There’s a brand new festival in Brussels created by Tomorrowland and Rock Werchter

There’s a brand new 2-day festival in the capital of Europe created by the hard-working teams behind Tomorrowland & Rock Werchter who join forces in an unprecedented effort! Please meet CORE Festival – a brand-new two-day boutique festival in the beautiful Osseghem Park in Brussels.

CORE Festival wants to awaken all senses with a unique total experience where nature, live music and art meet. The first edition of it will take place on Friday 27 and Saturday 28 May. CORE Festival will reveal its full line-up and art installations program soon. Presale starts on 23 February; general ticket sales open on 24 February. Pre-registrations are now open via

The new CORE Festival will feature a very eclectic line-up across 4 different stages spread in the Osseghem Park from noon until 01:00. Wielding a wide array of various genres and niches, the festival will be breaking the boundaries between quality indie, hip hop, electronica, hyper pop and alternative dance, offering moments of continuous discoveries from upcoming talents and international heroes.

CORE Festival will offer festivalgoers more than just the music experience, immersing them within the raw beauty of nature’s surroundings. An ensemble of impressive and unique art, sound and light installations that blend harmoniously will awake all senses, complemented by an exquisite food experience.

A sensational collaboration between Tomorrowland & Rock Werchter

The organizations of Tomorrowland & Rock Werchter – two of the world’s most renowned and multi-award-winning festivals, both having received various highly acclaimed international awards and nominations – are joining forces in an exceptional effort to create a completely new festival in Brussels, the vibrant capital of Europe.

Seeing festival organizations of this magnitude coming together and sharing the same ambition is unprecedented, both uniting for an original and refreshing festival in an intimate setting in Brussels’ beautiful nature, aiming to attract 25.000 visitors per day, both Belgian and international festivalgoers.

CORE Festival

A picturesque nature area in Brussels

The Osseghem Park – a beautiful and picturesque nature area in Brussels, located at the foot of the famous Atomium on the Heysel Plateau – will be home to the new festival. The organizers have consciously opted to bring the CORE Festival to the edge of town, while Brussels is home to a wide range of hotels and accommodation options, catering to a vast array of budgets.

Philippe Close, mayor of the city of Brussels, is very happy with the new initiative in his city:

We are very proud that Tomorrowland and Rock Werchter, two of the most important players in the world of music, are coming to Brussels with this new concept. A total experience of music, art and nature. Brussels celebrates and thus enables the event, cultural and hotel industry to breathe again.

CORE Festival will reveal its full line-up soon. Pre-registrations are now open via Presale starts on 23 February at 11:00 CET, general ticket sales open on 24 February via A day ticket is available from 67 euros (including service costs), a weekend ticket from 123 euros (including service costs). VIP tickets and packages including hotel accommodation will also be offered via