2024 Events & Festivals in Tilburg

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How do you best discover the vibrant character of a city as Tilburg?

What is the best way to discover the lively character of a city like Tilburg? For those of you who don’t know Tilburg yet, this blog post will give you a short introduction. This blog is written by B&B Tilburg Gust van Dijk, about the best events and festivals in our city and the surrounding area.
For those of you who already know your way around, you can simply check here how these events best fit into your calendar. Allow me, as a connoisseur of Tilburg’s charm, to guide you through this treasure trove of cultural festivities and lively happenings by simply following the calendar.

Tilburg located in the heart of North Brabant, and offers to experience unforgettable moments during the many festivals and events that will take place here with new episodes, or even with complete new formulas.
Also for the year 2024 the calendar is lined up, full of treats, which will enroll you into memorable events.

Let’s start, from the spectacular Rebirth Festival edition 2024 in April, to the unique Circolo Festival in October 2024. There is a wide arrangement of music-festivals in different styles and tastes, something for everyone. Including in hard style like Rebirth Festival, to Roadburn Festival which brings stoner rock, sludge, and post-metal. Summertime Best Kept Secret, Daisy Festival, Awakenings, Draaimolen or Decibel Outdoor. Of course in July there is the Tilburg Fun Fair with its famous Pink Monday. Some events are more ‘arty’, some can boost on a long lasting tradition. For lovers of contemporary circus and acrobatics visit: Circolo! Each event that if you experience it, writes history for you and creates lasting memories.

The multi-day festivals and events especially invite you to book a fine place to stay early. Now, many festivals offer the opportunity to stay at their specific campsite, but if you choose to experience more of the city of Tilburg, or a little more comfort then B&B Tilburg Gust van Dijk is of course an excellent place to stay. B&B Tilburg Gust van Dijk is a fine accommodation for those who want to attend events and festivals in Tilburg or its close surroundings, or those who want to visit a concert in music venue Poppodium 013 which is a stone’s throw from our door.

We make it easy for you with the calendar overview provided below to choose your visiting dates, listing the most important festivals and events throughout the year. Below is an overview of some of the key festivals and events taking place in and around Tilburg in 2024, Besides name and dates, it includes a brief description of each event. Want to check-out the line-up, click on the link in the event-title.

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Rebirth Festival

APRIL

Rebirth Festival Edition 2024 
Dates:12-13-14 April 2024
Location: Helvoirt
The Rebirth Festival is the year’s inaugural festival with limitless hardstyle. Over 40,000 hardcore enthusiasts are expected on a site of over ten hectares. Festival-goers will have a choice of some 180 acts in 16 areas. The festival will start on Friday the 12th at noon.

Roadburn Festival 2024
Dates: 18-21 April 2024
Location: 013 and Tilburg Centre
The Roadburn Festival offers four days of an array of heavy music ranging from psychedelic rock, stoner to post metal. Around 60 bands from around the world are expected to perform.

Hap Stap Festival Tilburg Tivolipark

MAY

Hap Stap Festival Tilburg
Dates: 17-20 May 2024
Location: Tivolipark / Interpolis-tuin
The Hap Stap Festival is a culinary festival with a wide choice of food and drinks. The festival offers a great atmosphere with live music and various activities.

May Market 2024
Dates: 18 upon 19 May 2024
Location: Tilburg City Centre
The Meimarkt is a cosy and big second-hands house hold items & thrift market in the centre of Tilburg lasting all night. It offers a wide variety of stalls including antiques, clothes and accessories, retro and music-records, books and  household stuf of any era.

Intents Festival impressie mainstage

JUNE

Intents Festival 2024
Dates 31 May -2 June 2024
Location: Oisterwijk
Intents Festival is a three-day dance festival. Visitors can immerse themselves in the experience of a fantastic themed world full of amazing experiences.

Festival van het Levenslied
Dates: 8-9 June 2024
Location: Tilburg City Centre
The Festival van het Levenslied is a music festival with performances by various Dutch artists. Then everyone can once again dance and sing along to the famous Dutch-language Levenslied music for two days in the centre of Tilburg

Best Kept Secret Edition 2024
Dates: 7-9 June 2024
Location: Hilvarenbeek / Beekse Bergen)
Best Kept Secret is a music festival with a line-up in which big names are alternated with new discoveries from indie, folk, hip-hop, rock, electronics or a mixture of styles. The festival is held annually on the grounds of the Beekse Bergen.

Below are the main festivals and events in and around Tilburg from July to December, scrol down further.

