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Prepare to discover Namur: take note of the big festive events that transform the city into ‘planet people’: a circus in the open air where huge gatherings take place.
Namur in May, Festival des Arts Forains — May
Every year during a weekend, Namur is transformed with the arrival of fairground arts festival. Shows (some free and for others there will be a fee charged), a cabaret, concerts, a vintage and designers’ market, legends, magical decorations, etc. – this is what the town offers you on its pedestrianised streets for an amazing time filled with laughter.
Les Fêtes de Wallonie — 3rd weekend of September
Created in 1923, these festivities celebrate the Walloon patriotism and spirit. For five days, the festival invades the town and more than 250,000 people gather there for it. Numerous bars set up on the pavements and the activities follow like concerts, folk dancing or even the famous stilt walkers’ fight.
Le FIFF, Festival International du Film Francophone — Late September - Early October
With more than a hundred French-language films presented during a week, it’s a festival not to be missed! You’ll be able to attend the previews but also to vote for your favourite. The FIFF is an international competition which gathers a jury of well-known actors and professionals.
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- © John SwijsenFrom 31 October to 01 November 2020NamurFolklore and Tradition
Halloween at the citadel of NamurWho would have guessed the Terra Nova estate was haunted? Ghosts will be showing up at the Citadel of Namur this Halloween: the perfect excuse for games and fancy dress!
- © WBT - J.L. FlémalFrom 13 to 14 November 2020NamurVisit
A torch-lit walk in the citadel of NamurThis torch-lit walk is the perfect opportunity to (re)discover the citadel of Namur...
- © WBT - Anibal TrejoFebruary 2021NamurTrade fair
The Salon des Vignerons namurois at the Citadel of NamurThe winemakers from the Namur region will be delighted to share their passion with you in this convivial atmosphere - and budget-friendly prices!
- © WBT - J.P. RemyMay 2021Annevoie-rouillonFolklore and Tradition
Venetian costumes in the Annevoie gardensThe sumptuous gardens will feature a superb selection of Venetian costumes.
- © Skuds-Simon FusillierJune 2021NamurDemonstration
Quai Novèle in Namur | Summer by the riverThe Quai Novèle in Namur is the place to meet with loved ones, enjoy a drink, play pétanque or dream away by the river this summer.
- © Pixabay - Free PhotosJune 2021NamurFestival
Verdur: the oldest free festival in WalloniaNamur is celebrating. Vedur, the oldest free festival in Wallonia, will take place in the Théâtre de Verdure.
- © WBT - J.L. FlémalJuly 2021NamurFolklore and Tradition
Les Médiévales de la Citadelle | A biennial dedicated to Middle Ages in NamurLet the Médiévales de la Citadelle de Namur transport you to the Middle Ages: there are hours of amazing shows to enjoy during this extraordinary weekend. The next event will take place in July 2020.
- © WBT - Christelle AnceauAugust 2021NamurFestival
Les Solidarités | Festivities in the citadel of NamurThe citadel of Namur invites you to join Solidarités: these cheerful, vibrant, multicultural and family friendly festivities are sure to enchant you. The next event will take place in 2021.
- © meineresterampeFrom 27 October 2019 to 27 December 2020JambesFlea market
Jambes flea marketThe flea market takes place every Sunday morning in Jambes, from 7 am to 1 pm. It is located on both sides on the Pont de Jambes, on the Quai de Meuse and Boulevard de la Meuse.
- © MAHMFrom 16 June to 06 December 2020GodinneExhibition
Exhibitions at the Haute Meuse Archaeological Museum | GodinneThe Musée archéologique de la Haute-Meuse (MAHM, Haute Muse Archaeological Museum), in Godinne, features 3 temporary exhibitions sure to delight history lovers.
- © Christian GenardFrom 11 July to 25 October 2020NamurExhibition
Pas son genre | An exhibition on stereotypes at the Bateliers Archéologie (Namur)Pas son genre (Not his/the type) questions the concept of stereotypes in archaeology and the consequences in research. This fantastic exhibition can be seen at the Pôle muséal des Bateliers de Namur.
- © WBT - Denis ErroyauxFrom 12 September 2020 to 03 January 2021NamurExhibition
Adjugé - An exhibition at the Félicien Rops MuseumThis exhibition at the Félicien Rops Museum gives an incredible insight into the art world between 1850 and 1900. Visitors will discover which strategies used to live from their passion, the locations and patrons they depended on as well as a fantastic selection of art works.
