At the end of August / beginning of September there is a commemoration in Mons. It is an one of a kind experience and unique in the world. Tanks in Town celebrates the liberation of Mons in 1944 during the Second World War.
This popular festival happens every year on Trinity Sunday (57 days after Easter). It is called Doudou Festival or in French Ducasse de Mons. The festival lasts for eight days and starts with a feast on the Saturday before Trinity Sunday.
Easter is the perfect moment for a getaway from home. Mons has a lot more to offer then you might think. Mons was crowned the European City of Culture in 2015.
Valentine’s day in Mons is a great way to relax and go sightseeing in the area. Mons has a lot to offer including the famous Pavés Montois pralines which you can buy at De Meyer.
As a society that is predominant in Christianity until recently, Belgians embraced the celebration of Christmas years ago as one of its single most important and widely celebrated holidays.
Autumn is a beautiful time to visit Mons. With the leaves changing colors for colorful scenery and the crisp autumn air, it’s a popular time to experience Mons. Many of the locals look forward to the Halloween celebrations in Mons at the end of October, a very festive time of the year.