School Holidays in Brussels

A calendar of the school terms in Brussels, Belgium: find out all the dates when the state schools close for vacation...

In Belgium, school holidays can differ in the French and Dutch speaking communities. These are the dates for the Government School Calendar for the Brussels Capital region.

  • Please note that the dates may vary between districts. Confirm dates with the school in question
  • Private schools may have slightly different dates; check with the relevant school
  • Note also that schools close on national public holidays

School Year 2017-2018

School year begins1 September 2017
Autumn holidays
(Congé d’automne/Herfstvakantie)
30 October to
5 November 2017
Winter holidays
(Vacances d’hiver/Kerstvakantie)
25 December 2017 to
7 January 2018
Winter/Carnival holidays
(Congé de carnaval/Vacances d’hiver/Krokusvakantie)
12 February to
18 February 2018
Spring holidays
(Vacances de printemps/Paasvakantie)
2 April to
15 April 2018
Ascension day holiday10 May 2018
Summer holidays begin
(Vacances d’été/Zomervakantie)
2 July 2018


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