregory Porter, which further enhance the diverse and meaningful atmosphere of the festival.

Belgium in 2024 offers an abundance of festival experiences for all music lovers and partygoers. Whether you prefer alternative music, electronic beats, or urban vibes, there is something for everyone. Get ready to dance, enjoy fantastic live performances, and experience the unique atmosphere of the Belgian festival scene!

Lokerse Feesten – Lokeren (July 30 – August 8)

Lokerse Feesten, a ten-day festival in the city of Lokeren, offers a diverse mix of music genres, ranging from pop and rock to electronic beats. With a relaxed atmosphere and a varied lineup, this festival is a perfect choice for a summer evening full of entertainment. Among the exciting artists set to take the stage are names like Anne-Marie, Joost, and Korn. Immerse yourself in the musical versatility and enjoy a vibrant atmosphere during this dynamic event. It promises to be an unforgettable ten-day period, where diverse musical flavors come together and contribute to the lively atmosphere of Lokerse Feesten.

Ronquières Festival – Ronquières (August 2-4)

Ronquières Festival, located at the unique inclined plane of Ronquières, offers an eclectic lineup of pop, rock, and alternative music. The view of the impressive inclined plane makes this festival extra special. Some of the notable artists set to take the stage include PLK, RORI, and SWING. Let yourself be enchanted by the diverse musical sounds while enjoying the breathtaking landscape of the inclined plane of Ronquières. The festival promises to offer a unique and memorable experience, where music and architectural beauty come together at this special location.

Suikerrock – Tienen (August 4-6)

Suikerrock, a city festival that brings the center of Tienen to life with a mix of pop, rock, and electronic music, promises a sweet taste of music in the heart of the city. Among the featured artists is Oscar and the Wolf.

Antilliaanse Feesten – Hoogstraten (August 8-10)

Antilliaanse Feesten in Hoogstraten brings the Caribbean atmosphere to Belgium with live performances from Latin and Caribbean artists. Let yourself be carried away by the summer sounds of Coco Band, Era, and Fuego.

Alcatraz Hard Rock & Metal Festival – Kortrijk (August 11-13)

Alcatraz Hard Rock & Metal Festival, held in Kortrijk, guarantees a hefty dose of hard rock and metal. Prepare for intense guitar riffs and powerful performances from bands like Saxon, Epica, and Mayhem.

Pukkelpop – Kiewit (August 15-18)

Pukkelpop, a festival that has earned its place in the international festival arena, offers a unique experience in the green surroundings of Kiewit. With a diverse lineup, ranging from indie and rock to electronic beats, the festival appeals to a broad audience. Various stages and a relaxed atmosphere make Pukkelpop a favorite among festivalgoers who love diversity. Among the many artists set to take the stage are exciting names like Goldband, Denzel Curry, Charlotte De Witte, Jorja Smith, Hedex, Inhaler, and Raye. Let yourself be enchanted by the eclectic mix of music genres and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere that characterizes Pukkelpop. The festival promises to offer an unforgettable experience, where music lovers come together to enjoy a wide range of musical talents in a beautiful festival setting.

Afro C Festival – (August 16-17)

Afro C Festival, held in Bree, is a celebration of African culture with music, dance, and culinary delights. Discover the diversity of the African continent with performances from Locomondo, Meta & The Cornerstones, Pura Vida, and Vaudou Game.

Leffingeleuren – Leffinge (September 13-15)

Leffingeleuren is an intimate festival in Leffinge with a focus on alternative and indie music. Discover emerging artists and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, with performances from Hilary Woods, Jimothy Lacoste, and Bob Log III.