Festivals & Events 2023 in Tilburg

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Tilburg located in the heart of North Brabant, and experience unforgettable moments during the many festivals and events that take place here. From the spectacular Intents Festival to the unique Circolo, there is something for everyone. Tilburg offers you a rich pallet of great festivals in numerous flavours, with a memorable event almost every weekend. This is the overview page for 2023.

Festivals including: Intents Festival, Roadburn Festival, Best Kept Secret, Daisy Festival, Awakenings, Draaimolen or Decibel Outdoor. And also, of course, the Tilburg Fun Fair with its famous Pink Monday, Kaapstad or this year’s 100-year anniversary Havenfeest. Or for lovers of contemporary circus and acrobatics: Circolo. Each an event event that if you experience it, writes history for you or creates fond memories. 

Especially the multi-day festivals and events 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.
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.

B&B Tilburg Gust van Dijk is an excellent accommodation for those who want to attend events and festivals in Tilburg and its surroundings. Below is an overview of some of the key festivals and events taking place in and around Tilburg in 2023, including 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


Rebirth Festival 
Dates:14-16 April 2023
Location: Helvoirt
The Rebirth Festival is this year’s inaugural festival. 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 go on Friday the 14th at noon.

Roadburn Festival 2023
Dates: 20-23 April 2023
Location: 013 and Tilburg Centre
The Roadburn Festival offers four days of an array of heavy music ranging from psychedelic rock to doom metal. Around 60 bands from around the world are expected to perform.

Hap Stap Festival Tilburg Tivolipark


Hap Stap Festival Tilburg
Dates: 25-29 May 2023
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 2023
Dates: 28-29 May 2023
Location: Tilburg Centre
The Meimarkt is a cosy and big second-hands house hold items 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


Intents Festival 2023
Dates 2-4 June 2023
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: 3-4 June 2023
Location: Tilburg Centrum
The Festival van het Levenslied is a music festival with performances by various Dutch artists. Then everyone can once again dance along to the famous Dutch-language Levenslied music for two days in the centre of Tilburg

Best Kept Secret 2023
Dates: 9-11 June 2023
Location: Hilvarenbeek / Beekse Bergen)
The Best Kept Secret festival offers a mix of alternative rock, electronic music and pop music. The festival is held annually on the grounds of the Beekse Bergen.

Spoorpark Live 2023
Dates: 22-25 June 2023
Location: Tilburg Spoorpark
The Spoorpark Live festival offers four days of music performances by well-known and emerging artists.

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


Awakenings Summer Festival 2023
Dates: 7-9 July 2023
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 Zingt
Date: 14 July 2023
Location: Tilburg Centre
Tilburg Zingt is an annual event where thousands of people sing well-known songs together. The event takes place on the Heuvel in the centre of Tilburg.

Tilburg Fun Fair
Dates: 21 to 30 July 2023
Location: Tilburg Centre
The Tilburg Fair is one of the largest and best-known fairs in the Netherlands. Besides the many attractions, Pink Monday is a highlight of the event, where the whole city is dedicated to the LGBT+ community.

Haven Festival 100 jaar Piushavewn


Haven Festival 100 years Piushaven
Dates: 5 & 6 August 2023
Location: Tilburg Piushaven
Piushaven in Tilburg celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. That means big celebrations. We will celebrate the anniversary in the weekend of 5 and 6 August 2023. With a hundred clippers, tjalks, motor ships and tugs, the port will be packed. You can take a look inside many of the ships and on the quays around Piushaven there will be an extensive programme of theatre performances, music, dance, old crafts and children’s activities.

Kaapstad Festival
Dates: 18 – 20 August 2023
Location: Tilburg Centre
Kaapstad is a free art festival in Tilburg. From 18 to 20 August 2023, artists take over the city centre for three days and surprise with intriguing installations, insane fabrications, crazy ideas and compelling performances (sometimes quite literally).

Dates: 18 – 19 – 20 August 2023
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.

Dates: 25 to 27 August 2023
Location: Tilburg Spoorpark
Gathering of everyone who connects and associates with ‘Redheads’.

Draaimolen Festival


Draaimolen Festival
Dates: 8 and 9 September 2023
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.

Dates: 14 to 17 September 2023
Location: Tilburg Binnenstad

Ayeron in Concert in 013
Dates: 15 to 17 September 2023
Location: Tilburg 013

Better Get Hit Festival


013 Cinecitta International Film Festival
Dates: 18 to 22 October 2023
Location: Tilburg Cinecitta
Expect quality films, a friendly atmosphere, invited guests, and a celebration of the best that cinema can be!

Dates: 19 to 29 October 2023
Location: Tilburg Spoorpark
From October 13 to 22, 2023, 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

And this is just some of the biggest, multi-day events in Tilburg
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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. Soon the calendar for 2024 will appear on our site – as far as it is already known – and 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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