1900 Market in Marche-en-Famenne
Over 100 artisans in period costume, entertainment and birds in a multicoloured market in Marche-en-Famenne, 15/08/13!
Created in 1967, The 1900 Market, formerly known as the 'bird market', takes place every 15 August. It's a major event in the province of Luxembourg and is recognised as a living intangible cultural heritage of Wallonia-Brussels.
Come and stroll through this extraordinary place, admire the crafts, applaud the musicians, the singers and street artists, taste regional produce or discover games of long ago. All this over 7000m².
The Aye bird club will also exhibit several species of birds which they have raised.
During the 1900 Market, around 30 fanatics cycle through Marche-en-Famenne in period costumes and on period bicycles. Maps of the "Famenne by bike" network will be given out for free.
9am to 7pm
The pedestrian zone of the town of Marche, as well as the Place 7ème Brigade, the Rue Dupont and neighbouring streets.
All information relating to the different festivities organised throughout the year can be found on the festival committee (Comité des Fêtes) website. Don't hesitate to visit!
- tel. : +32 (0) 474 28 84 58
- website : http://comitedesfetes.marche.be
Tourist information on the town MARCHE-EN-FAMENNE