• Folklore and Tradition

20 different groups, 500 Gilles, 150 musicians and confetti all around: this folkloric event in Fleurus is sure to wow you.

The cavalcade tradition dates back to Pagan times: a way to celebrate spring as the rebirth of nature.

History

In the 1880s, the city of Charleroi was already celebrating its 20th cavalcade its 50th carnival - the biggest hit in the region at the time! The small town of Fleurus decided to join in and organise its own event if only to revitalize local trade. The tradition still goes on...

Program

The event takes place every year on Easter Sunday, with the procession going through the city from 3 pm. Fireworks in the evening will make the carnival even more memorable.

Contact

6220Fleurus
COVID-19 : Recreational/tourist travel to and from Belgium is prohibited from Wednesday 27 January to Monday 1 April 2021. In accordance with the latest Covid-19 restrictions, most museums, tourist attractions and information centres are now closed in Wallonia, and events cancelled. We do our best to keep our information up to date but it's always best to check with the site you wish to visit before heading there - by phone, email, social media or simply a look at their website - to see their latest opening hours and entry conditions. Some will prefer you to book your ticket in advance. Infos
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Event planned for the month of April 2021 (1)


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

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