- © Galerie AarnorFrom 09 October to 01 November 2020Jemeppe-sur-sambreExhibition
Biophormism: an adventure | See Munisamy's work in SpyBiophormism: an adventure is an exhibition dedicated to Owen Munisamy, an artist from Liège. See it at the Galerie Aarnor de Spy.
- © VanCleefArpelsSAFrom 24 October 2020 to 31 January 2021NamurExhibition
Vert désir | An exhibition on green stones at the TreM.a (Namur)Green, colour of hope. Was it always the case? This new exhibition at the TreM.a, Musée des Arts anciens de Namur, will reveal it all.
- © Romolo TavaniFrom 24 to 25 October 2020NamurTrade fair
The HOPE fair | 100 projects to change the worldThe HOPE fair gathered 100 sustainable projects to give them more impact and share them with the public. Associations, entrepreneurs, social initiatives: everyone can help!
- © WBT - J.P. RemyNovember 2020NamurChristmas market
Namur Christmas marketThe city will be bathed in colours and lights for Christmas with the traditional market stretching along Place de l'Ange, Place d'Armes and Place du Théâtre. Expect much cheerfulness, choirs, folkloric groups, concerts and marching bands!
- © Couleur / PixabayDecember 2020NamurTrade fair
Namur's international wine and gastronomy fairOver a hundred winemakers will join the 28th edition of this event, presenting 500 different creations. And yes, tasting is very much on the cards... In Namur, December 7-9th, 2018.
- © Dariusz Sankowski / PixabayDecember 2020NamurTrade fair
Namur book fairThis book fair gathers booksellers, comic book and postcard lovers and collectors of beautiful books.
- © WBT - Anibal TrejoDecember 2020NamurFolklore and Tradition
Namur's New Year's Eve fireworksReady for New Year's Eve? Namur, the capital of Wallonia invites you to watch its stunning fireworks to start the new year in a cheerful atmosphere.
- © Philippe Berger /Vers LAvenir 1975January 2021NamurExhibition
Namur press photographers restrospectivePress photographers invite you to revisit, through pictures, the events of importance of the past year.
- © Les Chevaliers d'EminesJanuary 2021EminesFolklore and Tradition
The Dragon Carnival | Festivities in EminesJoin the Knights of Emines and share the town's love for the Dragon carnival.
- © Amaury ChristopheFebruary 2021BougeFolklore and Tradition
Bouge winter bonfireThe great fires are a long-established tradition: Come to burn the winter man and welcome the arrival of spring, in Bouge.
- © Maksym YemelyanovMarch 2021Moustier-sur-sambreFestival
Festival of Belgian movies at Moustier-sur-SambreDiscover the rising stars of Belgium cinema at this fantastic festival, paying tribute to actors, directors but also technicians...
- © WBT - J.P. RemyMarch 2021NamurFestival
Chambres avec Vues | An artistic trail in NamurJoin the new edition of Chambres avec Vues (Bedrooms with view) in the capital of Wallonia.
- © Kim FoucartMarch 2021Fosses-la-villeFolklore and Tradition
The Chinels Carnival | Fosses-la-VilleThis amazing carnival is known for the quality of its costumes. Expect to be wowed!
- © PixabayMarch 2021NamurFestival
The Confluent Jazz Festival | In JambesThe Confluent Jazz Festival, dedicated to all styles this genre has to offer, will take place in Jambes April 20-21, 2018.
- © FolkNamApril 2021NamurFolklore and Tradition
FOLKNAM: a day celebrating Namur's folkloric traditionsDiscDiscover how rich and diverse Namur's colourful traditional folkloric heritage is. The town's folklore guilds joined by prestigious guests, will take over the streets of Namur for the occasion. The programover the richness and diversity of a colourful traditional folkloric heritage: Namur's.
- © sportografApril 2021NamurRace or competition
Namur International marathon | Push your limitsLove a challenge? Then join the Namur marathon! The 42 km itinerary is a wonderful opportunity to discover the capital of Wallonia and its region.
- © copyright WBTApril 2021WépionDemonstration
Wépion's Sex toy huntLeave chocolate hunting to children this Easter: a unique hunt awaits in Wépion on April 14th, 2019... A sex toy one!
- © WBT - J.L. FlémalApril 2021JambesRace or competition
The Rallye de Wallonie (Namur)An absolute must for car rally fans!
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