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Awakenings Summer Festival Edition 2024

JULY

Awakenings Summer Festival 2024
Dates: 5-7 July 2024
Location: Hilvarenbeek / Beekse Bergen
Awakenings Summer Festival is a techno festival featuring the scene’s biggest artists. Visitors are treated to a mix of sounds from across the techno spectrum.

Tilburg Fun Fair
Dates: 19 to 28 July 2024
Location: Tilburg Centre
The Tilburg Fair is one of the largest and best-known fun fairs in the Netherlands. Besides the many attractions, Pink Monday (22-July) is a highlight of the event, where the whole city is dedicated to the LGBT+ community.In the sideline of the fun fair, there are a whole series of additional events happening.

Roze Maandag Tilburg

AUGUSTUS

Kaapstad Festival
Dates: 16 – 18 August 2024
Location: Tilburg City-Centre
Kaapstad is a free street art festival in Tilburg. From 16 to 18 August 2024, artists take over the city centre for three days and surprise with intriguing installations, insane fabrications, crazy ideas and compelling performances (sometimes quite literally).

DECIBEL OUTDOOR EDITION 2024
Dates: 16 – 17 – 18 August 2024
Location: Hilvarenbeek / Beekse Bergen
Hard Style, Decibels are measured by the intensity of sound. What started as a passion to gather the harder styles minded crowd in an outdoor event in 2002, grew to be a massive THREE-DAY FESTIVAL in the Netherlands. Decibel outdoor has become THE LOUDEST CITY ON EARTH, for those seeking the next step in their craving for the Harder Styles.

REDHEAD DAYS FESTIVAL 2024
Dates: 23 to 25 August 2024
Location: Tilburg Spoorpark
International gathering of everyone who connects and associates with ‘Redheads’. If you have the infamous/famous red hair, then you belong here. Would you like to meet all shades of redheads, this is your chance.

Draaimolen Festival

SEPTEMBER

Draaimolen Festival
Dates: 6 and 7 September 2024
Location: MOB complex Tilburg
Draaimolen Festival is an electronic music festival taking place in Tilburg’s Spoorzone. The festival has a strong focus on art and visual elements, making for a unique festival experience.

Oktoberfest 2024 Tilburg

OCTOBER 

Oktoberfest Tilburg 2024
Dates: 11 to 12 October 2024
Location: Koepelhal – Wagenmakerij Spoorzone
Experience the ultimate Tyrolean party during the Oktoberfest in the Koepelhal in Tilburg! Put on your most beautiful Tyrolean dress or wear traditional lederhosen, because with us it’s all about authentic coziness. The Oktoberfest has been guaranteeing a lot of fun for 10 years now.

013 Cinecitta International Film Festival
Dates: 22 to 27 October 2024
Location: Tilburg Cinecitta
Expect quality films, a friendly atmosphere, invited guests, and a celebration of the best that cinema can be!

FESTIVAL CIRCOLO Edition 2024
Dates: 18 to 27 October 2024
Location: Tilburg Spoorpark
From October 18 to 27, 2024, the number of open mouths, gaped eyes and squeezed buttocks in the heart of Tilburg will increase dramatically. The largest circus festival in the Netherlands will then settle in Spoorpark Tilburg for ten days of top quality contemporary circus.

Festival Circolo Tilburg

As you see Tilburg, with its unique location, plays host to an array of remarkable events that promise unforgettable moments. From the electrifying energy of the Intents Festival to the enchanting allure of Circolo, circus and acrobatics in its most contemporary form. The city pulsates with a diverse array of music festivals that cater to every taste and inclination. Whether you revel in the immersive beats of Rebirth Festival, the eclectic vibes Decibel or feel attracted to stoner, sludge and post-metal line-up of the Roadburn Festival. Our city beckons with offerings like Best Kept Secret. And these are just some of the biggest, multi-day events in Tilburg.

Besides these big appealing festivals there is also a whole array of smaller and more intimate events which focus on more traditional music styles like jazz or sing-a-long evergreens. Besides music, events are wrapped around foods and flavors, beers, fun-fair, international cinema, a large thrift-market or street-art.

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Many visitors plan their outings far in advance, given the availability of tickets, taking leave and the like, and of course booking accommodation. If you don’t want to miss out on any of these three important ingredients for a nice, complete and well-cared-for getaway, book your stay at B&B Tilburg Gust van Dijk on time. Then the planning for 2024 can begin again! Make your days remarkable, get pampered, become our guests. Book your overnight stay directly online, push the button below.

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