• Folklore and Tradition

Come and watch this amazing cavalcade: a tradition dating back to Pagan times and referring to spring as an eternal rebirth.

The first Châtelet cavalcade was organized in 1861 for a philanthropic purpose, replacing the usual military march with resounding success. At the time, the organization of such an event left no one indifferent, each neighbourhood taking pride in joining. The procession finds inspiration in popular traditions, exotic folklore and local history.

The cavalcade of Châtelet, though still traditional, proves as diverse as it is colourful: amazing characters (the "Gilles"), floats, bonfire, fireworks.

 

COVID-19 : We do our best to inform you with the latest updates... Best, though, to check with the operator or lodging you have made a booking with before getting on the road. Please note that the Covid Safe Ticket (or health passport) is mandatory in Wallonia, starting November 1st, 2021.  Infos
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Event planned for the month of April 2022 (1)


(1) Dates and programme may be subject to change.

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