Holidays in January
New Year’s Day
Just like many other European countries, the New Year is always celebrated passionately in Belgium. It is a public holiday.
Folks enjoy a public holiday on the first Monday after Easter Sunday. There is no fix date for this event.
Holidays in May
Just like the entire world, Labour Day is always observed keenly in Belgium.
A public holiday, that comes exactly 40 days after Easter.
Also known as Pentecost Monday, this day is observed on the seventh Monday after Easter.
Holidays in July
It is also known as Independence Day. Belgium has been a parliamentary democracy since the installation of Leopold I as king, on July 21, 1831.
Holidays in August
This day is observed in commemoration of Assumption of Mary.
Holidays in November
All Saints Day
This traditional event is celebrated on November 1st.
Armistice Day (November 11)
The Dutch don't wait much for another holiday after All Saints Day, as the Armistice Day comes right after 10 days.
Holidays in December
The entire Christian community celebrates this day on 25th December.