IRIS Festival 2024: A free event in Brussels-Capital!

IRIS Festival 2024: A free event in Brussels-Capital!
Iris Festival 2024

Updated on April 30, 2024 by pierre

The Iris Festival, an unmissable event in Brussels, returns this year to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Brussels-Capital Region. From Saturday May 4 to Sunday May 5, 2024, the capital will vibrate to the rhythm of this emblematic festival.

Discover the Brussels Administrations at the Public Village

At the heart of the event, the Public Village will welcome different Brussels administrations to help you discover their projects and their daily work. Brussels Finance and Budget will invite you to manage the budget like a real Minister of Finance, while Brussels ConnectIT will present its Archives service and the Brussels Youth to Digital program. Brussels International will reveal to you an interactive map of all its investments in Brussels, and Equal.brussels will come to meet you to talk about equal opportunities. Finally, Bruxelles Mobilité will help you discover its missions to improve your daily life on the road.

Free Entertainment Throughout the City

You can also enjoy many free activities in different places in the city. On Saturday May 4, the Iris Festival will be celebrated in the municipalities of Schaerbeek, Evere and Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, with activities for the whole family. In the evening, Place des Palais will be transformed into a dance floor for the Iris Tipik Electro Night, with DJ sets from Belgian and French artists.

A Day of Discovery and Festivities on Sunday

On Sunday May 5, the open day “The lawyer in the heart of the city” will allow you to discover the role of the lawyer in society, while the Brussels Parliament Festival will offer activities and concerts throughout the day. the day. At the same time, the Parc de Bruxelles will host circus shows, street theater, dance and many other creative performances.

Iris Festival (c) IRIS_Brochure.pdf (visit.brussels)

Practical information

  • access: The festival is largely held in the Place des Palais and Parc de Bruxelles area. Metro lines 1 and 5 stop Parc – Tram lines 92 and 94 stop Royale – Bus lines 27, 38, 71 and 95 stop Royale.
  • Duration: Saturday May 4 and Sunday May 5, 2024 at the times of the various events offered.
  • Fees : Access to the Iris Festival is free!


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