Summer in Leuven

Summer in Leuven has become an annual tradition, with summer nights full of music, mouth-watering food and drinks. Move to the beats of bands or take in a movie at surprising outdoor locations. There’s plenty of fun and enjoyment to be had during a summer city trip to Leuven.

Various locations in the city centre


Beleuvenissen • Free open air concerts

Top musical acts on various squares across the city.

Fridays 07+14+21.07.2023
Grote Markt, Oude Markt & Vismarkt

M-idzomer • Multidisciplinary festival

Multidisciplinary festival with music, dance, exhibitions and comedy.

M Leuven (courtyard), Leopold Vanderkelenstraat 28

Hapje-Tapje • Culinary event

Gastronomic highlight of the year with a varied beer market.

Sunday 06.08.2023
Munstraat, Oude Markt, Grote Markt & surroundings

Half Oogst • Soul & hiphop festival

Festival for lovers of soul, hiphop & dance music with Sister Sledge among others.

Oude Markt & Grote Markt

Summer movies

Enjoy a film under the stars at original locations in the city.

July/August 2023
Various locations

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