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The Fête des Hurlus: a folkloric festival in Mouscron

  • Folklore and Tradition
Event planned for the month of October 2020
Dates and programme may be subject to change.

The Fête des Hurlus is quite a vibrant one: music, folkloric groups, artisans... Join the fun in Mouscron in October 2019.

The program

Friday evening: lantern procession

Saturday: folkloric groups, majorettes, artisans, musicians gather on the Grand Place, turning it into a festive market. Music (trumpets and drums) will add to the atmosphere along the weekend. There will be another procession at 4 pm.

Sunday afternoon: A tall ladder will be brought on the Grand Place at 5.30 pm. From the very top will be thrown Hurlus, dolls representing the Lutherians who terrorised the city in the 16th century. The crowd will do their best to catch them.

Schedule

Event planned for the month of October 2020
Dates and programme may be subject to change.
The information provided is an indication only. We advise you to inquire directly with the organisers of the event that interests you before you leave.