A gastronomic end to the summer. Eat Brussels takes place outdoors, in the Parc de Bruxelles/Warande. A 20-euro pass allows you to sample all sorts of culinary discoveries. Add the “Wine Pass” (€20 online) and you can taste ten wines too. The festival also organises workshops and masterclasses (from €18 to €50) given by some of the city’s greatest chefs. Register early online to avoid being disappointed.
An annual weekend festival that celebrates comic strips via events of all kinds, exhibitions, book signings, workshops, a fair, and lots more, including the Balloon’s Day Parade with its helium-inflated comic-strip heroes, life-size comic-strip characters and authors in city parks, and the Comics Show, a magical son et lumière spectacle on the place Royal.