Belgium Christmas Market Opening Dates 2022: Officially Confirmed!

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When do Christmas markets open in Belgium this year?

If you’re trying to research the answer to this question, you may have run into some trouble… that’s because the opening dates for Christmas markets in Belgium vary by town, city & region.

That’s why we created this page for you, so you can peep the opening dates for Belgium’s Christmas Markets quickly and at a glance.

We hope you find it helpful!

This list is by no means exhaustive, and includes mainly bigger Christmas markets that we could find official websites and dates for. Let us know in the comments if you have any more we should add.

NOTE: Most Christmas markets don’t announce their confirmed dates until a few months before, so please excuse the sparse list for the time being! We’ll be sure to update this list with more dates as soon as they are released. Let us know in the comments if you know of any we should add for 2022!

Belgium Christmas Market Opening Dates 2022

As of January 2022, the dates for Belgium’s 2022 Christmas markets have not yet been officially announced or confirmed.

But for now, here is a table summarizing the opening dates of Belgian Christmas markets from 2021.

While exact dates do change year to year, you can use last year’s dates to estimate when this year’s markets will take place.

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LocationChristmas Market Name2021 DatesOfficial WebsiteHotels
AntwerpAntwerp Christmas MarketCancelledOfficial Website
ArlonMarché de Noël SolidaireDec 10 - 12
Dec 17 - 20
Official Website
BassengeArtisanal Craft Market at the Wonck CavesCancelledOfficial Website
BeloeilBeloeil Christmas MarketDec 4 - 5Official Website
BincheBinche Christmas MarketDec 10 - 12
Dec 15 - 19
Official Website
BrugesBruges Christmas Market & Winter GlowNov 26 – Jan, 2022 [for Bruges Winter Glow]Official Website
BrusselsBrussels Winter WondersNov 26 - Jan 2, 2022Official Website
CharleroiCharleroi Christmas VillageNov 26 - Jan 8, 2022Official Website
DurbuyDurbuy Christmas Market and Ice RinkNov 26 - Dec 12Official Website
EnghienEnghien Christmas MarketDec 17 - 19Official Website
EupenEupen Christmas MarketDec 10 - 12Official Website
GhentGhent Christmas MarketCancelledOfficial Website
HasseltWinterland HasseltNov 20 to Jan 9, 2022Official Website
HouyetMarché de Noël de HouyetDec 12 - 13Official Website
LeuvenLeuven Christmas MarketCancelledOfficial Website
LiègeLiège Christmas VillageNov 26 - Dec 30Official Website
Maredsous Abbey
Marché de Noël de MaredsousNov 19 - Dec 26Official Website
MonsMons: Coeur en NeigeDec 4 - Jan 3, 2022Official Website
NamurNamur Christmas MarketNov 26 - Dec 31Official Website
OstendWinter in het ParkDec 3 - Jan 9Official Website
WavreWave Christmas Market and Ice RinkDec 10 - Jan 9, 2022Official Website
YpresChristmas market Kiekenmarkt
Nov 23Official Website

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Do you know of a confirmed Belgian Christmas Market we should add to our list? Let us know in the comments!

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7 thoughts on “Belgium Christmas Market Opening Dates 2022: Officially Confirmed!”

  1. Hello,
    Thank you for the effort to sum it up!
    Do you know if Christmas market decorations could light up earlier? before the Christmas Markets actually starts?
    I’m planning a trip to Antwerp and Ghent from 27th of Nov to 1st of Dec.
    Kind regards!

    • Hi Christian, you’re very welcome! Thanks so much for the comment. We can’t say with 100% certainty as we aren’t the official organizers, but your trip dates are close enough to the start of Xmas markets that we think there should be at least a few festive decorations around during your visit, especially in retail areas.

      Even if not, both cities are beautiful without festive decor (we’ve visited many times). We hope you have a great visit, and fingers crossed the decorations will be up by the time you arrive! PS don’t miss the interior of the train station in Antwerp – it’s really spectacular.


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