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famillesFestival : History

Carolus Festival

Carolus Festival
© VisitBrussels
  • Opening periods
    • from Tuesday 17 May 2016 to Wednesday 31 August 2016
    • Address:
      Mont des Arts 7
      1000 BRUXELLESBelgium

    • MAPS: Google Maps

    2nd edition of an event that's growing! Many activities linked to Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and his era. At Coudenberg Palace from 23/05 to 01/09.


    • Initiation to Renaissance dances,
    • meet the characters of the Ommegang and a phot shoot,
    • guided tours,
    • games from the Breugel era,
    • creation of family crests,
    • costumes workshop,
    • competition to participate in the Ommegang parade,
    • waffles galore!
    • and lots, lots more!

    VisitBrussels, the Ommegang and Coudenberg have come together to offer a schedule which increases Brussels' national and international notoriety and exposure in terms of the cultural and heritage landscape of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor and his era.

    This collaboration aims to develop this theme year on year to satisfy fans of history and heritage.

    What is the Ommegang?

    Discover it here!

    The Ommegang is also a host of historical activities.


    • tel. : +32 (0) 2 563 61 79
    • website :
    • email :




    We are not responsible for any changes in dates and/or programmes. Please contact the organiser prior to departure.