The Ommegang
Gala Event at the Grand Place of Brussel

Wednesday, 1 July and Friday, 3 July 2020, from 20:45

Gates open from 20:00

  In front of City Hall (Tribune B):
      52 € 

  In front of the Maison des Ducs de Brabant (Tribune H):
      52 €- 42 € 

  VIP places in front of the Maison des Ducs de Brabant (covered seating):
      82 € 


A bilingual (FR – NL) programme will be available the nights of the gala, at a cost of €5 per booklet.
Access to the site is via the streets indicated on your admission ticket.
Even if it should rain, the gala will still continue. Please note that the use of umbrellas is prohibited so as not to restrict or interfere with the viewing pleasure of other spectators. It is recommended therefore to come prepared with rain-proof garments.

Crossbow Archery Contest 

Wednesday, 26 July and Friday, 3 July 2020, starting at 19:20
Free Access
Grand Sablon, in front of the esplanade

Renaissance Market

1, 2, 3 & 4 July, from 12:00 to 21:00
Free Access
Programme: Artisans and craftsmen from all over Europe

Parade route, Ommegang Procession

Wednesday, 26 July and Friday, 3 July 2020
Free Access

 Programme: The Procession will make its way through various streets in Brussels until arriving at the Grand Place.

  Advance Cortege: Leaving Park Royal at 20:40

  Historical Procession: Leaving the Sablon at 20:50

Renaissance Village at Park Royal 

1, 2, 3 & 4 July, from 12:00 to 21:00
Free Access

Entry across from the Royal Palace

Programme: Renaissance market, the Ommegang tournaments, jousts, knights in combat, activities for children, refreshment stands (drinks, food, Ommegang ale)




Wednesday, 01 July and Friday, 03 July 2020

Our Partners

Russian Center
Artisans de l’histoire
Visit Brussels
Ommegang Bière
Ville de Bruxelles
Paris Match
La Première
Hotel Metropole Brussels
It 3
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The historical re-enactment of the gala fête on 2 June 1549, organised by the Magistrate of Brussels, and given in honour of the Emperor Charles V “Quint”, his son Phillipe, Infant of Spain and Duke of Brabant, and his sisters, Maria, Queen of Hungary and Eleanore, Queen Dowager of France (widow of Francis I) at the Grand Place of Brussels. Departure of the procession of the Guilds and Serments of the Sablon.

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Rue des Tanneurs, 180
1000 Bruxelles