The exposition ‘Antwerpen à la carte’ guides you through the interesting history of Antwerp, seen through culinary glasses. It is not about political or economic events but it is about the challenge that the city faced of how to feed the continuously growing population. ‘Antwerpen à la carte’ is a vivid exposition about the tight bond between Antwerp and its gastronomy.
Lambermontmartre/Musee is an open air public exhibition for painters, sketch-artists and photographers. It is an annual event of gallery Mekanik and the District of Antwerp. The colorful art fair brings a delightful bohemian atmosphere on the square in front of the Museum of Fine Art on the Leopold De Waelplaats. Hundreds of participants, musical performances and a cozy bar make this event worth a visit! We welcome you every last Sunday of the month, from May until September.
Do you love good food and a cosy atmosphere? Then the Barrio Cantina food truck festival is exactly what you are looking for. This food truck festival takes place from the 3rd of June until the 5th of June and transforms Antwerp in a culinary pardise with food trucks that offer all kinds of dishes. You can’t get enough of this amazing food? Visit the other locations of the festival in Ghent, Bruges and Ostend!
Do you prefer beer above wine? Then the beerpassion weekend is exactly what you need! This festival is a 3-day event that is all about different kinds of Belgian beer. This is thé moment to try new types of beer that you would not order on a normal day in a bar. When you arrive at the festival you get a ‘Biersommelier Proefglas’ of 20 cl that you can use during the day to try out some beers. The festival takes place at the Groenplaats and the entrance is free.
Tomorrowland was voted the Best European festival and is returning to De Schorre in Boom summer 2017! The Festival area is only a 15 minutes drive from the hotel. This year Tomorrowland will take place for two weekends instead of one!
Every year on the 15th of August, Antwerp is completely transformed into a medieval setting. There are over 200 stalls in medieval style where you can enjoy good food and tasty drinks and where you can score some nice antiquities. Obviously all of the sellers are dressed in medieval clothing. During this Rubensmarket you can buy all kinds of things like clothing, shoes, fruit, watches, books, chocolate, etc. Certainly worth a visit!
Go back in time to the period of the painter Pieter Paul Rubens during the Rubens market. You see more than 200 market stalls with the vendors dressed in medieval clothing. You find everything you are looking for: from clothing, shoes, fruit and chocolate to watches, books, etc. Enjoy the medieval atmosphere in the city and experience a unique day.
Multiple national and international music artists gather for a full live concert. Book your tickets now and experience a wonderful show together with friends and family.