Comic Con, Space, Pride and More – Your May Events in Brussels!

Events in May of Brussels Special Venues

How’s your Spring been so far? Dive into the season by filling your days with May events in Brussels. Amazing activities are coming up! 

Get ready for some vibrant experiences right on your doorstep in Brussels. From Titanic displays and outer world expos to make-your-own tacos workshops, Pride celebrations and more, here’s what’s on in May at some of Brussel’s Special Venue’s top locations. 

Unleash Your Inner Geek at Comic Con! 

Calling all gamers and Marvel maniacs, the best time of the year is almost upon us! If you’re a proud member of Geek culture, you can’t miss Comic Con Brussels, happening May 11th and 12th. 

Fantasy meets imagination meets reality as you engage with your favourite content creators, dress up in cosplay costumes, interact with fellow superfans and take home exclusive memorabilia. 

Whether you’re a seasoned cosplayer, a newcomer or curious about the scene, there’s something for everyone at Comic Con Brussels. Get ready for this weekend of fun and adventure at Tours and Taxi’s event hub

Where? Sheds & Gare Maritime Avenue du Port 86C, Bruxelles, Belgium (part of Tour & Taxis event hub)
When? 11 May and 12 May
Times: various time slots

Titanic Exhibition: The Untold Story 

If you haven’t already, don’t miss your (last) chance to experience history with a fascinating Titanic Exhibition in Brussels. The months-long display, which ends on 20th May, brings the doomed ship to life in a unique light. This time, through the eyes of its passengers. 

Walk through 16,000 square feet of recreated rooms while admiring real shipwreck artefacts. As you explore the exhibit, discover the poignant accounts of everyday people and hear their experiences aboard the now-infamous vessel. 

Buy your tickets and add this to your list of May Brussels Activities! Learn the untold stories of those on the ship and let their experiences come alive. 

Where? Sheds, Avenue du Port 86C, Brussels, 1000 Belgium (part of Tour & Taxis event hub)
When? Until the 20th May 

Pride at Wolf 

Looking to celebrate Pride with May events in Brussels? Celebrate in style at WOLF Food Market. Don’t miss their legendary party on 18 May featuring fierce queens, a fabulous drag queen performance and an unforgettable night of dancing.

Express yourself and support the LGBTQIA community at WOLF’s Pride Celebration. Oh, and be dressed to impress (best dressed wins first prize)!

And that’s not all. Jam-packed with many Brussels May activities, the party continues at WOLF all May long. Their exciting line-up features workshops on how to make authentic tacos and original, slurp-worthy ramen, as well as the last installation of their now-famous Food Fights. If you love to cook, indulge in new food or simply enjoy an inclusive atmosphere, come to WOLF this May.  Learn about their May event’s programme here.

Where? Wolvengracht 50, 1000 Brussels
When? 18 May
Times: starts at 3 pm with a drag queen show 

Outer World Experiences at Planet Happiness 

Planet Happiness offers an immersive outer-world experience that captivates and demystifies the mysteries of space. 

This spring, embark on a cosmic family-friendly event at Plein Publiek BXL. It’s like nothing you’ve ever experienced before.

Perfect for anyone with a curious mind, prepare for a fascinating journey through the Milky Way. Don’t delay – this epic astral experience ends at the end of May. Click here to learn more! 

Where? Kunstberg / Mont des Arts 5, 1000 Brussels
When? Until 26 May 2024
Times: Slots are available from 10 am onwards, from 15 minutes until 3 pm or 6 pm, depending on the date. 

Resplendent Dining at Maison du Cygne

Are you looking for a touch of luxury at your next event? Host your next special occasion at Maison du Cygne, one of our newest luxury members for 2024.

Step into an enchanting world at Maison du Cygne, leaving behind real life at their opulent doors. 

Several refined lounges await you, boasting elegant chandeliers, masterful oil paintings and classic wooden panelling. 

Dazzle your guests with a gourmet dining experience, with meals and desserts perfectly paired with beautiful wines.

Where? Grand-Place 9, 1000 Bruxelles
When? Monday to Saturday
Times: 7:30 am to 7 pm 

May Events Guide: Fun Mondays at La Tricoterie!

Got the Monday blues? Make them feel like Fridays at La Tricoterie. 

La Tricoterie’s Knitter’s Cafe buzzes with vibrant activity every Monday, offering a unique blend of fun and relaxing May events in Brussels.

On their agenda are Open Stage and Jam Night – free Brussels Activities. Come along and celebrate music and art over a meal and drinks. If you’re a singer or artist, share your talent and perform for a caring, musical-loving audience. 

For a laid-back start to the week, round up a few friends for a board game night and start the week on a good note.

If you’re peckish and feel like a treat, try their 100% artisanal veggie burgers, only available on Mondays!

Where? Rue Théodore Verhaegen/Théodore Verhaegenstraat, 158 1060 Bruxelles/Brussel
When? Every Monday
Times: 6:30pm until 10:30 pm 

May Must-Do: The Brussels Record Fair

Attention vinyl lovers: the Brussels Record Fair, a one-of-a-kind musical experience in Brussels, takes place on the 12th of May. Mark the date!

The fair, which has run for over ten years, is known for its vast selection of quality gems, vintage finds and rare collector’s items.

Whether you’re a dedicated vinyl collector or love good music, the Brussels Record Fair caters for everyone. Dig for the songs and artists you love that have shaped your life – pop, rock, jazz or RNB, or find that missing piece of your collection. The fair also offers a mix of fan club memorabilia, stacks of CDS and DVDs, foreign releases and more. Enjoy beats from the past for cheap at May events in Brussels like this one!

Where? Galerie Ravenstein (Rue Ravenstein, 1000 Bruxelles)
When? 12 May 2024
Times: 10 am to 9 pm (VIP access from 9 am)

Free Jazz at the Lotto Brussels Jazz Weekend! 

What’s on in May? City-wide jazz, that’s what. The Lotta Brussels Jazz Weekend is coming, offering their FREE and much-anticipated open-air concerts across Brussels. An expected 30,000 music lovers will attend this ever-popular event in Brussels. 

Lose yourself in the diverse styles – from the smooth beats of blues-rock to the upbeat tones of classical swing and everything in between. 

Whether you’re a long-time lover or looking to have fun with friends and discover new genres, experience the best live music in Brussels at this free event. This extravaganza, which brings everyone of all ages together, is a musical highlight of the season. 

Learn more about their various programmes here to find your favourite jazz beats. This free event in Brussels is a great way to spend a weekend!

Where? Various locations across Brussels
When? 24, 25 and 26 May 2024
Times: Various times across the weekend

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