Practical information


Download the programme for Saturday and Sunday to create your own parcours.

The Saturday and Sunday passes for the Passa Porta Festival, the biggest literary event of the year, are sold out. Don't worry, there are still some tickets available for our evening programmes. Grab your chance and buy your ticket now!

Buy tickets in advance

You can buy tickets online via this website. All standard payment methods are accepted: Visa, Mastercard, Bancontact and iDEAL. Your tickets will be emailed to you upon receipt of payment. A booking fee of €1 applies per ticket.


If you want to take part in the programmes, you can choose between different formulas : a separate ticket for a specific programme of your choice (on Thursday or Friday), a Saturday or Sunday pass or a weekend pass for access to all programmes during the weekend. For all these formulas, you can choose the price you pay. A personal choice, from an entry-level price to a support price.

  • Weekend pass: €37 | €35 | €32 SOLD OUT
  • Saturday or Sunday pass: €22 | €20 | €17 SOLD OUT
  • 'Meet the author: Giuliano da Empoli' on Thursday 23/3: €15 | €13 | €10
  • 'Meet the author: Mohsin Hamid' on Thursday 23/3: €15 | €13 | €10
  • 'Inventaire de la disparition' on Friday 24/3: €15 | €13 | €10
  • 'Meet the author: Timothy Garton Ash' on Friday 24/3: €15 | €13 | €10 SOLD OUT
  • 'Counterforces : Lore Binon, IKRAAN & Amina Osmanu' on Friday 24/3: €21

Order your passes and tickets here.

Under the United Stages label, Brussels cultural institutions declare their solidarity with those with extra needs. You too can help by opting for the solidarity rate. With, among other things, the extra ticket proceeds, we support DoucheFlux, a reception place for the homeless, which also helps them with the administrative merry-go-round.


  • People with a limited income pay only €2 via Paspartoe for an event at Passa Porta.
  • Via Article 27 persons from vulnerable groups pay €1.25 per ticket.

♿ reduced mobility? book your buddy ♿

People with reduced mobility can visit the Passa Porta Festival with the assistance of a festival buddy. He/she will show you the way and provide you with a suitable place to follow everything well and clearly.

Request your buddy via Other accommodations can also be made (such as providing an audio induction loop for example). Don't hesitate to contact us if you have a request.

All the locations of the Passa Porta Festival are wheelchair accessible (but not all have accessible sanitary facilities).

A map and list of all of Brussels' disabled parking spaces can be found here.

Don't forget Daylight Saving Time. On Sunday 26 March the hour changes from 2:00 am to 3:00 am.

For any other questions, please contact