Saturdays, 11:30pm-6am, at You Night Club, 18 Rue Duquesnoy. DJs: MILO SAVIC & MAN. Weekly LGBT/straight-friendly dance party, young mixed crowd, theme nights. Incredible energies empowered by the highest DEEP HOUSE MUSIC + Hip Hop nights. Lots of photos online. 17+ boys / 16+ girls 10€.
One Saturday, every other month, 11pm at Biberium Club, 55 Cantersteen (Central Station). Alternative dance night, mixed crowd trash party with guest DJs, Pampy Ta Mere, and Eric (Bitchy Butch). Cover charge €8. See fb for monthly details.
Every Sunday 10:30pm-4am at You Cub, 18 Rue Duquesnoy. Stylish, young and mixed crowd, free entry before midnight, chill out & relax or follow the heatwave on the dancefloor. RESIDENT DJs C-snow & Alex Chesko. 10 € cover charge. See fb for updates.
"...party changes as we change and influences do... wherever we feel home and able to throw a party in Antwerp, Ghent and Brussels." See Vicuna for the five times/year dance, with guest DJs, innovative/ quality music, mainly vinyl for special occasions -rare energy, rare as the animal itself. Release the deep/dark/dirty beast.
Fridays + Saturdays, 9pm-3am at Le Baroque, Kolenmarktstraat 44, rue du Marché au Charbon. Party for bears and friends with a rotation of guest DJs. See details at website:
February 2, 2017, 7:30pm. A noisy alliance of two men and a woman go to town hall hoping to be united in marriage. No luck, this is France in 2016 and the exasperated mayor dismisses them with invective. So they set out to travel the country to see if freedom can be found: to the sea, the city, the family, to school. An enraged, funny and insubordinate on the road movie.
February 3, 2017, 10pm-noon, Fuse Club. Monthly gay circuit club dance on three levels with DJs: Andrei Stan (RO); Sebastien Triumph (FR); Pagano (UK); John Dixon (FR); Kenne Perry (BE); Dikky Vendetta (NL); Elias (ES); Steven Redant (ES); Bernard Gavilan (BE); Kenne Perry (BE). VJ: AlexEtJeremy (NL). Tickets: € 20 (€ 15 age 26 or under). Coming: Apr 14-17 Easter Weekend.
February 4, 2017, 10pm-8am, Bazaar Club. Fetish party, 2 dance floors, hot kinky male go-go/strippers, hot shows thru the night, men-only dark cruise room, dancer shows. Host: Aymeric DeVille (Revelation+Titanmen exclusive). DJs Saeed (RU), Jon Frost (UK), Jordan Rag (BE), Rafa Nunes (BR). Under-26 price: €5 discount. Afterhours at Sauna Macho. Next: Mar 11; Apr 8; Apr 29; May 20.
February 5, 2016 10:30pm-5:30am at You Night Club, rue Duquesnoy 18. Queer dance party in two rooms - The BIG and Famous party bringing Flemish and Walloon people together in one amazing venue! Back with a bang: F.M.I.F presents international DJ/ Producer PETER LUTS to overwhelm you with love and crazy house beats. Special effects, tons of confetti, big explosions and gadgets.
April 14-16, 2017. FRI OPENING 10pm/ Fuse. SAT MAIN 9pm-8am/ Palais 12, Av de Miramarlaan. Amazing shows, 65 dancers/acrobats. SUN CLOSING 10pm/ Fuse. DJs Pagano; Steven Redant; Chris Bekker; Phil Romano; Sebastien Triumph; John Dixon; Oliver M; Fabio White; Jon Doe; Dikky Vendetta; Elias; D’Alessandro; Andrei Stan; Kenne Perry; Bernard Gavilan; Jo; Breizbear. VJs AlexEtJeremy.
April - May, 2017 (TBC) at Cinematek. Pride Festival joins with Cinematek for the 5th year to reflect on representations of transgender people in the cinema; questioning deep social and cultural constructions of feminine and masculine, transgender character binary mode: Man / Woman, Good / Evil.
May 19-21, 2017, parties, parade, brunch, culture, shopping, debates, conferences and more, with 70,000 peoples at the center of Brussels, in the heart of Europe. The Saturday Parade will start at 2pm in front of la Bourse. As it moves through the streets, DJs host the party at Place de la Bourse, where as usual, PrideVillage will be erected. See more details online.
June 17-21, 2017 (TBC). Music of every kind from all around the world - in the streets, concert venues and clubs all around Brussels ans beyond, See website for the full program.
Mid-June, 2017 (TBC) at Flagey, 27 rue du Belvédère. International film, 8-12 screenings per day over eight days; national competition for short films, White and Golden Iris Awards, premieres. Tickets 7.50 euros per film, 25 euros for a five-pack.
June 30 - August 6, 2017 at Quai des Péniches, Akenkaai, Canal de Bruxelles. Open-air cultural events, music, film and opera entertainment, sports activities, food and drinks stalls. See their Facebook page for daily program listings.
October 7, 2017, 7pm-5am. NUIT BLANCHE artists will invade the European district for the first time. Theme: Borders, a highly topical issue, aims to break down barriers between individuals, cultures and disciplines, to help bring people together through art. performances, installations, projections at the Concert Noble, Solvay Library, plus lesser-known neighbourhood nooks and crannies.
Early October, 2017. Four-day weekend bears' gathering. Past year included: THU 4pm opening reception -Bar La Reserve. FRI 5-7pm reception at NH HOTEL panoramic rooftop terrace w/ Mr Bear Belgium candidates; bar hopping. SAT 12-3pm RUGBY BEARPRIDE CUP at KITURO club; 10pm-5am MR BEAR BELGIUM election. SUN noon Sauna Oasis BEAR SPLASH + brunch; 3pm Stammbar naked/underwear party.
October, 2017 at Passage 44, Ommegangstraat 16-20 and other venues in Brusells, Charleroi, Dinant, Gembloux, Jette, Louvain-la-Neuve, Mons, Namur, Verviers + Virton. The 31st year, events of three weeks; activities include LGBT cinema screenings, book fair, conferences and debates, as well as exhibitions -- a cultural festival open to all. See details online for more info as announced:
November 9-18, 2017 (TBC) at Cinéma Nova, 3 Rue d'Arenberg/ Arenbergstraat. 15th Annual LGBTQ Film Festival. Almost 80 films, performances, exposition, concerts, parties, surprises. FOCUS Xpérimentations; AKS trans film festival; Porn with a difference - two midnight sessions.
Late December, 2017 (TBC) at Bozar & CINEMATEK cinemas. Annual 4-day retropective for the Belgian film of the year from a selection of the best Dutch and French-language films, flanked by previews, special projections, debates and Q & A's, plus several screenings with guest filmmakers in attendance.