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All the Winter Wonders favourites are back, with fairytale attractions creating unforgettable memories.

New additions

Christmas tree

  • Grand-Place de Bruxelles – 1000 Bruxelles

Ice rinkIt takes pride of place alongside the traditional Nativity scene at the centre of the sound and light show revealed to audiences at around 18:00 on 26 November, the event launch day.

Positioned on Grand-Place from 6:00 on Thursday 18 November, it comes to life for the very first time on Friday 26 November, during the event’s launch ceremony, followed by the sound and light show.

Sound and light show by Magic Monkey

hello :) where are you from ?

  • Grand-Place de Bruxelles – 1000 Bruxelles

Magic Monkey collaborated with the sound composer Charles de Moffarts to create a 360° sound and light show on the theme of traveling and meeting new people, as reflected by our Grand-Place, a legendary meeting place visited by tourists from around the world.

Details:

Grand-Place – 1000 Brussels.

Launch : 26/11/2021
Show : 26/11/2021 to 02/01/2022 from 17h to 22h.

Monday to Thursday every hour, Friday to Sunday every thirty minutes
No shows on Fridays 24 and 31 December.

Design: Magic Monkey; Daphné Delbeke and Marc Largent
Sound design: Charles and Chris de Moffarts
Light operator: Jimmy Stas
Production: Next

Ice rink

  • place De Brouckère
The sportiest Winter Wonders attraction is again coming to Place de Brouckère. 60-sq. m area for the very young, transparent roof covering the full 800-sq. m rink and professional staff to supervise skaters… Enjoy complete peace of mind! Accessible to wheelchair users and carers (both on and off the ice). To access the ice rink and stands, a valid Covid Safe Ticket is required from everyone aged over 16, including carers.
Details:
26.11 to 09.01 – Daily from 12:00 to 22:00 (last admission at 21:00) – 24 and 31.12: 12:00 to 18:00 (last admission at 17:00) – 25.12 and 01.01: 12:00 to 22:00 (last admission at 21:00) – Prices (including skate hire): *adults (over 16s) €10 *under 16s €5 *free for carers – not recommended for children under 6. Please avoid the very busiest times and instead visit from 12:00 to 17:00 on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Bookings for schools only and for the 20 to 24 December period, between 12:00 and 17:00: Email: Phone: 02/318 6470

Lotto big wheel

  • Vismet

Another of Winter Wonders’ unmissable attractions, the 55-m big wheel offers spectacular views of Brussels and the city centre at their Christmas best! It has 42 capsules, including one specially equipped for disabled visitors.

Details:
Prices: adults €8 / under 12s €5

St Catherine’s church

The façade lights up

  • place Sainte-Catherine – 1000 Bruxelles

The beautiful church facade is illuminated to provide total immersion into the heart of the Milky Way. Head in the Stars captures the constellations and planets and calls for introspection. A moment suspended in time.

Details:

place Sainte-Catherine – 1000 Bruxelles.

Launch : 26/11/21.
Every night from 17h00 to 22h00.

Design: Radiance35
Development: Arto.

Harmonices Stëlläris

  • City Hall Courtyard

A light sculpture inspired by Plato’s geometry has pride of place in the City Hall courtyard. Harmonices Stellaris represents a three-dimensional geometric shape with twelve sides, thought to be a symbol of the universe. What a head spinner.

Your journey to the heart of the universe provides a unique contemplative experience.

Details:

Daily from 17h00 to 22h00.

Credits: Antoine Goldschmidt and Mathieu Zurstrassen – Sound design: Pattrn

Andréa’s merry-go-round

  • Place Sainte-Catherine

The merry-go-round with fantastical characters handmade in the Jules Verne style is another classic must-visit for some timeless fun.

Details:
  • Until 02.01.2022
  • From 12pm to 8pm (except on 31.12 until 6pm)
  • price: €3.00